Christmas at GSLC

Christmas Eve
Monday, December 24
5:00 pm - Come celebrate the birth of Christ with our family service.
7:00 & 9:00 pm - Come celebrate the birth of Christ at one of our candlelight worship services.
Sunday, December 30
Worship at 8:15 and 10:45 am. 5:30 pm worship service will return on Sunday, January 6.
Sunday Morning Education classes will take a break. Advent/Christmas coloring continues with the Christmas banner in the Narthex on this day.
This Sunday's Readings
Micah 5:2-5a
Luke 1:44B-55 
Hebrews 10:5-10
Luke 1:39-55

Join us at 10:00 am (between the 8:15 am and 10:45 am worship services) this Sunday in the Narthex for a reading of the Christmas story, hot chocolate, coffee, and a time to finish coloring the Advent banners. All Sunday Morning Education classes are on break, resuming January 6.

After the 10:45 worship service, all ages are invited to help decorate the Sanctuary for Christmas Eve and enjoy refreshments together. 

The Longest Night Worship Service -  5:30 pm -  Christmas can be difficult for those who are grieving. This service honors them and gives hope in the season.

The church office will be closed on Tuesday, December 25 and Wednesday, December 26. We wish you all a Merry Christmas!

More information about upcoming events is available in 

The winter edition of The Shepherd's voice is now available online.

Health and Healing  for  Rena O'Neill, friend of Maura Mullaney; and Jim Leng.

For the Orphans of Mnene Parish , including Tatenda Chipa and Juliet Moyo .

Tatenda Chipa is a confident, congenial 23 year old young lady.  She recently passed her A level exams and will begin attending Midlands State University this coming year!  She visited with our 2017 mission team at Vic Falls.  Her Mail For Mnene partners are the Allsbury & Wedegaertner families.
 
Juliet is a friendly 23 year old young lady.  She had been doing very well in our support program since 2006.  She left in 2014, married, and has 2 small children. She is happily married, living with her husband and in-laws, hoping to build a homestead for their young family.  She said she would benefit from learning a skill, but those plans are incomplete at this time.  Her Mail For Mnene partner is Kirsten Larson and her family.
 
Visit the Wittenberg Information Center in the Narthex for photos of this week's orphans and  more information on the Mnene Ministry.
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