Weekly Announcements

First Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ)
111 North Fifth Street
Murray, Kentucky 42071
(270) 753-3824


For the week of
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 through Monday, December 17, 2019

Tip: Reach out to friends and family and offer them your thanksgiving for their lives.

"I thank God every time I remember you." ~ Philippians 1:3

Nancy Dycus led the Children's Message during the Second Sunday in Advent December 8. 


If you have not yet returned the Christmas gifts taken from ornaments off the Christmas tree at the back of the sanctuary that are for 15 children/youth from the Calloway County school system, they must be returned (unwrapped) to the fellowship hall by tomorrow, Wednesday.

On a table at the back of the sanctuary you will find: (1)  Little Acts of Kindness bags that you may take to fill and hand out to people in need you might meet over the holiday season; (2) Alternative Gifts Catalogs to make Christmas purchases: (3) Items made by the girls at Starfish international, that include greeting cards ($2) and soap ($3 or two for $5).

The “Bible in 30 Minutes” (with Nancy Dycus) and “The Meeting” will be presented at Playhouse in the Park on December 16 at 6:30. 
Tuesday at 6:30 PM ~ CWF I at home of Betty McCord.
Wednesday, 6 PM ~ Elder’s Meeting in the parlor.
Wednesday, 6:30 PM ~ Children’s Play preparation.
Please note that the youth group shopping trip to Paducah has been CANCELLED this Saturday.
Sunday, December 15, will be glorious day with the Chancel Choir Christmas Cantata and Children’s skit! Following worship our Children’s Director Nancy Dycus will have a lunch and movie for children, giving parents some time to have some free time.
NOTE:  On Tuesday, December 17, there will be an Advent Faith and Food Potluck and Christmas ornament exchange at home of Ann Thornton. Everyone is welcome to attend and bring a dish to share.  We will be reading an abridged version of Henry Van Dyke’s classic tale “The Fourth Wise Man.” There are copies of it on the ledge by the pulpit. 

Tuesday, December 10
6:30 p.m. ~ CWF I

Happy Birthday Ashley Criswell (Nichols), Steven Reed!

Wednesday, December 11
6 p.m. ~ Elders meeting

6:30 p.m. ~ Children's play practice

7 p.m.~ Choir

Happy Birthday Brandon Redd!
Thursday, December 12
6:30 p.m. ~ Boy Scouts

Happy Anniversary David & Rita Daughaday!

Saturday, December 14
8 a.m. ~ DMF breakfast in FH 

Sunday, December 15 - ADVENT THREE
9:30 a.m. ~ Sunday School 

10:30 a.m. ~ Worship (Children's Play and Christmas Cantata during worship)

Noon-3 p.m. ~ Children's Lunch and a Movie (Parents Time Out!)

Happy Birthday Enas Abo Al Haija!

Monday, December 16
7 p.m. ~ Home Bible Study

7 p.m. ~ CWF II

Happy Birthday Richard Reed!

Tuesday, December 17
6 p.m. ~ Advent Potluck and Christmas Ornament Exchange at the home of Ann Thornton

Happy Birthday Don Bennett!