School Newsletter
December 16, 2021
Calendar Events
Friday, December 17
Dress Up Day: Wacky Christmas Everything! (Hats, ugly sweaters, socks, etc.)
Y5-8th Grade Christmas Parties 10 a.m.
Early Dismissal 11:30 a.m.

December 18 - January 2
No School - Christmas Break

Monday, January 3
School Resumes
Sunday School Birthday Party for Jesus - December 19, 9:15 a.m.
During Sunday School on December 19, we will host the annual Birthday Party for Jesus. Children, Preschool through 8th Grade, can join us for activities, crafts, games, and treats, celebrating Jesus’ birthday. In support of the kids and families that Wellspring serves, children are being asked to bring a donation item for a collection during Birthday Party for Jesus.
Please note that Sunday School will not meet on December 26 or January 2. Sunday School will resume on January 9.
Upcoming Church Services
Wednesday December 22
Advent Services at 3:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
4-6 p.m. Supper hosted by the Alaska Mission
Menu: Sloppy Joe's or hot dogs, chips, coleslaw, & desserts

Friday, December 24
3:30 p.m. Celebration & Praise Christmas Eve Service
6:30 p.m. Traditional Christmas Eve Service
11 p.m. Christmas Vespers

Saturday, December 25
9 a.m. Christmas Worship with Communion

Friday, December 31
No Service on New Year's Eve

Thursday, January 6
6:30 p.m. Epiphany Service
Basketball Games
Gym Locations:

Zion, Bay City
1707 S. Kiesel St.
Bay City, MI 48706

Zion, Auburn
1557 W. Seidler Rd.
Auburn, MI 48611

Auburn Area Catholic
1492 W. Midland Rd.
Auburn, MI 48611
St. John, Midland
505 E. Carpenter
Midland, MI 48640

All Saints (Blue & White)
619 Main St.
Essexville, MI 48732

St. Paul Lutheran
6094 W.S. Saginaw Rd.
Bay City, MI 48706
Admission passes for the upcoming season may be purchased in the school office. There are three types of passes to choose from. There is the family pass for $30, the adult single pass for $15, and the student/senior pass for $5. Children five and under are free.
Parent Volunteers Needed at Home Games
Basketball, Poms and Dance Parents: Please take a look at your child’s game schedule and sign up for two or more games to help out during the home games. Shift times are listed on the sign-up sheet. 1st shift is during the first game scheduled on that date; 2nd shift is during the second game. If you like to watch your child play, then please sign up to help out for games before or after they play that particular evening. Thank you. Mr. Lustila
Cheerleading & Poms Info
Pom Pom Practice 3-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, January 5th
Monday, January 10th

Cheerleading Practice 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 5th
Monday, January 10th

Performances on Friday, January 14th; Friday, January 28th; &
Friday, February 4th
Poms will perform during half time at the Friday B-Boys home basketball games.
Cheerleaders will cheer during the whole Friday A-Boys home basketball games.

Uniforms can be ordered using this link.
Thank You from PTO
Thank you to all those who donated and volunteered for the Holly Jolly Christmas Store. We raised $2,156! Also, if anyone is out shopping Christmas clearance, we'd happily take any wrap, gift bags, tape, bows, tags, gifts for next year!
Amazon Wish List Would you like to help buy something for one of our classrooms? Or know of someone who has said they'd love to support the school but don't know how? We've created an Amazon wish list for our classrooms. Click this link to see what's listed. We hope to update it periodically. Thanks for all the different ways you support our school!

Water Bottles Also, we are in need of small water bottles (8-10oz.) for the hot lunch program. Donations are appreciated.
January Menu

// Connect With Us //
Sunday Worship Times
8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Services
9:15 a.m. Bible Class & Sunday School
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Our Mission Statement
We will teach, experience, and share Christ’s love, equipping disciples for a life-long faith walk with Jesus.