We’re glad you are with us!
THE LORD’S DAY, December 1, 2019

Pastor Mark Rockwood

Preparing for Christmas         
                    Trying to Make Sense
              Luke 1


SUNDAY                                                                                                                       Sunday School 9:30 to 10:25 a.m. Morning worship @10:45a.m.   
Communion morning service Fellowship Lunch following morning service Annual Meeting following fellowship lunch
Board of Deaconess 3:30 p.m.
Board of Trustees 6:30 p.m.
Ensemble Practice 4:00 p.m.
Ladies Bible Study 6:30 p.m.@ 35 Deerfield Dr.
Men’s Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
Women’s Missionary Fellowship 9:30 a.m.
AWANA Leaders Meeting 5:15 p.m.
AWANA 6:15 p.m.
Women’s Bible Study 9:30 a.m. @7 Perkins St. Topsham
Detour 6:30 p.m.
Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m. Pastor Mark
Keepsake Christmas 6:30 p.m.
Keepsake Christmas 10:30 a.m.

DEACON OF THE WEEK: Pastor Mark Rockwood (720-0392) Nursery workers Today: Tammy Knowles & Shirley Watson

Shoe box Item of the Month: Donations for Shipping (Please mark your donation as “Shoeboxes”)

Christmas Ministry Opportunity “Keepsake Christmas” Outreach December 6 & 7.  Helpers & Cookies needed, See June Bartlett for more information (721-0625)

Invite Your Friends to Come Create Christmas Memories!
At Keepsake Christmas, families create their very own Keepsake nativity scenes and watch as the nativity comes to life on stage. Come capture memories from the first Christmas and celebrate the best Keepsake of all…Jesus!
December 6- 6:30-7:30 p.m.
December 7 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Space is limited
Call the church office to reserve your family’s

Keepsake Christmas

SAFE FAMILIES FOR CHILDREN We will be taking a love offering on Sunday, 12/8 in order to assist this ministry, please plan accordingly

WOMEN’S MINISTRY Come enjoy some Christmas fun, on Saturday, December 14th at 3:00 p.m.  women’s ministry will host an ornament and cookie swap. Please sign up on the wall. Full instructions on the sign-up


COOKIES AND CANDIES Women’s Missionary Fellowship will be putting together goody bags for our home bound folks. If you would like to help, please sign-up on the Wall. Both sugar free and regular cookies and candies are needed. Wrapping instructions are on the sign-up. Please have the goodies to the church by December 15th

CHRISTMAS CARDS There will be a mailbox at the end of the coffee table for you to leave any Christmas cards for resident members and regular attenders. Please have them in by December 15th. they will be passed out on Sunday, December 15th and 22nd

We collected 112 filled shoeboxes this year for “Operation Christmas Child” thank you to everyone who participated. We have raised approximately half of the shipping costs, if you feel led, please consider donating to help offset the cost.

As the weather cools and our congregation is preparing for fall, we would like to remind you that we offer eGiving tools. eGving is fast and easy and it allows our members and visitors the flexibility to give how they want. Visit www.thebereans.org and click our “Give” button or download the “GivePlus” mobile app.