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12.24.17

    Give. Invite. Rejoice.

     

    We are winding down the year with joy and generosity as a response to God's great generosity toward us. Christ's love compels us to rejoice, invite, and give this season. We're excited to celebrate Christmas with you! 

      

    REJOICE   INVITE   GIVE


    REJOICE

    Celebrate with us at these Christmas events and services.

    Christmas Sweater Sunday  // December 10

    Wear your favorite (or your ugliest!) Christmas sweater to the 9am or 10:45am Sunday service. Take a group photo and share on social media. Use the hashtag #christmassweatersunday and tag us @HPCMadison. 

    Christmas Eve Service // December 24

    At 9am, we'll celebrate Christmas with a family service (one service only). Childcare will be available for those aged 0-3. 

    Christmas Eve Candlelight Service // December 24

    At 6pm, we'll celebrate Christmas with a candlelight service. Childcare will be available for those aged 0-3. 


     INVITE

    Christmas is a great time to invite friends and family to hear the gospel message and experience the love of Christ through the community of the church. We have invitations available for you at the info desk to pick up and give to your neighbors, family, and friends. 


     GIVE

    Prayerfully consider the opportunities to give toward God's work globally, locally, and at High Point Church through the Year End Gift. 

    GLOBAL MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES:

    Missionary Christmas Gift: $10,000
    Samaritan's Purse - Hurricane Relief: $5,000
    Open Doors - Bangladesh Rohingya Refugee Relief: $5,000
    Healing Waters - Support for Water Filtration Systems: $3,000
    Women's Missionary Retreat - Amman, Jordan: $2,000

    TOTAL GLOBAL: $25,000

    LOCAL MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES:

    Selfless Ambition: $2,500
    Jesus Lunch : $4,500
    Care Net: $4,000
    Lighthouse Preschool Christmas gifts: $1,500
    School and Neighborhood Outreach Initiatives: $2,500

    TOTAL LOCAL: $15,000

    INTERNAL CATEGORIES:

    Staff Christmas gift: $8,000
    Gift to HPCS Staff for Christmas Bonus: $2,000
    Sanctuary Sound Project Fund: $12,000

    TOTAL LOCAL: $22,000

    YEAR END GIFT TOTAL GOAL: 62,000

    EXCESS RECEIVED

    20% to global missions 
    80% to Elder board discretion

    GIVE TO THE YEAR END GIFT

    Giving Update: Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

    High Point Church collected 679 shoeboxes. With the boxes from High Point Christian School included, we collected a total of 862 boxes!