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IMPORTANT UPDATE

WORSHIP SERVICE UPDATE

We are having In-Person worship on Sunday, December 5th, 2021 @ 10 AM.

The service will be live-streamed, and it can be viewed by

clicking the link below.

LINK TO LIVE-STREAM:

https://youtu.be/E_WnDw-viAQ

NEW OFFICE HOURS

The office is now Closed on Mondays. Tuesdays thru Friday we are open from
9:00 am to 3:00 pm and closed for lunch from 12-1.  Closed Thursday Nov 25th and Friday Nov 26th
for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Advent Study Books Are Available in Church Lobby or Ministry Office

There is an opportunity to participate in an Advent study on the book Because of
Bethlehem by Max Lucado.  This is a study you can do on your own.  There will also
be several small groups discussing the book.  Pastor Tim will be mentioning some of
the highlights during his Sunday sermons.  Books are now available on the Welcome
Center in the church lobby or can be picked up during office hours. If you would like
to make a suggested donation of $6 for the book, please put in an envelope marked
book and drop in the offering, or send in the mail.
The study will begin on November 28.

CHRISTMAS EVE SCHEDULE

We are so excited to offer Two In-Person Worship Experiences for your
Christmas Eve Worship and Celebration:
At 7:00 PM in Johnson’s Worship Center/Sanctuary, we will hold a high-energy,
family-focused all worship from young kids to the young-at-heart.

We will also Live-Stream this Worship Experience, for those who are unable to attend in-
person for any reason. It is going to be an evening of music, worship, and celebration that

you do not want to miss!
At 11:00 PM, we will gather for a quieter, quaint, worship experience in
Johnson’s Outdoor Chapel

YOUNG ADULTS SMALL GROUP

The Young Adults Small Group meets on Thursday Nights from 6:30 to 7:45
pm. and we have child care available. If you would like information about this small
group, please contact the ministry office.

DISC GOLF

In addition to the disc golf handicap scoring league continuing on
Sundays (1:00) in November, there is another disc golf league starting this week:
Disc golf putting league in the FLC on Thursdays at 6:00 PM, November through
March.  Cost is $5 per week.

COOKIES!!

We would like to have cookies after our worship service on Dec 12 for an Advent
treat and on Dec 19 th after the Children’s Christmas Program service. If you would like to
bring cookies, sign up at the Welcome Center or call the office. Thank you. Yum cookies!

CAROLS AND COCOA

Join us for an evening of Christmas Carols and complimentary hot chocolate!  You can find us at the Lake Anna Gazebo in Barberton, OH.  Hot chocolate served at 5:45 PM, carols begin at 6 PM.  Sign-up sheets are in the church lobby for those who would like to help.

Thank you JUMC for your generous donations of warm coats, comfy blankets, and new socks!

Ralph Dowling gave of his time to deliver items to 2 local nonprofit
organizations this week. The first was Wednesday’s Child, in New Franklin, 100% volunteer
run and whose mission is to provide support and enrichment to homeless and at-risk youth.
The second site was Common Threads Closet, in Lakeview UMC by Lake Anna, that provides
free clothing, toiletries and household items for families and individuals in need.
The generosity of our congregation is certainly cause for Thanksgiving!!

Poinsettas

We will be selling red poinsettias to decorate our altar for Christmas Eve.
Order forms will be available from November 28th thru December 19th. You can pick up the
poinsettia plants after your Christmas Eve service. The poinsettias are $10.00 4each.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR KIDS MINISTRY

Volunteers are needed in our Children’s Ministry. If you love children and want to help them
learn how much God loves us, please contact Judy Garey. We need volunteers in the
toddler room and classrooms on Sundays.

Acme Cash Back Program

We are enrolled in Acme's Community Cash Back Program.  Help us earn money for charities by saving your Acme receipts.  Look for the Acme box in our church lobby.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!

This Sunday's Second Mile Offering is for Barberton Pregnancy Center
ADVENT STUDY GROUP

The Thursday evening group that meets in the yellow room will be studying Because of Bethlehem starting December 2nd at 6:30. Please read Chapter 1 and pages 141-151.

Children’s Christmas Program:

This year the children will be preforming “Hotel Noel”.
at the 10:00 am service on Sunday, December 19th. Practice for the program is on Thursday nights
from 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm. Contact Judy Garey for more info.

New Small Group Opportunity:

New group starting on Monday Oct 4th thru December 6th. We will meet on Monday mornings in the
yellow room from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.  Let us prepare our hearts to welcome the Messiah. Questions? Call Carole Evans

1st & 4th WEEK PRAISE TEAM PRACTICE

Wednesdays at 7pm in church sanctuary

SAVE THE DATES

Thursday nights 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm: Children’s Christmas Program practice.

Thursdays at 6:00 PM, November through March—
Disc golf putting league in the FLC. Cost is $5 per week.
Sunday, November 28th -- All Church Advent Study begins.
Sunday November 28-Dec 19th: Poinsettia Sale

Sunday, December 5th – Communion Sunday. If you worship online at home,
you can pick up your communion in the office.

Sunday December 12t h -- 2nd Sunday Breakfast. Serving starts at 9:00 am.
Sunday December 12th—Carols and Cocoa at Lake Anna 6:00pm.
Sunday December 19th -- Children’s Christmas Program at 10:00 am service.

Christmas Eve Services: 7:00 pm in Sanctuary
11:00 pm in Outdoor Chapel