November is warm socks month! Please bring your new warm socks for the people at the Richmond Rescue Mission. There will be a basket near the altar for your donations.
Sunday, November 29 is a Special Sunday: Student Day. Your gifts will help to provide college scholarships and loans for people who are in need and entering the ministry or associated service professions.
Tuesday, December 1: Giving Tuesday. Matching funds for gifts: umcmissiongiving.org.
Thursday, December 3: Dinner/Theater. Dinner at Hotel Mac and Theater at the Masquers Playhouse for the musical “The World Goes ‘Round”. Songs by Kander and Ebb the men who created Cabaret and Chicago. Save the date and invite friends! Tickets are $55. Dinner at 6 pm, Theater at 8 pm. Contact Jean Reynolds for tickets at 510 734 3942 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Let’s have a sell-out event! Please see attached.
Saturday, December 5, 1 pm: Annual All Church Conference, held at El Sobrante United Methodist Church. Bridges District Superintendent, Rev. Schuyler Rhodes will preside. All are welcome. 670 Appian Way, El Sobrante.
Friday, December 11, 7:30 pm, Point Richmond Acoustic Presents Maria Muldaur, legendary Blues and Americana performer. She is presenting a special “Christmas at the Oasis” holiday show, backed by some of the best Bay Area musicians. First United Methodist Church, 201 Martina St., Point Richmond. Advance tickets $20 through pointacoustic.org or $25 at the door. Tickets are going quickly and they expect a sell out, so get your tickets quickly.
Saturday, December 12, 4:30 pm, United Methodist Women’s Annual Christmas Party and Dinner. Kristi Johnson is hosting at her home 1317 Ptarmigan Drive #6, Walnut Creek. Please let Kristi know what you can bring. The ham is provided by UMW and the rest is up to us. If you would like to bring gifts for the Rescue Mission, please do so. Doreen Leighton will be taking her van to car pool. Let her know if you would like a ride. Kristi’s phone number: 925 787-1235. All are welcome.
Saturday, December 19, 9 am-3 pm: Annual Bake and Crafts Sale. Bring your baked goodies for sale by 9 am, open for donations at 8:30 am. Donations for the crafts can be given to Barbara Haley any time. Point Richmond Community Center.
Thursday, December 24,7 pm: Christmas Eve Jazz Service featuring the Dan Damon Quartet and Friends. Free will offering. Come early to get a good seat.