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In Memoriam

Jim Thompson died on Friday morning, May 12.  A memorial service will be held at the church on Thursday afternoon, May 25, at 5:00.

Rosella McManus died on Tuesday afternoon, May 9.  A memorial service will be held at the church on Friday afternoon, June 2, at 5:00.

Jane Derks died on Sunday morning, January 29.  A memorial service will be held at the church on Saturday morning, June 17, at 11:00. 

Special Thanks

• To the Fellowship Team for hosting our 9th Annual Church Picnic on Sunday, May 21. It was a wonderful day to celebrate the end of our program year.

• To Kay Rego for volunteering to do face painting at our Church Picnic. The kids loved it!

• To Brianna Franks and her family for providing Nursery care on Sunday morning, May 21.

• To our Church School Leadership Team (Jennifer Dimmer, Kerry O'Brien, Renee Proctor and Deanna Rychtik) for directing our Church School program this past year.

• To Jacob Sanem for assisting our Church School kids on Sunday morning, May 14.

• To Jane Spalding for bringing a homemade rhubarb cake to Wednesday Lunch at church. The rhubarb was from Bill Greymont's garden.

• To Dianna Schroeder for bringing a homemade pinaeapple upside-down cake to Wednesday Lunch at church in celebration of her birthday.

• To Mike Dimmer who has, once again, volunteered to cut the church lawn for the entire season. Thanks, Mike!

Congratulations

• To Gracie Jane Richter, daughter of Sarah and Drew, and granddaughter of Jeff and Jane Suddendorf, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, May 21.

• To Millie Edith Vitella, daughter of Emma and Tony, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Saturday, May 20.

• To Mayci Kay Taylor, daughter of Cindy and Kahlin, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, May 18.

• To Jeanne Mantsch who is traveling to Germany with a delegation from the Wisconsin Conference of the UCC in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

• To Ken Matthews and his family. Our new church signs were dedicated in memory of his parents, Harold and Marion, on Sunday morning, May 14.

• To Logan George Baumgart, daughter of Heather Marquardt and Jordan Baumgart, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, May 7.

From the Archives

May 17, 2017
May 10, 2017

May 3, 2017

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

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

CONFIRMATION SUNDAY

This coming Sunday, May 28, is Confirmation Sunday in the life of our church. Thirteen members of our 8th Grade Confirmation Class will confirm their faith and become official members of our church.

SUMMER SERVICES

During the summer months, from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend, we celebrate with one service on Sunday mornings at 10:00.

SPRING CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

Our annual Spring Congregational Meeting is scheduled for Sunday morning, June 4. The only item of business is the election of Church Council Officers and Team Representatives.

AUTOMATIC RESTROOM DOORS

As part of our ongoing effort to be an Accessible to All (A2A) congregation, we recently installed Automatic Doors on both of our restrooms.  The project cost nearly $4600 and was completed by combining money given to the church in memory of Marion Brophy, Sid Geiken, Harvey Goldberg, June Gregozeski, Virginia Haack, Mark Higgins, Lowell Tainter, Pat Tainter, Jeanne Walstra, George Yons, and Sally (Gilson) Ziegler, along with a special gift from Bill Greymont.

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. For more information, please contact Amy Gilhooly, our Communications Director, at amyg@portucc.org.

MEN’S BREAKFAST

Men in the church are invited to gather for breakfast every Thursday morning, at 8:00, at Tello's. The group sometimes 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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