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9:15 a.m. - Children's Christian Education
& Soul Search (Adult Christian Education)
Worship service is at 10:15!
We are Open and Affirming and ALL are welcome!

SACK LUNCHES: Every Saturday and Sunday, between 12:15 and 1:00 p.m, our church gives to "those in need" a lunch usually consisting of a sandwich, cookies, and chips or pretzels plus water and fruit. If you would like to help please call the church and offer to make a donation of money or ingredients or time in the making and serving.
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Spring forward PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cindy Fawkes   
Friday, 06 March 2015 15:22

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME STARTS


SUNDAY May 8


Set your clock forward one hour Saturday night

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Holy Week PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cindy Fawkes   
Friday, 06 March 2015 15:54

 


Holy Week


On Maundy Thursday, April 2, we observe Jesus’ last supper with his disciples. Maundy Thursday is often thought of as the day Jesus instituted the practice of communion. In the John 13 account of the Last Supper, Jesus institutes the practice of service through foot washing. We will gather as a community for a meal at 6 pm (basement fellowship hall) and ease into a service (7:00, basement fellowship hall) from the meal. We will have an opportunity to serve and to partake of communion, as well as to pray and hear portions of Jesus’ farewell address to his disciples.

 

On Good Friday, April 3, we will gather in the sanctuary at 7:00 pm to engage the trial, crucifixion and death of Jesus. There is also a community Good Friday service at Grace United Methodist, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

 

Easter 2015 – April 5 is Easter! We celebrate God’s defeat of death and the new life that we find in and through Jesus. Our worship will begin at 10:15.

 

Easter Celebration Potluck

After our worship service ends, we will gather for an Easter Celebration potluck. As always, we will invite our friends who join us for the Sunday Sack Lunch to join us in a communal meal. Please feel free to invite someone to join you for worship. We all need good news. We all need to hear that God loves us, will walk through hell with us and for us, and that God’s love, not hatred, not evil, has the last word. Joyful worship and a joyful meal are the order for the day!

 

 
Weather closings PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 14 January 2015 16:19

 

Weather Closings

When the weather forecast indicates concern for safety in travel to worship, the minister and the Faith Ministry Team will make a decision.  Please consult the church website, Facebook page, and radio announcements on WEAI for announcement of church closings. An all-church e-mail will also be sent. 

 
Lenten Gatherings PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 06 March 2015 15:42

 


Lenten Gathering

Please join us for a simple supper at 6:00 on Wednesdays during Lent (except for Holy Week). We will hear about the faith/life journeys of different people throughout the season. We will meet in the basement fellowship hall for dinner and conversation. Each Wednesday, there will be food both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. Please join us. 

 
March Calendar PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cindy Fawkes   
Friday, 06 March 2015 15:38

 

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4: Lenten gathering, food and conversation, 6 pm       

Choir 6:30

5: Justice and Witness Ministry

Team @ Mary’s: 2:30

9:  Faith Ministry Team  7:00

10: Stewardship

MinistryTeam 5:30

11: Relationship Ministry Team

@ Mallory’s 1:30

Lenten gathering, food and conversation, 6 pm

            Choir 6:30

13: Games Night, 7 pm

16 VCT 6:00

18: Lenten gathering, food and conversation, 6 pm

            Choir 6:30

25: Lenten gathering, food and conversation, 6 pm

29: Palm Sunday; CHUMS, eat out together after worship; Mary Hathaway 80th birthday celebration (afternoon)

 
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