Sunday January 29th is Mission Bucket Day. Our Missions Team will be collecting a special offering to go towards local mission projects.

Snow Policy: If inclement weather hits Winston Salem and school are closed on Wednesday Dinner Nights, dinner will be canceled. Also, we will post all closings on WXII and Fox 8 for all events. You can also call the church answering machine and look on Facebook.

New Story has a need for men’s boxer shorts. All sizes. Please see Joe or Edgar Miller.

 Girl Scout Cookie Sale is going on now. Help Ava Boudousquie sell lots of cookies! If you would like to order cookies, please contact Leslie Boudousquie on Facebook or at 336-608-0808.

Yadkin Valley District Worship Design Workshop will be held February 3-4, 2017. It will be held at Faith United Methodist Church on February 3 from 7-9:00 pm and Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church on the February 4 from 8:30 am—3:30 pm. Join us in a two-day workshop led by Dr. Marcia McFee as we explore ways to make worship more sensory-rich, more deeply spiri-tual, more participatory and anticipatory. Have more ease, more fun and less stress planning worship week after week. Please sign up on the clipboard on the entrance table if you would like to go. Cost is $20 per person. Dr. Marcia McFee will be joining us in worship on Sunday, February 5 for both services. Registrations are due by Monday, January 23.

 Boy Scout Sunday will be held on Sunday, February 12. It will be followed by a Covered Dish Lunch to honor our scouts. So mark your calendars now!

 Spring Emmaus Walk Dates: Men’s Walk (March 9-12, 2107)

Women’s Walk (March 16-19, 2017)

Thursday (7 pm) – Sunday (7 pm)

Location: Camp Maranatha, High Point, NC

Cost: $150 ($50 is due 2 weeks before the event but send it in early if want to go. Spaces on the Women’s Walk typically fill up a month before the event. All fees are fully refundable. Please see Pastor Mary Miller for an application.

 Mt. Carmel Kidz is need of a few items:

Bottled water

Fruit dippers (like little packets of sliced apples that come with a caramel dip)

Celery and carrot packets

Nutrigrain bars

All items may be left in the old preschool in the back by the refrigerator. Those items that need refrigeration please put them in the refrigerator. Thank you .

 The Graveyard Committee would like your attention:

If you are putting flowers on the graves, especially the ones that attach to the top of the gravestones, to please put the name on the bottom of the flowers so that the committee knows where to put it if it gets blown off. If it doesn’t have a name on it and it gets blown off, you may look for it in the plastic bin in the graveyard. ~G.A. Sidden, Cemetery Chairperson.

 The Amy Shields Circle will have their winter scrapbook/craft day on January 28 from 9-6, weather permitting. If you or a friend would like to attend, please see a member of the Amy Shields Circle. Cost is $35 for non-circle members, and the money raised goes to fund our projects during the year. And if there are any folks who would like to learn how to scrapbook but don’t’ know where to start, let us know that, too!. If there is enough interest, we will try to organize a scrapbook 101 time for those who would like to learn. Hope you can join us for a fun-filled time of fellowship!

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