News and Notes – December 16

A Reception will be held following our Candlelight Service this Sunday evening. Story groups are asked to decorate a table or two in the FAC and bring ready to serve finger foods to share with members and guests. If your group is able to decorate a table, please contact Leah Hewitt. Tables should be decorated by 5:00 p.m.

Contributions for 2012 must be received in the office by Friday, December 28, or postmarked by Monday, December 31, to be counted as tax deductions for 2012. Contributions received or postmarked on January 1, 2013 or later will be counted as contributions for 2013.

Office Holiday Closures:
●Monday-Wednesday, December 24-26
●Monday, December 31 (closing at noon)
●Tuesday, January 1

A Baby Girl Shower for Wendy (Harrison) Donahoe, will be held on Sunday, January 6, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Wendy and Terry have chosen registry selections for their daughter, Caitlin Danielle, at Babies R Us and Target.

A Bridal Brunch honoring Laura Gasvoda, bride-elect of James Wright, will be held on Saturday, January 12, from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the home of Rebecca Hodges. Registry items are selected at Dillard’s and Bed, Bath and Beyond.

Tuition-Free Bible Study: Byron Fike will be teaching a class, Spiritual Disciplines, next semester for the South Houston Bible Institute. The class will be taught at our building in Room 14 on Tuesdays, January 22 through May 7, from 7:00 to 8:10 p.m. For more information or to register for this class, visit their website at

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