Sunday, Nov 27
Message:  Hope
Series: The Gift of Christmas
Passage: Isaiah 2:1-5, Romans 13:11-14, Matthew 24:36-44

Thank you for taking the time to read Orchard's weekly news bulletin.  It is our hope that the information in this communication will enable you to get plugged in, get to know your brothers and sisters in Christ, and come together in fellowship as Christ followers with the goal of "inviting people to experience Hope through Faith in Christ." 

If you missed last Sunday, you can listen to last week's sermon "Thanksgiving" by clicking here.

Weekly Memory Verse: "Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is -- his good, pleasing and perfect will."  Romans 12:2


UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Mel Bittner

Mel Bittner

GLOBAL MISSIONS OUTREACH TEAM

The Global Missions Outreach Team will be delivering the clothing donated for the Niños de la Promesa in Playas de Tijuana on Saturday, December 3rd.
 
We are looking for volunteers who are willing to help drive the clothes to Tijuana. You must have a valid U.S. Passport.  If you are interested in helping, please call Mel Bittner at 760-743-3172.


THANK YOU!

Thank you for being faithful in filling out your communication cards! We would love to give a few lucky winners a gift. There will be a drawing on December 4 after we collect communication cards for six weeks. Five winners will receive a Starbucks gift card and one person wins the grand prize.

Remember, winning is as simple as filling out a communication card...good luck! 


ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Come one and all to our annual Christmas concert "The Gift of Christmas" at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, to sing and celebrate the birth of Jesus. Please invite your family, friends and neighbors.


CHRISTMAS COOKIE DECORATING PARTY

Come join us for some Christmas fun during our 2nd Annual Christmas Cookie Decorating Party on December 16 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m at Orange Glen High School!  Kids can decorate their own cookies and make an ornament to take home. This is a great way to spend time with family and friends this holiday season!

For more information contact Tonya Pinkerton @ tpinkerton@orchardcc.org.


2017 3rd ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF

Hey all you Chili lovers. -   We are already thinking about our 3rd annual chili cook-off.  It won’t be until after the first of the year but we are looking for some interested people to help in planning and running the event. If you are interested please contact Jan Bittner at jbittner@orchardcc.org or (760) 743-3172. 


CONGREGATIONAL NEEDS

Carpet Cleaner 
Does anyone have a carpet cleaner they would be willing to loan?  If so, please call Jan at 760-743-3172

*If you have a need that you would like to include in this bulletin, please send an email to cmaldonado@orchardcc.org for publication. 

House or Apartment to Rent
•    One of our members is looking for a house or apartment to rent.   
•    Single Mom looking for a room to rent or someone looking for a roommate.
If you know someone that has a house or apartment or room to rent, please send an email to info@orchardcc.org


CLASSIFIEDS

If you have items for sale or want to give away (only good items please) that you would like to include in this bulletin, please email the items to cmaldo81@outlook.com for publication.  


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