The United Church of Milton
Making Disciples who make disciples
                                       Teaching them to:
Love God; Love Neighbor and Love the World


WORSHIP SUNDAYS
10AM

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December 17, 2017
Message
Mary, Mother of God

She wonders aloud, “How is it possible this is mine to do?”

–Martha Spong

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HEALING ROOMS
MONDAYS 7 – 8:30 pm
God still heals today
We provide a safe, loving, confidential atmosphere of His presence

for you to receive your healing
At the United Church of Milton
51 Main Street Milton VT
We are affiliated and trained under The Father Heart Healing Rooms, a ministry started by Cal Pierce in Spokane Washington 1999. No appointment necessary.
For more information call 866-526-3960

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RAISE  THE ROOF THANK YOU
Thank you all for your support and donations for our raise the roof campaign.  The work is done!  Together we raised $41,018.50. Our final cost for the roof was $42,210.00 with the additional work, materials and expenses for the campaign we are short by $1,963.26. We thank God for his provision through those who gave so generously to our Campaign!

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ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS
CALENDAR

Fri. Dec 15
4:30 – 6:30 PM
Adopt a Family Drop Off Night
Please bring your packages a the United Church of Milton
51 Main Street Milton VT

Sat. Dec 16
8:30 – 10:30 AM
Families Will Pick up Adopt a Family Gifts
At the Untied Church of Milton

Sun. Dec 24
10 AM

Advent  IV
Family Christmas Service
w/ a play by the Sunday School Students
Followed by refreshments, Decorate your own Christmas Cookie and fellowship

Sun Dec 24
CHRISTMAS EVE
7:30 PM

Christmas Eve Candle light Service

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SUNDAY MORNINGS

 9AM – Discipleship Time
Sunday School for kids and youth, and nursery care.
Bible Study with Pastor Jeff on the Message for Sunday for teens and adults

10AM – Worship Time
  We approach worship with a heart to glorify God
Children are with us in worship, they are more than welcome.
Nursery care for infants and toddlers will continue to be provided.

Fellowship Time –immediately following worship.

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 DIVING DEEP INTO THE WORD
Want to explore the deeper understandings of the scripture
that the Sunday morning message is based on?
Then join Pastor Jeff on Sundays at 9AM in room 5
(room 5 is on the 2nd floor of the educational wing – first classroom on the left)

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PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY
If you love to knit or crochet please let God use your hands to bless those who need comfort, support, encouragement, healing, or recovery.
Martha has provided some new yarn, patterns and thank you cards to be used.
Please tag the shawl that you made with your name.  (paper in the box)
Contact Martha Gonyo at 893-1139 or marthagonyo@comcast.net
Feel Free to give one of these beautiful shawls for any reason
that stirs your heart to bless someone.

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ANEW PLACE

Is looking for meal providers for June
Grab a family member, coworker, or neighbor and provide a meal to the house.  Visit the meal calendar to sign up at http://anewplacevt.org/meals/
Prepare food for about 20 people.  They currently have one vegetarian.  Bring the prepared meal to ANEW place 89 North Street in Burlington.  (right across the street from Dion Locksmith) there is street parking in front of the building.  Arrive to the house by 7pm.  If you wish to stay and join in on cheerful conversation with the house you are more than welcome to do so!  If you need to drop off dinner at another time please call 862-9879 and arrange with staff.

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UNITED CHURCH
SERVANT LEADERS

Council of Elders
Moderator –  Alan Chandler
Vice Moderator – Ray Williams
Treasurer – Jonathan Currie
Secretary –  open
Pastor – Jeff Cornwell
Asst Pastor – Donna Pollock

Deacons
Christian Formation – Becky Pelkey
Fellowship – Ray Palmer
Missions – Julie Talley
Facilities – Mike Hathaway

Ministry Leaders
Bell Choir – Kim Arnold
Choir – Sharon Flaherty
Men of Action – Jeff Cornwell
Nursery – Kath Berard-Brown
Prayer Shawl – Gail Orr
Prayer Teams – Pastor Jeff
Small Groups – Donna Pollock
Sunday School – Kimberly Fuller
Tech Team – OPEN
Thrift Shop – Shirley Nelson, Judy Perry, Gloria Geary
Worship Band – Jaimee Brown