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3rd Sunday of Advent - Joy

Candle of Joy Worship Service

An all-ages family worship service and Christmas Pageant!

This is our White Gift Sunday service.


The Meaning of White Gifts

Advent is a time of anticipation, waiting and preparing for the coming of baby Jesus. It’s also a time for giving.

In our church we celebrate giving through our white gifts which are a humble way to reflect on the love and devotion of the giver and not the value of the gift.

This year we will support our Emergency Food Pantry.

Below is a list of suggested items (may include ‘gently used’ goods):

Heavy duty coats - winter boots - heavy socks - gloves - mittens – scarves – toques - thermal underwear set - ski pants - small warm blankets – tarps - $20 grocery gift cards - $10 McDonald’s gift cards - bus tickets - small bath towels - sleeping bags - carry on size rolling luggage - waterproof (reusable) shopping bags with zipper – backpacks - can opener - box of hand warmer packs

You could also make the following kits:

Emergency Food Kit (packed in a plastic container)

Can opener - small stainless steel bowl or small pot - a few Ziploc bags - fork, knife, spoon – candles - waterproof matches - unbreakable mug - reusable water bottle

Emergency Personal Kit (packed in reusable zipper bag

Soap - feminine hygiene products - hand sanitizer - wash cloth – tissue - lip balm - small deodorant – toothbrush – toothpaste - comb

Remember to wrap your gifts in white and bring them to the White Gift Worship Service on December 16th 2018.

Earlier Event: December 13
Seniors Afternoon
Later Event: December 16
Christmas Caroling