Church Bulletin

LIVE NATIVITY TO BE PORTRAYED AT MINOT CHURCH A live Nativity will be portrayed by people and animals at West Minot Church of God, 1105-16th St. NW, from 3 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 21 and Dec. 22. The event is free.

There will be a petting area available.

Coffee and hot chocolate will be served.

VOICES OF NOTE SET DATE FOR CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Voices of Note women’s chorus will perform their annual Christmas concert on Monday at 7 p.m. in Vincent United Methodist Church, 1024-2nd St. SE, Minot.

Refreshments will be served following the free concert.

Directors for the choir are Roberta Johnson, Sharon Strube and Nadine Holmly. The accompanist is Lucas Brown.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TO SERVE BREAKFAST SUNDAY St. Leo’s Knights of Columbus Council will host a breakfast on Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the lower level of the church.

Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and biscuits with sausage gravy will be served.

Proceeds will go to help Our Lady of Grace food pantry in Minot.

The Catholic Daughters of the church will have home-baked goods available for purchase.

CHRISTMAS MUSICAL TO BE PRESENTED DURING SUNDAY SERVICES ?The Christmas musical “Christmas is Coming” will be presented during the 8:30, 9:50 and 11:05 a.m. services on Sunday in First Baptist Church, 200-3rd St. SW, Minot.

MINOT CHURCH CHANGING ITS SERVICE FORMAT ?The Sunday morning service format has been changed at North Hill Baptist Church, 524-21st Ave. NW, Minot.

Everyone will meet in the sanctuary at 10:30 for a welcome and time of music. The youth will then be dismissed to their own “kids church” a service for children in grades one through six which will include music, videos, some crafts and other fun things.

Adults will remain in the sanctuary for the rest of the worship service.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM TO BE PRESENTED SUNDAY Immanuel Baptist Church, 1615-2nd St. SE, Minot, will hold its children’s program on Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

SHOEBOX GIFTS CAN STILL BE SENT ?Minot locals have already made a difference in the lives of needy children this Christmas with gift-filled shoeboxes. People can still get involved by building a box online. Through an online tool, participants can conveniently send shoebox gifts to kids in some of the hardest-to-reach countries.

Through Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, local volunteers prepared 4,384 gifts filled with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement.

To build a box online visit (www.samaritanspurse.org/operation christmas-child/buildonline).

PRIMETIMERS GROUP TO MEET THURSDAY The PrimeTimers Fellowship group will meet Thursday at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary of Our Redeemer’s Church, 700-16th Ave. SE, Minot.

A program of Christmas music will be provided by Arlyce Nylander and Judy Randle, both of Minot.

A potluck will follow in the gathering grounds.