Lisa’s Thursday Announcements:
Join us this Sunday as the church will be decorated for Christmas at 1 p.m. Anyone interested in joining us is welcome and appreciated.
This month’s choir practice schedule is as follows:
Dec 9 - Adult Choir 9 a.m., Little Angels 9:30 a.m.
Dec 16 – No Choir (this is a change)
Dec 23- Adult Choir 9 a.m., Little Angels Choir at 9:30 a.m.
We are seeking two family groups at the 8 o’clock service and one family group at the 10 o’clock service to sign up for special prayer readings during the Sundays in Advent. There is a sign-up sheet in the narthex.
The 2018 Flower Chart is in the Narthex. Please take a look and add or cross out any changes you need to make for 2019.
The ECW will host its Christmas Cookie Exchange on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. to fill tins for our shut-ins. Participants will leave with their own variety of two dozen cookies. Please bring fourdozen cookies to share and an additional container to take home. Tins for the shut-ins are provided. Call Barb Manasek at (308) 436-7767 with questions.
Barn Anew invites parishioners of St Francis to a celebration of Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Cookies and punch will be served. I if you would like to bring a plate of your favorites to share, please do. Adults only please. RSVP to (308) 632-8647. Come spend an afternoon in the country, surrounded with the Christmas spirit, good friends, good food, music and cheer. If you need a ride please let us know. Barn Anew Bed and Breakfast off of Old Oregon Trail Road west of Scottsbluff.
The Big Sing is coming up on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Scottsbluff. Be sure to plan for this annual holiday treat.