Second Annual Advent Extravaganza

Sundays during Advent – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Those attending worship can drop off items after the service.

Christmas is coming and the Alternative Christmas Market Team, Mission and Service Team and the Back Bay Mission Team are preparing for the second annual Advent Extravaganza.

Week 1: Sunday, November 28

Gifts of COMFORT (specific needs listed below). Donations will be given to Afghan refugees arriving in the Fox Valley.

  • Sets of 4 or 6 cutlery
  • Plates (hard plastic preferred)
  • Cups
  • Complete sets of silverware
  • Pressure cookers
  • Tea Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Can opener
  • Microwave oven
  • Lamps
  • Alarm clocks
  • Gently used clothing, washed and free of animal fur, stains, and damage
  • Men’s and Women’s Medium size winter coats
  • Winter boots

New items (high need for the following):

  • Twin blankets and sheets
  • Pillows
  • First aid kits
  • Bath towels
  • Kitchen towels
  • Hand towels

Here’s what to expect in future weeks – additional details coming soon!

Week 2: Gifts of Toys, Alternative Christmas Market, Back Bay Shrimp Sale

Week 3: Gifts of Food, Alternative Christmas Market, Back Bay Shrimp Sale, Kenya Craft Sale, “Ultimate and Jolly” Bake Sale, Christmas music from Karma’s Mailbox

Week 4: Gifts of Home, Possible Shrimp Sale with leftover shrimp

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