5th Quarter Event Is Sept. 20, At Signal Crest United Methodist

Friday, September 13, 2013
A senior high Bible study meeting will be Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Loft at Signal Crest United Methodist Church, 1005 Ridgeway Ave. Bring your Bible and a journal for this monthly meeting.
 
A Fifth Quarter event will be Friday, Sept. 20, after the SMHS football game with a bonfire with s'mores, music and sodas. Head over right after the game and we will hang out until 10:30 p.m. In case of rain,there will be Open Gym in the Crest Center.

Free Christmas Dinner Offered Wednesday

The Union Gospel Mission and Mustard Tree Ministries will be providing a free Christmas dinner at Miller Park on Wednesday. Dinner will be served around 1 p.m.   Traditional Christmas dinner will include ham, green bean casserole, corn, potatoes, rolls and dessert.    For more information contact Jon Rector 356-0177. (click for more)

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