Abby, Abby, Amanda, Amy, Andrea, Andrew, Angela, Anne, Annie, Ashley, Barb, Barbara, Barry, Bill, Billy, Bobbie, Buddy, Burl, Candace, Carla, Carol, Cathy, Cav, Charlie, Cherie, Chris, Chuck & Alice, Dan, Daniel, Darlene, Dave, David, Dean, Debbie, Del, Diana, Diane, Doug & Sally, Ed, Eddie, Ella, Flo, Florian, Fordham family, Frances, Fred, Gary, Gene, Gerry & Kathy, Heather, Heuple family, Hilda, Holly, Jan, Jane, Janet, Jeff, Jerry, Jim, Joe, John, Johnny, Josh, Joyce, JR, Judy, Julie, Julietta, June, Kay, Ken, Layne, Lenny, Lilly, Lincoln, Linda, Lindie, Lisa, Marciene, Margie, Marilynn, Mary Lou, Mary, Matt, Max, Merlin, Michelle, Mike, MK, Nancy, Paul, Paula, Pauline, Peg, Peggy & Bill, Peter, Phil, Phyllis, Ray, Reg & Cathy, Richard, Ronnie, Rosa, Sarkees, Scott & Kathy, Sean, Sherry, Steve, Sue, Susan, Suzanne, Ted, Terry, Tomi, Torry, Vanna, Vickye, Vivian, Walker family, and Yancey.
We continue to pray for those seeking employment, college students, travelers, the people of the Gulf Coast states, California, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Las Vegas, those impacted by natural disasters, rescue workers, those dealing with mental illness, our elected leaders, military families, immigrants and the people and communities affected by violence.
The Share Angel Tree gifts are due Sunday, Dec. 3. If you forgot them today, please deliver to Share on Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. or to the gym at McLean Baptist Church on Thursday, 9 a.m – 6 p.m. (both at 1367 Chain Bridge Rd. )
Advent Study: Pastors Jim Sprouse and Eileen Gilmer will each offer an Advent Study this year. Because of Bethlehem, a study by Max Lucado meets with Pastor Gilmer in Room 302 at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Sprouse will lead Down to Earth by Mike Slaughter on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Mondays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Crafts for a Cause is opening the annual Holiday Bazaar, today, and continues on Sundays through mid-December after both worship services. This is our sole fund-raising event that enables us to buy the supplies for the next year, so your participation is really important! All kinds of homemade foods and crafts for adults, children and pets will be available, all made by Trinity members.
Meanwhile, we continue to work on comfort items for Fair Oaks Hospital on alternating Monday nights from 7 to 8:30 in Room 124. All adults welcome; instruction provided. Upcoming sessions: Dec. 4 and Dec. 18. Contact Molly Sprouse, email@example.com.
Martha’s Table: On Dec. 10, we’ll make 900 sandwiches and trail mix immediately after both worship services. Sign-up to shop or deliver: in the Fellowship Lobby or at bit.ly/MTVol. Contact Barb Long, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men’s Meeting: There will be a meeting for Trinity Men on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 a.m. in Langley Hall. All men are invited.
Moms’ Group Cookie Exchange: TUMC Mom’s Group cookie exchange will be held on Monday, December 11, from 7:30 – 9 p.m., at the home of Erika Keough (6360 Lynwood Hill Rd, McLean). If you can join us, please bring 3 dozen cookies and RSVP to Jessica or Erika (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Name tags: If you need one, please sign up in the Narthex or send to email@example.com. Next order will be placed Dec. 27!
Online Giving: Fast. Easy. Convenient. GIVE ONLINE: umtrinity.org/give or TEXT TO GIVE: Simply send a text to 703-454-5532 with the amount you would like to contribute; include the dollar sign. Example: $25. You’ll receive a link to register. And then, you will receive a text verification and a receipt via email. For future giving, simply send a text with the amount you wish to give, and it will process automatically! Thanks for your continued support!
Total receipts excluding special debt reduction:
Giving through 11/19/17 $828,640
Offering on 11/26/17 $14, 555
Total through 11/26/17 $843,195
2017 Budgeted Receipts $1,149,300