Week of December 2nd, 2018 

 Membership Interest Class – Pastor Randy will be teaching a Membership Interest Class in January. Please see the form in the bulletin for the dates and times. If you are interested, fill out the form and place it in the offering plate. You may also email Pastor Randy at  rbennett@susumc.org or the church office at ccumc@ptd.net.

Tree Fest – The Awana and Youth groups have made decorations for their “Jesus, Me and My Christmas Tree” children’s book for the Tree Fest at the Selinsgrove Library. You can view their tree during library hours.


Offering Envelopes – If you are new to our church and would like to use offering envelopes to tithe for 2019, please contact the church office by December 5th.


Pancake Breakfast – The Susquehanna Valley Preschool will be having a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, December 8, from 7:00 am until 10:00 am in the Fellowship hall. Breakfast includes: Pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. The cost is $5.00 for adults and children 4 years and up. Children under 4 years old and all current SVP students are FREE. Come out and have breakfast to help support the preschool!


Tweeners – The Tweeners will be caroling to the shut-ins of our church after 2nd service on December 9th. Everyone from the church is invited to participate. For questions or more information, please contact Jennifer Howell or any member of the Tweeners.


Uganda Meal – The Uganda Mission Team will be having their “Monthly Dinner” on Sunday, December 9th, at 12 Noon. The cost is $8.00 for Adults and $4.00 for children under 12. The meal will include homemade scalloped potatoes instead of mashed potatoes. Proceeds benefit the Uganda Mission. Sign up by filling out the insert found in the bulletin. Thank you for your continued support!


Gift Wrapping – Bring your gifts to the church and the Youth will wrap them for you on any of the following dates: December 12 from 5:30-7:30 pm, December 14 from 6-8 pm and December 16 from noon to 2 pm. Donations will be accepted to help with the 2019 Youth Mission Trip to Kentucky.


Penny March – The Youth are having a penny march! Collect your spare change to give during church services on December 16th. Donations will go toward the 2019 Youth Mission Trip to Kentucky. Every penny helps!


Church-wide Christmas Breakfast – All are welcome to have a wonderful breakfast buffet and a time to celebrate the holiday season with our church family on Sunday, December 16th. The breakfast will be held between services in the Fellowship hall. There is no cost or need to bring anything, just come and enjoy!


Sunday Night Prayer – Please know that the prayer requests that you have placed in our prayer boxes are being prayed over weekly. Please submit also your praises when prayer is answered. All are invited to attend.


Christmas Card Exchange – The Christian Classics will hold a Christmas Card exchange for the church congregation. Address your cards to congregation members and put them in the box in the fellowship hall. The Christian Classics will sort and place them in alphabetical order on the tables. Please check every Sunday and take your cards with you and they must be removed by December 31st. Any money you save by not buying stamps may be donated to any of our church ministries.



Please pray daily for the following:

Today 12/2

      7:00 P.M      Prayer Time


Monday 12/3

      9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. Kitchen reserved/ Busy Bees Prep

7:00 P.M.      United Methodist Women


Tuesday 12/4

      1-5 P.M.        Pick up Christmas Cookies

6:00 P.M.      Puppets

6:00 P.M.      Handbells

6:30 P.M.      Trustees

7:15 P.M.     Choir


Wednesday 12/5

8:30 A.M. Prayer Time

9:30 A.M. Bible Study

6:00 P.M. Awana

6:00 P.M. Youth


Thursday 12/6

      7:00 P.M.      Missions


Saturday 12/8

      7-10 A.M.   Pancake Breakfast

Fundraiser for SV Preschool


Sunday 12/9   

      8:20 A.M.    Worship

9:40 A.M.    Sunday School

10:50 A.M.     Worship

12 Noon     Uganda Meal

4:30 P.M.    Capital Campaign Team  Meeting

7:00 P.M.    Prayer Time