Thanksgiving and Christmas are wonderful times of the year, filled with family, love and giving. At Shades Crest, there are many opportunities to give, both of your time and resources. The following opportunities are listed for your convenience:
Ministry Center at Green Springs
- Christmas Party and Fellowship - December 6, from 2:00 - 4:00 PM, your help is needed to carry gifts to grandparents’ cars and to provide refreshments, crafts, Christmas program and fellowship at The Ministry Center at Green Springs. This will be a wonderful opportunity to Share the Joy of Christmas with families in need! Contact Sandy Flynn, email@example.com or 823-3044.
- Thanksgiving/Christmas Meals - Your gift of $45 will buy ingredients needed for holiday meals for 4 families. About 240 families will receive these meals. Contact Ray Flynn, firstname.lastname@example.org or 823-3044.
TEAM NOEL Mission Trip to Nicaragua
Suzanne Reece, Donna Henry, Fred and Rita Lakeman will travel to Diriamba December 1-6 to partner with Nicaraguan Christian Outreach to share the love of Christ with the seond poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. We will be delivering Christmas gifts and can use your help. The collection center is Room 154 by the School of the Arts Office. There is a list available of items needed, or you can give money.
The Annual Shades Crest Christmas Offering for World Missions
This offering also gives you two choices: You may give to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (Southern Baptist Convention Missions Offering) or to the CBF Offering for Global Missions (Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Missions Offering).
Wreaths Across America
The Alabama Gold Star Mothers are again sponsoring the Jefferson Memorial Gardens South Cemetery on Highway 150 as an official site for the "Wreaths Across America" program. If you would like to sponsor a wreath, donation forms are available in the Church Office. You can also order via the website http://www.wreathsacross.america.org/ Search by the state of Alabama, then choose the Hoover site from the list. If you have any questions, please contact Marynell Winslow at email@example.com or at 205-914-1824.