What's Happening December 17 - December 24

Sunday, December 17

9:30AM  Youth Religious Education Find out which class your child is in this year and be sure they are registered!  Children 3 years old and younger are invited to go play in our nursery.

9:30AM Adult RE 1  Why Evil Exists 

9:30AM  Adult RE 2 Building the World We Dream About

11:00AM  A Duty and a Gift,  Rev. Jeff Briere     Coordinator: Deb Helmer

The root of "forgive" also provides us with the words, "duty" and "gift." How do you suppose these three words are tied together?

Remember to bring Hunger in Your Neighborhood food donations!

12:00PM Fellowship Hour - Join us for coffee, snacks, and fellowship after the service.

12:30PM 2nd/3rd Grade RE Class Making Cookies -  Their goal is to bake enough cookies to fill at least 23 tins, one for each family that uses the Jonesborough Food Pantry.  You are invited to bring homemade cookies to donate to the project!

1:00-3:00PM CUUPs Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, December 19

10:00AM bUUk Club

5:15-6:30PM Yoga

Wednesday, December 20

9:30AM Sangha

7:00PM Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting - Anyone who would like to attend the monthly board meetings is welcome to.  We meet in the RE building.  An agenda will be posted a day before the meeting.

Sunday, December 24

9:00AM No Religious Education classes for Children

11:00AM Christmas Eve Service, Rev. Jeff Briere   Coordinator: Rosemary Kleske

Stories, music, carols and the Christmas story.

After the service there will be coffee, tea, wassail and our favorite Christmas cookies. I know most of you will be baking for the holidays. Please bring a plate of your favorite Christmas cookies to share!   Email Peggy to let her know you are bringing cookies at membership@hvuuc.org

The evening service on Christmas Eve has been cancelled.

Collections Currently Being Taken at Church

Several church groups are currently asking for the following items.  Please help as you can! 

Underwear – The Wholehearted Covenant Group will be accepting donations through the month of December in the Fellowship Hall. Donations for Kids and Adult underwear up to size 16/XL will be accepted, as well as monetary donations.  These will be distributed to hurricane victims and local agencies.  Please bring any Sunday in December.

Cookie Tins/Homemade Cookies -  The 2nd and 3rd grade RE Class is bringing tins of homemade cookies to all the families that are assisted by the Jonesborough Food Bank. Please bring tins on Sunday, December 10 and leave them in the kitchen.  You may also bring homemade cookies on Sunday, December 17. 

Homemade Cookies – Please bring your favorite cookies for the Christmas Eve morning service.  Email Peggy at membership@hvuuc.org to let her know you’ll be bringing cookies.

Healthy Snack Foods - Hunger in Our Neighborhood December food collection.  Donations will be shared between the Jonesborough Food Bank, Hunger First in Kingsport and our own church food pantry.