Emmanuel Lutheran Church
Menominee - Michigan
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The Hanging of the Greens!
The Fellowship committee will again be sponsoring the Hanging of the Greens, December 8th at 4:00 p.m. Pizza and soda will be provided, we just ask anyone coming to help bring some cookies or bars for dessert. Please come and enjoy some fellowship, food and fun while we assemble and decorate the Christmas trees!
Christmas Bake Sale….. We Need Your Help!
Our annual Christmas bake sale will be held December 8th between worship services. Our youth along with the Outreach Committee baked cookies on Saturday to sell. Proceeds from the bake sale go to support the Christmas food basket project.
Christmas Food Baskets
The collection of food and non-food items for the Christmas food boxes will take place now through next Sunday, December 15th. The donated items will be given to individuals and families in our community who are in need. This gift will help bring some joy and hope to them at Christmas. Donated goods may be placed in the marked area in the narthex.
Food items needed include canned meats (tuna and chicken), canned dinners, complete meal foods like spaghetti sauce with meat, peanut butter, soups, canned fruits and vegetables, pasta and rice including boxed meals, pancake mixes and syrup, cereal, and juices. Please no expired foods – we cannot include them in the food boxes.
Non-food items needed include toothbrushes, deodorant, soap and shampoo, paper towels, toilet tissue, dish soap, laundry soap, and general cleaning supplies. Please note when buying in bulk, items must be individually wrapped.
Tree of Love
Emmanuel’s local Tree of Love will be located in the narthex from December 1st through December 15th. The Rainbow House and Haven of Hope, will provide us with information about individuals and families in need of support from our community. If you wish to purchase a gift to help make someone’s holiday brighter, take a tag from the tree and sign up on the sheet provided. Please return wrapped gifts to the church office no later than Monday, December 16th.
Kids Helping Kids
Food Drive for the Christmas Food Baskets
Our Sunday School children are collecting kid-friendly, non-perishable foods for the church food drive. Collected food items will go into baskets for families that have children. Extra food collected will go to our local schools. Collection area is near the church nursery. Suggested items: Granola Bars, Fruit Snacks, Crackers, Fruit Cups, Apple Sauce Cups, Juice Boxes, Pudding Cups, Pop Tarts, Single Cup Cereals, Single Cup Mac ‘n Cheese, and Spaghettios.
Salvation Army Bell Ringing!
Saturday, December 14th, 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. at Jacks Market in Menominee
Emmanuel will be ringing bells for Salvation Army at Jacks Market in Menominee. We are seeking members of all ages to sign up for a shift of ringing and maybe even some singing! A sign-up sheet will be made available in the narthex where you can sign up for one hour shifts or more. Let’s make it a great turnout and show our community Emmanuel cares!
Paint and Potluck!
Due to the winter storm on Sunday, December 1st, the Paint and Potluck event has been rescheduled to
Sunday, December 15th 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sign up remains open for this event. Cost is $35.00.