Emmanuel Christmas Market
YORK -- Emmanuel Lutheran Church will host their annual Emmanuel Christmas Market on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Homemade crafts, baked goods, jams, jellies, make your own gingerbread houses and more. A lunch stand will be available. Please enter at the south school doors.
Caring Christmas meal scheduled
YORK – The first annual Caring Christmas meal will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at the New Life Church of the Nazarene at 1028 North Beaver Avenue in York. They will be serving pasta and sauce, meatballs, salad, garlic bread, dessert and beverages (with gluten free options to be available). Serving will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Santa will arrive at 1:30 p.m., and the Christmas Story will be read at 2 p.m. This will be free to the public, but reservations are required; a limited number of tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gifts for registered children will be presented at 2:30 p.m. Organizers say they are especially looking to serve families and the elderly who are most in need. Registrations will be accepted through Nov. 25. To receive a registration form, contact Teresa Johnson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 402-366-1458 after 5 p.m. This is being sponsored in part by Crossroads Riders #262, Grand Central, Thriven and Walmart.
Benedict Sunday School Christmas Program
BENEDICT -- The Benedict community Sunday School Christmas program will be held at Zion Lutheran Church on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 8:15 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Geneva UMC and UCC Christmas Store
GENEVA -- The Geneva UMC and UCC Chistmas Store, which hosts free shopping for kids 14 and under will be open at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.
GFWC/NFWC Fairmont Woman’s Club to meet
FAIRMONT -- The GFWC/NFWC Fairmont Woman’s Club will meet at the Fairmont Community Church on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 1:30 p.m. for their annual Christmas Party. Members will have a gift exchange. Thought for the Day will be by Sandy Nelson. Roll Call will be: The Strangest Christmas gift ever received. Officers will be the hostesses.
GRESHAM -- St. Peter Lutheran Church will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 5:30 p.m. and a Christmas Day service at 9 a.m.
Presbyterian Church in Gresham to host Christmas Eve services
GRESHAM -- The Presbyterian Church will hold Christmas Eve candlelight services at 5 p.m., on Christmas Eve.
Final service at Zion
BENEDICT -- The Zion Lutheran Church will have its final church service on Jan. 5 at 10:30 a.m. A luncheon will follow at 12:30 p.m., at the Benedict Community Center. Reservations need to be made with Dawn Kush at 402-710-1451.
‘2nd Cup Café’ in Bradshaw
BRADSHAW -- The “2nd Cup Café” community coffee is held at the Bradshaw United Methodist Church fellowship hall each Thursday morning from 8:30-10 a.m. Proceeds from the weekly coffee benefit the Green Beans Coffee Co. program “Cup of Joe For a Joe,” which provides coffee for service personnel overseas. Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy a cup of coffee and morning pastry.