This week at FSC, 12.3.08

Hey FSC, Thanks so much to everyone who offered congratulations, prayers, and meals after the birth of our little boy, Jackson. And a special thanks to Ann Douglas for taking over these emails during my little break. We are settling in well and everyone is doing great. Also, I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.

Here are your announcements for this week... 1) The FSC Christmas party is on Saturday, Dec. 13th.  Libbie Hill and the James River Parade of Lights from 5:30 - 7 and then h'our dourves at Blanchard's Coffee from 7-9.  This is the link to the evite:

http://www.evite.com/pages/invite/viewInvite.jsp?inviteId=TJCMGDBNYHAZKGFDAAGD&li=iq&src=email.

Hope you can join us! 

2) STEP's Pride for Parents Christmas Store. Drop off an unwrapped Christmas gift with price tag still attached at STEP's office in Eternity Church (1900 Chamberlayne Ave). Gifts can be for kids aged 0-18. (Needed items include sports equipment, bikes, skateboards, African-American dolls, DVDs, etc.) This Friday is the last day to drop off gifts!!!!!

3) Tabernacle Baptist Church Christmas Baskets. A $30 donation will provide a Christmas basket delivery to a family in Richmond. We are invited to help distribute the baskets on Saturday, December 20th. Please contact Erik for more information.

4) Good Samaritan Christmas Tree Lot FSC will be volunteering again this year at the Good Samaritan Christmas Tree Lot in the West End. All proceeds from the sale of Christmas trees benefit the efforts of Good Samaritan Ministry (http://www.goodsamaritanministry.com). Our shift will be on Saturday, December 6 from 4pm to 9pm. We had a lot of fun last year, so let us know if you'd like to join us! Use the link below to fill out the sign up form or contact Sean (seanrhorer [at] gmail.com) with questions.

Sign up form: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?key=pL104xL2MAsOfb0DcIed2Bg

5) Loaves & Fishes Don't forget that our next opportunity to serve at Loaves & Fishes is on Sunday, December 21. We'll be meeting at the Conrad Center (1400 Olivery Hill Way) from 11am to 1:30pm. We hope you plan on coming out. Contact Kira (kmdisse [at] gmail.com) with questions.

Have a great week!

-Val

Valerie Catrow FSC administrator val [at] franklinstreet.net | valerie.catrow [at] gmail.com