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In Memoriam

Dorothy Nowicki died on Thursday evening, May 17. A Memorial Service will be held at the church at the end of June.

Special Thanks

• To the following folks who helped with our Spring Clean-Up of the Creekside Commons: Marti DeMario, Bruce Laabs, Sr., Bruce Laabs, Jr., Joe and Bev Mueller, Mark, Ben, Gabe and Sam Pasten, Jane Spalding and Paula Wesley.

• To Michael Bunyan and his family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday mornings, May 6 and 13.

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

• To our church music staff, along with their family and friends, for providing such wonderful music at the third annual Spring Music Recital on Sunday afternoon, April 29: Haly Besaw, Jill Bewell, Pat Czarnecki, Brett Dimmer, Glenyss Gilliam, Heinzel KunsmannLori MacRae, Sherri MelicharKristin Otto, Dawn Sisley, Pru Palecek and Kai-i Tien.

• To Gary and Joyce Bria for installing a chair rail in Fellowship Hall.

• To Annette Stimac for cleaning and organizing the Activity Bags in the church narthex.

• To Mike Dimmer for trimming the shrubs around the church patio.

Congratulations

• To Miles Felix Vandenack, son of Angela and Kallyn, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, April 29. 

• To Harvey Clarence Schwister, son of Pamela and Tom, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, April 22. 

From the Archives

May 9, 2018

May 2, 2018

April 25, 2018

April 18, 2018

April 11, 2018

April 4, 2018

March 27, 2018

March 21, 2018

March 14, 2018

March 7, 2018

February 28, 2018

February 21, 2018

February 14, 2018

February 7, 2018
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January 24, 2018
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January 10, 2018

January 3, 2018

December 27, 2017
December 20, 2017

December 13, 2017
December 5, 2017

November 28, 2017

November 22, 2017

November 15, 2017

November 8, 2017

November 1, 2017
October 25, 2017

October 18, 2017

October 11, 2017

October 4, 2017

September 27, 2017

September 20, 2017

September 13, 2017

September 6, 2017

August 23, 2017

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July 26, 2017

July 19, 2017

July 12, 2017
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June 21, 2017

June 14, 2017

June 7, 2017

May 31, 2017

May 24, 2017

May 17, 2017
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April 26, 2017

April 19, 2017

April 12, 2017

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

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2016 January-June

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2015 January-June

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2012 January-June

2011

10TH ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC

Our end-of-the-year Church Picnic will be held this coming Sunday, May 20, immediately following the 10:00 service. We will gather in Fellowship Hall, on the patio, and in the Creekside Commons. The Fellowship Team will provide lunch, including sub sandwiches and salads. Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket if you would like to sit outside.

THE END OF OUR CHURCH PROGRAM YEAR

Please don’t forget that our church program year ends this coming Sunday, May 20. We also celebrate our last Family Service at 10:00. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, we celebrate with one service on Sunday morning at 10:00.

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. Click here to learn about camp scholarships. Please contact Amy Gilhooly, our Communication Director, if you have any questions (amyg@portucc.org).

WISCONSIN CONFERENCE ANNUAL MEETING

The 56th Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Conference of the United Church of Christ will be held at the Green Lake Conference Center June 8-10. The theme for this year’s meeting is Why Are We Afraid? The Winds and Waves of Race and Privilege. Our church will be represented by David Franks and Louise Mollinger, along with Jeanne Mantsch and Paula Wesley.

OUR 120th ANNIVERSARY

On Sunday afternoon, April 10, 1898, a small group of people met at the Ozaukee County Courthouse and founded the Congregational Church of Port Washington. One of the defining features of this new church was that is was the first church in Port Washington to conduct services in English. Imagine that!

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. The last Lunch of the program year is Wednesday, May 23.

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. 

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.

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.

MISSED CHURCH? 

If you wonder what you missed, CDs of the service are always available in the church office.

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