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Advent Sermon Series:  Jesus, The Most Unique Gift of Christmas

Join us as we celebrate the birth of the Messiah and the unique Gift that His life brings this Christmas season.

 

Advent Thought

Define yourself radically as one beloved by God.  God’s love for you and His choice of you constitute your worth.  Accept that, and let it become the most important thing in your life this Advent Season!  “I am one loved by Christ, the One Who Came for Me”

Fellowship Dinner – December 21st

Please join us for a Christmas Fellowship dinner on Sunday, December 21st, following the morning service.

 

Christmas Eve Service – 6:30pm

Join us for a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 6:30pm on December 24th.  Nursery and Children’s Church are not provided.

 

Building Remodel -Update: $ 59,844 has come in. 

Swan Lake has received a $10,000 matching gift through the end of this year.  Please consider giving towards this match!

 

Women’s Bible Study – Made to Crave

Made to Crave… satisfying your deepest desire with God, not food, by Lysa TerKeurst. This 7 week Bible study along with a short DVD, will meet Tuesdays, beginning January 6th  from 7-8:30 here at church.  This book is not a how-to manual or the latest, greatest diet plan.  It is a helpful companion to use alongside whatever healthy eating approach you choose – designed to help you find the “want to” in how to make healthy lifestyle changes. Sign-up sheet is in the back. Book is $11.  Questions contact Mendy Lange (507-829-5021) or Sherry Smith (320-841-2070).

 

Community Christmas meal  – December 25th

Serving from 11AM to 1PM at the Cottonwood Community Center.  Meal will be on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last.  Freewill donations accepted, but not necessary.  If you know of a family that will be alone for the holidays, or is in need, please share this opportunity with them.

 

Discover Swan Lake – January 25

A class designed for those considering membership or those that simply desire to know more about the ministries and beliefs of Swan Lake.  The next class is scheduled for Sunday, January 25th, following the morning service.  A light lunch will be provided, so please contact the church office @ 423-6697 or talk to Pastor Ray if you plan to attend.

 

Budget Shortfall – General Fund

Budget:  $265,586   Actual:  $242,003  Short:  -$23,583