2. Next weekend, our District Pastor, Rev. Gary Chidester will be here to visit our community, and will give next Sunday's sermon (1/15). Please plan to attend with your family and stay after service for his District update and report.
3. New Years Day (1.1) by the Heavenly Calendar in the 5th year of Cheon Il Guk will fall on Saturday, 1/28/17. The 50th Heavenly Parent's Day, the 16th Anniversary of the Enthronement (Coronation) Ceremony for God’s Kingship, and the 58th True Parents’ Day will all be celebrated at the same time in Korea and in all churches throughout the world.
4. There will be a Local Church Council Meeting on Tuesday, 1/10/16. If you have anything you would like to be brought before the meeting, please contact one of our Council Members by tomorrow evening.
5. In early February we will have annual elections for open places on our Local Council. If you would like to be nominated or nominate someone as a candidate, please contact a current member of the council anytime during this month.
6. Congratulations to Rev. Terry Yamane, who was re-elected for another term on the National Council as the District 5 Representative.
7. Please continue to bring in your donations of health and hygiene items for the homeless ministry of Pastor and Mrs. Baxter in Grand Bay. We will collect until Sunday, 1/22/17 when we will invite the Baxters to our 5:00pm service and make the presentation.
8. The next An Shi Il will be Monday, January 9th.