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Week of November 10, 2019
Veterans Day, originally called Armistice Day in 1918 when Americans commemorated the end of World War I, understood then to be “the war to end all wars.”  We honor those who have endangered their lives to protect their country. We grieve with those who lost loved ones in service, and rejoice with those who return home safely. We remember men & women who are now in places of danger in service to their country, and pray for their deliverance. We pray for the day when there will be no more war, and with these thoughts in mind, we come to worship God. 

Veterans Day Quiz

Speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Wycliffe Elders

Class of 2019
Robin La Vigne, Darrell Kennedy          
Lee Uittenbogaard, Chuck Steenburgh & Lisa Sowell

Class of 2020
Mark Via, Pat Carney, John Werner
Laurie Coyne & Cathy Maston

Class of 2021
Jim Basnight, Dohan Bell, Bess Mann
Thad Brake, Bill Wahab         

Clerk of Session
Gail C. Schwartzer
This Week at Wycliffe
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New Announcements
Upcoming Services
Nov 10   “Greater Love”   On Sunday, November 10, we’ll honor Veterans’ service to our nation in the 10 am worship service.

Nov 17   “All Creatures Great & Small”   On Sunday, November 17, we’ll celebrate our furry and feathered friends in a special service of thanksgiving for them and our planet in this season of gratitude. Children of the congregation are invited to draw a colorful picture of an animal (or one they wish they had), or a favorite jungle or ocean critter on 8.5 x 11 white paper to be used in the   morning worship guide. Please turn into the church office by November 5 and also include your name written in pencil on the back of the picture.
Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner Baskets

A huge Thank You to everyone who committed to provide a Holiday Dinner Basket or Donated Funds. The funds will enable us to purchase any food needed to provide all promised baskets. 

The deadline for returning the completed Baskets for Both Holidays is this Sunday!
Youth Group . . . Save the Dates ! ! !

November 10th and November 24th at 5:00 pm.

November 24th will be our Potluck Thanksgiving Dinner. As always, you're welcome to bring a friend!
Pastor’s Class

This is an opportunity to explore the Christian faith, review the basics, and ask questions that have been on your mind about the church. It is also the primary path to Church membership.

Pastor's Class will meet:

Sunday, November 10 - 9:00-9:45 am
Sunday, November 17 - 9:00-9:45 am
Sunday, November 24 - 9:00-9:45 am

All classes will meet in the Church Parlor, located in the Sunday School wing. Please let the Church office know if you'll be able to attend. (phone 496-2620 or email
Food Closet
We are in need of the following for the food closet:
Canned Fruits, Beans, Carrots, Peas, Corn, & Microwavable Mac & Cheese (Individual servings). Thank you, CSM

Thanks to Robin and Lilla for hosting bunco! It was so relaxing and the food was delicious! Next month, Lynne Farrell has graciously offered her home for us to play on November 18th at 6:30 pm. Lynn's address is 1516 Duke of Windsor Rd. I look forward to the next bunco time with everyone! Please let me know if you are joining us at
Build a Manger

 Wednesday, Nov. 13th at 5:30 pm in the Wycliffe Fellowship Hall. This event is for the whole family. All ages welcome; build your very own wooden manger for the Advent-Christmas season. Please bring small hammers if possible. Hotdogs and fixings will be provided for dinner. Please RSVP by Nov. 12 to the office at
or call 757-496-2620. Making Memories, Building Faith!
Christmas Decorating
In December we will decorate the sanctuary with poinsettias and other Christmas flowers. Be watching for the sign-up sheets that are coming soon! “Hanging of the Greens” will be December 7th at 10:00 am.
Attention Wycliffe wanderers!

Are you adventurous? How about a jaunt to Winston-Salem, NC to visit the Moravian Village, the Reynolda Village and other fun places to see?
Date – April 30-May 2, 2020
Cost – Approximately $360.00
Transportation – Venture Tours Inc.

If you are interested please contact Bess Mann, Josie Collier or Robin La Vigne so that we can determine if there is interest.
Fellowship Lunch - Tomorrow!!!

Join us for a fellowship luncheon after worship Sunday, November 10th. Come and enjoy good food and fellowship. Our menu features: Brunswick Stew, cornbread, salad, and pie for dessert. 

Thank you for supporting our Fellowship activities. 
Grief Support Group

Our Grief Support Group here at Wycliffe meets every third Thursday of the month at 3:30 pm in the parlor. In Grief Support the emphasis is SUPPORT as we help each other through the challenge of grieving. You don’t have to talk, you can just listen to others if that works for you. Please join us November 21st, and through the sharing that goes on, understand that you are not alone.