Advent Times 2020
The Community Church
Sunday Morning @ 10:00 a.m.
"Living From the Inside Out"
"Sunday Morning" for the second week of Advent live on tape features Tom preaching, Sean leading liturgy, and Christmas music from "The Buckthorns." Watch the service hassle - free at your convenience beginning Sunday morning @10:00 a.m. We'll send you a link @ 10:00 a.m., or you can go to our website at your convenience. And, why not send the link to a friend?
Announcing The 1st Ever
(Hopefully Not Annual!)
Community Church
ZOOM Christmas Pageant!!!
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It may sound a little crazy—or, it may sound like the perfect thing! Either way, we want to create a memorable…and virtual…Christmas pageant that the whole community can enjoy! So, why don’t you join us for our annual Christmas Pageant, "Come to the Manger!" 
We are making it available to all ages 4 and up as a ZOOM performance this year. If you are interested in joining our pageant please contact Sue Gale Beck. Here's some more info:
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 The Pageant will be pre-recorded on ZOOM and be
part of our service on Sunday, December 20.
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Costumes and scripts will be delivered to the homes of
participants and left on doorsteps to be COVID friendly.
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The ZOOM rehearsal will take place on Saturday, Dec.19
and will be recorded then that same day.
Act Now To Participate In Beacon Place's 2020 Christmas Gift Program
This year, because of Covid - 19, Beacon has created an online Amazon registry as a safe shopping alternative during this unusual Christmas season. (Of course, those who wish to do in-person shopping are encouraged to use the Lake Forest Book Store, where books and board games are in good supply!)
If you wish to shop online, simply click on the link HERE to find a huge assortment of gifts for children, teens, and parents. Purchase a gift or two (or more!) and they will be sent directly to Beacon Place. When you are asked to fill the Gift Message prior to check out on Amazon, be sure to put your name AND “The Community Church,” so that Beacon Place can account for who provided the gifts. If you choose to purchase gifts on your own, please contact Pam Campbell HERE to arrange drop off or pick up. (deadline for gifts - Dec. 6)
Meditation Friday & Sunday
Meditation Sessions - 45 Minutes Including 20 Minute Sit
Fridays on ZOOM - Sunday TBD (see below)
Join Zoom Meetings
Meeting ID: 927 7895 1159
Password: hippo
Friday 12/4 @ 9 AM hosted by Dave Andersen (847-691-3866) 
Sunday 12/6 @ 9 AM hosted by Dave Andersen (847-691-3866.) Meet at North LB Beach by Shelter
(We meet other days, too - contact Dave for info!)
Thanks, Bryn!
As you all know, we've been using our church truck / van to make twice-weekly deliveries to Waukegan food pantries. Please remember, the truck is open each day frrom 8 am to 5 pm!
Special thanks to Bryn Benson for making a special gift to the church and donating two signs - one for each side of the truck - now folks know who's heading their way! Thanks Bryn!
And in the Coming Week...
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Sunday Luminaria Event @ Beacon Place - stop by Beacon Place between 2:00 & 4:00 pm Sunday afternoon to join Sean & others from our church in placing luminaria around the Beacon facility & immediate area! A great family activity! Email Sean for info!
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Monday Walk with Tom & Sean - meet @ the office @ 10:00 a.m. Monday rain or shine!
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Sean's Book Study via Zoom continues next week on Tuesday evening - email Sean HERE for more info or questions
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Annual Fund Gifts to the church help keep us going! No, we are not asking people to write on a piece of paper what they are going to give in the coming year - but we still need the same financial support as we received last year to continue our ministry in the coming year. Go to our website for more info. Thanks to all who have participated thus far! Have a great week!