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.
Check out our YouTube page to see recent sermons. Go to our archive of slides to see bulletins and slides used during recent services.
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)