News for Nov 29, 2022
This Sunday: In-person service
Join us in person this Sunday at 10 am. Our guest preacher is Rev. Carol Barriger, who will preach "Street-Corner Hippie Preachers" using Isaiah 11:1-10 and Matthew 3:1-12. The special collection for Giving Sunday will be for the UCC’s Christmas Fund.
Also this Sunday:
• The choir will rehearse at 9 am. All are welcome
• A congregational meeting to vote on the 2023 budget will be held after worship.
• The women’s lunch meets at noon, hosted by Karen Conklin.
Special note: Zoom will not be available this Sunday. We hope to see you in person!
Check out our YouTube page to see recent sermons. Go to our archive of slides to see bulletins and slides used during recent services.
“Deck the Halls” this Fri, Dec 2
Join us this Friday at 5:30 to decorate the church for Advent and Christmas! We'll start with a soup supper (bring a little something to share).
In-person events in December
• Fri, Dec 9: Advent Taizé (7:30)
• Sat, Dec 10: Lois Brock Memorial (2 pm)
• Sun, Dec 11: Worship service with Rev. Terri Echelbarger preaching (10 am). Choir rehearsal after worship.
• Tue, Dec 13: Caroling in the neighborhood (7 pm)
• Sun, Dec 18: Rev. Polly Moore preaching (10 am). Choir rehearsal at 9 am before worship; church council after worship
• Sat, Dec 24: Joint Christmas Eve service with Many Journeys MCC (8 pm)
• Sun, Dec 25: No CHC service. (Many Journeys will have a Zoom service at 10 am)
Other upcoming events • The women's group will not meet on Mondays in December.
• 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
• Four John Dominic Crossan visual classes on “The Christmas Stories”
• Masterworks Chorale Christmas concerts Dec 10-11
Quote of the week
“The secret to happiness is: Find something more important than you are and dedicate your life to it.”
• 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: Rev. Carol Barriger (center)