Weekly Update! 12/1
THIS SUNDAY AT 10:15AM - Join us as we continue into the second Sunday of Advent, turning our hearts towards Jesus, and focusing on the theme of "Peace."
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4TH - The 2023 budget proposal has been communicated through various channels in recent weeks and two informational meetings were held. During this Sunday's meeting, official members of Faith Church will vote in regard to the proposed 2023 budget.
CHRISTMAS COMMUNITY EVENT - Christmas Town Tree Lighting will take place on Saturday, December 3rd. A light parade beginning at 5:00pm followed by festivities downtown will give us the opportunity to share treats once again. Our church family will host a booth serving hot chocolate, hot cider, and cookies. We will need supplies for our drinks and also many, many cookies! We can still use your help! Please sign up here if you are able to help make this happen! We look forward to sharing joy and being a bright light in our community in a very sweet way!
HOLIDAY WORSHIP GATHERINGS - We invite you to join us and we look forward to celebrating together!
- CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS EVE CELEBRATION - Saturday, December 24th, 4:00 - 5:00 pm. Kids of all ages are welcome to join for the whole gathering!
- CHRISTMAS MORNING WORSHIP - Sunday, December 25th, *please note special time* 11:00 - 11:45am. All ages together for a brief time of Scripture reflection, singing and enjoying church family.
- NEW YEARS DAY WORSHIP - Sunday, January 1st, 10:15am. Worship through music, Scriptural encouragement, and sharing together in the Lord's Supper.
YEAR-END GENEROSITY - As 2022 comes to a close, we want to provide an opportunity for you if you would like to donate to Faith Church above and beyond your usual, generous offerings. Here are a few special giving options for your year-end tax-deductible gifts:
- Church Family - refresh children's and youth ministry spaces including decor and classroom equipment
- Local Outreach- a fund that will be used for our outreach efforts here in Dallas, as we continue to live sent.
- International Outreach - help us bless each of our missionary families with a financial Christmas gift.
Ways to Give: Through our Church Center App, In person boxes on Sunday morning, or text any amount to 84321. Be sure to select the fund, “Special Year End,” online, or write it in the memo line of your check.
Visit the Giving Tree in the church lobby and take an ornament that represents your choice(s), then give through our church app or place a check or cash in the boxes in the back of the worship center. Be sure to put "Special Year End" in the memo line of your check, or select it on Church Center. Take the ornament(s) home as a reminder to pray for these areas of ministry. Thank you so much!
CHRISTMAS CHEER - Our church family has a fun oppor-TUNA-ty to continue our support of Christmas Cheer! As we work together to feed families in Polk County, we will be collecting cans of tuna, along with boxes of tuna helper and hamburger helper through Sunday, December 18th. If you are able, will you please consider bringing some tuna or a box of 'helper' to feed hungry people? Food boxes will be delivered on Christmas Eve morning. If you would like to help pack food boxes, please join us on Christmas Eve morning, 6:00 am at Polk County Fairgrounds. If you or someone you know could use some extra food this year, please sign up here or ask the church office for more information.
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY CLASS - If you’ve ever felt like you just can’t get in control of your money, you’re not alone. You’d be surprised how many people you know are struggling just like you. But it’s time for that struggle to end—starting when you take Financial Peace University. In just nine lessons, you’ll learn biblical and commonsense ways of handling money with people just like you! Class starts on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. If you have any questions, you can reach out to Pastor Matt (503)-602-5748, or contact the church office today and get signed up!
GIVING - You can give to Faith Church three different ways! Through our Church Center App, In person on Sunday mornings, or text any amount to 84321.