Autumn ushers in another schedule of activities, having dispensed with
summer festivals, fairs and rodeo. It brings us to the usual
preparations for celebrating fall and winter events. However, being
older than I was this time last year, I may do things differently, being
a bit slower now than then: less lavish decoration, more focus on the
spirit. My plan is to slow down and smell the pumpkins, pinecones and
*First, there is a get together at El Portal on Saturday, October 18th,
at 6 p.m., for fellowship, and to celebrate Pastor Blaine*s birthday.
Look for the guy wearing a sombrero. There will be a sign up list
circulating at Fellowship after the service, so we can give the
restaurant a heads up.
*The Harvest Festival will be Sunday, October 26th, at the church, from
4 to 6 p.m., complete with pumpkins, hot dogs, hayride and games.
Up coming events in the planning stage are as follows,
*A Christmas card-making social and potluck will be on Saturday,
November 15th, at Marcia Little*s home. Let*s make some more fancy
paper cards, stamped, embossed, glittered and colored to perfection.
**The Harvest Dinner will be on Sunday, November 23rd. We will keep you
informed of details later.
*The Tree of Dreams will be back again this year. More information will
be provided in the near future.
*Christmas Eve Service is on Wednesday, December 24th, at 4 p.m. And
very likely a New Year*s Eve party at Marcia*s home, about a week
later. See you there!
Marcia Little Board Secretary