Ligonier UMC Events and News...
“XPLODE! YOUTH” & “BLAST” (KID’S KLUB)
Wednesdays, 6 – 8 pm, The Crosswalk
Volunteers are always needed. Also, please sign up at https://mealtrain.com/95lkwo to provide a meal for our youth and adults. If you have questions, see Cody Cripe for information.
THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10
"Christ Came to Set Us Free"
Sunday, December 10, 9 & 10:30 am Services, Mount & CrossWalk
Jesus Christ, born in Bethlehem, breaks the locks, sends us out into the world, and calls us to not just human, but humane. We are saved to give life to others.
NEXT SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17
Sunday, Dec 17, 9 & 10:30 am Services, Mount & CrossWalk
People think power, fame, force, and money will save them. In reality, love is the strongest power that exists.
Alcohol Awareness Mtg., Tuesdays, 6:30 pm, The Mount
Ad Council Meeting, Thursday, Dec 7, 6:30 pm, Mount
Men’s Breakfast, Sunday, Dec 10, 7:30 am, The Mount
Worship Planning Mtg., Sun, Dec 10, 11:45 am, The Mount
Tech Team Meeting, Sunday, Dec 17, 7:30 am, Fashion Farm
CHEESEBALLS FOR SALE - LAST CALL!
This Sunday is your last opportunity to order cheeseballs for the holidays. These can be picked up on Sunday, December 17th. Sign-up sheets are in the Fellowship Hall at the Mount, and the Connection Center at the CrossWalk. You can also call the church office at 894-3765 and place your order if you wish.
GOOD SAMARITANS MEETING & LUNCHEON
Wednesday, December 13, 9 am, The CrossWalk
There will only be one meeting this month. Those who can come at 9 am we will make cheeseballs. For those who cannot come early, our meeting will be at 11 am at the CrossWalk, and a lunch will be served.
BALLROOM DANCE PARTY
Saturday, December 16, 5 –10 pm, CrossWalk
If you would like information about this, call Ted Campbell, the dance instructor at 574-747-1240.
COMBINED WORSHIP SERVICES
Sunday, December 24, 9 am, The Mount
Sunday, December 31, 10:30 am, The CrossWalk
COMMUNITY YOUTH LOCK-IN
Friday, December 29, 9 pm – 7 am on Saturday
Students grades 6 – 12, come to the 2018 Youth Lock-In! Lots of fun things are planned for the night….Pizza, tournaments, prizes and a live band. The cost is $10. Permission slips are in the lobby or go online at www.ligumc.org.
NEXT BLOOD DRIVE
Friday, January 5, Ligonier Sports & Rec Center, Noon - 6 pm
MEN'S RETREAT - JANUARY 19, 20, and 21
Blue Gate Garden Inn, Shipshewana
Sign-up sheets are at both buildings. This would make and awesome Christmas gift for someone. If you have questions, see Cody Cripe The cost is $125 for the weekend.. The speaker will be Dave Gottschalk, and his message this year is “Jesus’ Crazy Family.”
WOMEN'S RETREAT - JANUARY 26, 27, and 28
Blue Gate Garden Inn, Shipshewana
Sign-up sheets are at both buildings. The cost is $125 for the weekend. If you have questions, please see Tiffany Cripe. The speaker is to be determined.
THE CARING CLOSET MINISTRY
This ministry operates out of Stone's Hill Church. They are in need of the following items:
Men & Women Deodorant
Shampoo & Crème Rinse
You can bring these items to the church office if you prefer, and we will make sure they get to Stone's Hill Church, or you can drop them off there directly.
UPWARDS BASKETBALL & CHEERLEADING IS COMING SOON!
Monday, December 18, 6 to 7:30 pm, Registration and Evaluations, The CrossWalk
Tuesday, December 19, 6 to 7:30 pm, Registration and Evaluations, The CrossWalk
First Practice will be Monday, January 8
First Game begins on Saturday, January 20 , 9 am at The CrossWalk
Practice times to be determined.
LIFE AND FAMILY SERVICES
Life and Family Services has an opening for a part-time client services staff member. We will be accepting applications and resumes and would like to fill this position before December 11th. The following is a list of qualities and duties.
* 15-20 hours per week (needed on Monday; office closes at 6 pm) Tuesday, and Wednesday)
* $10/hour first 90 days; $11/hr. after 90 days, contingent upon results of 90-day evaluation
* Must be willing to drive to other towns within the county to lead group parenting sessions
If interested, contact Deanna Rodenbeck, Exeutive Director
COFFEE HOUR SIGN UP SHEETS
This is primarily at the Mount and reflects every Sunday through the end of December. We are looking for individuals who might be willing to provide refreshments on a given Sunday. It doesn't have to be elaborate. It could just be cookies and a drink. This provides an opportunity for everyone to stay and get to know one another better.
Practice every Wednesday, 7 pm, The Mount Choir Room
Talk to Jim McFarlin or the church office if you have questions. You can start anytime!
ALCOHOL AWARENESS GROUP
Alcohol Awareness is a group that meets to support families of those who deal with alcohol addiction, as well as those who have the addiction to alcohol. This is a confidential group that meets to pray for one another and allows for a time of sharing. This group will provide a network of support and love and is an outreach of our church that shows our community the grace of Jesus Christ. If you have questions, please contact Dwayne Hass at 260-387-8589.