Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events



December 2022 Community

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Events

Aerobics

Aerobics Weekdays | 9 – 10 a.m.Typically meets in the fellowship hall Join us for light aerobics and conversation.Every Tuesday we stay after for coffee and fellowship.

Bible Study

Bible Study Thursdays | 10:30 a.m. – NoonMeets in Room 106 | Led by Ramona Hohenstein Join us for a Bible Study.

Senior Meals

Senior Meals 1st and 3rd Thursday – each month Anyone over 50 is welcome to attend Cost is $8.00 Dec. 1 – Ham with Cranberry Sauce, Cheesy Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Christmas Dessert Jan. 5 – Turkey Noodle Soup, Ham Crescent Sandwich, Salad and Dessert Jan. 19 – Beef Stew, Rolls, Salad and Dessert Sign up on the Senior bulletin board or call the church office 608 752-0548  We hope to see you there!

Promise Keepers

Promise Keepers Fridays | 6 – 7 a.m.Meets in room 106 A faith based group of men that meet for fellowship.

Cookie Walk

UWF Cookie Walk Saturday December 3 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.Join us for the Annual United Women in Faith Cookie Walk Drop off any baked goods or candies at church by December 1. All proceeds go to UWF missions. Contact Diane Woodbury with questions 608-289-9008 or [email protected]

Adult Bible Study

Adult Bible Study Sundays | 9 – 10 a.m.Meets in Room 106 | Led by Daryl Spors Join us for an Adult Sunday school class on Sunday mornings.

Confirmation

Confirmation Class of 2023 Feel free to bring a lunch if you are attending 10:30am service. A snack will be provided. Bring your own bible, if you now one. Questions? Contact Pastor Amy

Choral Union-Elijah

Join Choral Union LTD – directed by Richard Severing as we perform ELIJAH, AN ORATORIO BY FELIX MENDELSSOHN Elijah (German: Elias), Op. 70, MWV A 25, is an oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn depicting events in the life of the Prophet Elijah as told in the books 1 Kings and 2 Kings of the Old Testament. It premiered on 26 August 1846 at Birmingham Town Hall in its English version, conducted by the composer, and it was immediately acclaimed a classic of…

Goshen Quilters

Goshen Quilters Mondays | 8:30 – 11 a.m.For all experience levelsMeets in room 110 Join us for quilting and fellowship on Monday mornings.All experience levels are welcome.Come as you are. Equipment and supplies provided.

Advent Study via Zoom

Stories from the Nativity Advent Study with Pastor Amy Powell Each Monday 6:30-7:30pm | Zoom This is the bible study/format description:  All are invited to this “come as you are” small-group study that examines the scripture passages pertaining to Mary, Joseph, the Shepherds, and the Magi.   Each session stands alone, so you’re welcome to attend one week or every week. Bring a Bible, and together we will read select passages from the gospels.  We’ll explore the stories in their own context & together discover their messages…

Advent Study

Stories from the Nativity Advent Study with Pastor Amy Powell Each Wednesday 2-3pm | Room 106 This is the bible study/format description:  All are invited to this “come as you are” small-group study that examines the scripture passages pertaining to Mary, Joseph, the Shepherds, and the Magi.   Each session stands alone, so you’re welcome to attend one week or every week. Bring a Bible, and together we will read select passages from the gospels.  We’ll explore the stories in their own context & together discover their…

Tai Chi Class

Tai Chi Class Wednesdays | 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.Join Bob Naatz for a 45 minute Tai Chi ClassMeets in the Narthex (back of the Sanctuary) If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (TIE-CHEE). Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that’s now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity throughgentle, flowing movements. What is…

Christmas Program – DRESS REHEARSAL

Stars! Angels! Shepherds! Kings! DRESS REHEARSAL December 7 | 5 – 7:30PMDuring Worship Service in the Sanctuary MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

Managing Stress & Anxiety

Managing Stress & Anxietywith Art Journaling Cindy Squire will share the benefits of using art to facilitate healing.She will demonstrate different techniques and provide supplies so thatwe can all try our hand at managing our stress with creativity.

Host GIFTS

Serve GIFTS with Cargill UMC DECEMBER 11 – 17, 2022 Cargill provides one week of meals and volunteers, four times a year. We collaborate with other churches in our area so God Is Faithful Temporary Shelter can offer an invitation to God’s promise of eternal life with Him.  When you volunteer, you do more than provide a meal or stay overnight, you give HOPE!  “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality…

Blood Pressure Screenings

Blood Pressure Screenings Sat. December 17 at 6pm | Sun. December 18 after both services Have your blood pressure checked and discuss the results with Briana Spors from Looking Up: A Health and Wellness Ministry. For more information about Looking Up visit us online

Bountiful Blessings

Cargill continues to offer our monthly Bountiful Blessings free community meal on the 3rd Saturday of each month. 4 – 5 pm in Fellowship Hall This meal is free to the community. To volunteer to prepare and/or distribute, contact Sara Pedersen at 608-756-2686 or Becky Saliby at 608- 201-6069.

Live Nativity

Live Nativity The Story of Jesus’ Birth December 17 & 18 | 5 – 7pm | Both Nights Inside and outside activities for all ages! FREE Community Event Live Animals | Readings of the Birth Story | Carols | Family Activities We Need Volunteers Manger Characters | Parking Lot Workers | Inside Activities Please consider signing up for one or multiple shifts.

Sunday School

Children’s Sunday School Every Sunday (Except the 1st Sunday of each month)10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Everyone begins in worship together. Children may sit with their families or enjoy the children tables at the front of the Sanctuary. On the first Sunday of each month, children are invited to stay in worship with their families for the entire service. On the other weeks, children ages five through fifth grade are invited to follow their shepherds to age-level Sunday school following the…

Youth Sunday School

Youth Sunday School Every Sunday (Except the 1st Sunday of each month)10:30 – 11:30 a.m. On the first Sunday of each month, youth are invited to stay in worship with their families for the entire service. On the other weeks, Youth are invited to the youth room downstairs (room 11) right away at 10:30 a.m. Youth will be dismissed to meet up with their parents around 11:30 a.m.

Adult Fellowship & Craft Night

You are invited for an evening of crafting and fellowship. What you need to know 5pm until we go home | Come when you can Enter from the west entrance Bring your own supplies for your project  All are invited | Bring a friend Monthly event | Watch for future datesNote: This is intended as an adult fellowship opportunity, but well-supervised children are also welcome. Contact Toni Rossmiller with questions/feedback (608) 572-3906.