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Parent's Night Out
Join us Friday, November 3, at Malco Ridgeway Cinema for Thor: Ragnarok. We will meet at the theater and pick up will be at Genghis Grill. Times TBA
A Call to All Singers
Advent is approaching quickly and the choir is preparing a special array of music to celebrate this special season! To make the season all the more joyful, they need more voices! So, if you enjoy singing and would like to add your voice to our small and dedicated choir, please consider joining, if only for the short season. Choir practice is on Wednesdays at 7:30p.
Don't Forget to Set Your Clocks Back
DST ends on Sunday, November 5, at 2:00 A.M.
Join a Team
Team meetings are Sunday, November 5, after church.
PW Day and Night Circles
The Day Circle will meet here at the church on November 7, at 10 am. We will discuss Lesson 3. The night circle will meet at Nancy Walker's home at 294 Richbriar St. at 7pm.
Women's Birthday Luncheon
The birthday lunch will be at The Second Line, November 8, at noon. Honorees are Annette Bickers, Mary Lou Stanton and Glenna Rohrbacher.
Wednesday Night Dinners
The next dinner is November 8, at 6pm, in the Fellowship Hall. Our guest speaker will be from Refugee Empowerment Program. REP serves between 200-400 refugees each year. Their three main programs are the after school program for PK to 12th grade youth, the adult ESL program, and a Summer Enrichment Program for 3rd grade to 12th grade students.
On Saturday, November 11th, come serve at St. Luke's United Methodist Church on Highland @
Mynders. Plan to stay from about 3:00 pm to about 5:30 pm. Call Susan Baldwin with questions 605-7704.
The Formation Team will be offering sausage biscuits (and plain biscuits) for sale to raise funds for the annual St. Luke's Christmas Dinner. They will be offered on November 12th and will cost $3.00. Your support is greatly appreciated!
Interested in Joining the Church?
Talk to a session member about attending the next meeting, Monday, November 13, at 5:30pm in room 13.
Youth Group Volunteer Opportunity
Join us Thursday, November 16, from 5pm-7pm at Idlewild Presbyterian Church: More Than a Meal.
We will meet on the 16th, at 7pm, to discuss Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance. Nancy Howell will lead the discussion.
Knitting Prayer Shawls
Our knitting group will meet Sunday, November 19, from 2:00 till 3:30pm. Please note the date change due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Blessed! A Feast to Give Thanks
Please join us Tuesday, November 21, at 6:30pm for the annual feast. Plans are in the works for Beulah Baptist Church and Masid As-Salam to join us!
Youth Group Meet Up
Join us Sunday, November 26, to go to the Rec Room. We will meet here at the church at 1:00pm. Pick up will be at 3:00pm at the Rec Room located at 3000 Broad Avenue.
2017 Pledge Progress
As of October 30, Shady Grove is at 91% of reaching our goal of $305,000!
Help is greatly needed! If you would like to volunteer to work in the store, please see Bonnie Dodson or sign up in the narthex. Come check out the new products from Thistle and Bee!
Most needed items are cans of main dishes with meat (not tuna), soup and cans of green
Rev. Will is out of the office from November 6 - November 13. He will be attending a week long community organizing training through the Gamaliel Foundation in Illinois. Rev. Sara Dorrien-Christians will be preaching on Sunday, November 12.
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