Weekly Announcements 11.13.2011

November 15, 2011 by jpark

1. Welcome
Welcome to The Redemption Church, and thank you for coming to worship with us today! Please join us for fellowship and refreshments after service.

2. Sunday Prayer Meeting (Every Sunday, 11:30am-12:15pm, Room 040)
All are welcome to pray for our worship service and our church on Sundays.

3. Operation Christmas Child (Sunday, Oct. 30, to Sunday, Nov. 20)
Starting on Sunday, Oct. 30, we will be collecting school supplies, toys, clothes, and hygiene items to fill the shoe boxes. Each Sunday, there will be a registry of suggested items on display by the refreshment tables for people to consider to donate. Grab a tag or a few and bring the items with you the following Sundays. The final collection date is on Sunday, Nov. 20. Immediately after the service on Sunday, Nov. 20, we will be packing the shoe boxes together, and everyone is welcome to participate. The packing event is expected to last 45 minutes. Please contact Jim Lee ( if you have questions.

4. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Schedule
– Thanksgiving Luncheon Sun Nov. 20, 2:30-4pm, NPC MPR
– Christmas Eve Service Sat Dec. 24, 7:30-9pm, NPC Rooms 281/283
– Christmas Service Sun Dec. 25, 1-2:30pm, NPC MPR
– New Year’s Eve Service Sat Dec 31, 7:30-9pm, NPC MPR
– New Year’s Service Sun Jan. 1, 1-2:30pm, NPC MPR

5. Join a Life Group
We have life groups that meet once a week in Naperville, Schaumburg, Downers Grove (Midwestern U.) and the city (West Loop). Please sign up on the website ( or by emailing It’s never too late to join!

6. Get Involved
There are plenty of opportunities to put your gifts and abilities to good use at TRC. Serving opportunities include:
• Welcoming
Fold & pass out bulletins and greet people as they enter our worship service
• Setting up for service
Set up chairs and help the worship band set up the band equipment
• Preparing refreshments
Create the refreshments menu, prep before service, and have loads of fun in the kitchen during clean up!
• Children’s ministry
Teach a Bible lesson and a craft to the children
• Redemption No Borders
Write the Sunday missions report on a current event, country, or people group
If you are interested in serving in these areas or in any other way, please email us at

7. One in Love 2012 (January 4-7, 2012 in Sandwich, IL)
The second deadline is on December 1, 2011. Register at

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