This WEEK Sun. 12:30pm Kid's Practice following dinner Tues. Dec. 10 6:30pm All Boards Meeting Wed. Dec. 11 6:30pm Adult Bible Study 7:45pm Christmas Choir Practice (See Jayna for CD) Sat. Dec. 14 10:00am Children's Program Dress Rehearsal Party set up Coming Up Sun. Dec. 15 11:00am Children's Christmas Program Wed. Dec. 18 6:30pm Adult Bible Study Tues. Dec. 24 7:00pm Candlelight Christmas Eve Service
Christmas Children's Program "The Amazing Story of Christmas" & Happy Birthday, Jesus Party You are cordially invited to attend our Children's Christmas Program Dec. 15th, during church. Following the service, we will celebrate the birth of Jesus with cookies and other finger foods. There is a sign-up sheet in the Gathering Room if you are willing to donate cookies, etc., and we are in need of some volunteers to help with set up on Saturday at 10:00am. We look forward to hearing the Christmas message through the voices of our children!
Christmas Children's Program Shelley Albertson is beginning to prepare for this year's play, "The Amazing Story of Christmas." Practices will be Oct. 27 (speaking parts handed out); Nov. 3,17,& 24; and Dec. 8 & 14 (Sat. dress rehearsal 10:00am), with the performance during church on Dec. 15. Practices will be after church, with lunch provided. See Shelley for further details or questions.
Choir for Christmas To prepare for the Christmas Eve service, the choir will practice on Wednesday, Dec.11, at 7:45pm. Mitten Tree Project Through the month of December, we will be collecting new and gently-used hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves for children and adults, which will decorate the Christmas tree in the entryway. Items will be donated to Beginnings, Inc., a Johnstown organization whose mission is "to enhance the development of children and empower their families by providing 'the best start a child can have' as we work to .... help families grow strong through early intervention and educational opportunities." For more information about Beginnings, Inc. and the work they do in our community to assist children (ages birth - 3 years) and their families, please visit http://beginningsinc.org/ Winter Weather Policy If Greater Johnstown School District is cancelled or has an early dismissal due to the winter weather, all MBC evening activities will also be cancelled.
Christmas Eve Service Please plan to join us on Tuesday, December 24, at 7:00pm, for a candlelight celebration of Christ's birth, full of special music, Scripture, and joy!
Men's Breakfasts We have a Men's Prayer Breakfast at Graystone Restaurant (in Richland, at the top of Eisenhower) at 9:00am on the first Saturday of each month.
Sunday School We'd like to invite you to join us Sunday mornings for Sunday School at 9:45am! Adults meet in the Mary & Martha room, while children meet downstairs.
Daily Bread Devotionals Booklets are now available in the front entryway. A donation of $1 is suggested and can be placed in the box next to the devotional booklets. Sermon Recordings Now available online!!! The Memorial Baptist Church website now has recent sermons available, which you can listen to on your computer, tablet, or moble phone! Sermons are available at http://www.mbcjohnstown.com/sermons. Click on "More"
Ladies Bible Study There was a new Ladies Bible Study at MBC in the Mary/Martha Room. Please contact Malinda P. if you are interested in attending so that she may prepare the materials. Thank you!
Wednesday Evening Bible Study Bible Study is being held at MBC, every Wed. evening at 6:30pm. Please plan to attend and bring your friends!
Gathering Room If anyone would like to volunteer to donate baked goods/snacks for the Gathering Room, the help would be greatly appreciated. Please see Karen D. to sign up.