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Giving Tree – Next Sunday the Missions Committee Giving Tree will be up. This year we will be partnering with the High Point chapter of the Salvation Army and purchasing gifts for children through their Angel Tree program. Ornaments on the tree will have information on each child. Gifts will need to be back at the meetinghouse December 18 for distribution on December 20.
N.C. Peace Resource Group – is meeting Thursday, Nov. 17th at Jamestown Friends Meeting. Potluck at 6:00 p.m. and meeting from 7-8:00 p.m. Please bring your ideas, concerns and suggestions on how we may proceed peacefully in our world.
We have been invited to be on the float for the Jamestown Christmas parade by the Jamestown Lions Club on Sunday, December 4th. We will meet at the Town Hall about 2:15 p.m. and prepare a simple Nativity Scene for the children. Start is at 3:00 p.m. We will need bags of candy to throw out and have costumes for anyone who can participate. The children must have a signed permission form from your parents (see Dacia) This will be…
As a way to offer a quiet space for prayer, we will open up the meeting room / sanctuary on Tuesday morning and keeping it open all day for folks that simply want to come by and offer silent prayers or have a space to simply be in silence. There will be no organized worship or prayer. You simply come and go as you desire. We only ask that your hold the space in silence out of respect for others…
Just a reminder that this coming Tuesday, Election Day, Deep River Friends will be a polling place. The Fellowship Hall will not be available all day. If you ned to enter the building for any reason, please use the doors under the breezeway.
On Wednesday, Nov. 16, Deep River Friends will be hosting a blood drive for Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. This is an organization which holds blood drives in which all blood donated stays local and within the community. The times will be 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. You can make an appointment by calling the office at 336-454-1928.
The Deep River Community Thanksgiving Worship will be Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at Turner’s Chapel AME.
Deep River Friends will be serving lunch at the Open Door Shelter this coming Saturday. If you are able to help serve, please be at the shelter by 10:45 a.m.
Don’t forget, if you are signed up to provide flowers for Sunday morning, you can also provide a basket of food in lieu of flowers. On Monday, we’ll take the basket of food and donate it to “Hand to Hand Pantry”. Bonita Schaal is also coordinating an opportunity for friends to give their loose change (and dollars) throughout the month and she will use that to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables for “Hand to Hand” Pantry.
On the second Tuesday of each month, Deep River Friends prepares and delivers food to Leslie’s House. Leslie’s House is a women’s homeless shelter in High Point. We rely on individuals and/or groups in the meeting to take a Tuesday. November and December are available. If you are able to do so, please contact the office. You would be preparing for 25 women. Thanks!