MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH GATHERING will take place November 15-17th and is open to all of our Confirmation youth. Registration continues through
Friday, November 8th. Please contact Pastor Marcus or Pastor Kelsie if your youth wishes to attend. More information, packing, and trip details will be emailed individually next week.
HEALING THROUGH CONVERSATIONS will meet on
Thursday, November 14 at 10 a.m. in the Family Life Center. We will talk about depression this month and have Barbara Vinson with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) as our guest speaker. If you have lost a loved
one to death, no matter how long or recently it has been, you are welcome to join us.
NEW MEMBER SUNDAY is
November 17. On this day we recognize and warmly welcome our newest Emanuel’s family members. If you are interested in joining, please speak with Pastor Marcus or Pastor Kelsie.
ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS DECORATING will take place over a couple of weeks this year,
November 18-22 and 25-27, with our big work day on
Saturday, November 30. Whether you can give 15 minutes to tie bows or fluff wreaths or an hour to unpack and setup trees, we would love to have your help. Saturday’s work day will begin at 9am in the Sanctuary. Donuts
and coffee provided!
NIGHTTIME CORN MAZE trip for all high school and middle school youth to the Graff 7A Ranch in Hondo is set for
Saturday, November 23. We will gather and leave form the Mountain Street parking lot at 5:30pm and return around 10pm. The admission ticket is covered, youth just need to bring money for food. Please contact Pastor Marcus or Pastor Kelsie if your youth are able to attend.
ANNUAL COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE is at First United Methodist Church on
Tuesday, November 26 at 7:00 PM. Join us for an evening of thankful praise in music and word. Emanuel’s Heavenly Ringers Bell Choir will participate in the service.
SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGING
hosted by Emanuel’s on
Friday, November 29
. We are seeking bell ringers for a 2 (or 1) hour shift between 9 AM and 5 PM at Walmart. Great family activity! The annual Christmas Kettle Campaign is a MAJOR funding source for the Seguin Unit. If you can help, call Frances Vinyard at 830-379-5041.
HOLIDAY MEAL DELIVERY
Saturday, December 7
. Join us for the annual delivery of holiday meals to our shut-in and elderly members. Volunteers are needed at 10 AM in the Fellowship Hall to package the turkey and dressing dinners, and drivers are needed to deliver meals. Contact Steve Anderson at 830-305-4542 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOLIDAY TAMALE SALE
Emanuel’s Youth are selling Delicious Tamales this year to help fund their summer activities. Place your order from any youth starting November 10 in the Narthex, or in the office.
Orders due by December 8
with pickup of frozen tamales on Sunday, Dec. 15. Chicken, Bean & Jalapeno, Traditional Pork, and Jalapeno Pork Tamales only $12/dz.
tickets are now available! The quilters of the Emanuel’s Ladies Aid are raffling a queen-sized, hand-quilted quilt for the annual bazaar. The drawing for the winner will take place at their annual Christmas luncheon on Wednesday, December 4.
Tickets are $1 ea. or 6 for $5
from any Ladies Aid member, in the Narthex on Sunday mornings, at the Sausage Lunch, at the Bazaar, or in the church office.