Weekly News for November 15

Time for a Reminder
Please check to make sure all lights are off as you leave the building. We are finding lights left on overnight several times a week. Four lights left on from Tuesday alone. Thank you!

The Christmas Fair is here! Come join the fun on Saturday, November 18 from 9:00-2:00 pm. We will have lots of delicious baked goods, many varieties of cookies, vintage jewelry, the silent auction, raffle baskets, country crafts, greens, Rada cutlery, face painting, ornaments, cheese, and more. We will also offer a lovely lunch.

Baked Goods for the Christmas Fair
Along with all the delicious cookies we need BAKED GOODS for the Baked Goods table. Breads, pies, whoopie pies, brownies, sweet breads. An assortment of holiday baked goods are needed.
Call Donna Smith at donnasmith23@ymail.com or 829-5802 to let her know what you can bring. let’s make this the best Bake Goods Table ever!! THANK YOU!

Carol’s Cookie Walk

IT’S CRUNCH TIME! (A little cookie humor) – We are in need of cookies for Carol’s Cookie Walk at our Christmas Fair. To all you bakers and non-bakers (no-bake cookies) out there we will need dozens of wonderful creations for the cookie walk table. We are asking for 2 dozen or more cookies from each person. Please let Sue Berube SueBerube@maine.rr.com know if you can bake and share your scrumptious creations! Thank you!

Christmas Fair

Jewelry Table

The Christmas Fair folks are looking for gently used jewelry for the jewelry table. If you have some jewelry that you no longer wear would you consider donating it to the Women’s Fellowship/Tuesday Gals for the fair?! You can give it to a Tuesday Gal or bring it into the office and Lyn will make sure that they get it. Thank you!

Silent Auction
Do you have a craft where you create an item that might draw some nice bids at the Fair’s Silent Auction? Pat Field’s wooden crèche figures come to mind. Do you own/work at a business that might donate a Gift Card? Please think of a good donation that would draw interest (and bids) to the Silent Auction tables at the Christmas Fair. Many of our regulars enjoy bidding on new, fresh items and gift cards; sometimes a bidding war even breaks out!

Please contact Pam Ames at 829-5708 or james2@maine.rr.com if you’d like to discuss a possible donation.

Council Meeting
Council meeting Thursday afternoon at 4:30. We will not let the grass grow under our feet at this meeting as there are other activities ( ie. “the fair”) for example that require our participation. But, we do have a item or 2 that need our attention. Let’s meet in Lyn”s office because of all the other activities going on. Thanks

A very special Sunday as we consecrate our promises to NYCC for the coming year,,,,,,,NOV. 19th.

Chicken Pie Sales

We are still taking orders for the Chicken Pie Sale to be held on Friday, February 9 from 2:00-5:00 pm. There are only 29 pies and 49 gravy still available, so if you haven’t ordered your pie and wish to, do it soon! The cost of a 10 inch pie will be $18 and a pint of gravy will be $5. You can order by replying to this email, calling the office at 829-3644 or if you are at the church fill out the order sheet on the office desk.

Thanksgiving Week
The church will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The church will also be closed on Monday, November 27 so Lyn can take a vacation day.

Newsletter Deadline: Monday, November 20.

A Note from the Nominating Committee
We have openings on all of our committees at this time. Please think it over and let us know if you are interested in a position on one of our committees. If you have any questions, we would be glad to answer them for you. Thank you, Pat Field, Pam Ames and Butch Goff.

Coffee, Games and Conversation

Tuesdays 12:30-2:30 pm in the fellowship hall. As part of the Living Well in North Yarmouth initiative, join your friends and neighbors for a favorite game, conversation and light refreshments. Come as you are and as often as you are able – you are welcome here!

COFFEE HOUR THIS FALL
We are still looking for two volunteers to host the Coffee Hour following Church Service for the months of November and December.
You can sign up for one week, two weeks, three weeks or for the month.
Weeks need not be consecutive.
Please contact Pat Field (846-3049/patrf1@myfairpoint) or Susan Elliott (829-3903/susandayelliott@hotmail.com) to sign up.
Thank you. Pat and Susan

Pet Pantry Needs
Dry Dog Food, Dry Cat Food and Kitty Litter.

Food Pantry Needs

Bath Tissue

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 15– Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm

Thursday, November 16 – Council – 4:30 pm

Saturday, November 18 – Men’s Club Breakfast – 7:00 pm

Saturday, November 18 – Christmas Fair – 9:00-2:00 pm

Sunday, November 19– The Wired Word – 8:30 am

Sunday, November 19 – Youth Group– 11:00 am

Sunday, November 19 – Missions – 11:00 am

Tuesday, November 21– Women’s Fellowship/Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

Tuesday, November 21 – Tuesday Social – 12:30 pm

Thursday, November 23 – Thanksgiving

Friday, November 24 – Thanksgiving – Office Closed

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