News for Dec 13, 2022
This Sunday: In-person service
Join us in person this Sunday at 10 am. It's the fourth Sunday of Advent, and Rev Polly will preach “A Tale of Two Christmases” using Matthew 1:18-25 and Luke 1:26-38. We'll take a special collection for the UCC’s Christmas Fund. All are welcome to join us before worship for choir practice at 9. The church council meets after worship.
Tonight (Tuesday) at 7 pm, gather at church for some neighborhood caroling. Bring some friends and wear your Santa hat! Hot cider and cookies afterwards.
Upcoming services and events • Women's lunch will not meet Mondays in December
• Christmas Eve service (8 pm), in person
Joint service with Many Journeys MCC. If you want to Zoom, use the Many Journeys link.
• Christmas Day
No CHC service (Many Journeys will have a Zoom service at 10 am.) Happy Christmas!
• Sun, Jan 1 service (10 am), Zoom
CHC service on Zoom. Ring in the new year with a story. Rev Polly will read.
• Weds discussion group: Jan 11 (7 pm), Zoom
• Book group: Sun, Jan 22 (7 pm), Zoom
“Fresh Water for Flowers” by Valerie Perrin
Links and resources
• “Stars” by Erik Esenvalds, accompanied by tuned water glasses. Lyrics by Sara Teasdale.
Quote of the week
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
• Women's group: Mondays at 1 pm
Usually on Zoom; third Mondays at church
• Meditation group: Wednesdays at 7:30 am
In person at the church building
• Sunday worship: 10 am
In person or on Zoom — see the newsletter or this site for updates
Image: Our staged reading of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” (Jan 5, 2020)