This Week at Gaither UMC 12/03 – 12/10


ACOLYTES – Kesi Mertz. 12/10 – Kesi Mertz.

GREETERS – Jean Hershberger.  12/10 – Charles & Pauline Rosier.

LITURGISTS – TBD.  12/10 – Jessica Steeves.

UMYF“Parents Night Out” – Donations will go to fund the mission trip. (see today’s bulletin for further information).


DECEMBER MISSIONS PROJECTADOPT-A-FAMILYWe will continue to collect gift cards from Walmart and grocery stores in the Eldersburg area as well as specific, needed items.  Monetary donations toward the purchase of gift cards are also welcome.  Please make your check payable to GUMC, memo’d “Adopt-A-Family.”  Sunday, December 17 will be the last day for contributions.


BOARD OF CHILD CARE – Look for collection envelopes in the bulletin this month for the Board of Child Care!


PARENTS NIGHT OUTPlease note, the UMYF Spaghetti Dinner tonight HAS BEEN CANCELLED!  In its place there will be a “Parents Night Out” with a mini VBS for church members’ children from 4:30 – 7:30 PM.  Donations will be accepted to support the missions trip in June.  The night will include a craft, stories, games, and a Christmas movie!  Parents – have fun!


CHRISTMAS MAILBOXToday, our Christmas mailbox opens!  Please drop off your Christmas cards, for church members, on the table as you enter the Fellowship Hall.  Don’t forget to pick up your cards each Sunday after worship service.   Thank you!


Upcoming Events

Mon., 12/4            Prayer Circle – 7:00 PM – Sanctuary

A.A. Meeting – 8:30 PM – St. Paul’s Social Hall

Weds. 12/6           Advent Study – 6-7:30 PM – Social Hall

Thurs., 12/7         Lunch Bunch Small Group – 12:00 Noon – Rm. 202/204

Men’s Bible Study Small Group – 7:00 PM – S.S. Basement

Fri., 12/8               A.A. Meeting – 7:00 PM – St. Paul’s Social Hall, – 8:30 PM – St. Paul’s Social Hall

Sat., 12/9              Christmas Brunch at St. Paul’s – 9:30 – 2:00 PM – Social Hall

Mon., 12/11          Prayer Shawl Small Group – 10:00 AM – Rm. 202/204

Prayer Circle – 7:00 PM – Sanctuary

A.A. Meeting – 8:30 PM – St. Paul’s Social Hall

Tues., 12/12         Transitions – 6:30 PM