2414 Route 414 North
Waterloo, NY 13165

Third Sunday in Advent and the Children’s Christmas Program, December 14, 2014
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ACTIVITIES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS – Week of December 14 – 20, 2014
Today: Sunday School Christmas Program – 9:30 a.m.
Monday: Church Council – 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Bible Class – 1 p.m.
Wednesday: Confirmation – 5:30 p.m.; Advent Dinner – 6 p.m.; Advent Service – 7 p.m.

Future Dates: Christmas Program – 12/14; Church Council – 12/15

Decorating the church for Christmas will be tomorrow (Monday) at 9 a.m.

Emily, Hannah and Cindy Stephan would like to thank those who send cards, attended calling hours or showed support for them at the loss of Emily and Hannah’s father, Chuck.

O Lord, Hear Our Prayers!
Hugo Esslinger, Wayland Daeffler, Carter Hergert, Millie Alicia; Rich Salato; Gary Verdine; Joyce Garrett; Jim Dawley, Philomena Corsner; Mark Schneider, Douglas Bender; Corey Checho; Ron Heitmann, Jane Armisead, Leigh Henry, Laurie Coughlin-Schenck, and Linda Barbi

Shut-ins: Audrey Daeffler, Joan Kuttner, Wilson Hauf

BIRTHDAYS: December 18 – Erin Fleming and Brian Wray, Jr.; 20 – Ashley Guererri, Norma Bennett and Jim Corsner

Acolyte for 12/21/14 Dane Jensen
Altar Carolyn and Paul Dyson
Ushers Jordan Kraft and Garrett Mueller
Refreshments Volunteers

Barnabas Project – If you have items to donate, please call 315-878-2886 and leave a message. AS A REMINDER, items should not be left without notifying either Beth Reed or Becky Palmer. Anything donated must be in good shape and clean. If you would like to make a donation, checks may be made payable to “Calvary Lutheran Church – Barnabas.

Printer Cartridges and Cell Phones – We are still collecting printer cartridges and may be left either in the box on the heater in the narthex or on the secretary’s desk. So far we have collected $598.65 for recycling these cartridges.

LWML and Thrivent Financial Project – Between now and January 4th, the LWML will be collecting: combs, soap, washcloths, hand towels, nail clippers, toothpaste, toothbrushes and band aids for their community service project in partnership with Thrivent. Cash will also be accepted. Thrivent will match some expenses when you purchase the above items. Please save your receipts and turn them in when you leave your items. Any questions, see Sallie Strauss or Janice Hyde.

LWML Mites will be collected through TODAY. Mites may be left on the secretary’s desk.

Pastor Tim Duff’s Parents – Last year Pastor Duff requested help for his parents who were in assisted living in Hagerstown, MD. Pastor Floyd Duff served Calvary when it was just starting in Seneca Falls. We sent a check last year. Again the family is asking for our assistance. If you would like to contribute toward helping the Duffs, a check may be made payable to “Calvary Lutheran Church-Duffs” and we will combine all donations and send one check. Any questions, see Pastor or Nancy Lee. Donations will be received until TODAY.

Advent Supper – This coming Wednesday’s menu is “Pot Luck” at 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Flowers from Sinicropi Florist – Sign-up sheets for flowers from Sinicropi Florists are due in the office by TODAY. Sheets may be left on the secretary’s desk or in the basket on the table. If you are bringing your own flowers to decorate the altar, the sign-up sheet should be completed by Thursday, December 18th and flowers brought in by Dec. 23rd.

Envelopes for 2015 are on the table in the narthex. Please pick up your box.