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Advent Suppers

Advent Suppers
All are welcome to share soup and friendship, and to light Advent candles. Please bring a beverage of your choice.

December 1
Margaret Ritchey’s Home
1114 Notre Dame, Modesto
5:30pm

December 8
Brian Gibbs & Michael McCarren’s Home
326 Las Palmas, Modesto 
5:30pm

December 15
Host TBA
5:30pm

Epiphany Celebration!

Monday, January 6, 6pm, Fellowship Hall.

Come and greet the Magi, burn Christmas greens in a bonfire, and enjoy a warm and delicious potluck. Please bring soup or bread to share.

All-church Caroling!

COME CAROLING WITH US!

To celebrate the last Sunday of Advent, join us for a night of caroling! We’ll caravan around Modesto, visiting our shut-ins, caroling all the way! We’ll end the night with some soup, fixings, and cocoa!

Meet at the Youth Building
Sunday, December 22, 2013
5:30pm – 7:45pm
Free

All-church Caroling!

COME CAROLING WITH US!

To celebrate the last Sunday of Advent, join us for a night of caroling!  We’ll caravan around Modesto, visiting our shut-ins, caroling all the way! We’ll end the night with some soup, fixings, and cocoa!

Meet at the Youth Building
Sunday, December 23, 2012
5:30pm – 7:45pm
Free

Advent Suppers!

Advent Suppers
Sundays, 5:30pm

Please bring: dessert or bread, and a drink of your choice.

November 27 — At the home of Margaret Ritchey
Please call the office for address, (209) 522-7244.

December 04 — At the home of Brad Koehn with co-host, Dustin Williams
Please call the office for address.

December 11 — At the home of Ray Stimson & Bobby Patnode
Please call the office for address.

Christmas Pageant Info. Meeting – Sun, Oct. 2, 5pm

Calling performers of all ages!

If you’d like to be a part of this year’s Christmas Pageant, come to our informational meeting to hear about the production and to sign-up for parts!

The meeting is Sunday, Oct. 2, 5pm-6pm, in the Youth Room.

Contact Rob Brittain to RSVP or for more information: studentministries.collegeavenue@gmail.com.

Hogwarts Festival Planning Meeting, Sun., Sept. 25, 11:30am

Our annual inter-generational Halloween party is scheduled for Saturday, October 15 from 3:30pm – 7:00pm!

This year, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is coming to College Avenue!

Come experience the magical home of JK Rowling’s beloved Harry Potter characters! The Festival includes a Quidditch match, a welcome from Professor Dumbledore, free wooden wands from Ollivander’s Wand Shoppe, a sorting into the four Hogwarts’ houses, Hogwarts’ classes, and a Great Feast including butterbeer and pumpkin juice!

If you are interested in helping with this festival, please let Rob know at studentministries.collegeavenue@gmail.com.  There will be a brief planning meeting after worship this Sunday, September 25 from 11:30am-12:15pm.

Hogwarts Comes to College Avenue!

Our annual inter-generational, all-ages Halloween party is scheduled for Saturday, October 15 from 3:30pm – 7:00pm!

This year, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is coming to College Avenue!

Come experience the magical home of JK Rowling’s beloved Harry Potter characters! The Festival includes a Quidditch match, a welcome from Professor Dumbledore, free wooden wands from Ollivander’s Wand Shoppe, a sorting into the four Hogwarts’ houses, Hogwarts’ classes, and a Great Feast including butterbeer and pumpkin juice!

We strongly encourage young people and adult participants to dress in Hogwarts’ student attire (white shirt and tie) but it is not mandatory.  Death Eater or “He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named” costumes are not allowed.  Dark magic is absolutely forbidden, per Hogwarts school policy.

In order to guarantee that every participant has a space at the Great Feast (we ran out of space last year), please pick up your free Hogwarts Feast Tickets. You can reserve these tickets with an RSVP to studentministries.collegeavenue@gmail.com naming the number of adults and young people who will be participating! You can also pick them up on the Sundays leading up to the event.

Christmas Pageant Production Meeting, Wed., July 13, 6pm

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s not even July and its time to begin planning our Christmas Pageant for December!

If you’d like to be on the creative planning team (book, costumes, set), please come to our first production meeting!  All are welcome!

If you’d like to be a performer, actor, or dancer (you don’t have to come to the production meeting), we’ll have a special cast meeting in August.  All ages are welcome.  Rehearsals will begin shortly thereafter.

Contact Rob Brittain at studentministries.collegeavenue@gmail.com if you have any questions or if you’d like to tell us you’d like to participate!

Christmas Pageant Production Meeting, Wednesday, July 13, 6pm, Youth Room

Epiphany Celebration Thursday Night!

Come to College Avenue for a soup-only potluck, some carols, and a visit by the Three Kings!

Epiphany Celebration: Thursday, January 6, 5:30 p.m., College Avenue.