Sligo Church's Weekly Newsletter | December 13th, 2018
GOD WINS.
Explaining God to a Hurting World
Greetings! Every day one is bombarded with upsetting stories on news broadcasts, in newspapers and internet posts. Mass shootings have become so common that we now have trouble distinguishing one from the other. I used to remember details about all the mass shootings and similar incidents: Columbine, David Koresh and the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas, Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma bombing. Now, when I hear the name of someone accused or convicted of yet another mass shooting, I must think (or Google) to try to associate the culprit with the incident.   CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

News To Think About
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DELIVER YOUR TOYS, WRAPPED OR UNWRAPPED TO THE ATRIUM THIS SABBATH DECEMBER 15th.
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Sligo Church Partners with WGTS Prayer Works!

Are you compassionate about the needs of others? Is prayer your ministry? If so, please join our Prayer Gathering Ministry as we partner with WGTS Prayer Works! to pray for our community.

Please contact Pr. Cheryl Wilson-Bridges at  cbridges@sligochurch.org   if you are willing and able to participate.
Join us each Wednesday evening!
UPCOMING EVENTS
THIRD WEEK OF ADVENT
 
Thursday, Dec. 13 7:00 p.m.
 
Takoma Academy Preparatory School 
Christmas Concert,  TAKOMA PARK CHURCH
 

Friday, Dec. 14 7:00 p.m. 
 
Takoma Academy Christmas Concert 
Sligo Church Sanctuary 
 
Saturday, Dec. 15 8:45 & 11 a.m.
 
The Church at Worship 
Songs of the Season Worship Experience by: Sligo Sanctuary Choir, Sligo Orchestra Takoma Park Church Choir
Featuring Sheri Jackson, Soprano and Reginald Bouknight, Tenor.
 
FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT
 
Saturday, Dec. 22 8:45 & 11 a.m. 
 
The Church at Worship 
Advent Sermon by Mark Sigue
Interim VP for Campus Ministries, Washington Adventist University
Vocalist Jackie Ventouris and
the Sounds of Steel Pan Orchestra David Campbell, director
ITEMS OF INTEREST
Reoccurring Giving with Adventist Giving App
In August 2018, Adventist Giving Online (AGO) announced the launch of their own mobile apps for both iPhone and Android devices. You can download the Adventist Giving App on the App Store for your iPhone or Google Play for Android.
Recurring giving is now possible by creating an account  here  or search "Sligo SDA Church" in the AGO app.
Your ongoing support is the reason our ministries can stay vibrant, relevant and successful. Look for the buttons at the bottom of this email to give your tithe and offerings.
This Sabbath:
Speaker for First and Second Services:
Charles Tapp
Senior Pastor

" Promises and Expectations"  

SUNSET FOR FRIDAY: 4:46pm | SUNSET FOR SATURDAY: 4:47pm

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