As disciples of Jesus and lovers of God we seek to be a community where God's love transcends all barriers that oppress and exclude people. These barriers include race, culture, gender, social status, sexual identity and economics as well as misunderstanding and prejudice.
Upcoming Worship at Shalom
Worship 9:30-11:00, formation classes for K-5, childcare is available in room #151 for children 0-5
Second Hour 11:15-12:00, Pastoral Q&A and vote, Christmas Pageant practice, room #151
Dec. 8, Advent 2: Brian Bolton, Pastoral candidate; 2nd hour: Meet the pastoral candidate
Dec. 15, Advent 3: Emily North
Dec. 22, Advent 4: Christmas story and carols
Dec. 29, Christmas 1: Story time and carols
Jan 5, Epiphany: Laurie Miller, Patchwork Pantry, Potluck
Pastoral Q&A and Vote – December 8 during 2nd hour
There will be opportunity to ask Brian Bolton questions during 2nd hour. This will be followed by brief discussion and a vote by all members of Shalom. Membership at Shalom will include those who are baptized, transferred members from other churches, and covenant signers.
Our Advent Project will be helping to support Al Fuertes trauma work in the Philippines. On December 15 we will collect a special offering to send to him.
Shalom Caroling and Christmas party, December 15. Meet for caroling at 4:30 at Melody and Tina’s house, 514 E. Wolfe. The party will be held at VMRC’s Village Hall (off Shank Drive on VMRC’s campus—access from Park Rd) at 6:30 pm. Bring finger foods.
** Shalom Mennonite Congregation meets for Sunday worship at 9:30am in the old auditorium (now commons) at EMHS, 801 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg, VA.**