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December 2018 • Christmas Events • New Year’s Eve | December 2nd through January 1st
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Church Campus Closed | December 25th & 26th • January 1st & 2nd
No activities will take place on the church campus on these days. The church office will also be closed.

Church Office Closed | December 27th & 28th
The church office will be closed, but all regularly scheduled activities will take place as usual on the church campus.

Evensong | December 9th, 7:00pm
Rev. Daniel Garcia, a retired Pastor and active member of Plantation UMC, will bring the message. Our guest artist will be Joel Madhukar, one of the founding members of the Evensong team; and he will be joined by family and friends. We encourage you to invite friends, neighbors, and family to join us!

Plantation UMC Christmas Concert | Sunday, December 16 at 4:00pm
Join our Music Ministries for a Christmas Concert: “Sing Christmas!” The first half will feature our brand new Christmas cantata with a 20+ piece orchestra. The second half will feature light-hearted, joy-filled holiday music. Join the Chancel Choir, Youth Choir, Resonate!, Resonate Jr, Chapel Bells, Heaven’s Sake, and String Project for an uplifting afternoon. Free admission. Nursery available for restless little ones.

The Deeper Connections Class | Sundays at 11:00am in Room 502
We are currently conducting an Advent study entitled “Because of Bethlehem: Love is Born, Hope is Here” by Max Lucado. We invite anyone interested in growing their faith and preparing their hearts for the upcoming Advent and Christmas season to join us. Come just as you are!

Article Submission: The Living Spirit | December 14th
Our next edition of The Living Spirit will cover the first quarter months, January through March. If you would like to participate, please email submissions no later than December 14th by email. If you would like to receive a digital version of The Living Spirit, please indicate in your email.

Youth Christmas Party | Sunday, December 23rd, 5:00 - 7:30pm
The Sunday before Christmas we will have our annual Christmas Party. As always friends and family and youth grads are welcome. Just make sure to bring a gift ($10 max) for the white elephant gift exchange. Also, wear your Christmas sweater or your favorite Christmas PJ’s. The person with the best one will win a prize!

Martin Luther King, Jr. • Human Relations Sunday | Sunday, January 20th
Over and over Jesus served people with love, and that’s what we want to do as the people of Plantation UMC! In our services on January 14th, we will remember Jesus’ call to love, and Dr. King’s message of challenge and hope. Later that afternoon, at 3pm, please join us for our 23rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration with Dr. Smith-Baugh as our keynote speaker.

Wednesday Word | a Facebook Live Study | Wednesdays, facebook.com/plantationumc, 7:30am
Join Pastor Hedy on our Facebook page for a short exploration of the Bible. By popular request, we’re starting out this weekly series by looking at the Book of Ruth! To get Facebook notifications for whenever Plantation UMC goes LIVE, visit our Facebook page (facebook.com/plantationumc) and click on the “Like” button. If you can’t make it right at 7:30am, don’t worry! Videos will be archived on that page, so you can check it out anytime! Just scroll down to find the video you’d like to see. If you have any questions, email Pastor Hedy or at 954-584-7500.

Congregational Care
Caring for our family of faith is an important aspect of our community life at Plantation UMC. However, we can only respond to the need or concern if we know it exists! If you, or anyone you know, has need of congregational support, please let us know by calling the church office at 954-584-7500 or sending email to office@pumc.net. Thank you so much!

Chapel Bells Seek New Ringers
Our Chapel Bell choir is seeking new ringers! Now under the direction of Plantation UMC member Chris Cary, it’s the perfect time to try bells for the first time! No prior bell experience necessary. Can you count to 4? Do you know what quarter notes, eighth notes, and half notes are? Then you could play bells! If you’re interested, contact Pastor Kathy at knolasco@pumc.net.

PUMC Library AND Resource Center
The Library Team is constantly adding new books and multimedia resources to our collection, including subjects related to the sermon topics. Stop by room 308 on Sunday to see what’s new! For additional information, or to join the Library Team, contact Rae Carole Armstrong at rca912@gmail.com.

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