Sunday Bulletin

NOVEMBER 27 – Advent Begins

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NO CHILDREN’S CHURCH at 11am or Sunday Classes today. Children will remain in the full worship service.  Activity bags are available in the back of the Worship Center! Children can complete the sermon sheet and be entered for a monthly prize!

CEDAR HILLS DAY AT THE RED KETTLE – Cedar Hills will be ringing bells for the Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign on Saturday, Dec. 10, 10am-7pm at the Johnson Ave Hy-Vee and 16th Avenue Fareway.  Sign-up is the Gathering Space for a 1-hr time slot. Contact Scott Drzycimski for more information.


BOOK FOR SALE
– $5 – “The Christmas Promise” – another great book from the “Tales that tell the truth” series. If you need a Christmas present for children or grandchildren, stop back by the table near the fireplace.

CAROLING & COCOA CHRISTMAS WALK – Chains Interrupted fights human trafficking through Awareness, Prevention, and Advocacy. You are invited to Newbo on December 2, from 4-5:30pm for a Caroling & Cocoa Christmas Walk.  Click here or visit the Hub for more info.

CONGRATS TO NEWLY ELECTED LEADERS – at our Annual Celebration Meeting in November, the 2023 Budget and slate of eight candidates were approved unanimously, 116 – 0! Congratulations to: Melanie Boots, Carol (Mangrich) Davidson, Amy Geiger, and Andrew Welk, who will join the Deacons Team in 2023. Congratulations to: Dan Hakken, Brian Hintermeister, Joanne Lodge, and Frankline Tshombe, who will join the Elders Team in 2023!


WEEKEND TO REMEMBER
– a marriage getaway Dec. 2-4, 2022 at the Doubletree by Hilton Convention Complex downtown Cedar Rapids. Choose to invest in your marriage and relationship by attending this marriage weekend getaway.  We are able to offer at 50% discount to Cedar Hills attenders by using the group code “CedarHillsCommunity” when you register.  Also gift cards are available.  Click here to register.


JOB OPENING
– Children’s Church Co-Lead – We are looking for a leader to assist with children’s church at the 11am service.  This is a part-time hourly position.  View the entire job description online.


ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT –
Dec. 4 at 4pm.  Today is the last day to register! Join the ladies of the church at Advent By Candlelight – elaborately decorated tables, desserts, music and a special speaker.  Pre-registration required by today, Nov 27. We’re asking participants to bring an item to support Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center. Click to see current needs.


Nov. 27 – Advent Begins – regular services, no Sunday classes
Dec. 4 – Advent By Candlelight women’s event, 4pm
Dec. 18 – “Joy” Sunday – Christmas sweaters, ties, photo area open
Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Services at 3pm, 5pm & 7pm
Dec. 25 – No Worship Services
Jan. 1 – 8:30am Worship Service only and no Sunday classes


KIDS’ SERMON NOTES –
Calling all kids (and parents)!  During church services, pick up a kid sermon note page from the children’s activity table in the back of the Worship Center.  Then, fill out the note page and return the page to the box on the activity table.  A winner will be drawn from the returned pages on the first Sunday of each month.

CHILDREN’S CHURCH VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP Make a difference in the lives of our youngest members! Click here to volunteer to help with Children’s Church during 2nd service.

CLASS OFFERINGS – Classes Resume Next Sunday – Dec 4


WEDNESDAY PRAYER – 
Pray together Wednesdays at 6:30pm in the Gathering Space. Whether you are comfortable praying out loud or just agree with us in prayer, all are welcome.

3 Weeks left! We’re almost to the end of our 100 verse journey!

  • Luke 2:11 – “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.”  LISTEN ONLINE
  • Luke 2:12 – “This will be sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” LISTEN ONLINE
  • Listen to all 100 on YouTube


2022-2023 Enrollment Open Noah’s Ark has been providing a quality education experience to preschoolers in Cedar Rapids since 1969. Visit www.noahsarkcr.org.


CARE NETWORK
– Our church is partnering with the Care network, which has the mission to help unify our Christian Community to rise up and be the church. The Care network has programs built around discipleship and mentoring. There are volunteer opportunities available in several areas. Click here, visit the Hub or talk to Gary Sager

MEMORY VERSE SONGS

Love. Belong. Serve.