CHRISTMAS IS COMING – 2nd SUNDAY OF ADVENT!  TODAY we light the Candle of Peace.  Please worship with us as we read Malachi 3:1-4 and Luke 3:1-6, light the Candle of Peace, and pray… “It is time to go HOME. Lord, even though the road is hard help me to believe that the journey HOME is worth it…”

ALL CHURCH CHRISTMAS DINNER PARTY, TODAY, 5-7:30 PM.  FREE catered meal – FUN entertainment, games, and prizes – MEANINGFUL fellowship to begin the Christmas season!  See you and your family or friends TONIGHT!

FINAL SUNDAY – CHRISTMAS BLESSING 2021 & OFFERING TO THE POOR.  In the Christmas Season we combined our special offerings in our desire to bless those in need.  LOCC’s Christmas Blessing is an annual opportunity to partner together in giving financial blessings to families/individuals in our congregation who could use a blessing at Christmas.  Place your gift in an offering envelope, mark it “Christmas Blessing,” and put it in the offering box or offering baskets for the poor TODAY (Dec 5.)  Thank you for giving!

CHRISTMAS OUTREACH: “SPREADING WARMTH & BLESSING!” 2 outreaches!

  • #1- we’ll be collecting hats and gloves for a local children’s home!
  • #2 – we’re sending lap blankets and cookies to each resident at Sandpiper Bay! The church will get the blankets, but sign up to bake a dozen cookies (we need 25 dz)! Other needs include wrapping paper, tissue paper, and boxes (92)

DECEMBER 11th, 9am-Noon – we’ll be wrapping gifts and boxing up cookies! Join us for some fun spreading warmth and blessing to our community!

NEXT SUNDAY – CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM! Join us next Sunday as the Children’s ministry puts on their Christmas program – dress rehearsal is today – children please head to the classroom right after these announcements!

60th BIRTHDAY & OPEN HOUSE, DEC. 19th: All are welcome to celebrate Pastor Kelley’s 60th birthday on Sunday, Dec. 19th at a come & go open house from 6pm-8pm at Kelley & Jodi’s home! Come celebrate and enjoy some yummy food!

ELEMENT 26 NEWS: Youth group this Wednesday @ 7pm!

BOOK OF THE MONTH – Biblical Account of The Christmas Story in Matthew and Luke. In the midst of all the Christmas activities and events meditate upon the story of Christmas past along in the Gospels.  Ask the Holy Spirit to reveal something new – then respond and thank Him when He does!  Merry Christmas!!!

FINANCIAL GIVING.  There are also three ways to give your tithe and offerings while we are a part…  Thank you for your faithful gifts!

TITHES, OFFERINGS, AND FAITH PROMISE. (See slide in slideshow)

CONNECTING WITH US.  If you are new online, you can contact us through our web site at liveoaks.org or leave a comment on our Facebook page… If you’re here today, feel free to fill out a prayer request card or a Welcome card if you’d like to be included in emails and or have your birthday in announcements!  We are glad you joined us today

Birthday/Anniversaries:

Saturday, Dec. 11 – Tate L.

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