HANGING OF THE GREENS, November 24 As you may know, during the week of Thanksgiving we have an activity called The Hanging of the Greens. Directly following the second service, we provide chili for those that want to help decorate the church for the holiday season. Please join us in this fun and productive event on November 24th! We’ll put up the Christmas tree, hang ornaments, wreaths and spread the holiday cheer!
YOUNG ADULTS GROUP: Tuesday, November 12 & 26 at 7:00p.m. at Books & Brews in Carmel
GROUP STUDY ON THE CLOBBER PASSAGES- Join Ministry Intern Sam Locke as we discuss the “Clobber passages,” the scriptures most often used to condemn the LGBTQ community. We'll learn more about the theological grounding for being open and affirming as well as hone language helpful in discussing the topic with other Christians. The study will be held on four Tuesday evenings, from 6:30-8:00pm: October 29 Introduction, Genesis (Sodom and Gomorrah), November 5 Leviticus (abominations), November 12 Romans (natural relations) & November 19 Corinthians & Timothy
PRESCHOOL FUNDRAISER: Tuesdays, November 12,19,26 from 3:00-10:00p.m. Boombozz Pizza in Carmel will donate 15% of your order total to St. Peter’s Preschool. You will need a flier at time of purchase (available at church)
CHRISTMAS CAROLING - Sunday, December 8 at 12:30 p.m. Following a soup lunch, we will break into groups and share Christmas music with others – residents in their private homes, group homes, and nursing facilities. Sign-up either in Fellowship Hall or on Realm
RURAL HEALTH HOLIDAY PARTY - Sunday, December 8 from 2:00-4:30p.m.
BLUE CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SERVICE - Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00p.m.
BORDER ISSUES FAIR- Registration is now FULL and at capacity and cannot recieve anymore registrations.
WOMEN & the WORD- Women and the Word will be delving into the DVD series Living the Questions. Our first series will be Uppity Women from the Bible. There’s no homework or reading ahead needed, so please feel welcome to come whenever you can! We meet every Thursday from 9:30-11:30 in the Parlor.
Children/Youth Music Announcement- November 3 we begin learning the anthem for the first Sunday in Advent, December 1, the day of the Christmas pageant. All are welcome to come share your talents and join in the music making!
CARMEL UMC FOOD PANTRY- We are collecting donations of baking goods.
CONGREGATIONAL DIRECTORY- We need your permission to include your information in the printed version of the directory. If you want to be included, please email Laurie H. at email@example.com Please indicate if you would like address, phone and email (any combination) and also your spouse/partner’s permission.
FELLOWSHIP HOUR HOSTING OPPORTUNITIES- The following dates are open to host Hospitality Hour; January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 1, 8. You can sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080a4daea62aa4ff2-stpeters If you have any questions about hosting, contact Julia Stolle at firstname.lastname@example.org