GILWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 2993 Odell School Road, Concord, NC 28027 Fourth Sunday of Advent December 19th 2010 GILWOOD GIFT LIST FOR CCM CHALLENGE: The Witness/Mission Committee has Welcome to Gilwood Presbyterian Church. We are glad you are worshiping with issued a challenge to our "gifted" members! For every gift you receive this Christmas season, us and we invite you to join. You can learn about joining by checking “Wish to Join” on we ask that you give one food item to CCM. We have provided a handy gift list for this the attendance pad, speaking with Rev. Buckner, or calling the church office at 704- purpose (in narthex & commons area)- just make a mark every time you get a gift and total 782-0134. them up, then bring your food items for the cart by January 2. You can make it a family project or do it as an individual, and do a weekly total if you like. The Worship Committee humbly asks the congregation that during prayer and SUPER CHALLENGE: make a mark for every gift you GIVE as well! Together we can give a scripture reading, no one enters or exit the Sanctuary. In an emergency, exiting during HUGE gift to CCM and those they help. this time is permissible. Also, please remember there is no food or drink allowed in the sanctuary. Thank you. The Gilwood Presbyterian Women are sponsoring a diaper and PediaSure drive for Caleb James. There is a greater need right now for PediaSure than anything. Ushers for December: Jim & Bobbie Dellinger, Ross Berry, John Walters; He is using PediaSure or Walmart’s Parent’s Choice brand, any flavor. There will be a alternates: Chuck Bridgers, Chuck Thomas container in the Commons area for these items. If you have any questions, please see Lay Reader December: Alex Morrison Beth Wilburn or Pam Hayes. We really appreciate your support! Nursery workers today: Todd&Pam Hayes December 12th: Richy & Melissa Keasler Sunday School Nursery: Bring your precious little ones to Sunday School at 9:50 Acolyte today: Allison McGee every Sunday morning! Bring them to the sanctuary for Bible story then their teacher Acolyte December 12th: Claudia Riddle will take them to the nursery. We have 2 volunteers in the nursery every Sunday: Patsy Lawing and Kim McGee. Remember the following in prayer: Jeanne Allen, Jeff Atwell, Taylor Blackwell, Ann Cauble, J.R. Christy, Rachel Christie, Ronnie Crowe, Dana Cress and family, Corey Caleb James Love Offering: At its stated Session meeting on February 28, 2010, the Crowe, Mary Eva Davis, Ruby Dellinger, Eddie Hunt, Lou Ann Irvin, Caleb James, Session approved a love offering to be taken for the Caleb James family. Contributions by Johnny Johnson, Jacobsen family, Carol Ann Gibson and her mother Mary Smith, check should be make payable to Gilwood Presbyterian Church with the notation “Caleb Angel Holder, Louise Morrison, Josephine Mowrer, Billie Murphy, Agnes Overcash, James Love Offering”. Charlie Overcash, Nancy Overcash, Don Pence, Candace Pierce, Bob Query, Paul Shawley, Ann Ware, Thekla Wiley. These Days devotionals are available in the Commons Area. A donation of $1.00 or more to help cover cost would be appreciated. Thanks from the Gilwood Presbyterian Your Gilwood Care Committee cares for you! If you have a need, please let the Women. Care Committee know; MaeNell Gilleland (Chair) and Sam, Wally Smith, Sam and Diane Carriker, Alex and Susan Morrison, and Kathy Irvin. The Congregational Care Committee asks the congregation to support our card ministry. Cards are in the Commons Area. Stop by and sign them before you leave Gilwood has a new exterior lock system. If you currently have a key for the exterior today. doors you will need to trade this in for a fob. See Bob or Barry. Please Add to your Gilwood Directory: Add the following information in your Church Directory of our new Gilwood members: Tom & Connie Richardson: Home #: 704- 793-4245. Tom’s Cell is 1574-520-9181 and Connie’s is: 1574-520-9151. Connie’s email is: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tom’s email is: email@example.com. December Birthdays: 1 Judy Perkins, 2 Jeff Hay, 3 Daniel Linn, Taylor Overcash, T.J. Lister, Claudia Riddle, 5 Blake Gaffney, Ella Love, 6 Elizabeth Smith, Rick Mcguirt, Steven Becker, Tuesday No Preschool 9 Eddie Hunt, 10 Louise Morrison, 12 Melanie Overcash, 13 Zach Berry, 14 Hovie Dulan, 16Leigh 21st Linn, 19 Foy Bridgers, 23 Dean Bush, 26 Frank Chester, 29 Ben Mcguirt, 30 Pam Hayes December Anniversaries: 8 Tim & Donna Furr, 14 Frankie & Opal Allison, 20 Tom & Connie Wednesday No Preschool Richardson, 23 Linda Fulkerson, 24 Billy & Rebecca James, 26 Paul & Beth, Shawley, 29 Barry& 22nd Jill Coble. Thursday No Preschool REPORTS 23rd Attendance Sunday, December 12th: Sunday school 78, Worship service 147 Friday No Preschool Last year: Sunday school 65, Worship service 139 24th 7:30 p. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, Communion Receiving Treasurer’s Report: Offering for December 12th : $2,951.34 Saturday Christmas Day Offering Through December 12th : $ 173,059.51 25th Caleb James Love Offering Total: $ 6280.00 Christmas Joy Offering: 568.02 Sunday 9:50 a. Sunday School 26th 11:00 a. First Sunday after Christmas service 5:00 p. Choir Rehearsal A Donation was made to the permanent scholarship fund INFORMATION AND COMING EVENTS in honor of Louise Morrison by Ted, Sheila, T. J. Scottie and Emily Lister Upcoming Christmas Activities of Gilwood: Lessons and Carols December 19th 11:00 am and Pres. Women’s Bake Sale this Sunday morning. CALENDAR OF EVENTS This evening: Carol Sing at 7:00 pm On the December 24th at 7:30 pm, is the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Sunday 9:50 a. Sunday School which will include communion. The community is welcome. 19th 11:00 a. Advent Worship Service, Lessons and Carols , Bake Sale 5:00 p. Choir Rehearsal Congregational Meeting has been called for Sunday, January 9, 2011, for the 7:00 p. Christmas Carol Sing following stated purposes: (1) to receive as information from the Personnel and Finance Committee the budget for 2011 as approved by the Session on December 13, 2010, and (2) to approve a change in the terms of call for Reverend Alan Buckner. Monday No preschool 20th The Odell Lions Club is taking orders for Boston Butts. They will be cooked on Dec 23. Price is $5 per cooked pound. See Steve Emerson by December 19.
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