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!
“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)