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December Volunteers

December 2017
Volunteer Schedule

Greeters: Acolytes:
Dec. 3: Suzanne Reid & Kathy Underwood
Dec. 10: Aaron & Tanesia Staley
Dec. 17: Ted & Laurelee Wyatt
Dec. 24: Travis & Melissa Cordell
Dec. 31: Glenn Barker & Dwayne Turner

Dec. 3: Conner Staley
Dec. 10: Chloe Griffith
Dec. 17: Jozlynn Layne
Dec. 24: Isabella Layne
Dec. 31: Rayburn Layne

Ushers: Bible Bearers:

Dec. 3: Edward Hickey, Jeff Jones, Jeff Land & Paul Powell
Dec. 10: Ben Hartman, D.J. Johnson, Linda Johnson & Aaron Staley
Dec. 17: Dwayne Turner, Kathy Underwood, Glenn Barker & Jeremy Bradford
Dec. 24: Johnny Cordell, Sharon Cordell, Travis Cordell & Keith Davis
Dec. 31: Edward Hickey, Jeff Jones, Jeff Land & Aaron Staley

Dec. 3: Rayburn Layne
Dec. 10: Evan Griffith
Dec. 17: Emma Heard
Dec. 24: Kate Cordell
Dec. 31: Conner Staley
Offertory Prayer:  Wednesday Night Refreshments:
Dec. 3: Ben Hartman
Dec. 10: Bill Colvin
Dec. 17: Jeff Land
Dec. 24: Ethel Powell
Dec. 31: Paul Powell
Dec. 6: Lynna Griffith & Michelle Haman
Dec. 13: Mava Allen & Linda Sukowski
Dec. 20: Caroling with Pizza & snacks afterwards
Dec. 27: No Wednesday Night Activities
Children’s Sermon Children’s Church:

Dec. 3: Jeremy Bradford
Dec, 10: None ~ Christmas Cantata
Dec. 17: Sarai Pierce
Dec. 24: None ~ Christmas Eve
Dec. 31: Christa Bradford

Dec. 3: Michelle Camp & Taylor Goodwin
Dec. 10: None ~ Christmas Cantata
Dec. 17: Chandra Cribbs
Dec. 24: None ~ Christmas Eve
Dec. 31: Stacey Blevins & Sydney Davis

Trimming around Family Life Center: 
(Any time during the week beginning)
Kitchen Duty: (Entire month)
Suspended until spring Melissa Cordell & Sharon Cordell
Altar Flowers:   

Dec. 3: Christmas Poinsettias
Dec. 10: Christmas Poinsettias
Dec. 17: Christmas Poinsettias
Dec. 24: Christmas Poinsettias
Dec. 31: Christmas Poinsettias



Sisters in Christ


Sisters in Christ

Sisters in Christ is the Women’s Ministry of Chapel Hill.  Sisters in Christ meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 pm.  They are continuing their study of “Audacious”, by Beth Moore.  Please feel free to join this wonderful group of women. Their next meeting is Monday, December 11, 2017. 

They will have a delayed Christmas party in January, more details to follow as they become available

Audacious by Beth Moore

United Methodist Men’s Group


Every 3rd Sunday of the month, they hold their monthly breakfast and meeting in the fellowship hall of the church at 7:00 AM.  If you are interested in becoming a member of this group please contact the church office at (423) 949-4847 and your name will be passed along to a group member. 

The monthly Men’s group will meet next on Sunday, December 17 at 7 am for their monthly prayer breakfast.   In December, the ladies are invited for breakfast

The Methodist Men of Chapel Hill do NOT meet in May (Decoration Day) or October (BBQ).  

Jail Services

Sequatchie County sheriff  Chapel Hill holds a Jail Ministry service on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Sequatchie County Justice Center.  We also provide cake & individual ice cream cups for those who are celebrating their birthday that month on the following Wednesday afternoon.  Along with Chapel Hill UMC, other churches in Dunlap also provide services for the inmates of Sequatchie County.  Please feel free to join our church any 2nd Tuesday at 6:00 to minister to those serving their sentences for the poor choices they have made.  Let us be the hands & feet of Jesus.  We are in need of donations toward the birthday cakes.  You may either bake a cake or make a donation towards the purchase of a cake.  Please contact the church office at 423.949.4847 Monday thru Friday 8-12.

Matthew 25:39-40

39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’ 40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

The Sequatchie County Jail Ministry team will meet at 6:00 on Tuesday December 12, 2017.  Come & bless those in our county justice system & also be blessed in return.


Chapel Hill Choir


Music Director Tim Willis


The choir will present their Christmas Cantata “Alleluia, Christ has Come”  on Sunday December 10 at 10 am

If you would like to join the choir, practices take place on Sunday evenings at 6 pm

Would you like to join the Chapel Hill choir?  Please contact the church office (423)949-4847 (M-F 8 am-12 pm) for information.   

Hand Bell Choir

Hand Bell Choir

The hand bell choir has resumed practices. The bell choir practice has changed to Wednesday afternoons at 5 pm.

There is always room for more ringers.  Please contact the church office to join this choir.    Reading music is not a prerequisite for ringing, just being able to count.  

Connecting with Children


Month of  December 2017 
Children’s Sermon,
Children’s Church
and Wednesday night Refreshments schedule

Children’s Sermon

December 3 Jeremy Bradford
December 10 None ~ Christmas Cantata
December 17 Sarai Pierce
December 24 None ~ Christmas Eve
December 31 Christa Bradford

Children’s Church

December 3 Michelle Camp & Taylor Goodwin
December 10 None ~ Christmas Cantata
December 17 Chandra Cribbs
December 24 None ~ Christmas Eve
December 31 Stacey Blevins & Sydney Davis

Wednesday Night Refreshments **  

December 6 Lynna Griffith & Michelle Haman
December 13 Mava Allen & Linda Sukowski
December 20 Christmas Caroling – Pizza & snacks to follow
December 27 No Wednesday Night activities/Bible Studies

 Wednesday Night Refreshment volunteers, please stay to serve your refreshments and clean-up afterwards or contact Ethel Powell if you are unable to

If you are unable to serve on the date you are scheduled, please trade your week with someone else.  If you would like to get a list of others, feel free to contact Becky at the church office Monday-Friday 8 AM-12 noon

**Please be mindful that we have some youth with severe nut allergies, please do NOT send anything with any type of nuts.