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Poinsettia Orders Due December 10
If you would like to purchase a Poinsettia in Honor or Memory of someone to share with the church this Advent and Christmas season, please notify the office by the morning of December 10th. Cost for each plant is $15. Payment and the below information need to be received by December 10 for the order to be placed in time. Please contact the office with any questions or to order. 

Name: _________________________________

Number of Plants: _______________________

In Memory/Honor (circle one) of:

_______________________________________
Honorees at Bless the Years Celebration on Dec 1st (L to R):
Jeanne Harding, Dee McMillen, Norma Jean Yarger, Chet Ross, & Harold Karspeck. Honorees not pictured include: Vernon and Iris Irvin, Fern Hawks, Don and Elaine Schwendener, Alberta Hayden, Freda House, Eileen Townsend, Bonnie Traschsel, and Juanita Barnett.

Bless the Years Celebration Held on December 1

Around 35 people came out in the weather on December 1st to honor and celebrate our members who are 90-years of age and older. The time began with a short worship service and Holy Communion to kick-off our Advent Season together. Then the honorees and guests attended a dinner and time of fellowship together. Everyone who attended had a great time and look forward to making this a tradition at Goodland UMC.
Youth Christmas Party

December 12th @ 6:30pm

Contest for "Ugliest & Most Creative" Christmas Sweater

Youth are asked to bring a snack to share with the group.
Financial Update

General Fund Balance as of December 6th: $9642.90
Mission Share Amount Paid: 59%

 
Weather Closing Procedures
During this time of year, it may become necessary to cancel worship services and activities because of weather conditions. When these decisions are made, it will be made with the safety of our members at the forefront of our minds. When we do need to cancel we will use the following methods to inform everyone. Please check these sources before heading out on Sundays when the weather conditions merit:

KAKE TV
KWCH TV
Local Radio
Facebook
 
Community Blue Christmas Service
 
Blue Christmas Services are an Advent tradition in many Christian Churches to recognize and name the hurt some experience this season, specifically after losing a loved one. Join us on Dec 16th for a Goodland Community service.
 
UMW Bake Sale

The United Methodist Women will be holding a Bake Sale on Sunday, December 16th in the Parlor following worship. Make sure to stop by and take home some homemade baked goods and support the UMW in their ministries. 
Praying Together 
For the rest of 2018 you are invited to join as an entire church to be in prayer for the future and mission of our church. We have provided a calendar that lists a daily Scripture reading and prayer focus from now until the end of the year. You can find the calendar on our website. The calendar can also be downloaded here
Piano Available
We have a piano available to a good home. It is  on display in the Meeting Room on the 1st floor of the main building. It is free of charge. If you are interested, please contact the church office. 
Life @ Goodland UMC

Sunday, December 9

9:15am Adult Sunday School
10:30am Worship
10:45am KidZone

Monday, December 10
6:00pm SPRC

Wednesday, December 12
10:00am Wheat Ridge Stars
1:30pm Circle 3
4:00pm Bell Choir
6:00pm Women's Study
6:30pm reNEW Youth Christmas Party

Thursday, December 13
11:00am Circle 5

Saturday, December 15
8:00am Genesis- FSH

Sunday, December 16
7:30am Men's Breakfast- FSH
9:15am Adult Sunday School
10:30am Worship
10:45am KidZone
11:45am UMW Bake Sale- Parlor
Prayer List
Jeanne Harding, Alberta Hayden, J.B. McClure, Lois Sieck, Marsha McGillivray, Alvin Zimbelman, Marsha Smith, Iris Irvin, Gordon Colip, Fern Hawks,
Elmarie Nelson, Dianne Merz

Weekly Worship

Sundays:

Worship 10:30am 
KidZone 10:45am (Sundays during worship)

Wednesdays:

reNEW Youth Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm
      (7th-12th Grades)

Daily Radio Devotion

Radio devotions are broadcasted through KLOE 730AM and KKCI 102.5FM here in Goodland each weekday at 6:10 a.m. (MT) They can also be found on our website and Facebook page.
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