One Winter Night 2021... OWN 2021 will be on December 12 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Join us for hot cocoa, sleigh rides, a bonfire, & tons of family friendly fun! We are so excited to be hosting this again this year and to be able to join our community in celebrating Christ's birth.
Prayer Shawl Ministry... Do you enjoy knitting, crocheting, and sewing or want to learn? Come join the Prayer Shawl Ministry to bless and provide comfort to those in need through our shawls. The shawls will be provided as a gift to individuals who are ill, homebound, hospitalized, or are going through difficult times and need encouragement. We pray those who receive them will feel God’s love and the caring of Beacon Church. The first meeting will be scheduled in January 2021. To sign up, or learn more about the ministry, contact: Laura Statuti at Laura.firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-214-2101.
Members Meeting... Calling all Beacon Church Members! Your presence is requested at our Annual Business Meeting on Sunday, December 5, at 6 PM. We'll be voting on the 2022 Budget, voting in and welcoming new members, voting on a new Elder and Church Officers, discussing our building plans, as well as hearing ministry stories. CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED. If childcare is needed, please sign-up HERE.
Newcomers' Reception... Are you fairly new to Beacon? Have you been visiting with us? Would you like to learn more about Beacon? Would you like to meet the Pastors? We'd love to have you at our upcoming "Newcomer's Reception" on December 5, directly following our 2nd Service. Light refreshments will be served. To sign up, you can do so Online Now, you can visit the Welcome Desk on Sunday morning, or call the Church Office. Childcare will be available. If you will require childcare, please complete our form HERE, so that we can plan appropriately.
2021 Women's Christmas Dinner... Our Annual Women's Christmas Dinner will be at Blue Heron Pines on December 6 at 6:00 PM. All women are welcome to join us as we celebrate Christmas together! If you would like to join use, please complete our registration form. The cost for the dinner is $34. Please head to the table in the foyer to arrange your seating.
Sisters in Christ Christmas Luncheon... Sisters in Christ Widows Ministry is gathering on Sunday, December 12 in the Coffee House at 11:30 after the second service for a time of greeting, prayer, and devotion. We'll leave from there to enjoy our Christmas Luncheon at Vincenzo's Restaurant, 28 S. New Rd. (Rte 9) in Smithville. Please bring a small wrapped grab bag gift for a Christmas Exchange. Individual checks will be given and the restaurant requests cash payment. All widows are encouraged to attend! Reservations are required so please get in touch with Jerri Rugani at 305-504-3217 (call/text).
Vintage (60+) Christmas Lunch... Join us on Friday, December 17 from 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM. This is our annual Christmas party and the highlight of our year. Join us for a tasty homemade soup lunch (plus dessert, of course!) To better accommodate our whole group, we have moved our party to our beautifully decorated church sanctuary. But the warmth, joy and fun of our annual party will continue! Please sign up at the Welcome Center Desk or online HERE. And please bring a wrapped "white elephant" gift -- that is something already in your home that you no longer have use for, but that you think someone else will enjoy or get a good laugh from.
Hope Chest Turkeys... The Hope Chest will be continuing to collect turkeys and hams through December 19. If you have any questions, please contact Pam Deblasio at 609-748-0001.
Sunday Set List... "Hark the Herald Angels Sing", "Midnight Clear", and "Jesus Messiah."