Christ Church Announcements
Sunday November 12, 2017

Your prayers are requested for: Janet Hill, Sheldon Merritt, Grace &Ross Markello, Chris Klenk, Chuck Gilbert, Janelle Martin, Sissie Mooney, Patty Keller, Bob Snyder, Ed Fisher, Kevin Cetola, Carol Corsaro, Peter Zaleski, Peter Shanley, Mitch Mooney, Elvira Gonzalez, Joyce Moser, Mary Landel, Ruth Malone, Jean Ericson, Betty Kreib, Carolyn Day, Fred & Lynda Painton, Ruth Luss, Shirley Downey. Also in our prayers are Lindsey Darling, Ian Johnson & Christopher Maliken, serving in the US Navy.

Prayer Chain Meeting Today
Participants in the Prayer Chain will meet today in the Family Room at noon.

Turkey Basket Project
Today is the last day to bring stuffing mix, cranberry sauce, canned fruits and vegetables, brownie mix, potatoes, and frozen turkeys. The Turkey Basket Project is sponsored by North Presbyterian Church in partnership with Christ Church, Congregation Shir Shalom, Temple Beth Zion, Amherst Presbyterian Church, Girl Scouts and Williamsville East High School to help families in need at Thanksgiving. Our Second Sunday Second Helping offering today will be used to purchase turkeys for this project!

Sugar and Spice Evening
All women are welcome for an evening of games, crafts, and fun on Friday, November 17th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Family Room. Bring your favorite Autumn snack to share (challenge: bring a sweet or savory pumpkin snack…mmm). Please bring food items for Tiger’s Den Food Pantry.
Contact Peggy Bermudez at 626-4897 or for reservations.

Thanksgiving Offering
A Thanksgiving Offering will be received next Sunday, November 19th. Your generosity makes it possible to live into our vision of Making Connections & Offering Opportunities for Faith, Love & Service.

Food Pantry
We are collecting the following items to support the Tiger’s Den food pantry, which serves families in the Windemere School area: flour, sugar and cooking oil.

Adult Opportunities for Learning (a.o.l. @CUMC)
Sundays – 10 a.m. Wesley Room
“Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love”
United Methodist Bishop William Willimon’s recently published study resource is an exploration of the gospel’s command to love, and the call and challenge to love those considered to be the “Other”. Dr. David Pliss and Rev. Jim Pollard will facilitate the exploration of the book through Sunday, November 19.

Connection Cards
Please fill out a Connection Card completely once and place it in the offering plate. Unused cards should also be placed in the offering plate. If your contact information changes or you have an idea, comment, or prayer request, please use the Connection Card.

Save the Dates!
”Meet Your Neighbor” Open House at CUMC Sunday, December 3, 4-6 p.m.
Food, Music, Family Activities!

The annual Mature Years Ministry (MYM) Christmas Dinner will be held on Sunday, December 10.

Bible Reading Plan
November 12: Ezekiel 1-3; Hebrews 9
November 13: Ezekiel 4-6; Hebrews 10:1-23
November 14: Ezekiel 7-9; Hebrews 10:24-39
November 15: Ezekiel 10-12; Hebrews 11:1-19
November 16: Ezekiel 13-15; Hebrews 11:20-40
November 17: Ezekiel 16; Hebrews 12
November 18: Ezekiel 17-19; Hebrews 3