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PAUL MESNER PUPPETS PERFORM THIS FRIDAY - The nationally recognized Paul Mesner Puppets will perform at 7 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 6, in the Village Church Sanctuary. This year's performance is “The Comical Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard and her Dog." This show is well-suited for children up to age 4. This free event is a yearly tradition at Village. For more information, contact Young Adult/Young Family Ministries, 913-671-2321.
REMEMBRANCE SERVICE - At 5 p.m. this Sunday, Dec. 8, a Remembrance Service will be held in the Sanctuary. Join us as we give thanks to God for all of our loved ones who are deeply missed. The service includes prayers, beautiful music, time for reflection, candle lighting, and the proclamation of God’s holy,Christmas promise: that there is a light in this world that the darkness will never, ever overcome. If your loved one passed away in the last year and Village Church was informed, his or her name will be included in the program.
A POINSETTIA MEMORIAL TO HONOR YOUR LOVED ONE - A poinsettia that decorates the Sanctuary this Advent season my be purchased in memory of a loved one. Make your check ($10) payable to Village Church, clearly printing the memorial name with your donation, and mail by Tuesday, Dec. 17 to:
Attention: Ann Kranker
Village Presbyterian Church
6641 Mission Road
Prairie Village, KS 66208
Call Janice Gill at 913-671-2362 if you have any questions.
FEAST OF CAROLS CHRISTMAS DINNER - At 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, Chef Emily and her team will make a delicious Christmas dinner, including carved roast beef and then we will have a sing-a-long with your favorite Christmas carols. Cost is $6/person, $3/age 10 & under. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 913-671-2334 or email.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS RECYCLING NOW-JAN. 12- Please bring your used or defective Christmas lights to Village Church and place in bins that will be located inside the north ramp entrance and south entrance. These will be recycled by Southeast Enterprises which provides jobs for 160 people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Keep the lights out of our local landfills. This recycling event is being coordinated by the Village Church Environmental Action Committee. Call 913-362-8596 with questions.
O CHRISTMAS TREE...O CHRISTMAS TREE- As a Village tradition, our Hat and Mitten Trees return for the holiday season. From Dec. 8-22, come decorate our Christmas trees with hats and mittens to give to families served by the Village Clothes Closet/Food Pantry. You will find the trees located outside the Children’s Library on the second floor and at entrance to the sanctuary narthex. The pantry serves 500 households a month and your contribution will literally help spread the warmth of the season to many of these families. Contact Deborah White, coordinator of local missions, at 913-671-2369 or email@example.com with any questions.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA - The Village Church Child & Family Development Center at 99th and Mission Road will host its annual “Breakfast with Santa” from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14. Enjoy an all- you-can-eat pancake breakfast made by Chris Cakes. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children age 2 and up. Children under 2 eat free. Get your child’s picture taken with Santa. Get a jump start on your holiday shopping at our Scholastic Book Fair and get your books wrapped for free by Santa’s elves while you eat. Kids can make their own bookmarks and write letters to Santa.
Contact Peggy Tingle at 913-671-2311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.Proceeds from Breakfast with Santa benefit the Ruth Davidson Scholarship Fund, providing need-based scholarships for children at VCCFDC, a ministry of Village Presbyterian Church.