VILLAGE KIDS, age 4 through 4th grade, will be in worship through the opening music and then our adult volunteer will escort them to the Village Kids room. Parents or guardians, please pick up your children at the Village Kids room immediately following the service. Supervised child-care is also provided for children 3 and under.
ADVENT GATHERING - Join us for an Advent Gathering on Wednesday, 14 December at 6:00 pm. We will celebrate and welcome the New Light that is coming into our lives with music, art, laughter, and heated discussion about...well you just have to come and see for yourself. Oh, and yeah, there will be food! We will meet at T and Z's, 2252 Havenwood Dr., Toledo, OH 43614. Contact Pastor Hafidha and let her know that you'll be with us. Better yet, leave a message on The Village Church telephone: 419-724-3020.
CHRISTMAS OFFERING – Our annual Christmas Offering will benefit two mission projects: 1) The Promise House Project, which is a collaborative effort to address the needs of LGBTQQIA and heterosexual homeless and runaway youth ages 12-24 through coalition building efforts, alliance building and community education initiatives. 2) Fairfield Children’s Homes in Zimbabwe, Africa, which serves orphans many of whom are orphans due to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Pat Groves is a Board Member of Fairfield. There are Christmas Offering envelopes available for your use.
CHRISTMAS EVE – Our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be at 6:00 p.m. on December 24th at the Maumee Indoor Theater. As Christmas Day falls on Sunday this year, we have decided we will not have a Sunday morning service on December 25, 2016.
BREAD OF LIFE (FORMERLY THEOLOGY ON TAP) - Interested in casual conversation about faith issues? Bread of Life may be for you! We will meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month to talk and fellowship together. The next gathering will be December 8th at 6:30 at Panera’s, 491 W. Dussell Dr., Maumee, OH. For more information, contact Karen Shepler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kroger has a fundraising program for nonprofits called Community Rewards. The Village is now enrolled on this program! This quarter we earned $80.10 with 8 families participating. Just think how much more we could earn if everyone signed up! To participate, just register your Kroger Rewards Card online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com using The Village Church’s organization name and/or organization number (76669). The Kroger Rewards Program allows Kroger shoppers to donate money to The Village just by swiping their Kroger card each time they shop.
GREETERS - Enjoy meeting people? Greeters are needed to say hello to people as they enter for Sunday service and to greet newcomers to The Village. If you are interested sign the "greeter calendar "located on the bulletin board or email Marjie Zonner at email@example.com.