Any child who leaves the sanctuary during worship service must be accompanied by a parent.  We request this to comply with Child Protection laws.

 

ATTENTION! Do not drink the water until further notice! Thanks!

 

POINSETTAS: We will again be having poinsettias in the church this year. The order forms are on the table in the narthex.  The price is $8.00 each.  Please have order form and money to Susie McCarl TODAY. Make checks payable to Pine Glen Church of the Brethren. 

 

CHOIR PRACTICE will begin Wednesday, December 11 at 6:00 PM. Either text or email Kathi or Den to left them you know that you plan to attend.

 

NEWSLETTER ITEMS ARE DUE FOR JANUARY! Have all items in by December 22nd.

 

JOY TREE: Anyone that would like a child to be on the Joy Tree to fill out the paper that’s on the table in the Narthex & give to someone in our I H S Class or Pastor Randy.

 

CHRISTMAS CARDS 2019: There will NOT be a Christmas card mailbox this year. It has been suggested that each family address one card to the entire congregation. There will be garland decorating the windows in the Narthex. Please use the mini clothespins to hang your card. Please take time before or after church to look at the individual cards. This will be available starting December 1st and be on display thru the New Year.

 

 “FOOD FOR THE SEASON AND THE SOUL”: Good Food, Good Friends and Good Fellowship, Community Meal. Please Invite all your Friends, Family, and Neighbors to a Homecooked Buffet Luncheon.  Friday, January 3rd - 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Here at Pine Glen Church of the Brethren. (Eat in Only)

 

LADIES SEWING will not be meeting now till after the new year. They will start back on Wednesday, January 8th at 9:30 a.m.

 

KITCHEN INSPECTION AND LICENSE:  The church kitchen committee is working to have the kitchen and adjoining room inspected and licensed.  We are in the process of completing a Non-Mobile Temporary Food License application.  The congregation will be seeing changes made to various areas in and around both kitchen rooms. We ask for your patience as we prepare for this inspection.  When using the kitchen area, please take care to return all items where you retrieved them, all take-out containers must be covered or turned upside down and leave the kitchen in order.  This license is for non-profit organizations. It is a 14-month calendar year license.  This license will allow our facility to serve food to the public.

 

IF YOU WISH TO SEND CAROLE FISKE a card, her address is:  Carole Fiske, 407 Morningside Drive, Nappanee, IN 46550.  Thank you very much. 

 

SAVE THE DATE - JANUARY 25, 2020.  Sometime in early or mid-November Sharon McDonald, Med, RD, LDN, Senior Extension Educator/Food Safety Specialist from The Pennsylvania State University will be sending flyers for marketing a "Cooking for Crowds" workshop that Pine Glen Church of the Brethren will be hosting.  A snow date of Saturday, February 1, 2020 has also been reserved.  We are asking anyone within our church who will be working in the kitchen or with food for the congregation or public to plan on attending this workshop.  Please encourage other non-profit groups in our area; community or county, to attend this half day workshop.  Ms. McDonald will do a press release to the local paper and a general mailing to a list of non-profit organizations in our and surrounding counties.  Interested persons may register online or call an 800 number.  (Our church will have a sign-up sheet in the Narthex closer to the date.)  Pine Glen COB's cost will be $50 for as many members that attend. Each group will receive one copy of the Cooking for Crowds manual, one thermometer, posters and other materials of the pertaining to the organization.   Other groups will pay $50 for four people, any one from the group attending over that number will be an additional $5 charge.  Individuals may register for $25 and receive the materials.  Light refreshments will be served - coffee, tea, water, pastries, etc.