Wednesday's Word

December 16th, 2015

Praise and Prayers

Praise

We give praise for a wonderful Sunday morning with great fellowship!

Ben Helton gives thanks for Santa coming to our church last week.

We had a great celebration with 160 students from Hightower elementary last Friday as well.

Prayers

Joel Crissman lifts up Wayne Lewis, Cindy Brubaker, and Al Cote. All of whom are coping with cancer treatments.

For Christians persecuted around the world.

Kathy Edwards, who is recovering at home from knee surgery.

For Ekene Okafor, George Okafor's sister, who has serious health concerns.

Brenda and Bill Edwards lift up Tom Davis, who is undergoing cancer treatment.

Brandon Rose's mother, Wanda Rose, is recovering from heart valve and pacemaker surgery.

Announcements

Oxford Carolers

Sunday, Dec. 20th at the 11:00AM Worship Service

A group of carolers from the Oxford Youth Singers (Grades 8-12) sponsored by the Newton County Arts Association will be singing during the Traditional service. This group is directed by our own choir director, Mary Lynn Luke.

“Under A Starry Sky” Christmas Choir Musical

On Sunday, December 20th @ 7:00pm we invite you to attend our 2015 Christmas Musical, Under A Starry Sky. This dramatic musical will be both an impactful and fun addition to your Christmas Celebration. Don't forget to invite all your family and friends to join you.

2016 Church Directory

In December, we will start taking appointments to set up photo sessions for the CUMC 2016 Family Portrait Church Directory. We ask that everyone sign up on- line or by contacting Rusti Morris in the church office to schedule your family's appointment or for further information at secretary@crossroadsumc.net.


Sign Up Dates

Sunday, December 20th

Sunday, December 27th

Sunday, January 3rd


Photo Sessions Available

Tuesday, Jan. 19th 2pm - 9pm

Wednesday, Jan. 20th 10am - 5pm

Monday, Jan 25th 2pm - 9pm

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

On Thursday, December 24th at 4:00PM & 11:00PM we will have our Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion services. The 4:00pm service will feature the Handbell Choir and lessons and carols of the season. The 11:00pm service will have traditional hymns and preaching on the meaning of the season of Christmas. Join us!

One Worship Service

On Sunday, December 27th we will have One Worship Service starting at 10:00AM with Advent Sunday School Class at 9:00AM.