Christmas Musical "Searching for the King"
December 9 & 10, 7:00 pm
The Chapel Choir invites you to their Christmas musical, "Searching for the King," where two different men from two different times search for truth and find it at the foot of the manger. Invitations are available at the Information Center. Learn more.
Ladies' Dine Out
Wednesday, December 13, 11:30 am
This month we'll be meeting at Full Circle Café (5729 St. Joseph Ave., Stevensville). This is an informal time to get to know other women from The Chapel. There's no need to sign up... just show up and enjoy yourself!
Upcoming Seniors Events
Christmas Party - Wednesday, December 13, 12:00 pm
Celebrate Christ’s birth as we exchange white elephant gifts and enjoy live music from Lake Effect Winds, a woodwind quintet, as they perform a special Christmas program, “A Christmas Delight.” Sign up at the kiosk in the foyer to indicate what you can bring to the potluck.
Bible Study - Thursday, December 14, 10:00-11:30 am
We will continue our study of the second part of Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians (Eph. 4-6). Find study information here.
Widow to Widow & Single Purpose Christmas Party
Sunday, December 17, following 2nd service in the MPR
The women of Widow to Widow and Single Purpose are invited to celebrate Christmas together. A catered lunch will be provided. Please bring: Two dozen cookies for a cookie exchange and a Christmas ornament ($5 max) for a white elephant ornament exchange. RSVP by December 8 to Sue Lachman at 269-470-8896 or email@example.com.
Christmas Eve Service Times
We will have three identical services on Christmas Eve, 10:00 am, 5:30 pm, and 7:30 pm. We will not be holding Sunday School or ABFs on this Sunday however, childcare for infants and young toddlers will be provided at 5:30 pm. As is our tradition, at our evening Christmas Eve services, we will close our time together with the lighting of candles. Please join us at the service which best fits your schedule. Learn more.
The King's Men - Roundtable Groups
Beginning the first week of January
Roundtable Groups are small groups designed to help men build the relationships that are key to spiritual growth. This session we'll focus on 33 The Series Volume 2: A Man and His Story. Every man must understand and come to grips with the defining moments and key relationships that have shaped his unique “story.” A Man and His Story will help men learn from their past, come alive in their present and enjoy God’s best in the future. Learn more and sign up.
Thursdays beginning January 4, 6:30-8:00 pm at the YMCA
Christianity Explored is an informal, relaxed, eight-week course anyone who wants to think about the meaning of life. It is run by ordinary Christian people and is completely free. You don’t need to know anything about the Bible, and you won’t be asked to pray or sing. You can ask any question you like, or you can sit and listen. Whoever you are, whatever you’re thinking, CE is a place for you to explore what life’s all about. Free childcare is available with advanced registration for children 6 weeks through 8 years old. Register for Christianity Explored.
Please remember The Chapel as you consider your year-end charitable contributions. Gifts to either the General Fund or to the Building Fund (for debt reduction) will help ensure that resources will be available to support the important ministries of this church body. Year-end giving needs to be post-marked or received by the church by December 31, 2017. Learn more about year-end giving.
"Mary’s Prayer of Praise"
Pastor Phil Bubar