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  • SPRING GALA....A BLOOMING SPRING BANQUET!

    Spring is nature's way of saying "Let's Party!"  Follow our tips and add your creative touches to make "Spring Gala" a unique Christian women and girls event remembered for years.  From the beautiful spring table coverings and decorations to the full funny and inspiring program, enjoy the journey!  Read all about it right here at our web page.  The full banquet program is in a 'read-only' version along with all our banquet themes.  You get to check it out before you purchase!  Happy Spring! The CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Gang!

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  • UPSY DAISY ~ SPRING BANQUET!

    UPSY DAISY   HE LOVES ME ~ HE LOVES ME LOTS! "I'd rather have daisies in my hair than diamonds around my neck." A Daisy Spring Banquet!  Our fun event is a blend of homespun wisdom, sentimental memories and a touch of humor.  Create a fresh DAISY evening of fun, faith, food and festivity for females (How's that for memorable alliteration?)   WE CAN DO IT YOUR WAY!  Check out our easy banquet planner in our online catalog... read only version  to give you a boost.  Then choose our instant download and save time, S/H or USPS Priority Mail.  $16.99...

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  • WHITE CHRISTMAS PARTY!

    A WHITE CHRISTMAS PARTYis a delightful SNOWY Christmas Dinner Party!  Gather the entire church family and spend Christmas together.  We plan the program for you!  Check out this easy-to-prep event right here on our web site!  So fun, so Christmas-y, so centered on Jesus!  Don't miss this one!  All ages young to old!  THERE IS STILL TIME TO GET READY TO 'PARTY' FOR CHRISTMAS!!!!!!  CALL ELLIE!  1.888.236.5433 or ORDER ONLINE.  PURCHASE PDF (Instant-no s/h) or SHIPPING S/H ADDED.   Just $16.99

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  • Lighting The Way 'Til The Kingdom Comes!

    Browsing CLOSE ENCOUNTERS MINISTRIES web site is a fun way to spend a few minutes.  Choosing one of our events for your gang helps you tell Jesus' story in exciting, fun, easy ways. Become a leader who searches for ways to teach the amazing stories with our "live it" Vacation Bible School themes.  Bring Christmas and Easter to life on stage with our funny holiday programs.  Create a kid community with CLOSE ENCOUNTERS CLUB.  Don't forget everyone loves a great mystery so pick up a Conley Twin Mystery story to tell aloud with pictures!  Jazz up Sunday School for children...

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  • COMING SOON FOR 2020

    EASTER:  This Close Encounters years features a cool Easter event unlike any you have experienced.  COME TO THE TABLE is Easter with a twist.  Food and full Easter program keeps guests glued to their seats as they hear the story of Resurrection. SPRING BANQUET:  It's a SPRING GALA! Get ready for a Ladies/Mother-Daughter Banquet filled with games, beautiful spring decorations, food and a full, funny program...inspiration too! CHRISTMAS:  Coming faster than you think.  We will surprise you sometime in August-September with a new All Church Christmas program.  You're gonna love it. 2020 is hopping  around our offices.  We are having fun. ...

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  • CHRISTMAS! THINK ABOUT IT NOW!

    SLEEP IN HEAVENLY PEACE is an on stage, really fun program for the littlest children among us.  Preschool, Kindergarten....any young group can present this unique Jesus story from Bethlehem with great ease and little rehearsal!  Want to know the secret?  The children get to hold cut out masks up to their little faces while they become part of the story. No Memorization.   Check it out in our online catalog!!!  Order Master Planner to be shipped or instant download (save time and s/h cost) at www.cemlife.com   STEALING CHRISTMAS...FROM HERE TO ETERNITY!  Easy on stage All Church Christmas program for everyone from littles...

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  • SIMPLY SUNDAY SCHOOL--4 WEEKS 4 HOLIDAYS 4 YOU!

    'SIMPLY SUNDAY SCHOOL'!  A PAPER BAG VALENTINE ~ A PAPER BAG EASTER ~ A PAPER BAG THANKSGIVING ~ A PAPER BAG CHRISTMAS Each 4 week series for kids of all ages includes quick, easy, activities set aside to tell the story Jesus.  Each week features an Opening with Funny skits, Bible Time, Paper Crafts (Make and Take) and Paper Bag Snacks (Treats to Eat)  Surprise your group with Bible stories and fun paper stuff to make in Sunday School! Lively, inexpensive, colorful, funny, inspiring.  We re-imagined the humble Paper Bag and made it fun for Sunday School....or Children's Church! 'SIMPLY SUNDAY...

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