PVEN wish list

Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network is always in need of food. But currently, St. Matthew's UCC is holding a drive for new packaged underwear and socks for men, women and children. You can bring your donations to the church Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sundays from 8-11:30 a.m. The deadline is Sunday, Dec. 13.

Birthday wishes

Please wish these neighbors a Happy Birthday this week: Nov. 30-Roy Anthony, Tom Wentz; Dec. 1-Leilani Frantz, Trevor Kresge; Dec. 3-Stacy Borger, Rebecca Smith, Maynard Sterner, Ryan Yost; Dec. 4-Brian Beidleman; Dec. 5-Nancy Frantz, Genevieve Wuest, Helen Gower; Dec. 6-Brandon Kocher, Delbert Kresge.

Christmas Cantata

The combined choirs of St. Matthew's UCC and Effort United Methodist churches will be presenting a Christmas Cantata, "Hallelujah! Light Has Come" on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Effort and Sunday, Dec. 20 at St. Matthew's. Both concerts are at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and let the spirit of Christmas in song bring light into your holiday season.