Weekly: November 20, 2018

Highlights

Orange Family Time

At this month’s Orange Family Time, parents and children will gather to make special gifts for various members of our church family. Join us this Sunday, November 25 after worship service in room 5. Lunch will be provided.

Christmas Unwrapped: Christmas at WCCC

Christmas is just around the corner, and you're invited to Christmas Unwrapped, a month-long celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior. Here’s what’s in store:

  • Christmas Caroling – Saturday, December 1 at 5pm
    Spread Christmas joy in our community. Every Christmas season, a group from the church visits those in our community’s convalescent homes. After caroling, the group returns to church for a light dinner. Additional information will be available shortly.

  • Lighting of Advent Candles – starting Sunday, December 2
    For each of the four Sundays of Advent, during worship service, a family from the church will be lighting the candles of hope, peace, joy, and love.

  • Daily Advent Devotionals – starting Sunday, December 2
    On Sunday, November 25, pick up this year's book of daily devotionals and, starting Sunday, December 2, join your church family in daily readings. You will be blessed as you read the different love stories authored by the WCCC family.

  • Christmas Musical – Sunday, December 16 during worship
    Our Children's Ministry, along with the adult choir, has been working on a musical celebrating Jesus' birth. Don't miss "All About That Baby" debuting during our December 16 worship service.

  • Christmas Sunday and Christmas Eve services
    On Sunday, December 23, join us for our traditional Christmas Sunday worship service starting at 10:30am. Our annual Christmas Eve candlelight service is on Monday, December 24 at 5pm.

Announcements

Office Closed

Our offices will be closed from Thursday, November 22 through Monday, November 26. We’ll reopen on Tuesday, November 27 at 9am.

Mochitsuki

A Japanese tradition for the new year is mochitsuki – the pounding and making of sweet and savory rice cakes. Join us the morning of Saturday, December 8 as we partake in this tradition. For more information, see Patty Higa or Clara Furukawa.

2019 Offering Envelopes

Offering envelopes for next year will be available starting Sunday, December 2. If you were not assigned an offering box/number for 2018 but would like one for 2019, please contact Andrew Todd at atodd@westcovina.church or (626) 430-7588 ext 203.


Upcoming Events

  • Orange Family Time: Sunday, November 25 after worship service

  • Christmas Caroling: Saturday, December 1 at 5pm

  • Beginning of Advent: Sunday, December 2

  • Mochitsuki: Saturday, December 8 starting 8am

  • Christmas Musical: Sunday, December 16 during 10:30am worship service

  • Christmas Sunday Worship: Sunday, December 23 at 10:30am

  • Christmas Eve Service: Monday, December 24 at 5pm


November 18 Message

This Thanksgiving Sunday, Pastor Kory talked about gratitude and a thankful heart. His message is available on our website, and in the iTunes and Google Play stores.