"For God so loved the world that he gave us his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life"  John 3:16

Bainbridge Community United Church of Christ
Announcements for the week of December 19, 2019

Scriptures for Worship Sundays at 10:30 a.m.                                      
Scriptures for Sunday, December 22 will be: John 3:16-17, Isaiah 7:10-16

Scriptures for Christmas Eve Service, December 24th will be: 
      Hope: Luke 1:26-35,38,  Peace: Luke 2:1-7, Joy: Luke 8-14,
 Love: Luke 2:15-20,          5 Christ  John 1:1-5, 14   

Scriptures for Sunday, December 29 will be: Psalm 100, Hymn Sing

NO Bible Study this Tuesday (December 24th) and next Tuesday (December 31).

So you don't get out of the habit...please review John 1: 1-18.  How has our study of the first part of John's Gospel influenced your understanding of the Prologue in chapter 1?


Find out more about who we are and what we're doing on Facebook and on our Website at
January 2020 Calendar

As always, the most up-to-date calendar is available on our website here.

If you would like a "printer friendly" copy of the calendar you can find one here.  Updated  December 19th 
Sunday, December 22
9:30 a.m. Choir Practice
10:30 a.m. Worship 

Monday, December 23
6 p.m. HUBS Dancing

Tuesday, December 24
Christmas Eve

8 p.m. Candlelight Service
Wednesday, December 25
Christmas Day

Sunday, December 29
9:30 a.m. Choir Practice
10:30 a.m. Worship Hymn Singing
1:00 p.m. Caroling at the Wiles 

"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat.."
Matthew 25:35-40


we will collect food donations each week 
for local veterans in need. 

Donate as you wish and are able.  If you would like a list of suggestions, go the the link here .


BEGINNING DECEMBER 1st through the month of December: Food Collection for Veterans

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21st:    Cookie Walk  9am-1pm 

December 24th:  Candlelight Christmas Service 8 pm
December 29th: Caroling at Nursing Home,The Wiles 
NOVEMBER THROUGH JANUARY 5th:   Collection, Stand Down Winter Clothes 



9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

YUMMM!   Calling All bakers!  Help make our Cookie Walk a success by donating this year!  

See Lisa Ruzga for info

Join us Sunday, December 29th after worship as we spread the joy of Christ's birth by 
Christmas Caroling
The Weils
16695  Chillicothe Rd,,Chagrin Falls

Car pooling from the church is available. See Pastor Brian for info


      Once again BCUCC is taking a collection of gently used WINTER CLOTHING for men and women

Throughout the month of December, ending January 5th. 

This includes coats, socks, hats, gloves, scarves, boots, sweat shirts.

Please remember the homeless when you clean out your winter closet
A collection box is in the gathering area.  
Thank you and God Bless!


Kathy Waterson from Federated Church is coordinating donation pick up and volunteers for the Homeless Stand Down Event on Saturday, January 11th. She needs 18 volunteers to help organize and display donations and help with distribution.  

If you are interested in participating in this important event, please contact Kathy Waterson at 216-978-1037.  

      Are you a whiz at Power Point and willing to help
Pastor Brian and Corey Boyer set up displays for our Worship Services?  
   Give Brian or Corey a call to get the story.  

CHOIR PRACTICE at 9:30 a.m. before Sunday Service.

All are welcome to share God's gift of music!

Remember our house bound!
Please remember our church family who are housebound. 
         If you can't visit, a phone call or card could be the the highlight of their day! 

Anneliese & Donald Long
The Weils, 16695 Chillicothe Rd. #210, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
       (440) 543-9046   Anneliese would like to hear from friends in the choir!

Vivian DeRolf    Burton Health Center, 14095  E.Center St., Burton, OH 44021    (440) 834-1084
Muriel Lampert   The Pines at Brooks House, 18144 Claridon-Troy Rd, Hiram OH 44234  (440)834-0260
Doris Pulsford  7647 Bainbridge Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023 (440) 543-9666
Violet Childs  The Pines at Brooks House, 18144 Claridon-Troy Rd., Hiram, OH 44234  440-834-0260

Carol Maltz     17878 Staley Rd., Botkins, OH 45306  

If you have any updates or know of anyone who should be added to our list, please email the office  at,       or call (440) 543-5117.
                                       Attendance              Amount             Difference

December 1                         46                      $3113.00           +$1583.00 
December 8                         40                      $385.00             -$1145.00  
December 15                       43                      $1895.00           +$365.00

                           Amount needed each week for 2019 budget is $1530

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