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Special Thanks

• To Nicki Lesnik and her family for taking down the sanctuary Christmas tree and storing all of the decorations. 

• To Ken Matthews for conducting our Sunday morning service on New Year’s Day. 

• To Phil Stepanski and Tracy Bretl for providing special music on New Year’s Day morning.

• To Don Niederfrank for offering the Meditation on Christmas Day morning.

• To Joe Rychtik for taking down the lights and returning the trailer following our annual Christmas tree sale.

• To Pru and Dale Palacek for providing special music on Christmas Day morning.

• To Brett and Jennifer Dimmer, Tracy Greymont and Mike Spalding for providing special music at our 9:30 service on Christmas Eve. 

• To Brett and Jennifer Dimmer and Mark MacRae for providing Christmas Brass at our 7:00 service on Christmas Eve.  

• To the entire Cast of Characters in our annual Christmas Eve Pageant. Click for a list and some action photos!

• To David Franks and Louise Mollinger and Angelo and Cindy Lopez for helping to facilitate the entire Christmas tree sale. We couldn’t have done it without their help!

• To Mike Dimmer for shoveling and salting all of the church sidewalks the week before Christmas.

From the Archives

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December 14, 2016

November 30, 2016

November 23, 2016

November 16, 2016

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October 26, 2016

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October 12, 2016

October 5, 2016

September 28, 2016

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September 7, 2016

August 31, 2016

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July 13, 2016

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2015 July-December
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2014 July-December

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COMMUNITY GATHERING FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE

We are hosting a Community Gathering for Justice and Peace on the second Thursday evening of each month, from 6:00 – 6:30, in the church sanctuary. The gatherings include readings and time for silence. It is an opportunity for people to pray, meditate, or simply be still, in the hope that peace and justice might come into our families, our country and our world. Please invite your neighbors and friends.

31st ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE SALE

Our annual church Christmas tree sale was, once again, a great success. We ended the sale with seventeen trees left on the lot, out of more than 440! Special thanks to everyone who participated. We couldn’t have done it without your help!

ANNUAL STEWARDSHIP CAMPAIGN

We are in the process of wrapping up our annual Stewardship Campaign. Everyone is asked to make a formal pledge to support the church financially in the year to come. Please visit our Stewardship Page for more information.

WINTER CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

Our annual Winter Congregational Meeting has been scheduled for Sunday morning, January 29, immediately following the 10:00 service. Our two items of business are an end-of-the-year financial report and the approval of a 2017 Church Budget. All members of the church are encouraged to attend.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

The Fellowship Team is hosting a Potluck Dinner on Wednesday, January 25, our annual Mardi Gras Pancake Dinner on Tuesday, February 28, and a Chili Supper on Wednesday, March 22.

CHURCH SCHOOL

All children 4K through 7th grade are invited to participate in our Church School program, held on Sunday mornings at 10:00.

NURSERY

Each Sunday morning during the 10:00 service, our church provides a Nursery for children newborn through 4-years-old. Parents are required to register their children, and to sign their children in and out of the nursery. We want to do our very best to make the nursery a safe and secure environment.

WEDNESDAY LUNCH AT CHURCH

Each Wednesday at Noon, you are invited to meet Jeff at church for lunch and Bible study. The group always takes time to visit before reflecting upon the lectionary reading for the upcoming Sunday. Coffee is always provided, but please bring your own lunch.

MEN’S BREAKFAST

Men in the church are invited to gather for breakfast every Thursday morning, at 8:00, at the Dockside Deli. The group often has fun considering a Question of the Day. If you are able, please come and join the conversation.

SNOW CANCELLATION POLICY

If it should be necessary to cancel one or both of our Sunday services, we will put a message on the church answering machine by 7:00 on Sunday morning. Please call the church office, 284-2022, if you have any doubts about the weather.

YOGA AT CHURCH

A gentle yoga class is held in Fellowship Hall every Wednesday evening from 5:15 - 6:15. The cost is $10 per class. For more information, please contact Susan Niederfrank at susanniederfrank@gmail.com.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

An AA Group meets at our church every Sunday afternoon at 3:00. For more information, please contact the church office.

MISSED CHURCH?

If you wonder what you missed, copies of last Sunday’s bulletin are always available on the literature rack in the church entryway and CDs of the service are always available in the church office.

GLUTEN FREE COMMUNION

We continue to offer a gluten-free option for receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion. The gluten-free communion bread is purchased commercially, and prepared separately, so that there is no chance of contact with our regular sourdough communion bread.

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