Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Our Mission
The Sunrise Church of the Brethren acknowledges Christ as our living Lord and affirms the value of all persons as we worship together and use our various gifts to do God's work in the world.
Contact Information for Pastor
Pastor Richard Wehrle is here to assist our congregation with any needs. 
He can be reached by phone at 540-829-7285 (evening) and anytime at 540-272-3489.  His email address is

2015 Information Directory
Forms are available on the entryway table for you to submit updated contact information for our new directory, to be published early next year.  Please take a moment to fill one out if you 
have not done so already.   (Be sure to update email addresses as well.)

Christmas Eve Candle Light Service
On Wednesday, Dec. 24, we will hold our traditional Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7 p.m.  Special readings from the birth narrative in Luke's gospel will be interspersed with beautiful carols, special music from our adult ensemble, and our traditional lighting of candles while singing the words of "Silent Night" together.  A pre-service program will be presented by Becky Glick and Mike Simpson of Simply Folk at 6:30 p.m.  We hope you and your family can join us!

Licensing Service
Licensing Service will be held for Stephen Farrar on Sunday, Jan. 11 during our 10 a.m. worship service.  District executive minister John Jantzi will lead the service, which will be followed by a carry-in meal at 11 a.m.  Come join us for this milestone at Sunrise! 

Family Movie Night
The next Family Movie Night will be held on Friday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.  The movie "Heaven is for Real" will be shown; admission is free, and popcorn and water will be available.  A freewill offering will be taken to help cover costs, and childcare is provided for those who stay for the movie.

Snow Tubing
The youth will go Snow Tubing on Thursday, Jan. 22 at Massanutten Resort's water park (subject to schedule and weather conditions).  Please see Richard for more information.

Children's Activities
Our Children's Church meets on the second Sunday of each month from September through May.  Following the children's story in the sanctuary, children from preK through fifth grade are invited to meet upstairs in the Sunday School room for Children's Church.  If you are willing to help with this great experience, contact Lauren Puffenbarger.

Harvest Table/My 2 Cents Worth
The Harvest Table is open for garden items or baked goods that will go towards the Global Food Crisis Fund.   My 2¢ Worth Jar sits on the table in the Entryway each Sunday for your donation to help alleviate hunger in Africa. 

Prayer Chain
Please submit Prayer Chain concerns to either Lura Ritchie or Cheryl Dean.

Welcome to Sunrise Church of the Brethren
1496 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Preaching Schedule
Come join us each Sunday
Worship Service: 10:00 am
Sunday School:
11:00 am

December 21
Mary's Song
Luke 1:39-45

December 28

The difference a baby makes
Luke 2:1-14

January 4
No angels, No shepherds, No Star
John 1:1-14

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