Community of Faith Briefs: Nov. 11, 2012
New pastor at Grace United
Pastor Debbie Dillon has joined Grace United Methodist Church in Yuba City.
She was at Fresno Christian Fellowship United Methodist Church.
Born and raised in the Philippines, where she began her ministry, Dillon came to the United States in 1969.
She and her husband, Kent, have two children and six grandchildren.
Service at Grace United Methodist Church, at 3600 S. Walton Ave., is at 11 a.m. Sunday, preceded by fellowship at 10:30 a.m.
For more information, call the church office at 673-7832.
Missionary to address experience
Wheatland High School graduate Jared Garvin is scheduled to speak about his recently completed two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He will speak at the 1 p.m. Sunday service at the Sutter Buttes congregation. 1470 Butte House Road, Yuba City.
The son of Dan and Dawn Garvin of Yuba City, he served at the Raleigh, NC, Mission.
A 2009 graduate of Wheatland High School, Jared is an Eagle Scout and plans on attending Yuba College in January.
Church hostingturkey dinner
Sutter United Methodist Church is hosting its 87th annual Turkey Dinner, served by members of the Sutter Union High School Future Business Leaders of America.
Donations of $10 per adult and $5 for children ages 4 to 12 years are requested.
The dinner is from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church, Acacia Avenue and Butte House Road, in Sutter.
Take-out dinners can also be ordered between 2 p.m.-5 p.m. that day by calling 755-0150.
Thanksgiving service Nov. 18
A community Thanksgiving service with the Yuba-Sutter Christian Ministerial Association is set Nov. 18, hosted by St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Yuba City.
The service, at 6 p.m. at 1390 Franklin Road, includes a message by hospital Chaplain Melissa Knight and immigrant faith stories.
Pumpkin pie will be served after the service.
Advent fair set for Nov. 18
Faith Lutheran Church in Marysville has set its annual Advent Fair and Chili Cook-off with the theme "The Nativity Scene."
Planned Nov. 18, the event follows the 10 a.m. service at 1000 D St.
The event features crafts for all ages, Nativity ornaments, cards and bookmarks.
Participants are invited to bring their favorite chili to be judged and eaten.