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This Week's Need to Know

This Week's Need to Know

We are now in week 3 of our FINISH STRONG initiative.  As of last Sunday, 59.2% of our goal has been met, with a remaining balance of $178,000.00.  We have 60 families that have given or pledged out of 117 Big Woods Families.  Praise God! Please continue to pray about what God would have you and your family do.
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THIS WEEK’S TEXTRomans 11:11-15  “How the Gospel Goes Global - From Rejection to Reconciliation”  Taught by: Pastor Tim Boger

This Week’s Text for Sunday School:  James 4:11  “Do Not Speak Evil Against One Another” and James 5:9 “Do Not Grumble Against One Another”    Taught by:  Pastor Aaron Batdorf

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Please return your box this Sunday! Boxes will be collected in the church lobby. Donated items and/or money are still being collected Sunday. The college and youth ministries will pack items at their annual packing party on Sunday after Sunday School!

YOUTH CENTER RENOVATIONS
The renovation project officially kicked off yesterday! If you are interested in signing up to be a volunteer for this project, please click here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA723A2FACF8-youth.  Each week the list of volunteers will be contacted with dates and times needed for the upcoming week as well as the tasks to be accomplished.

PRAYER GATHERING
Join us on December 1 at 6:30 p.m. for our next prayer gathering. This prayer gathering will be every other Wednesday and will be one of the ways we can bear one another’s burdens as we seek to faithfully follow Jesus together. There will be a potluck at 5:30 p.m.

CHRISTMAS WORSHIP IN THE WOODS
Our church will be hosting an outdoor light display synchronized to music December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. running every 30 minutes. Refreshments will be provided.  Invite a neighbor or a friend!  We still have slots that need to be filled to serve hot chocolate or to donate cookies. Please click on the link to sign up.  https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0b44aea62da1f85-cookiehot

PREGNANCY RESOURCE CLINIC HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Monday, December 6 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. located at 421 & 423 S. Pugh Street. They will provide a tour of their new space and provide an opportunity to mingle with their staff and volunteers.  Please RSVP at SCPRC.COM.

WOMEN’S PRAYER MEETING
Please join us as we gather for a time of fellowship and prayer on Saturday, December 11 at 9:00 a.m. here at the church.

LOTTIE MOON CHRISTMAS OFFERING
Lottie Moon was appointed a missionary to China July 7, 1873. Her influence led to the establishment of the Woman’s Missionary Union and inspired other mission pioneers to join her on the field. Your giving enables missionaries to be sent to make disciples and multiply churches among unreached peoples and places for the glory of God. There are envelopes at the back of the sanctuary and at the Welcome Center if you would like to contribute to the Lottie Moon Christmas offering during the month of December.  Please write “Lottie Moon Offering” on the memo line of your check.

Next week’s Need to Know will be published on Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday!