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MOSAIC is an organization that serves individuals with intellectual disabilities, many of whom receive their only Christmas gifts through the adopt-a-group home initiative. This year, Mt. Olive has adopted a home of four residents.
If you would like to adopt an individual (approx. $40). contribute monetarily, or be part of the shopping and delivery process, please see Bill Cullen (815.399.3171 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
MIDWEEK ADVENT WORSHIP
On December 6, 13* + 20 we will gather together for midweek worship at 6 p.m., preparing our hearts for the coming of Jesus.
*The children's will lead the December 13 service, sharing the nativity story!
Each week (December 6, 13 + 20), a light meal will be served from 5 to 5:45 p.m.
If you are willing and able to help prepare, serve or clean up the meals, contact Katy Munson (email@example.com or 815.399.3171).
Save the date! December 17 at 4 p.m.!
It's that time of year - poinsettia ordering time! Help decorate Mt. Olive for Christmas and support the 2018 summer youth mission trip Submit your order form today!
Cost: $14 per plant
Order deadline: Sunday, December 10
Pick up an order form in person or contact the church office (815.399.3171 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
DECEMBER MEMORY VERSE
Memorization is a helpful and nurturing practice in one's faith life! "God’s Word strengthens us and leads us through every walk of life (Ps. 119: 105)". Each month, let's build our "memory library" of Scripture together!
December Congregational Memory Verse
"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6 (NIV, 1984)