Welcome New Members! At this weekend’s 11:00 a.m. service, we welcome into membership Garry Perdue, Sr.,by profession of faith and baptism. We also welcome Sharon Williams by transfer of membership. Please welcome our new brother and sisters in Christ!
Christmas Extravaganza — We invite you to join us Sunday, December 16 at 7:00 p.m. for our third annual Christmas Extravaganza! All of our musical ensem-bles, including choir, praise band, and handbell choir will come together for an evening of scripture and a variety of awesome music designed to bring the light of the season into your heart! Don’t miss the joy and beauty of this inspiring event!
Christmas Eve Services — Monday, December 24—Bring your friends and family to join us for one of our special times of worship!
6:00 p.m.—Family Christmas Eve Service
8:30 p.m.—Candlelight & Communion Service
11:00 p.m.—Candlelight & Communion Service
Advent Devotional Book—Reclaim the spiritual dimensions of the Advent season this year with Surprises Along the Way, a timely devotional booklet from the Society of St. Andrew, as relevant as today’s news. You can pick up a book in the welcome center. You can also sign up to receive this devotion as a daily email by visiting https://endhunger.org/advent/.
Christmas Caroling—Join us on Wednesday, December 19 from 5:45-8:00 p.m. as we go into the community to visit the lonely and the homebound. We are told in Psalm 100 to “make a joyful noise unto the Lord” and we hope you will join us! All ages welcomed! Dinner will be served at 5:45 pm and caroling will start at 6:15 pm.
Snow Tubing—ROC Out youth are going snow tubing! When? Saturday, January 12th from 12pm to 8:30pm. Where? At Wintergreen Resort! How Much? It's only $35! Sign up by Wednesday, January 2nd by submitting your payment to Jessi! Parents, this could be a GREAT Christmas gift! Contact Jessi Fortner at 483-9090 or Jessica@redwoodumc.org for more information!
Fusion Retreat 2019—Fusion is a Bi-District youth retreat that is held at the 4H center in Franklin County. It is held on February 15-17. Register for this event be-fore Tuesday, January 15th to secure your spot. Contact Jessi Fortner at 483-9090 or Jessica@redwoodumc.org for more information!
Stepping Stones Christmas Bags—Please join Redwood in providing Christmas toys for the children of Stepping Stone Mission in Rocky Mount. While you are shopping for Christmas this year, please remember to purchase an extra toy or two for the Stepping Stone Christmas Bags. Please place toys in the tubs in the Welcome Center. Last day to donate is Sunday, December 16th. Thanks so much for blessing the children at Stepping Stone! Please contact Lori Suon (540-520-5005) for questions.
Cabins for Christmas — Freedom International Ministries in the Dominican Republic has a new vision. To create a camp setting where children spend the night in cabins and have a true camping and learning experience. This new camp will be located on the property where Freedom currently provides meals and educates over 350 children in their school located in the heart of the DR. Each cabin will be able to sleep up to 21 campers. Cost of one cabin is approximately $8,000.00. What a great way to celebrate Christmas by building a camping refuge for the children of the Dominican Republic! Please mark your checks or envelopes with “Freedom International Christmas Offering”. If you have any questions, please contact Lori Suon (540-520-5005 or email@example.com). Thank you in advance for your generous offering!