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December 1, 2016 Weekly 411

12.01.16 | Weekly 411 | by Joan Hammerson

    Just a reminder, Ladies! Advent by Candlelight is tomorrow evening (Friday) beginning with the Christmas Shoppe at 6:00 pm. See you there!

    Angel Tree Gifts are due back this Sunday, December 4th. Thank you to all who participated. Help is needed to deliver the gifts on Saturday, December 17th. Call Judy (208-921-2340) if you can help out with delivery.

    A Voters Assembly (congregational) meeting is scheduled for this Sunday, December 4th. The meeting will start at 9:45 am.  Agenda items include reviewing and voting on FCLC’s proposed 2017 budget and an update from the Call Committee.

    It’s tea & cookie time again! “A Cup of Christmas Tea LADIES 18 and up, bring 3 dozen cookies, the recipe, and a snack to share. Meet in the Fellowship area at church at 4pm on Saturday, December 10th. Beverages provided. Remember, this is a time to relax, refresh, and reflect during a busy time. Please bring a guest! Any questions? Call Marla (631-3325).

    Lu La Roe Shopping Event To benefit Friendship Celebration Preschool Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 1:00 – 3:00 pm Please join us for a fun afternoon of shopping. Lu La Roe leggings are ultra-soft and super stretchy. There’s a wide variety of sizes, colors and patterns. Lu La Roe also offers a multitude of tops, dresses and skirts, made from the same amazing fabric. Visit their website to preview all the styles. on Facebook, visit 208 LuLaRoe Hope to see you there!

    FAMILY FUN DAY – DROP-N-SHOP Friday, December 9th, 5-10:30pm PROVIDED:  Dinner - Games - Snacks - Video Games - Christmas Wrapping - Movie COST: $0.00 – Donations Only STAFF: Youth Minister – Brett Lindemood Jr. & Sr. High Volunteers QUESTIONS:

    YOU have an opportunity to reach out and make a first impression here at Friendship Celebration Lutheran Church.  We would love to have you join the Greeting Ministry teams and share your smile and handshakes with those coming through our doors on Sunday mornings.  It is our opportunity to create an atmosphere of warmth and welcome…to extend friendship.  With more people on our teams, the fewer times you are needed to serve (6-8 times each year).  You can greet prior to the service that you attend.  The best part is you get a beautifully colored and nifty name tag to wear with your name on it. If you are interested, please contact Juli Bokenkamp at or 208-954-0723 or let me know at church.  Schedules are currently completed through February 2017 so you wouldn’t be scheduled prior to that time.

    Thrivent Members, Do you have a product that gives you Choice Dollars to direct? Choice Dollars for 2016 must be directed by March 31, 2017. (use them or lose them). There are many nonprofit organizations including Friendship Celebration Church and School that are eligible to receive the funds. You can direct your Choice dollars online at or by calling 800-847-4836. If you have a specific project that you would like your dollars used for you can call the recipient and make that request. (One example at Friendship Celebration could be the new parking lot.) Nancy Cheney, congregational advocate.

    Friendly 411 Weekly is an e-newsletter sent from Friendship Celebration Lutheran Church every Thursday.