SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT.  TODAY we light the Candle of Response.  Please read Luke 1:38; Matthew 1:24; and Luke 2:16-17 in preparation for this time of worship.  “While we look forward with HOPE to that wonderful day…” (Titus 2:13 NLT)

THANKS FOR JOINING US AT THE CHRISTMAS DINNER PARTY! Special THANKS to everyone in our church family who helped with set up/clean up, leading, and participating in making our dinner, games, and talent show a GREAT TIME of connection and fun!!

HERRINGSHAW “SEASON OF THANKS” NEWSLETTER.  Check out the latest news from Jeff & Christine on the back table.  “We so grateful for the continued encouragement and support we receive from Live Oaks Community Church.  Love you all!” (Jeff & Christine)

OFFERING TO THE POOR & CHRISTMAS BLESSING 2017.  In the Christmas Season we have combined our special offerings in our desire to bless those in need.  Through the GENEROUS gifts of our Live Oaks family we received $1,700 to give out to families/individuals who could use a blessing this Christmas. Thank you for giving!

CHRISTMAS CAROLING & SENIOR VISITATION, THIS WEDS. 12/13, 6PM.  Plan to join your Live Oaks family in caroling to our seniors at Sandpiper Bay Nursing Home (5808 W. 8th St. N. 67212) and the Waterfront assisted living facility this Wednesday, December 13 at 6 pm.  Bring your family and friends, meet in the main lobby of Sandpiper bay, bring Christmas cookies or treats to share, and plan to have a memorable time singing through the halls and visiting with these folks!

CHRISTMAS CARD BASKET ON BACK TABLE…  Special thanks to Mary F. for providing a basket on the back table for church family Christmas cards.  Make sure to use the basket and check it out today – there may be a card to you…!

CHRISTMAS OPPORTUNITIES…  This time of year offers great opportunities for giving and service in our church, community, and family.  Partner with us in prayer over this season as we seek to take faith action to be present when the church gathers, to be a partner with others in service both inside and outside the church, and be an ambassador of grace, giving, and generosity each week

GATHERINGS TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS TOGETHER!

  • Children’s Christmas Program – Sunday, Dec. 17, Morning Service
  • Christmas Eve Morning Service – Wilbur Middle School – Sunday, Dec. 24, 10 AM (Continental Breakfast Before & After)
  • New Years Eve Morning Service – Wilbur Middle School – Sunday, Dec 31, 10 AM

ELEMENT 26 NEWS:

  • NEXT WEEK: CAROLING WITH THE CHURCH @ 6pm
  • NO YOUTH: Dec. 20 & Dec. 27

TITHES, OFFERINGS, AND FAITH PROMISE.

REGULAR OFFERING TO THE POOR.  Each week Live Oak worshippers are welcome to place a special offering to the poor in one of the two baskets on the aisles.  Each month these offerings will be given to those in need.  May we never forget the poor, but always be eager to remember them.

Birthday/Anniversaries

Monday, Dec. 11

Mike F.

Tate L.

Friday, Dec. 15

Nancy W.

WELCOME CARDS & PRAYER REQUEST CARDS on the back table! If we don’t have your personal contact information or it’s changed, please fill out a card and place it in the offering box so we can update our information, or fill out a prayer card and our prayer chain will pray for you this week!

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