ADVENT SERMON SERIES: Prophecy is More Than Prediction.
Week 1 "The Promise of Comfort" available here
Week 2 "The Promise of Home" available here
Coming Dec 17th: "The Promise of Peace"
Worship @10:30 am.
Earlybird service at 9:00 am.
CAROLING Dec 17th Meet at Wesley at 2 pm and we'll carpool over to the nursing home to spread good cheer! All voices welcome!
Youth UMCOR Health Kit Drive Until January 7th, the youth will collect money or items for health kits. Recent Hurricanes depleted UMCOR stocks. Info about the kits: CLICK HERE
CHRISTMAS EVE SCHEDULE (December 24th):
9:00 am Sunday Worship
10:30 am Christmas Pageant
7:00 pm Candlelight Service
CHRISTMAS PAGEANT All kids through high school age are welcome to participate! There will be a rehearsal Saturday 10:00 am. If you want to participate, contact Misty Griffith (224-7413 or email@example.com).
CHILD & YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL Regular age-grouped Sunday School classes for kids and teens begin at 10:30 am. Many kids and teens join the Gathering Time in the Sanctuary at 10:15 and then are dismissed to their classrooms just after 10:30 (after Children's Time).
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL This class meets on Sundays at 9:00 am in the Parlor. Currently this group has just begun the GOSPEL OF JOHN John’s gospel is weighted with symbolism, and with some of the most memorable images we have of Jesus. The class requires no outside reading! Instead, the class will read John’s gospel aloud, chapter-by-chapter and engage in discussion guided by teacher Byron Champlin.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY On Dec 12th we'll meet 10-11:30 am - this is a time change (We normally meet on the second Tuesday morning of each month from 9:30-11:00). If you knit or crochet or would like to learn, please come! The prayer shawls are given to anyone who may be sick, lonely, or in need of a cheerful gift. Questions? Contact Jan Reynolds (757) 870-2937 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPORTS Stuff Drive Bob and Mary Ann Wolfe continue to collect gently used outdoor soccer shoes, shin guards and long sleeved jerseys/fleeces for Concord's New American population. If you have anything to share, please drop off at Wesley UMC.
CHOIR & HANDBELLS Rehease Thursdays The Jubellation Handbell Choir will rehearse at 6:15 p.m. and the Sanctuary Choir will rehearse at 7:15. Both rehearsals will take place in the church sanctuary. Contact Ben Greene for more information at email@example.com.
UMW Note Cards Wesley UMW is happy to announce that we are selling cards with photos of the stained glass windows in the Chapel. Please see Nancy Fransen.
Box Tops Abbot-Downing School thanks everyone for the Box Tops! Keep 'em coming! You can cut them off labels of many boxed/packaged food products. Drop off box in narthex.
Used Eyeglass Collection The Lions Club collects eyeglasses to send to developing countries. Please bring your old ones to the church office or to Spencer Kingsland. Thanks!
PFLAG NH Support Group PFLAG is an organization of parents, families and allies united with LGBTQ people to move equality forward. Go to www.pflagnh.org for more info.
Our Church is on TV If you can't be here on Sunday, that doesn't mean you have to miss the service. Concord TV, Channel 22, shows our service during the week: Tuesday 4:30pm, Wednesday 2:00pm, Thursday 10:30am, Friday 7am, Sunday 1:30pm and Monday 10:30am.
Local Outreach Please CLICK HERE to see a video about some of the outreach by the Wesley UMC congregation.