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November 23, 2012

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RUSHVILLE — Walnut Ridge Friends

Walnut Ridge Friends, Carthage, is pleased to host its annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Carthage Community Center. The event will feature a “Sweet Shop” with homemade cookies and candy by the pound, homemade arts and crafts, jams and jellies, local honey, and assorted gifts and other goodies.

New this year, there will be a raffle featuring “Thirty-One” brand organizational items.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. featuring Bob-John’s Special Pulled Pork BBQ sandwiches, potato salad and homemade pies.

Santa will arrive by horse-drawn wagon at 11 a.m. Kids are invited to talk with Santa and adults to take photos.

All proceeds will go to benefit the mission projects of the Walnut Ridge Friends Meeting. For further information please contact Kathy Gibson at 765-565-6798.

Wesley United Methodist Church

Come join us for Christmas dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall at Wesley United Methodist Church in Rushville. This is a free dinner. Anyone and everyone is welcome to come join us to give thanks for all our blessings. Donation of a canned food would be appreciated for the food pantry.

Faith Baptist Church - Morristown

Faith Baptist Church in Morristown is having a special Sunday school series called “The Tragedy and Triumph: The Life of Job” with Dr. Wayne Scott teaching at 9:30 a.m. The morning worship service is at 10:30 a.m. followed by a pitch-in lunch at noon. The afternoon service begins at 12:45 p.m.

The Thanksgiving praise service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20. There will not be a Wednesday prayer and Bible study this week due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Church decoration will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, with snacks and drinks provided.

The Christmas play rehearsal will be conducted Sunday, Nov. 25, after the first worship service for those with speaking parts, narrations or anyone interested in creating stage sets.

Dec. 1 will be the Ladies Christmas Tea at noon at Rachel Scott’s home in Morristown. The ladies are asked to bring nonperishable food items for the food pantry and treats for the children’s Christmas bags. At the luncheon the ladies will also reveal their 2012 secret prayer partner and fill out the forms for the 2013 Advent Angels drawing which will be held on Jan. 5, 2013. Please R.S.V.P. to Rachel Scott or Jane Smith by Wednesday, Nov. 28 so that food can be ordered.

Sunday, Dec. 9 is the children’s Christmas program during the morning worship service at 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 16 is the Morristown Manor Nursing Home Christmas program at 1 p.m. with the distribution of gifts to the residents and singing of Christmas carols. Contact Delaine Thomas for more information about this gift project.

Sunday, Dec. 23 is the adult Christmas program “The Promised One.” The choir will be singing as well as having a play with a manger scene.

Monday, Dec. 24 will be the annual Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7 p.m.

For those interested in participating in the Christmas Angel Tree project, contact Tammi Berry to select a local child and get the sizes for their clothing and choice for a toy.

Online sermons are available on the church website at www.fbcmorristown.org.

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