This Week's Announcements
Community Development for All People Christmas Shop Donations are welcomed! If you would like to donate to the Christmas Shop, please grab a copy of the wishlist from the decorated box in the Narthex, and then return any purchased items to that same box when you are next here! Donations must be received NO LATER THAN SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10.
Charge Conference - Our Annual Charge Conference will be held on Monday, December 11, at 7:00 p.m., via Zoom. This is a yearly church-wide administrative meeting, and all Livingston members are welcome to join. Please contact Pastor Angie to receive the Zoom link if you would like to join.
"Winter Warmup" co-hosted by Lutheran Social Services (LSS) Health Center - We are partnering with Lutheran Social Services to host an outreach event for those experiencing homelessness here in the Columbus area. The event will be on Wednesday, December 20, from 12 to 4 p.m. here at the church. LSS is requesting donations of the following:
winter supplies (hand warmers, sleeping bags, tarps, lotion, vaseline, lip balm, etc.)
cold snacks (sandwiches, cookies, etc.) brown bag lunch style
hot drinks (individual packets of hot chocolate, instant coffee, tea bags, etc.)
winter clothing (coats, hats, scarves, gloves, sweaters )
stocking stuffers (fun items such as handheld games, cards, and even wrapped candies)
We will have a box outside of the Sanctuary to collect donations of new and gently used clothing and other items up until December 15. Any food items can be delivered as late as December 18 or 19.
Christmas Eve Worship - This year Christmas Eve Day is also the fourth Sunday of Advent! We will observe the fourth Sunday of Advent on Christmas Eve morning at our regular time, and our Christmas Eve candlelight worship service will be that evening at 6:00 p.m.
Altar flowers - If you would like to provide altar flowers, please email Jane at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday afternoon with your dedication so it can be added to the bulletin.