December Mission Collection
Aldersgate does not have a designated mission collection for December. Please consider giving to the community this holiday season.
Mission collection items can be left in the designated area by the St. Francis window in the lobby.
December 7: Cookie Sale
Come support our Aldersgate Kids by buying your Christmas cookies here, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds go to provide elementary student camp scholarships. The cookie sale is hosted by Aldersgate moms. If you would like to contribute an item or two, you can bring goodies to the church by noon on Friday December 6. Please sign up at the Welcome Center. Containers that the treats are brought in will NOT be returned! 
December 7&8: Children’s Christmas Pageant
Be sure to attend the annual children’s Christmas pageant on December 7 @ 6:30 p.m. and learn what the true meaning of the Christmas season is about. There will be a cookie reception following. The pageant will also be presented at the 11 a.m. service on December 8.
December 8: Goodies for EmberHope stockings
We are throwing a Christmas party for the foster families served by EmberHope Youthville, and as part of the party are giving stockings. You can contribute items such as chapstick, gum, candy, gloves, pens, pencils, notepads, socks, stickers, markers, toothpaste, toothbrushes, granola bars, small toys, $5 gift cards, games, hair accessories, chips, beef jerky, and candy canes by placing them in the boxes in the sanctuary lobby by December 8.
Let’s Celebrate!
The Finance Committee anticipates that we will pay off the church mortgage in January 2020. Watch for details as we plan to celebrate!
January 15: Elevate Begins
Elevate is for children in pre-K through 5th grade. The kids start out in a large group where a Bible story is introduced, then break into small groups with activities to cover the Bible story and main point. It meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. until April 22.