8:30 AM Early Morning Worship Service
9:45 AM Bible Study for all Ages
11:00 AM Morning Worship Service, Worship Preschool Style, Worship Kidstyle Grades 1-6
Upward Practices Begin
11:00 AM Ladies Bible Study at the home of Lisa Jackson
6:15 PM Mission Dinner and Study for all ages
8:00 PM Worship Choir and Orchestra Rehearsal
10:00 AM Children's Christmas Musical practice in the sanctuary
1:30 PM Children Perform at Morningside Assisted Living

Called To Be Stewards

Last Week's Budget Offerings: $21,593.00
Projected Weekly Budget Offerings: $22,449.69
Building Fund Offerings: $70.00

Deacons Of The Week

Seth Heisserman, Ken Weikel, Steve Stowers, Henry Foster

  • Cards with the December Sundays and Christmas Eve events are ready to distribute to your friends, neighbors and co-workers. You can pick them up at the Welcome Center or the Kids Zone station.
  • We will not have evening activities tonight. Get ready for December Sundays filled with worship and fellowship.
  • This Wednesday, we will have our International Mission Dinner and Study. Dinner begins at 6:15 PM followed by classes for all ages.
  • Our Children's Christmas Musical will be presented next Sunday, December 8th, at 6:30 PM followed by the Church-Wide Christmas Party. The preschoolers will have a presentation at the beginning of the service.
  • To make our Church-Wide Christmas Party a great event we need you to sign up to bring meatballs, sandwiches, or cookies. We need a few more cookies and several people to sign up for meatballs and sandwiches. Please sign up online, Church Wide Christmas Party Sign Up or at the Welcome Center.
  • Next week we will begin collecting the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions during both morning services.
  • We are still collecting items for at least 75 Christmas baskets. Please check the list on the baskets in the lobby for the things we need.
  • We are collecting the following items for the Christmas Boutique sponsored by Women Mission 1 and the Angel Watch Shelter sponsored by Women on Mission 2:
    • For the Christmas Boutique at Genesis Nursing Home (needed by December 11th) : Lap blankets, Lotions, Sorts items, Jewelry, Hats, Scarves.
    • For the Angel Watch Shelter (needed by December 15th) : Scarves,  Gloves, Jewelry, Slipper Socks, Body Lotion, Shower Gel.
  • Upward Basketball and Cheerleading practices begin this week. Please be in prayer for this ministry.
  • Women on Mission 1, 2 and 3 will have their joint Christmas party on Tuesday, December 10th, at 6:30 in the Youth wing. This is a great time to join a missions group. Bring a dish to share and a fun white elephant gift.
  • If you are interested in going to Guatemala for a mission trip, March 14-20 or June 13-19, please let Pastor Randy know via email at  The March trip is more urgent as we need to book flights soon.  March has limited space, so please reply soon.  The cost will be about $1700-$1900.  Any questions, please contact Pastor Randy at 301-653-6648 or
  • HEADS UP PARENTS - The 1st - 6th grade Christmas party is Saturday, December 14th from 4:00 - 8:00 PM and the 7th - 12th is Wednesday, December 18th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.
  • Weekly Bible Reading 11-24-19 - Colossians 1-4; 1 Thessalonians; 2 Thessalonians; 1 Timothy; 2 Timothy; Titus; Philemon; Hebrews 1-11 Memory Verse-"All scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be equipped for every good work." 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Mark these December dates on your calendar.
We know you don't want to miss any of our Christmas activities with your family.


Monday, December 2nd - Upward Practices begin

Wednesday, December 4th - International Missions Dinner and Study 6:15 PM

Saturday, December 7th - Children present Christmas musical at Morningside Assisted Living

Sunday, December 8th - Children's Christmas Musical and Preschool Presentation at 6:30 PM followed by Church wide Christmas Party

Tuesday, December 10th

  • Women on Mission 1, 2 and 3 Christmas Party at 6:30 PM at the church
  • Christmas Musical Tech Rehearsal

Wednesday, December 11th -  8:00 PM Dress rehearsal for Christmas Choir and Orchestra Musical

Saturday, December 14th 

  • Men's Breakfast at 7:30 AM
  • Women on Mission 1 and GA's Christmas Boutique at Genesis Nursing Home
  • Children's Christmas Party (grades 1-6) from 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Sunday, December 15th - Christmas Choir and Orchestra musical at 6:00 PM followed by cookie social

Wednesday, December 18th - Youth Christmas Party

Saturday, December 21st - Christmas Basket Delivery

Sunday, December December 22nd - Family Christmas Party in the gym

Tuesday, December 24th - Christmas Eve Services - 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM

Sunday, December 29th - Safe Nights for the week