WHAT'S HAPPENING

CHRISTMAS POINSETTIA PLANTS!

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Help beautify Advent's Christmas altar!

Order your poinsettia plants here, and indicate in the comments section if the plant is "In honor of..." or "In memory of..." someone, "To the glory of God," etc.

Plants are $10 each. 


Leave your check payable to Advent Lutheran Church in the offering plate or mail it to the church office at P.O. Box 153, Rindge, N.H. 03461.

CHOIR REHEARSALS

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Attn: Choir
We will be rehearsing for Christmas Eve at 11:15 AM on the following Sundays:

12/8

12/15

And at 6:00 PM on 12/24


Other dates may be added as needed.

CHRISTMAS GIFT CARD WREATH

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Donations of gift cards are being collected for our 

Annual Women’s Shelter Gift Card Wreath. 

We suggest gift cards from Keene area businesses that sell food, clothing, gasoline, toys, etc. 

and suggested denominations of $10, $15, $20, $25.

Please place your donation into the offering plate. Donation-In-Kind forms are available in the office. 

The cards will be delivered to the MCVP Battered Women's Shelter in Keene.

The deadline to hand in gift cards is SUNDAY 12/15

CHRISTMAS EVE

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CHRISTMAS EVE CELEBRATION and Candle Light Service

December 24th

7:00 PM 

With special music performed by Maryann Lindberg and the Advent Choir


ALL are welcome

ELCA GOOD GIFTS

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ELCA Good Gifts is your opportunity to provide critical support to the ministries and programs that mean the most to you and the people you love.

ELCA Good Gifts provides more than 50 different gift-giving options that grow the church, fight hunger and transform lives. These gifts, starting at just $10, provide direct support for the churchwide ministries of the ELCA. 


Consider giving a gift this Christmas

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

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Please join us immediately following the service at 11:00 AM on Sunday Jan 19th.

We will review reports, adopt the budget and accept nominations for Council members. 


Voting members only, please.


(Snow Date: Jan 26th)


DINNERS

January - Cabin Fever

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January 25th

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM


Need to get out of the house? 

Join us January 25th for a buffet style dinner of assorted soups and stews. 

Enjoy fellowship with people from the community in our warm social hall! 

 

$5 for children (12 and under)

$10 for adults

$25 for families (up to 4 people max)

February - Teddy Bear Tea

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February 15th

2 Seatings

11:30 AM & 1:00 PM

 A traditional tea lunch of scones, savory sandwiches, and desserts perfect for an outing with the grand kids, lunch with your women's group, or a Valentine's treat for that Special Someone! 

 Teddy bears and dolls welcome.

** Reservations Required! Call 603-899-3095

$10 for children (12 and under)

$15 for adults

All proceeds go to the ADVENTurer's Park Playground 

March - Irish

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March 28th

 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM 


Please join us for the Irish Themed dinner served buffet style with lots of great sides and desserts!


$5 for children (12 and under)

$10 for adults

$25 for families (up to 4 people max) 


(Take out available)

April - Italian Buffet

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April 25th

 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM 

Assorted Italian Dishes served Buffet style

Plus lots of delicious desserts!

 

$5 for children (12 and under)

$10 for adults

$25 for families (up to 4 people max)


(Take out available)


May - Mother's Day Tea

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May 9th

2 Seatings

11:30 AM and 1:00 PM

Celebrate Mom's Special Day with us!  

Treat her to something special!

Join us Mother's Day Weekend for traditional tea lunch.

** Reservations Required! Call 603-899-3095

$10 for children (12 and under)

$15 for adults

COLLECTION BOXES

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We have collection boxes in the Narthex for the 

RINDGE FOOD PANTRY 

and for LOCAL SERVICE MEN & WOMEN


You can drop off your items any Sunday

For a list of items that we are looking for please contact the church office. 

FUND RAISERS

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 Please help Advent with some of our simple fund raisers. Many items make great gifts.We have;

  • Martin's Table Coffee $7
  • Chocolate Java Drops $5
  • Tissue Paper $1 for 12 large sheets

All of these are self-serve in the Narthex 

CATCH-UP IN GIVING

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Although Catch-up Sunday has passed it's never to late to "catch-up" in your offerings if you missed any. 

There are additional Red envelopes in the Narthex and in the pews. 

Please feel free to take one.  

You can also help by praying for our church as we strive to "Catch up" in our giving.  

LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF

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As the humanitarian crisis continues to unfold in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, your help will make a difference. Lutheran World Relief is coordinating continuously with our partners on the ground to deliver lifesaving emergency aid. 

Please give generously today. 

Please Donate now

Got Lunch

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The Mission of the Got Lunch program in  the Jaffrey Rindge community is to ensure that all children always have access to a healthy meals.     

The  Got Lunch is a volunteer-run program and is funded through donations  received from individuals,  organizations and businesses in the  community.

Recognizing that many children in the Jaffrey-Rindge school district are dependent on the healthy lunch program  provided by the school to provide proper nutrition, but that no  such program  existed while school was in recess.

End 68 Hours of Hunger

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Ending Childhood Hunger in America

One School at at Time

This program puts nourishing food in the hands of school children to carry them through the weekend. Each bag of food costs $10 each week and provides two breakfasts, two lunches, and three dinners for a child, with some left over to share!

Please help us by donating these items to this great program. 

Peanut Butter – 18 oz plastic

Saltines / Graham Crackers

Canned Beef Stew

Canned Pasta – Beefaroni, Ravioli

Canned Soup – 12-20 oz size

Hormel Complete Meals

Macaroni and Cheese

Fruit Cups – 4 pack

Granola Bars/Nutrition Bars

Instant Flavored Rice or Noodles

Instant Flavored Potatoes

Tuna or Chicken or Pulled Pork – 10 oz or smaller cans

Instant Oatmeal individual packets

Pudding Cups – 4 pack

TOWN WIDE YARD SALE

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Join us June 6th for the 

Annual Rindge Town-Wide Yard Sale

8:00AM to 2:00PM

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Plant & Bake Sale by the Rindge Women's Club

Vendors wanted:

Inside space w/table $25

Outside space $20

List your own yard sale on our MAP $10

Maps available day of sale

rindgetwyardsale@adventlutheranchurch.org

Phone: 603-899-3095