News and Notes


    December 17 – 24



              Saturday, December 20:

    Junior boys     –           10 a.m. @ Tusculum

    Senior boys     –           1 p.m. & 3 p.m. @ Tusculum

    Senior girls     –           11 a.m. & 1 p.m. @ Hermitage


    December 18 – Room in the Inn Project – This Thursday night, Dec. 18, our 6th-12th graders will help with hosting the Room in the Inn program. There will be 2 shifts. The first shift begins at 5:30 p.m. and this group will help with set-up, greeting our guests, and serving the meal. The second shift arrives at 6:30 and this group will help with serving the meal, clean-up, and preparing sack lunches. There is also a Friday morning shift that begins at 5:30 a.m. That group will serve the meal and clean up afterward. If you signed up to bring food for the meals, please bring it to the kitchen. Thursday supper is at 6:30 and Friday breakfast is at 5:30.


    December 31 – New Year’s Eve Party – Our 6th-12th graders are invited to a New Year’s Eve party on Wed., Dec. 31. Our congregation will have a worship service at 7 p.m. that evening. After the worship service, we will gather in the Activity Center for the New Year’s Eve party. The party will conclude shortly after midnight. Bring your favorite board game. We ask the boys to bring drinks & chips, and the girls to

    bring desserts.


    HiSTEP applications are due by this Sunday, Dec. 21. These completed applications and reference forms can be given to Albert Thweatt or Tim Frizzell or can be placed in their boxes in the church office. HiSTEP is a teacher training program for our teenagers who are in the 8th grade and up. The HiSTEP classes begin Sunday, Jan. 4.


    Hosts and Sponsors Needed for 2015:

                We are needing hosts for the 6th-8th, 9th-12th, and combined youth devotionals in 2015. We also need sponsors for the K-2nd and 3rd-5th activities in 2015. The sign-up sheets for these events are at the Youth Corner.