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Church happenings :: updated November 17
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THE CHURCH THIS WEEK


Friday, Nov 17
  • “Where Two or Three are Gathered” Prayer Ministry, 7 p.m., Vicki Jacob's home

Sabbath, Nov 18
  • Holiday Basket Deliveries, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Youth House
  • Christ Our Righteousness, after potluck, Fireside Room
Sunday, Nov 19


Monday, Nov 20
  • SAA Thanksgiving break, Nov. 20-24
  • Monday Morning Bible Study Group, 10:15 a.m., Fireside Room
Tuesday, Nov 21

 

  • SAA Thanksgiving break, Nov. 20-24
  • Bulletin information due, noon
  • Life Start DVD Series, 6 p.m., Fellowship Hall
  • NO Cascade Eagles Pathfinders, 6:30 to 8 p.m., SAA Gym
Wednesday, Nov 22
  • Spruced Up Thrift Store, CLOSED
  • Church Office, CLOSED at 1 p.m.
  • SAA Thanksgiving break, Nov. 20-24  
Thursday, Nov 23 - Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Church Office, CLOSED
  • Spruced Up Thrift Store, CLOSED
  • SAA Thanksgiving break, Nov. 20-24
  • No Celebrate Recovery Main Meeting
  • No Men's' Bible Study
Friday, Nov 24
  • Church Office, CLOSED
  • Spruced Up Thrift Store, CLOSED
  • ​SAA Thanksgiving break, Nov. 20-24
  • “Where Two or Three are Gathered” Prayer Ministry, 7 p.m., Vicki Jacob's home

THE CHURCH IN ACTION


Thank You
Thanks to all the church members for their support, cards and calls while Don has been recovering. He is home now, and is looking forward to having visitors!  - Sally Turner
 

Holiday Basket Deliveries Tomorrow
TOMORROW, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Youth House
We have 32 families signed up for a delivery, so we encourage everyone to come join in — this is a wonderful way to reach out to others and share our blessings!

Smith Sing
Sabbath, Nov. 18, 4 p.m., Smith home
Worship our Lord and Savior by singing gospel music with your friends. Gilson Girotto will accompany on the piano.

Friends of 104.7 Prayer Time
Tuesdays through Dec. 19, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Earliteen Room (Youth House)
Please join us to pray and read through one chapter of the book of Acts per week - for the Nov. 21 meeting we will read Acts 3.
 
Christmas Party
Thursday, Dec. 7, noon to 3 p.m. (or a little later) at Pastor Marcia Stone's homeYou are invited to a Senior (55+) Christmas Party for women on Thursday, Dec. 7, at Pastor Marcia Stone’s home. We will start at noon and go until probably about 3 p.m. (it may be a little later). Please RSVP by calling or texting Pastor Marcia. There is a limit of 35 guests, so if you want to come please RSVP soon.
 
Please bring ready-to-eat festive food for a potluck meal and a white elephant gift with a used value of no more than $15. Place your gift in a gift bag with your name on the tag. If possible please carpool with others as there is not enough parking for everyone to bring a car.
 
We hope you can attend,
Marcia Stone and Vicki Jacobs
Hostesses

Richard Fearing Turns 90!
Sunday, Dec. 10, 1 to 3 p.m., Fellowship Hall
Richard Fearing’s children invite you to a birthday celebration in his honor. This is a come-and-go celebration, and your presence is all that is requested. Please RSVP by Dec. 6 if you can join us by calling Jane Fish.
 

Christmas Lights and Dinner Tour
Sunday, Dec. 10
Aaron and Rachel Mountain will chauffeur you and your friends in the SAA bus to see Christmas lights, followed by soup supper at Connie Carman's home. $40 per person. Proceeds benefit Skagit Adventist Academy. Contact Sheryl Carman or Lynn Fiedler at SAA to reserve a seat.


Christmas Program
Sabbath, Dec. 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This will be a special Sabbath! Dine at a potluck brunch instead of first service, study at Sabbath school, then enjoy the Christmas program at 11:30 a.m. There will be no lunch potluck. To participate (special music, recitations or drama), contact Loni Carambot or Karyelle Nielsen.
 
Office News

  • Holiday office closures: Thanksgiving: Nov.  23 and 24, Christmas: Dec. 25 and 26, and New Years: Jan. 1.
  • We are working on a revised and brand-new bulletin style. Look for it in early 2018! 
Spruced Up Thrift Store
The Spruced Up Thrift Store is ready for Christmas and has a lot of new holiday items for sale. Start here for your holiday shopping!
  • Holiday closures: Thanksgiving: Nov. 22 to 26 and Christmas: Dec. 25 to Jan 1. Please do not make donations over these closure dates - we will not be there to take care of them.
Talent (or no talent!) Show
Saturday, Feb. 3 at SAA Gym
Talent (or no talent) needed! Do you have a hidden talent or a silly song or skit you'd like to share with your church friends and family? Please contact Loni Carambot or Joan Hilde as soon as possible.

Small Group Leaders Wanted
Groups to meet Jan. 7 to March 11, 2018
We are looking for leaders to host a new session of winter small groups. Have fun, foster friendships and do something great together. Choose your own topic or activity. Contact Pastor Marcia Stone for more information.

2018 Devotional and Sharing Books

Order your 2018 devotional books by Dec. 4 for delivery in time for Christmas! You may order directly through either the church office, 360-757-7577, or the Adventist Book Center, 800-286-0161, to get the sale price. See your the foyer table for a brochure.

Skagit Adventist Academy wants your Box Tops for Education
Please join the box top movement and let’s see what we can do to make a difference at SAA. If we donate our boxtops, we can bring in thousands of dollars each year! Every box top equals 10 cents, and sometimes they are quadrupled. Find them on school and office supplies, food containers, paper products, baking and bakeware, cereal, household cleaning supplies, tissue boxes, produce, waste bags, meals and sides, frozen foods, and much more.

Skagit Valley Family Radio KTFJ 104.7 FM
New Videos: In addition to on-air messages, there is a nice collection of relevant videos and podcasts at www.radiooflife.org. A History of the Reformation, Sharing God, and Marriage Encouragement for example. Thank you for your prayers and support!

Religious Liberty
Do you struggle to explain your convictions about Sabbath or labor unions to your employer? Are you being asked to work on Sabbath? The Northwest Religious Liberty Association can help. Call Greg Hamilton and Rhonda Bolton at 360-857-7040.
 

THE CHURCH ROSTER

Speaker
Nov 18 - Pastor Ofa Langi
Nov 25 - Pastor Cliff Keith
 
A/V team member
Nov 18 - Timo & Sharon Wilson
Nov 25 - Dexter Hechanova
 
Elder
Nov 18 - Andrew Rice
Nov 25 - Carlindo Pereira
Potluck 
Nov 18 - Taryn Dillon
Nov 25 - Brooke Kisser
Deacon
Nov 18 - Nathan Schwarck
Nov 25 - Nelu Gheorghita
Greeters
Nov 18 - Carol Atkins, Sheila VonBergen, Joan Hilde, Dick Tolf
Nov 25 - Kelvin Beaton, Dick Tolf, Patsy Price, June Saxby