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Manger Sunday!

On Manger Sunday (Dec. 6th), the congregation will process to the manger with gifts for the City Mission Society (

Gift List
They can accept only NEW items. Please no food items.

  • Winter coats, sweaters and sweatshirts
  • Hats, mittens, gloves and scarves
  • Socks and underwear
  • Toys, books, and games for all ages
  • Gift cards from Target, Walgreen’s, Marshall’s, CVS, Kohl’s or other merchants

Gift Drivers
Driverse are needed for drop-off at First Church Winchester on Dec 6th, between 1-4pm.  Need 1-2 additional drivers. Please contact Gretchen Tolson or the church office if interested.

JYO Help Wanted!
Quick reminders about upcoming requests for JYO (Junior Youth Organization) help on Manger Sunday, Dec. 6:

During the procession: JYO students are requested to stand behind the manger during the procession to help keep the gifts flowing smoothly into the manger.

After the service: we are grateful for JYO help with either of the following: 1.) Immediately after the service, stay in the sanctuary to help bag gifts and load them into the cars that will take them for sorting. This job usually goes fast if we have lots of helpers. 2.) Work a 30-minute shift at the lunch table at the holiday fair (shifts begin at 11 and end at 1p).

Contact the Church Office for more details.