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SENIOR NEWS
 
SENIOR ADULT TRIP:
Thursday, November 13
7:30-10:00 pm
Join us for an evening of fun at an Ice Bears Hockey Game. Cost is $15/person and the deadline for signing up and paying is October 30. The bus will leave at 6:00 pm sharp. Please eat before the game or at the Rink. Don’t miss this exciting event.
 
DECEMBER SENIOR ADULT TRIP
There are currently 10 people signed up for the December 6th trip to the Cumberland Playhouse to see Scrooge. What a fun time that will be! Be sure to get your name on the list early as we have half a bus load already. We’ll also be enjoying a delicious buffet lunch at the Cumberland State Park Restaurant. Details regarding times and deadlines to come.

SERVICE BANQUET

Our Service Banquet honoring the Sweetwater Police and Fire. Fighters will be held on Wednesday, November 19th at 6:00 pm. We will be enjoying a delicious turkey dinner with all the trimmings prepared by Roland Lange. Everyone is invited and there is no charge for your meal. Your contributions toward the purchase of turkeys would be greatly appreciated! Please see Anne in the office.

SAM (Sweetwater Area Ministries) is having their annual work day (lunch provided) on Saturday, November 1st starting at 9:00 am.  Christmas trees will be assembled, and other decorations will be brought out of Karen’s secret storage corners.  If you can help with this project, please be there on the 1st

 ALTAR FLOWERS 

Worship is a special time! Flowers on the altar are an expression of our love for our Lord, family and friends. Something is missing when there are no flowers on the altar to show that love. Please donate to the Altar Guild Fund for arrangements ranging in price from $35 – $50. Designate if there are per-sons being honored or remembered, date, and $ amount for your arrange-ment. No flowers are needed on Com-munion Sunday (first Sunday of month) or the month of December since poin-settias will be requested. Arrangement will be ordered for you unless you prefer to provide or order your arrangement. If you would like to make a contribution to our floral fund, any size donation will be greatly appreciated, even if you don’t have someone to honor, so we can have flowers on the altar each Sunday. Please contact Ann Thomas (423-836- 9070) or email 

office1@sweetwaterumc.org. 

DATES TO REMEMBER 

Wednesdays 

Bible Stories for 3-5 yr. olds @ 4:30-5:00 

Pre-School Choir for 3-5 yr. olds @ 5:00-5:30 

Children’s Choir K-5 from 5- 6 pm 

WEB @ 6:30 

 

YOUTH WEDNESDAY AND SUNDAY                  NIGHT:  5:30pm – 7:30pm

 

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