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FROM SUNDAY, October 14, 2018

Reminder to CROP Walkers: Your pledge envelope and money are now due. Please deposit them in the box in the lobby behind the Worship Area or church office.
Even empty envelopes should be returned. Donations are still being accepted. Many thanks to all who participated in this year’s walk!

Fall cleaning? Our Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, October 20 from 9-3. Donations are now being accepted. DO NOT bring old computers or TVs. Help is needed to set-up all that week and clean up after the Bag Sale on October 22.

Bake Sale: Plans are underway to have a Bake Sale on the day of the Rummage Sale (October 20) and Election Day (November 6). If you would be willing to bake some goodies or work, please contact Roberta Kennedy (838-2696) or Karen Vandervort (835-5901).

Please consider being a part of he Christmas choir as they begin to rehearse Christmas music at 6:30 on Thursday evenings or 9:15 on Sunday mornings. Listening CD’s are available.

A reminder about classes being offered during October from 9:00-9:45. A Menu of Choices: Cycle 2: Big Thinking Faith. Class A – “Creed” – classroom by office or Class B – “Science and Faith” – Sunset Room. Join us any Sunday when you are available. Each session is a complete lesson.

Help is needed with construction of the gym entrances. If you can swing a hammer evenings/Saturdays, please call Denis Jacobson (838-8711) or the church office.

Merry Widows: Hope you can join us after worship on Sunday, October 28 @ Sugar N Spice in Waterford. We will carpool from COTC.

Parents of College Students: Please let the church office know your son/daughter’s address as soon as possible. You may include it on the tear-off on the bulletin, call the church office (835-5901) or email: karen@cotc.org. Even if it is the same as last year, we need to hear from you! Thanks!

We are working on a new COTC telephone directory. If there are any changes such as address, phone number, no longer use a land line, etc., please let us know by the using the tear-off on the bulletin calling the church office.

Prayer of St. Francis: On Sundays from October 21-January 13, you can help to teach just one line of the Prayer of St. Francis (a famous prayer that begins, “Lord, make me an instrument of your peace”). Pick a line (or a Sunday) and teach away. No skill required; just a love for our kids! Sign up with Brady Himes in the lobby behind the Worship Area.

The 2018 Flower Calendar is posted on the bulletin board in the Library. You may sign up for a Sunday you would like to provide flowers ($30) in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special person or occasion. Prior to your Sunday, you will be contacted regarding the type/color of flowers you want and the wording for the bulletin. You may take the flowers after the service.

We continue to need people to provide cookies for the Sunday morning fellowship time.

Please let the church office know when you or a family member are going to be admitted to the hospital.  We don’t always know unless you or a family member tells us.

The West Millcreek Food Pantry is in need of non-perishable food items. Cereal, baked beans, canned spaghetti, tuna, spaghetti and spaghetti sauce, macaroni & cheese and peanut butter are needed in October, but any non-perishable items you find on sale will be appreciated! Items can be left in the shopping cart next to the Information Center on the first floor of the education building. Thank you for your donations!