2017 ADVENT SEASON ACTIVITIES
17th Annual Tidings of Joy Concert - 3 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, Village on Mission Sanctuary
A beloved tradition in our community, “Tidings of Joy, A Celebration of the Season’s Most Beautiful Music,” is presented by the Village Choir, Alegría and the Village Chamber Choir. Admission is free. A retiring offering will be taken to benefit Community LINC, our 2017 Signature Mission of Village Church.
ADVENT SEASON MISSION COLLECTIONS
Deck the Village on Mission Trees with Hats and Mittens - Dec. 3-24
From Dec. 3-24, come decorate our Christmas trees with hats and mittens to give to families served by the Village Clothes Closet/Food Pantry. Trees will be located at the north and south entrances of Village on Mission. Contact Deborah White at 913-671-2369 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Diapers in December
Beginning at the Advent Family Workshop on Nov. 26, Village Church children will be collecting diapers throughout December to give to the Village Church Food Pantry.
Joy Offering and Christmas Project Offering - Dec. 24
The Joy Offering provides support to current and retired church workers in need (50%) and to students attending Presbyterian related racial ethnic schools and colleges (50%). The Christmas Project offering helps local social service agencies who help others with holiday and emergency assistance needs (100%). Green envelopes for this offering will be in the hymnal slots in the pew in front of you.
Stephen Ministry is Here For You
If the holidays are a challenging time for you, consider receiving support from a Stephen Minister. Stephen Ministers provide one-on-one, confidential care to individuals who could use some help navigating some of life’s harder moments. Contact Rev. Len Carrell at 913-671-2347 or email@example.com.