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Special Thanks

• To Bruce Laabs, Sr.Ken MatthewsJohn Norman, Jane Spalding and Phil Stepanski for serving as readers for our Maundy Thursday service.

• To Barb BahrBrett DimmerTracy Greymont and Mike Spalding, along with Sherri Melichar, for providing Special Music for our Maundy Thursday service.

• To Susan Skowbo for baking two loaves of unleavened bread for our Maundy Thursday service.

• To Kay Rego and Brenda Zankl for serving as Parent Drivers and Helpers for the Palm Sunday Confirmation Class Adventure to Holy Hill. 

• To Terry Sdun and the Fellowship Team for serving freshly baked cinnamon rolls following both services on Palm Sunday. 

• To Joe Yandry and his family for providing Nursery care on Sunday morning, April 9.

• To Kay Rego for helping to design our Holy Week card.

• To Bruce Laabs for faithfully cleaning and organizing the sanctuary pew racks each and every week.

• To Jim Schmit for faithfully delivering our weekly contributions to the Port Washington Food Pantry.

• To Ernie Hadler for faithfully placing our garbage containers on the curb each Thursday.

• To Annette Stimac for faithfully organizing the Children's Activity Bags in the sanctuary.

• To Pru Palecek and her friend, Glenyss Gilliam, for providing special music on Sunday morning, April 2. 

Congratulations

• To Zoey Mae Margaret Hammes, daughter of Amber Rossey and Travis Satterlee, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, April 9.

• To Austin Katherine Schultz, daughter of Caleigh and Adam, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, April 2.

• To Charlie Adeline Rogalski, daughter of Amber Hinneberg and Michael Rogalski, and granddaughter of Nancy Hinneberg, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, March 26.

From the Archives

April 5, 2017

March 29, 2017

March 22, 2017

March 15, 2017

March 8, 2017

March 1, 2017

February 22, 2017

February 15, 2017

February 8, 2017

February 1, 2017

January 23, 2017

January 11, 2017

2016 July-December

2016 January-June

2015 July-December

2015 January-June

2014 July-December

2014 January-June

2013 July-December

2013 January-June

2012 July-December

2012 January-June

2011

HOLY WEEK

Please join us for the celebration of Holy Week.
Palm Sunday - April 9
Services at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m.
Handbell Choir at 10:00
Maundy Thursday - April 13
Service at 7:00 p.m.
Tenebrae and Holy Communion
Good Friday - April 14
Service at 7:00 p.m.
Burning Incense
Easter Sunday - April 16
Sunrise Service at 6:00 a.m.
Holy Communion
Services at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m.
Senior Choir and Easter Brass at both services

EARTH DAY CLEAN-UP

We have scheduled our annual spring clean-up of the church grounds for Earth Day, Saturday morning, April 22, starting at 8:00 a.m. Please bring your garden gloves and tools and come lend a hand.

SPRING CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

Our annual Spring Congregational Meeting is scheduled for Sunday morning, April 30, immediately following the 10:00 service. The only item of business is the election of Church Council officers and team representatives. 

SPRING MUSIC RECITAL

We are hosting a Spring Music Recital on Sunday afternoon, April 30, at 2:00, featuring our church music staff. The recital is free and open to the public so please invite your neighbors and friends.

ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING

On Palm Sunday, April 9, we joined with Christians in six other denominations in receiving the annual One Great Hour of Sharing offering. This special offering supports the mission work of the United Church of Christ and our interfaith partner Church World Service. You might like to know that 95 cents of every dollar contributed goes directly to mission. You can click here for more information. You may contribute until the end of the month.

CHURCH SCHOOL

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

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.

UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST CAMPS

The United Church of Christ has two wonderful camps. Pilgrim Center is located on Green Lake near Ripon, and Moon Beach is located way up north near St. Germain. You can visit ucci.org for more information. Please contact Amy Gilhooly, our Communications Director, to learn more about camp scholarships.

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 Tello's. The group often has fun considering a Question of the Day. If you are able, please come and join the conversation.

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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