The following area churches sent updates to their weekly schedule for publication:
• First Presbyterian Church will host KidzConnect on Wednesday, December 7 from 2-4 p.m. since the school has an “early out.” Following KidzConnect, the Bell Choir will meet at 4:30 p.m. and the Chancel Choir will meet at 5:15.
On Saturday, December 10, the Women’s Brunch will take place at 9 a.m.
On Sunday, December 11, which will be the third Sunday of Advent; Sunday School will meet at 9 a.m. The Reverend Joel Montgomery will lead the Worship Service at 10 a.m. Sunday’s ushers will be Alan Adam and Dalton Buie. The greeters will be Dan and Deana Bybee.
On Monday, December 12 at 6 p.m. will be a joint meeting of Session and Deacons.
• Vandalia United Methodist Church will host a Called Charge Conference on Wednesday, December 7 at 7 p.m.
On Thursday, December 8, the Sewing Group will meet at 1 p.m.
On Sunday, December 11, the Sunday School Classes will meet at 8:45 a.m., and the Worship Service will take place at 10 a.m.
The Monday Study Club will meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, December 12.
At 5 p.m., on Tuesday, December 13, the TOPS group will meet and at 6:45 p.m. the Cub Scout meeting will take place.
The Ministry Team meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 14. The time for that meeting will be announced at a later date.
• The Farber Baptist Church will have Choir Practice on Wednesday, December 7 at 6:15 p.m. Following will be Discipleship Training at 7 p.m.
On Thursday, December 8, the Baptist Men’s Christmas Party will take place at 7 p.m. in the home of Sterling Holbrook.
On Sunday, December 11, Sunday School, Tom Prior being the Sunday School Director, will take place at 9:30 a.m. and will celebrate “Recognition Sunday.” The worship Service will follow at 10:30 a.m.
“Where is the Savior?” is a Christmas candlelight musical arranged by Sterling Holbrook and directed by Karen Holbrook. The musical will be presented Sunday, December 11 at 7 p.m. by the Adult Choir. Choir members are Karen and Sterling Holbrook, Jerry and Jackie Ostrom, Linda and Tom Prior, and Tom Wright. The narrators are Jerry Ostrom and Linda Prior. The devotion will be given by the Reverend Jerry Ostrom, pastor of Farber Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend.
• The children of Farber Presbyterian Church will host a holiday breakfast from 7:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Sunday, December 11 to raise money for the Angel Tree.
After breakfast, the children will present a Christmas program coordinated by Brandie Gay during the 9 a.m. worship service. There will be a congregational meeting immediately after worship to elect elders and deacons.