11.19.19

Time to put the Annual Giving Sunday on your calendar: Sunday, December 8. Choose from one (or all) of the following giving opportunities. (If you will not be at the church on December 8, you can drop off your gifts in the church office.)

Coats for Kids (to augment the Marine Corps Toys for Tots on December 14): Children’s new jackets (sizes XS, S, M, L, and adult S), and new insulated gloves. The Deacons could use your help with the distribution on December 14; please contact Debbie Farrell.

Toiletries for Jan Peek Clients, such as shampoo, body wash, deodorant, shaving cream, disposable razors, and feminine products (as they now have several woman living at the shelter). Please no trial sizes.

Hat & Mitten Tree A bounty of hats & knit gloves from our knitters will be distributed at the two Food Pantries in December. Please bring homemade or store-bought hats & gloves to add to the tree. The tree will be available for donations Sun. Nov. 24th through December 20th.

Also, gifts to the Christmas Joy Special Offering of the PCUSA can be made, by special envelope, by labeled check, or online.

Food Pantry Cards, suitable for a variety of occasions will be available for sale in the Gathering Space. All donations, large or small, will help us reach the $10,000 matching grant goal for the Food Pantry, providing funds for 2019 operations. You can also donate online and then pick up your cards in the gathering space.

Did you know that Amazon will give 0.5% of eligible purchases to FPCY if you set the church as your designated charity in the Amazon Smile program? Just go to smile.amazon.com to set the church as your charity, and from then on, every time you shop at smile.amazon.com the contribution will automatically happen! There are even browser extensions that will redirect you automatically to smile.amazon.com every time you shop at Amazon. So consider going to smile.amazon.com today to set things up!

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