Information for this Sunday, December 16, 2018

This Sunday is the third Sunday of December.  After worship please join us for a carry-in meal in the Fireside Room.  This Sunday's hospitality theme is  "Chili, Soup & Salad."

At the Meetinghouse: December 10-15

Wednesday, December 12, 7:00, Everyday Mysticism

Thursday, December 13,

- 10:00 AM, Daytime Spirituality Group

-  5:00 PM Tender Mercies

Saturday, December 15

- 9:00 AM - Noon, Meeting for Cleaning

- 10:00 AM - WYM Training & Recording Group, followed by a discussion on  "How Our Bible Came to Be."

Meeting for Cleaning

The Trustees have reschedule the “Meeting for Cleaning” for Saturday. December 15, 9 AM - 12:00 Noon. We will be concentrating on deep-cleaning the kitchen (appliances, cabinets, counters) and other inside tasks as time permits. Bring any supplies you think may help - gloves, paper towels, etc.  Sign up in the lobby!

Holiday Drive for Bethany House

This Sunday is our last day for holiday gifts for Bethany House and we still need items, especially ($10, $15 or $20) gift cards for teenagers to Wal-Mart and Target. Other requests include personal items for women such as body lotion, nail polish, body soap, shampoo, tooth brushes, & makeup.
Items will be collected on the bench outside the Library through Sunday, December 16.


Thank you again for being so generous with those in need.

                         The Peace & Social Concerns Committee

Wilmington Yearly Meeting Group to Meet at CFM

On Saturday, December 15, the WYM Training and Recording Committee will meet at Cincinnati Friends at 10:00 AM.  Following the committee meeting, Jim Newby will be leading a discussion on the topic, "How Our Bible Came To Be." Jim's talk is a part of the Wilmington Yearly Meeting Training and Recording process for persons who will be entering the ministry, but all are welcome. If you are interested in how the Bible developed over the years and eventually became the Canon, you are welcome to join us at 11:00 a.m. in library.

Christmas Eve Program

Monday, December 24, 7-8 PM Christmas Eve Celebration, Cincinnati Friends Meeting
The evening will include carols, a brief message from Jim Newby, silent worship and special music by the Williams Family Singers. Fellowship with cookies & breads will follow.

Please bring in a plate of cookies or sweet bread to share!

ad hoc Library Committee Forming

An ad hoc Library committee is forming to discuss how the library is used in addition to meetings, centering down, movie nights, nurture groups, guest speakers, etc. The committee will look at how the furniture, shelving, tables, chairs, etc. help or hinder the current needs, and then make recommendations.  If you are led to be a part of this committee please contact Jeff A, Judy L, or Mary Ellen K. before the next business meeting on January 13.

Donne Hayden’s Friends Journal Article – “Quaker Christian Ways and Roots”

Member Donne Hayden has an article in this month’s Friends Journal's on line edition on Quaker Christianity. Here is the link to read the article: "Quaker Christian Ways and Roots"