Merry Christmas!
Signs of Christmas
Reading the Signs
It is amazing how many things God put in place to prepare for the coming of His Son into the world. There are countless prophecies and a myriad of strategic events that could only point to Jesus Christ. In spite of all that God did to set up signs pointing to the Messiah's coming, the world, and His chosen people, still missed Jesus when He came.
The danger for us is that we get busy with life and make the same mistake.  We miss His signs.  This Christmas Season at Sunlight we are becoming experts in the "Signs" that point to Christmas.  If we can become adept at recognizing God's signs maybe there is hope that we we won't miss what is most important.  I'll see you this Sunday as we look at another sign God placed in history that pointed directly to Jesus Christ.

Christmas Eve Service will be 6 p.m.! (No service Christmas Day)

Vision, Huddle & Skills. Thanks for those of you who attended our VHS meeting.  The budget was unanimously supported.  It is a big step of faith, we trust God for the future.  We also had a great night of celebrating our relaunch and the work God is doing in our church.
Movie Night

December 20! 5 p.m.  Light dinner and snacks provided!
Join us for Christmas Fun!
Engaging Christmas
Thanks to all of you who have decided not to just passively receive the Christmas Season but to actively engage the mission of Christmas by giving to those in need!  All of the migrant families have been adopted.  We hope to have more families for you to adopt this Sunday.  We also have a great supply of items started in the Fellowship Hall for the people of Oasis!  I am so encouraged by your love and generosity this Christmas Season!  Go Sunlight!

 O asis Compassion Agency:
We will be collecting items for the upcoming holiday season for Oasis Compassion Agency. We asked what is most needed at all times. Food items are always welcome but keep these things you may not have considered on your list as well.
Bath Items (hygiene Items) :
  Shampoo
          Conditioner
           Bath Soap
           Toothpaste
           Tooth Brush
           Deodorant
           Razors
           Detergent
           Feminine Pads
  Children's products are appreciated as well.
Pantry:
We are always low in sugar, oil, rice, and coffee but everything else is very welcomed.
From Oasis Compassion: I like to ask donors to send note cards with positive messages. They are always so excited when they get their hygiene kit with a card. The need for hygiene items is huge! They cannot buy these products with food stamps!!!
Connection Calendar
  • Tea Party! The Tea Party was a wonderful success!  Thanks Julia Ayalla for your leadership and to all who participated in the day!
  • Faith Alive Woman's Bible Study: We extend a special invitation to all women of the church to join us as we celebrate the God's love at Christmas. Please join us for a Christmas Party/Cookie Decorating in the Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, December 8, at 7:00 p.m. Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share. We will resume our Bible study the second week of January with a study on Isaiah.
  • Sermon Based Small Group - Monday at 7 pm
  • Men's Group - Thursday Night 6:30 pm chill time, 7 pm start.
  • Prayer Team - Thursday Night 7 pm.
  • Book Club: December 6 - will be a book exchange - bring a wrapped book from your bookshelf at home and a dish to share. January 10 - will read "Cold Sassy Tree" by Olive Ann Burns (books will be made available). Talk to Jean Bosman or Kim Vanderlaan if you have any questions.
Prayer Concerns
  • Pray for our budget.
  • Remember to pray for the many new families who are coming to our church.  Pray that they find God's grace and our friendship!
  • REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Gwen Van Ess, Jean Osinga, Paul Heap
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