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DECEMBER 12

ORGAN/LUNCHEON: Advent Organ Meditation, features organist Martha Denkenberger. Wednesday at 12pm, followed by a Free Soup Luncheon at First Presbyterian Church, 367 Church St., Montrose.

GOSPEL SINGERS: Blue Ridge Senior Center, 81 Elizabeth St., Great Bend, will host Gospel singers, Carol and Charlie Reed, Wednesday at 12pm. Make a reservation the day before to come for lunch.

DECEMBER 15

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: Previously scheduled for Dec. 8 at the Lawton Senior Center, 54 State Route 3037, is now Saturday, 8 - 10:30am. Kids under three admitted free, family rates are available. Basket raffle with winners drawn at 10:45am. All proceeds benefit activities of the Senior Center. For more information, call 570-934-2575.

COOKIE WALK: Clifford Vacation Bible School is hosting a Christmas Cookie Walk, Saturday, 9am - 12pm, at the UMC, Main Street, Clifford. UMC is also a Toys For Tots collection site.

DROP AND SHOP: Drop the kids off for holiday fun, Saturday, 9am - 1pm, while you enjoy free time to prep for the holidays! Activities include games, cookie baking/decorating, gingerbread houses, movies and more. Must be pre-registered. Contact Tammy Stout at (570) 396-7081 for more info.

FREE LUNCH: Good News Lunch at St. Marks Church, New Milford. Serving Christmas Dinner, Saturday at noon. All are welcome to come for this free meal.

COMMUNITY DINNER: At the Susquehanna UMC, Main Street. Free meal, starts at noon until all are served. Bring your friends, invite your relatives, but, by all means, bring your appetite!

FREE LUNCHEON: The Stone Soup Kitchen invites everyone for a Free Community Luncheon at Christ Episcopal Church, corner Delaware & Dundaff Streets, Forest City. Saturday, serving 12 - 1:00pm. Share a hearty lunch & wonderful camaraderie. Bring your wishes for a visit with Santa too!

WINTER SNOW FUN: At Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks; Saturday, 1pm. Snowshoes or ice cleats and poles provided—just wear your winter boots—and basic instruction as needed. Free.

BENEFIT DINNER: A ziti dinner to benefit US Marines, Saturday, 4 - 7pm, at Lenoxville Community Hall, Route 374. Baked goods available. Also collecting new, unwrapped toys for local needy families. Purchase tickets from any Lenoxville UMC member. Limited amount available at the door.

DECEMBER 16

CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Christmas in Brass, concert and sing-a-long featuring Borderline Brass and Friends at UMCC, Main Street, Great Bend. Sunday at 1:15pm, with a Potluck Lunch at 12pm. Brass players interested in playing carols from the Salvation Army Christmas Carol books please call 570-879-2933.

ALIVE TOGETHER: The four Sundays in Advent have different opportunities for giving back to the community at UMCC, Great Bend. At Alive Together worship, 5:30-7:30pm, make toys for local animal shelters. Learn to worship through servant hearts as we give and receive these gifts For-Giving!

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM: "Breath of Heaven, A Christmas Celebration" presented by Kingsley Community Church, Sunday at 6pm. For more information, call 570-434-2675.

DECEMBER 18

HOLIDAY PARTY: Tuesday, 11am - 2pm, hosted by United Way. Location changed to: UMC, 69 Pratt St., New Milford. Lunch and refreshments provided. RSVP required by Monday, December 10th. Bring non-perishable food items, to be donated to First UMC's "Feed My Sheep" pantry, New Milford; or health/beauty aid products, to be donated to the Nurse's Pantry, at SCSD. If Blue Ridge School is closed due to weather, the party will be canceled.

DECEMBER 19

ORGAN/LUNCHEON: Advent Organ Meditation, features organist Richard VanAuken. Wednesday at 12pm, followed by a Free Soup Luncheon at First Presbyterian Church, 367 Church Street, Montrose.

DECEMBER 23

ALIVE TOGETHER: The four Sundays in Advent have different opportunities for giving back to the community at UMCC, Great Bend. At Alive Together evening worship, 5:30-7:30pm, celebrate and practice forgiveness. Learn to worship through servant hearts as we give/receive these gifts For-Giving!

DECEMBER 24

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE: The Thompson UMC will hold annual Christmas Eve candlelight service, 7pm on Monday. To include communion, scripture readings, hymns and special music to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Open to the community and all are welcome to attend!

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE: Monday, 8pm, at the Harford First Congregational UCC.

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Senior Menu - December 17-21

Monday: Roast Turkey, Sweet Potato, Green Bean Casserole, Stuffing, Butter, Pumpkin Pie.

Tuesday: Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Tossed Salad, Zucchini and Peppers, Chocolate Brownie.

Wednesday: Baked Pork Chop, Parslied Carrots, Cabbage with Noodles, Black Forest Pudding.

Thursday: Chicken à la King, Lemon Pepper Broccoli, Herbed Brown Rice, Margarine, Scalloped Pears.

Friday: Waldorf Salad with Chicken, Chicken and Rice Soup, Marinated Bean Salad, Dinner Roll with Margarine, Scalloped Pears.

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Community Dinner Scheduled

Submitted By Nancy Narma

Are your feet tired from hitting the pavement, going store to store, looking for the perfect present for that hard-to-buy-for person on your list? Do you dread trudging home and trying to fix something for dinner? We may have a solution for you!

Why not come and join your friends and neighbors at the Community Dinner on Saturday, December 15th? It's being held at the Susquehanna United Methodist Church, Main Street in Susquehanna. The dinner starts at noon and continues until all are served. Ask a friend, tell your neighbors, invite your relatives, but, by all means—bring your appetite! You know it will be delicious and plentiful, served up with a smile and a hearty welcome. There is no charge. Y-O-U are our guest! If you have joined us for any of our previous Community Dinners, you know that friendship, kindness and good conversation are all on the menu as well.

If you would like to volunteer, or if you have any questions, please contact Pastor Vince Chiaramonte by phone: 570-756-2420 or email: clearmountain2156@gmail.com. We hope you will join us and we would like to wish our volunteers and friends a blessed Christmas filled with love and joy.

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