Worn down by the constant commercialization of our Saviour Jesus Christ?
Looking for ways to live out the reason for the season?
Want to find the most profound Christmas spirit?
Join us as we explore the deeper meaning of Christmas every Sunday between now and Christmas.
Other 2013 opportunities
Thanksgiving Day / Christmas Week Meal
- for the Poor and Homeless in our valley: Join our team that opens our doors every Monday and Thursday to serve a hot meal the hungry, poor and homeless. Special Thanksgiving menu planned.
Check the AV Press
- for many opportunities to help others.
Call 661-942-0419 for information about joining in.
•MORE IDEAS TO DRAW CLOSE TO CHRIST IN YOUR CHRISTMAS ARE FOUND HERE!
• Alternative Christmas Market
UMC World Service Fund
African Mission in Liberia
Footprints Christian Children's Center @ LUMC
LUMC Community Kitchen
Youth Support Association (in Lancaster)
• The Giving Tree
Be an Angel!
Nominate a family in need
Purchase a new gift for a nominated person
• Gift of Warmth:
Gently Used clothes, Sox, Gloves,
Blankets, Toys & Appliances
• Personal Christmas Gift Kits
Hygiene for the Homeless
$10 each - Bette Jo Valdez will make them
DIY: Do it yourself - list here
Live out the reason for the season