Operation Christmas Child—Shoebox Ministry
Now thru Week of November 17-23
We are currently collecting gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Brochures are available with instructions on packing the boxes along with sample boxes at the display table in the foyer. Deadline to drop off your shoeboxes is the week of November 17-23.
Toy Drive for Hispanic Church Missions
Now thru December 10
Our Children’s Choir is collecting new toys for the Hispanic Church Christmas Toy Drive. Toys will be distributed to families in Wilson County at an event that will present the Gospel. Please bring unwrapped new toys for children ages birth-12 years old to the Main Lobby, Children’s Building or Owens Building by Wednesday, December 10.
“Celebrate the Gift” Musical Presentation
December 7 ▪ 6:00 PM ▪ Sanctuary
Don’t miss this uniquely special musical presentation, which features the IBC Preschool Choir, Children’s Choir, and the IGNITE Student Praise & Worship Team!!!
Children Perform at Pavilion Nursing Home
December 10 ▪ 5:45 PM ▪ Pavilion Nursing Home
Blessing The Pavilion: Join us as we share some of our Christmas musical selections with residents at the Pavilion Skilled Nursing Home. We will meet in the nursing home lobby at 5:45 p.m.
Our Children’s Choir Christmas party will follow in the Owens Building.
Lottie Moon Sweet Shop
December 7, 10, and 14 ▪ After Evening Services
Our Children’s Ministry will be sponsoring the “Lottie Moon Sweet Shop” on Sunday and on Wednesday evenings. After each service, cookies will be available in the Main Lobby, Owens Building, and LIFE Center. All proceeds will go to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Contact Angelia Jones or Tara Christian for information on how to participate in this mission project.
Lincolns for Lottie
Begins December 7 ▪ Sunday School Classes
Each Sunday School class in the Children’s and Preschool Departments will be collecting “Lincolns” for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering® this December. Families are encouraged to give coins (pennies) and bills ($5) on which Abraham Lincoln appears. We want to be a part of our church reaching its goal for the missions offering this year.
WEE is a preschool offering a Biblically–based, academically challenging program for children one year thru pre-k. We meet August through May on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 8:30 AM- 12:30 PM.
Special emphasis in:
⇒ Learning Centers (blocks, home living, nature, etc.)
⇒ Creative art activities and crafts