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Worship in the Park with Blend is Sept. 17

Sunday, September 17, 2017
9:30 a.m. Fellowship
10:30 a.m. Worship

First Christian Church, Metropolis invites you to Sunday Morning Worship Service at Fort Massac Park. across from Sonic Drive-In. Come early for a time to fellowship and stay for worship with a special performance by the a cappella group, Blend.

Blend is able to entertain crowds of all ages with their energy, humor, renditions of songs which most everyone has heard at some time. In addition to their classic doo-wop routine, they love to share their gospel music as well. After this performance, they will be retiring and will no longer be performing as a group. We want to have a big turnout for their final singing appearance.

Invite your family and friends.

Please bring lawn chairs or blanket for seating. Potluck luncheon will follow service. Please bring your favorite covered dish for everyone to enjoy. A love offering will be collected. For information, contact the church at 618-524-7118 or Rhonda at 618-638-2512.

First Christian Annual Cookie Sale is Dec. 10

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Saturday, December 10, 2016
9 a.m. – Noon
First Christian Church, 420 Catherine St., Metropolis

If you are looking for treats for the holiday season, this is the place to come. There will be a large selection of freshly baked cookies. Cost is $6 per pound. Cookie Sale is held upstairs in the church Parlor. Come early because they go fast.

Proceeds are used to benefit local families in need throughout the year.

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In the past, money raised at the Cookie Sales has been donated to cancer patients, heart surgery, ill children, fire victims, accident victims who required hospitalization, homeless families, book bags for schools, tornado victims, Guardian House, Teen Challenge, Hospitality House, COPE, Hope Unlimited, local outreach, items for Ronald McDonald House, health kits for Hospice, Habitat for Humanity, St. Jude, Hurricane Katrina Fund, Weekend Blessings*, Hug Project**, and others.

*Weekend Blessings is a program where volunteers gather to stuff back packs with good, wholesome, food for children to take home on Friday so they have food to eat on the weekend when they are not provided breakfast and lunch by their school.

**The Hug Project was started by Gaylord Ferguson in Paducah. Boxes of supplies are sent to service people each month. Church members made “huggies” which are strips of material with poly crystals inside. You soak them in water to keep your neck warm in the winter, or in cold water to keep your neck cool in the summer. Members also made pillow cases of colorful material for the injured to carry their personal items when they are sent to the U.S. hospitals. Money was donated for postage. This is a wonderful project. Help is always needed, especially at Christmas. Each person in the troop gets something!