Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Stir Up Your Power, O Lord

Dear Family in Christ,

St. John the Baptist tells his crowd: Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none.

Consider giving away one of your toys too. Please consider giving new toys (must be in their original store box or wrapper) to Toys for Tots. You can bring them to church this Sunday, or leave them at the fellowship hall door.

Pastor Hutton of New Life Church, is collecting for a Fort Hood unit's families. He'll be picking our donations up on Friday, Dec. 18.

Don't forget to bring your pledge card this Sunday, if you haven't already. Your Bishop's Committee has prepared a budget for next year, and they are eagerly awaiting your pledged contribution, with faith that we can meet our very basic expenses in 2010. Give us hope, St. James' family!

Finally, sign up for the Salvation Army bell-ringing at the Taylor WalMart on Wed., Dec. 23. The sign up sheet is in the narthex.

Peace to all - see you this Sunday at 10am for worship. Christina is planning a Godly Play lesson afterwards for children of all ages. Bring your grandchildren!

Your Pastor,
Kelly

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