News & Notes

Our Prayers: Please pray for Gale and Londa’s children Jeff and Diana McCormick in their adoption of baby Isaac. The adoption relinquishment date has been continued until January….Also keep Marge Smith in your prayers as she continues to recover from her fall.

Help needed for Holyoke families: The Holyoke church is going through Social Services to help two families in need. The families needs boys’ pants, sizes 32/34, 14, 12, 8 and 6; boys’ shirts XL and M; girls’ pants 7/8 and 10/12. Toys requested are a basketball, dragons, games, books, K’Nex, cats, animals, dolls, cars, and building blocks. Shonna Kafka is making the contacts and will deliver the gifts. Please get the items to her by Monday, December 21. If you plan to donate, purchase or help in any way, please let her know.

Notes to Holyoke members: As we are in the winter months, please leave the bathroom and nursery doors open so the pipes don’t freeze. Also, the sign-up sheet for preparing the communion and cleaning the building in 2010 is on the board in the foyer. Thanks.

On the calendar: Next Sunday, December 13 – Business meeting and potluck at Westside. The ladies will meet after the potluck at Cheryl’s house for  the annual Secret Sister revealing party and ornament exchange…Sunday, December 27, 2 p.m. worship at the Regent Park/Carriage House in Holyoke.