Posts from December 2015

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by John Shuck

Dear Friends, Like clockwork, Christmas comes around. “Peace on Earth” is a phrase uttered at Christmas. Christmas is the time to be happy and to celebrate. But it isn’t always quite so bubbly. For those who experience hardship, loss, or are just down because it is gray and wet, Christmastime can be heavy not light. […]

Holiday Office Hours

by Staff

The office will be closed December 24 – January 3.  Any remaining pledges for 2015 MUST be postmarked by December 31 in order to have credit for 2015.  Any bills that you want paid for 2015 MUST be turned in by Monday, December 21.  The phone messages will be checked on a daily basis during […]

ROOF Update for December

by Staff

Before we can begin to replace our old flat roof sections, we have to re-do the Loft window wall upstairs.  The level of the new insulated roof will be higher than the bottom of the windows currently in the Loft wall, making it necessary to raise the solid wall higher. Josh, at 8 Inch Nail […]

January 2016 Newsletter

by Staff

Due to the office being closed in between Christmas and New Year’s, the January newsletter will be coming out earlier.  The deadline for the January newsletter is Tuesday, December 8.  Thank you!!

Don’t be Left Without a Song to Sing!

by Staff

THANK YOU EVERYONE! As of Monday, November 23, 139 Glory to God hymnals have been requested. We are ever closer to our goal of 175. We plan to place our order early in December. If you haven’t had a chance to order yours, we hope you will do so soon. Some folks are not only […]

Diapers for Defense!

by Staff

Please remember to buy disposable diapers (all sizes appreciated) for our Partners in Care Diapers for Defense drive. Our Oregon National Guard families appreciate the diapers SO much.

Book Readers’ Discussion Group

by Staff

Book Readers’ Discussion Group Monday, December 14, 2015 – 7:00pm — Room 9 We will be discussing In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner.  The novel, a PEN Hemingway Award finalist,  tells the story of seven-year-old Raami.  Her family’s world of carefully guarded royal privilege is swept up in the chaos of revolution […]

Have You Heard?

by Staff

Your hearing device requires regular maintenance and cleaning; most of which you can do yourself. The two most common causes of hearing aid problems are earwax and moisture; moisture such as perspiration, the shower, heavy rain, hot tubs or swimming. You want to avoid corrosion of the battery contacts and metal parts of your costly […]

Super Wednesdays

by Staff

Room 7 – 10:00am December 2 Movie Day — Inside Out – “Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley’s emotions — led by Joy (Amy Poehler) — try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event. However, […]

Christmas Shopping with Gift Cards?

by Staff

Several of your fellow Southminster members have been making their Christmas lists and checking them twice to see how many holiday gifts they could purchase with gift cards.  Then they placed an order with the SCRIP ladies and now they are set to shop for the holidays.  One customer earned us $87 by buying gift […]