Brian’s message for Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Valparaiso UMC will be: “King Herod – Simply Desperate”

“See YOU Sunday in Valparaiso!”

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Children’s Christmas Programs in Ithaca and Ceresco

          Come and support the children!            Christmas Programs: Ithaca UMC- 9:45am; Ceresco UMC- 11am.

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“What’s Happening in the Parish!”

Valparaiso UMC will put together Christmas plates for shut-ins on Saturday, December 15th @ 9am.

 “Program Practice”

Ceresco Children’s Christmas Program practice @ 2pm on Saturday, December 15th @ the church.

Christmas Programs will be at Ithaca UMC (9:45am) and Ceresco UMC (11am) on Sunday, December 16th .  Everyone is welcome!

If anyone has poinsettias that they have placed/or will place in the churches in memory or in honor of someone, please let Pastor Brian or Jeanne know so we can include the information in the December 23rd and 24th bulletins.  Thank You!

Scarf and mitten trees are at Ithaca and Ceresco United Methodist Churches

  The Parish Bible Study will meet on Wednesday, December 19th at the Ceresco Church.  Everyone is welcome.  We will continue our study of the Gospel of John.

 The Parish Youth Group will meet next on Wednesday, January 9th @ 7pm @ Ithaca.   Youth in the 6th grade thru 12th grade are invited!

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Message from Sunday, December 9, 2018: “Shepherds Seeking Hope”

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What’s Happening in the Parish

 

Valparaiso UMC will have their monthly fellowship time after worship on Sunday, December 9th.  Everyone is welcome!

     Ceresco United Methodist Church will have their bi-monthly potluck on Sunday, December 9th after worship.  There will be craft items for the children (and adult children too) to make Holiday Family Heirlooms.  Come and enjoy the fun!

Scarf and mitten trees are at Ithaca and Ceresco United Methodist Churches

  The Parish Bible Study will meet on Wednesday, December 12th at the Ceresco Church.  Everyone is welcome.  We will continue our study of the Gospel of John.

 The Parish Youth Group will meet on Wednesday, December 12th @ 7pm @ Ithaca.   Youth in the 6th grade thru 12th grade are invited!

Valparaiso UMC will put together Christmas plates for shut-ins on Saturday, December 15th @ 9am.

Christmas Programs will be at Ithaca UMC (9:45am) and Ceresco UMC (11am) on Sunday, December 16th .  Everyone is welcome!

 

 

 

 

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Message from Sunday, December 2, 2018: Desperately Seeking Hope – “Prophets and Angels Seeking Hope”

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“What’s Happening in the Parish”

Food Drive for Saunders County Food Pantry

The Ithaca church is collecting food for the Saunders County Food Pantry.  Please bring non-perishable food items to the church by Sunday, November 25th. 

Thank You and God Bless to those of you who have already donated at Valparaiso, Ceresco and Ithaca!

The Ceresco Trustees will meet on Sunday, November 25th following worship.  

The Ceresco church will be decorated for Christmas following worship on Sunday, November 25th while the Trustees are meeting.  Everyone is invited to stay and help.  Advent starts on Sunday, December 2nd!

The Ceresco United Methodist Women will have a short meeting following worship on Sunday, November 25th.

Valparaiso United Methodist Church will have their “Tired of Turkey” meal and games on Sunday, November 25th @ 12:30pm.  Please bring soup, sides or a dessert!

  The Parish Bible Study will meet on Wednesday, November 28th at the Ceresco Church.  Everyone is welcome.  We will continue our study of the Gospel of John.

 The Parish Youth Group will meet on Wednesday, November 28th @ 7pm @ Ithaca.   Youth in the 6th grade thru 12th grade are invited!

The “Bakeless Bake Sale” is instead of the usual “Cookie Walk” that has been held in December. Please prayerfully consider donating to our “Bakeless Bake Sale”.  Checks payable to Ceresco United Methodist Women (any amount will be appreciated).

Some of the things that the Ceresco United Methodist Women help out with monetarily are:  purchase of paper and cleaning products for the church, helping provide scholarship money for children wanting to attend summer camp, donations to Epworth Village, purchasing fleece to make and donate blankets to Friendship Home. 

Communion – Sunday, December 2nd!

 Ceresco UMC will have their monthly Administrative Council meeting following worship on Sunday, December 2nd.

  The Ithaca United Methodist Church will have their all church luncheon on Sunday, December 2nd at 12:30pm.  Last names starting with A – K please bring a salad or dessert and L – Z please bring casseroles or main dishes.

 

Valparaiso UMC will have their monthly fellowship time after worship on Sunday, December 9th.  Everyone is welcome!

     Ceresco United Methodist Church will have their bi-monthly potluck on Sunday, December 9th after worship.  There will be craft items for the children (and adult children too) to make Holiday Family Heirlooms.  Come and enjoy the fun!

Christmas Programs will be at Ithaca UMC and Ceresco UMC on Sunday, December 16th.  Everyone is welcome!

 

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