December 7, 6:30 pm, dessert
December 8, 9:00 am, brunch
Guest Speaker – Jaclyn Douma
Devotion – Amy Caron
The worship team will be leading us in Christmas music. There will be no breakout classes, so invite your friends to join us for food, fellowship and connecting with God.
Jaclyn Douma is the author of a cookbook, Our First Year: Cost Effective Recipes from the Home of Newlyweds. After she married her sweetheart, Jeff, Jaclyn was excited to begin experimenting in her new kitchen. It didn't take her long, however, to discover that most of her cookbooks were filled with recipes involving high grocery bills and ingredients she had never heard of.
So she began experimenting on her own, combining hers and her husband's family traditions into their own unique recipes. Soon after, Our First Year was born, combining helpful tips and easy-to-follow recipes for those who are new to the kitchen with mouth-watering recipes for pairs of two or fun-filled parties. Jaclyn believes in true homemade desserts, eating dinner at home and lots of leftovers.
Jaclyn will share her experiences and recipes at the December 7 and 8 Empower meetings. Please join us for this special December event!
MPCC’s own Jaclyn Douma has a website dedicated to her cookbook (http://www.a-sugarnspice-life.com/ ) and blog featuring recipes and ideas called Honey Crust (http://passion2crave.blogspot.com/).She is also a recent winner of a Philadelphia Cream Cheese Contest and has been featured in many food articles.
Empower 2012 will resume on January 11 and 12 with several new class options in addition to Beth Moore's "Revelations” and "Daniel" studies.