BELATED HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! I hope you had an enjoyable day and are resting comfortably today.

There are numerous events for your consideration taking place in and around the church community.

Nov. 27th - 6:00PM - Hanging of the Greens - decorating the sanctuary at Keokee Chapel
Nov. 28th - 9:30AM - First Sunday of Advent worship service
Dec. 5th - 1:00-3:00PM - Annual Free Christmas Dinner at Mt. Pocono UMC - traditional dinner
Dec. 24th - 2:00 and 7:00PM - Christmas Eve Services

Volunteers are needed to form a committee to organize fund raising. If you are interested, please contact Fred Jabara.

The summary for the Pocono Mtn. Ecumenical Hunger Ministry for the months of September through November are as follows:
September (one day event due to storms)
140 families; 2 new; Adults 233 + children 84 + seniors 110 = 427 people served
166 families; 3 new: Adults 238 + children 87 + seniors 117 = 442 people served
210 families; 11 new: Adults 341 + children 118 + seniors 154 = 613 people served

Please remember to donate food for the pantries or send monetary donations. Volunteers are always needed on the first Wednesday's and Saturday's of the month. Additionally, you can contribute using the attached "Advent Calendar". Simply box the items and bring them to the church.

If you are interested in ordering Poinsettias for Christmas, they are on sale for
6" plant - $8.00 for a red, white or pink flower
7" plant - $9.00 for a red/white/pink combination flower
Please email your request with your dedication request (in honor of or in memory of someone).

Mountainhome UMC will be having their Cookie Walk on Saturday, Dec. 18th from 9:00AM until sold out. Cookies are $10.00 per pound and will be pre-packaged.

The Cabinets of both the Eastern Pennsylvania and Greater New Jersey Conferences conducted a survey to identify the characteristics of passionate disciples, transformational leaders, and vital Wesleyan congregations. The results are in one of the attachments below.

Prayers continue to be lifted for your health and care. Please take care of yourself and each other.
Pastor Mert
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