In case you had not noticed, Christmas shopping is upon us. If you prefer not to deal with crazed crowds looking for the latest fades or best deals and you want to find a gift with meaning, join us for our Alternative Gift Market this week.
On Thursday, once again we are partnering with Ten Thousand Villages in Suburban Square, from 4 to 8 pm. During that time, a portion of all sales will be donated by Ten Thousand Villages to the Outreach Budget. However, this is only part of the reason to buy your gifts at Ten Thousand Villages on Thursday. The stores mission is to support craftspeople and artists in developing countries by providing them with an outlet for their goods, so by supporting Ten Thousand Villages, you are supporting those artists.
On Sunday, after worship, several artists will be with us, selling their items. So plan to bring your check books and cash on Sunday and pick out a great gift for the special one in your life!