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COVID-19 Update

We will continue to livestream our Sunday worship gatherings via FacebookYouTube, and

If you are at an increased risk due to a health condition that makes you more susceptible to illness, if you are symptomatic, or if you are immunocompromised, please join us via these online options.

Ways to GIVE: Electronically (on our website), through the Glenwood App, through Texting (Text Give $X (dollar amount) to (903) 500-2320), or you may place your offering in baskets in the lobby near each worship center entrance at the back (or mail into the church office).

Wednesday Night Bible Class

Join us tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Gathering Place as we start a conversation about some important theological pillars, specifically, the Trinity.

RISE Student Ministry

RISE students are meeting tonight from 5:00–7:00 in the gym. Pre-packaged snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

Kingdom Kids

Kingdom Kids Wednesday Night Bible class will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m.

In Our Prayers

  • Congrats to Juan, Charlie Jo, and big brother, Samuel, on the birth of baby boy, Tomas Dean Chavez, on November 21! Tomas weighed 6lbs 7 oz. and proud grandparents are Mark and Sharon Richardson. Praise the Lord Tomas and mom are doing well.
  • Our sympathy is extended to former members George Grant and family. Their grandson was killed in a car accident earlier this month in Pennsylvania. More information will be shared as we have it.
  • Prayer request from Cathy Sampson: “Prayers to resolve complications in getting Alyssa back and forth to school during Christmas break.”
  • Please pray for the Ramirez family’s continued recovery. You can help by signing up for their Meal Train or by sending money for groceries via Venmo to @Mayrazoey2011. Contact Sara Register for any questions.
  • Ellie Crawford, daughter of Wes and Kim Crawford, has been diagnosed with lymphoma. Please keep Ellie and her family in your prayers as she goes through treatment.
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Poinsettia Deliveries

Poinsettias will be delivered to the church building TODAY. Feel free to pick yours up, or pick up one to deliver to a shut-in.

Worship Highlight

We have a couple new songs coming your way for this Advent-Christmas Season. O Come All You Unfaithful, which we sang this last Sunday, November 27, can be found here. Another is a song we last sang about a year ago, “Behold Him”.

Barbara Gilbreath Featured in the Tyler Morning Telegraph

“For 15 years, retired Tyler ISD counselor Barbara Gilbreath has been assisting people experiencing homelessness around the Tyler community, especially during the holidays.

Using her listening and compassion skills from her past profession, she spreads love toward community members who are going through difficult times and may feel hopeless…”

Click here to read more.

PATH Blanket Drive

PATH is collecting large, warm winter blankets (the thicker the better!) beginning December 1. You can drop off items and donations at PATH. Blankets will be distributed in January.

PATH is also extending their donation window for winter coats as they still need the following sizes:

  • Adult (male and female) S/M/L/XL
  • Youth (male and female) 10/12, 14/16
  • Baby (male and female) of all sizes up to 12 months

Soul Sisters Holiday Brunch

Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a Soul Sisters Holiday Brunch. All ladies are welcome! Please bring your favorite brunch dish to share and plan to meet at Wanda Holmes’ house (see Family News email for address). 

Karing Kitchen

Our next opportunity to serve will be Monday, December 12 at the Benevolence Center. We are now serving in-person and need help with setup, serving, and cleanup beginning at 4:30 p.m. The evening typically lasts until 6:30 p.m. We welcome all who would like to reach out to the Tyler community in such a needed ministry to join us. For details, contact Pat Gerth at (903) 312-8441.

No Children’s Worship

Children’s Worship will NOT meet December 18th or 25th. Student busy bags will be available in the foyer. 

Help Needed Wednesday Nights – Kingdom Kids

A teacher and helper (or two, or three!) are needed for our kids on Wednesday nights starting November 30. Please contact Joanna Neal if you’re interested in this opportunity. This is a great low-key and low-stress way to jump into serving our children’s ministry!

Gift Cards for The Downtown Gathering

We are collecting Christmas gift cards for the people of the Downtown Gathering. Our goal is to give every person who comes to The Gathering a $20 Walmart gift card. You may either donate money (please designate that it is for “The Gathering”) to purchase the cards or buy them yourself. Drop your gift off at the office or give it to Dana Grubb. Donations are due Sunday, December 18.

Substitute Teachers Needed

Little People’s School of Glenwood Church of Christ is looking for loving, fun-loving, substitute teachers for classes ages 2-5. The hours are 8:30-1:30 and some training is required. Please contact Cathy Howell at 903-509-8904 or email her at

Share About Glenwood on Social Media

Spread the word! When you “like” a post from Glenwood on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, would you help us by sharing it as well? Reaching people virtually is a significant way for us to be Kingdom-minded and engage our neighbors. Speaking of social media…Have you subscribed to our YouTube worship channel? You can do so here:

Lunch Buddies

We have an opportunity to serve the school in our community, right around the corner, at Rice Elementary. Volunteers are needed each day from 10:25 a.m.–12:50 p.m. to assist during the lunch period for each group of students. You will have a chance to interact with some great kids and teachers and really bless the faculty and staff at Rice. For more information, contact Stefanie Albright (see Family News email for contact information).

World Bible School

Through World Bible School, we have an incredible opportunity to share Jesus with others from the other side of the world, and as near as prisoners in the Texas Dept. of Corrections near Palestine, TX. If you’d like get involved as a study helper, contact Tootsie Hooper at (see Family News email for phone number) or sign up on the sheet outside the Worship Center. We’ll meet at Glenwood each Monday morning at 9 a.m. in Rooms 6 & 7.