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2012 Advent Candlelighting
Dec 2: Ron Groth FamilyDec 9: Lynn Handorf FamilyDec 16: Chuck Rosacker FamilyDec 23: Bill Ormston FamilyChristmas Eve, 7 pm: VaugnKloster Family
2012 Christmas ProgramPractice Schedule
December 2 – 9:30 AM Practice inSanctuaryDecember 9 – 9:30 AM Practice inSanctuaryDecember 16 – 9:30 AM Practicein SanctuaryDecember 19 - 6:30 PM DressRehearsal in SanctuaryDecember 22 – 9:00 AM DressRehearsalDecember 23 – Program at 6:00PM (Arrive at 5:30 PM to getdressed)
Poinsettia orders are due onNovember 25.
If you would like togive a red poinsettia in honor ormemory of someone, complete aform in the bulletin or newsletterand give to Lois Groth,641-750-4005 or 641-499-2557plus $10 (check to ChapelFlowers). There will be forms inthe bulletins on November 18 and25.
Festival of Trees
Come join the fun in Gladbrook onWed, Nov 28, from 5-7 pm. Activities include viewing the manybeautifully decorated trees on thesecond ﬂoor of the City Centre,including Chapel’s own beautifultree! Sue Koster will be playingChristmas music. You will enjoyfree hot dogs and hot drink, goingon a trolley ride, eating kettle corn,shopping in stores, and signing upfor many prizes – Drawings at 7pm.
It has been a tradition at Chapelfor each family to bring oneChristmas card and/or picture tochurch and display them on thewindows between the narthexand sanctuary. Everyone enjoyslooking at the beautiful greetings.
This year’s Messiah is Sunday,December 2, at Hope UnitedMethodist Church inMarshalltown from 6:00-7:30 pmwith light refreshments following. As in years past, Harlan Nuss willdirect and Chad Mussig willaccompany on the organ.
Gladbrook Soup Day & Childrens’ Gifts
On Sat, Dec 8, the GladbrookLions invite you to their soup daystarting at 11 am. Also, children,pre-K through sixth grade, mayshop for gifts to give their lovedones for free. Please put anygently used, or new, gifts for allages in the narthex box by Sun,Dec 2. Thank you.
Enjoy the Garwin and Chapelsingers as they perform a cantataduring the last half of our worshipservice on December 9.
Christmas Program & Dinner Theater
The Volunteers are sponsoring anall-church outing to New HopeChurch on Saturday, December15, for their dinner theater,“Searching for the Perfect Gift.” Arrive at 6:30 pm for social timeand 7:00 pm pork loin dinner andperformance. Cost is only $8.00. Any questions, please contactHeidi Langenbau, 641-750-5063,email@example.com.