Sunday, December 10

WORSHIP 

SUNDAY SERVICE TIMES
8:15AM|9:30AM|11AM|6:30PM
LIVE STREAMING DURING THE 11AM SERVICE.

YOU’RE INVITED TO CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23: 7PM
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24:
8:15AM|9:30AM|11AM|11PM
Find out more at www.cvconline.org/christmas

PRAYER FOR SUNDAY SERVICES ROOM 101
Join us any Sunday at 8:15, 9:30, 11am and 6:30pm as we seek the Lord together to lift up these weekly opportunities for changed lives.

BUSINESS/VISION MEETING | UPDATE
Thanks to all who attended. Members voted in our 2018 budget and our two newest elders-Chip Bell and Eric Mendheim-with an overwhelming margin.

END-OF-YEAR DONATIONS
For those considering an end-of-year donation, please know that to ensure an income tax deduction and proper crediting for this calendar year, your gift must be delivered, transacted, or postmarked by December 31. Gifts can be received at the church till 2PM on December 31. More information can be found in our “Maximizing Your Charitable Gifts” brochure available at the information desk.  

GROUPS

EXPLORE MARRIAGE MENTORING | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10
Marriage Mentoring is the process of having a seasoned couple (nobody said anything about being “perfect”) come alongside less experienced couples, to help them navigate the parts of marriage that mentors have already experienced. By strengthening marriages, we can impact our community and generations to come. To learn more about becoming a Marriage Mentor, join us between services next Sunday in room 100 to learn more. If you want have any questions please contact:
Wayne & Gail Douglas

55+ SENIORS | CHRISTMAS PARTY
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13 | 11AM-1:30PM
Join us for a Christmas Party at Michael’s Restaurant (12841 State Road in North Royalton). It’s $18 for the Christmas buffet. Please RSVP to:
• Cindy McCarty |440.823.0141

707 | CHRISTMAS PARTY
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 | 7PM-MIDNIGHT
Young Adults! Wear your favorite ugly sweater, bake your best cookies to share, and bring a white elephant gift ($10). Stick around afterwards for games and hanging out. This is an open event for all young adults 18-29+ so bring your friends!
Matt Pedersen

CELEBRATE RECOVERY MEET & GREET | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17
Are you in an unhealthy relationship, struggling with an addiction, or just stuck in your walk with Christ? Join us and learn how to take your relationship with Christ to a deeper level.  We’ll be in the lobby following all services next Sunday with answers to your questions. We meet Wednesdays 7-9PM with childcare available.
 Kathy Josselson |440.724.7381

 

SERVE

NIGHT TO SHINE | VOLUNTEERS WANTED!
Night to Shine (www.timtebowfoundation.org) is an unforgettable prom night experience centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and up.  It will take place on February 9, 2018 at more than 500 churches around the world simultaneously including CVC!  To register prom guests or to volunteer please visit: www.cvconline.org/nighttoshine.
Denise Petek | 440.972.2206

NIGHT TO SHINE | DRESS DRIVE
Help guests feel like kings and queens. We’re looking for gently used formal wear of all types—especially women’s sizes 12+ and men’s items. Items can be dropped off at the main desk. Want to be a tailor or seamstress? We’d be happy to use your talents to alter formal wear. To volunteer contact:
Denise Petek | 440.972.2206

GREETERS & USHERS NEEDED
We need smiling faces and helpers at all morning services. Use your gift of hospitality to help others get more connected. Find out more by stopping by the information desk. Sign up to serve at:  www.cvconline.org/volunteer

ADVENT TREE 2017 – NOW IN THE FOYER
Christ’s birth was meant to change the world. It’s about promise, hope, and revolutionary love. Please stop by and look at the various ornaments that represent the donate to a specific cause to better care for those throughout our world. Check out our tables in the foyer for more information!

CLASSES & CONNECTIONS

AARON SHUST CONCERT |FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15
We’re welcoming Aaron Shust and the “Unto Us” Christmas Tour. Doors open at 6:30PM and the concert starts at 7:30PM. Purchase tickets in the foyer and at www.cvconline.org/concert. Tickets can also be purchased at the info desk during regular business hours. General seating – $15, Artist Circle – $20.  All tickets $5 more on the day of the event.

SAVE THE DATE!
MOMS IN PRAYER CONFERENCE – UNSHAKEN
SATURDAY, MARCH 10
We invite you to join us as we learn to seize God’s promises and battle powerfully in prayer. At this conference , you’ll encounter God who is ready to flood your soul so you can stand unshaken no matter your circumstance. Registration is $20. Includes all sessions and lunch. For more information and to register go to: www.momsinprayer.org/events

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

UNLEASH is a two-year effort to raise $2 million in order to reach further by repurposing our resources with three bold initiatives to reach our Neighbors, the Nations, and the Next Generation. www.cvconline.org/unleash

 

CONTRIBUTIONS | 2017 YEAR-TO-DATE

11.26.17 YTD
MINISTRY AND OPERATIONS
Actual Contributions $53.695 $2,828,848
Budget Contributions $56,000 $2,782,000
Surplus (Shortfall) $(2,305)    $46,848
UNLEASH
Actual Contributions $42,325     $447,877