LITURGICAL COLOR: PURPLE
The paraments – the cloths on the cross and pulpit – are now purple signifying we are in the Season of Advent. The Season of Advent begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas. This is a season of great anticipation as we prepare for the coming of Christ.
ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1 @ 7PM via ZOOM
Join us to hear Operational and Ministry Area Leadership Team reports and look forward to our next quarter of service and stewardship at South Shore. There will also be a brief time for questions and answers. This meeting is open to the whole church. Hope you will plan to attend. Please email email@example.com to receive the Zoom Link information.
‘CAFÉ FAITH’ ADVENT STUDY CONTINUES THIS WEEK
Café Faith is a Wednesday lunchtime study and fellowship opportunity. We gather via ZOOM link. Join us as we enjoy our meal, enjoy our fellowship, and enjoy time spent in the Word with God. We will use Todd Outcalt’s book Let Us Go Now to Bethlehem for this study. Our guiding text for this week’s discussion is Jeremiah 31:31-34. Email Pastor Sarah – firstname.lastname@example.org – to receive the Zoom Link information.
GIVING TUESDAY SPECIAL OFFERING – DECEMBER 1
We invite you to make a special offering of $20.10 – in honor of South Shore’s chartering in 2010 – on Giving Tuesday in support of Missions at South Shore UMC. Funds collected will benefit South Shore’s ongoing relationships with Backpacks On A Mission, MissionSmiles, Christine in MissionSmilesInternational, and our United Methodist Children’s Home.
Gifts may be placed in the Offering Plate or given online through South Shore's website. Please mark Giving Tuesday on your offering.
SOUTH SHORE YOUTH CHRISTMAS PARTY NEXT SUNDAY
Join us Sunday, December 6 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm for our SSYouth Christmas Party. Bring your favorite snack to share!
RSVP to Andrew via email@example.com.
REMINDER: FIRST SUNDAY FOOD PANTRY NEXT SUNDAY
Please bring donations and place them in the shopping cart in the welcome center.
Your donations support our partnership with Restore Food Pantry at Riverview First UMC and bring relief to hunger experienced by the most vulnerable in our community.