Germantown Church of God
Announcements
PUMPKIN PIES: Each year, the Hagerstown Rescue Mission hosts a Thanksgiving Feast on Thanksgiving Day. They serve several hundred people. For many years our Church has provided Pumpkin Pies for this feast, and we will be doing that again this year. We will need at least 30 Pies. If you would like to donate a pie or two (or more) please sign up by the mailboxes. Pies should be delivered to the Church by noon on Wednesday, November 22.
SHOE BOX PROCESSING: We are taking a team to Baltimore again this year, on Wednesday, November 29 to work in the Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Processing facility there. If you are interested in joining that team, please sign up by the mail boxes.
CHRISTMAS CARDS:  On Saturday, December 2 from 10 am to Noon, the Women’s Ministry will be making Christmas Cards. For more information contact Barbara Mulheron.
CHRISTMAS DECORATING: We will be decorating the sanctuary for Christmas on Saturday, December 2. Help is always appreciated.
FOOD FOR THE FIRST:  The first Sunday of the month is Food Bank Sunday to remind us to bring items for the Help Hotline Food Bank. Please bring your food items next Sunday and put them in the white barrel in the mail box area. Financial gifts are also always welcome as the Food Bank provides financial assistance to families in need. Thanks for all who help.
WOMEN’S MINISTRY will meet on Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30 PM.
FELLOWSHIP MEAL:  On Wednesday, December 6 we have a fellowship meal at 6:30 PM. Everyone is invited to join us. If you are able, bring food to share and come and enjoy this time together.
THE WOMEN'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BANQUET will be held on Friday, December 8 at 6:00 PM. This will take place at the Parlor House Restaurant. Secret Sisters from this past year will be revealed at the Banquet, and new Secret Sister assignments will be made for the coming year.
ELDERS MEETING will be on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 PM.
COMMISSIONS & COUNCIL MEETINGS: The Commissions will meet on Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30 PM and the Administrative Council will meet at 7:00 PM.

MEN'S FELLOWSHIP will meet on Saturday, December 16 at 7:30 AM for breakfast at the Parlor House.
CHRISTMAS CAROLING:  We will be visiting some friends from our Church family and community who are homebound, to share some joy with them through Christmas carols, on Sunday, December 17.
SERVICE AND SUPPER:  Our Church is responsible for the service and supper at the Hagerstown Rescue Mission on Wednesday, December 20 at 7:00 PM. Volunteers are always needed to attend the service and help with serving the supper after the service. This month the Small Group is responsible for the pies.
ADVENT FOOD BOXES: Once again this year, we are encouraging individuals and families to fill a box for others. We are collecting food items, gift cards and money for the Help Hotline Food Bank. Pick up a box at the Church and each day during Advent put one item in the box for the Food Bank. We will collect and bless the boxes on Sunday, December 24.
CHRISTMAS EVE:  We will have our annual Candlelight Christmas Eve service at 7:00 PM. The service will include music, a children’s story, a Christmas Message and Candle Lighting service.
SUNDAY MORNING FELLOWSHIP GATHERING: Sunday, December 31 at 8:45 am will be our next morning fellowship time. We will have some breakfast snacks and beverages available. This is an opportunity for you to catch up with friends that you may not have had the chance to talk to recently.
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