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In Memoriam

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. 

Congratulations

• To the members of our 2017 Confirmation Class who confirmed their faith and became official members of the church on Sunday, May 28: Sarah Bloemer, Ty Callen, Roman Cira, Jessica Clements, Breanna Franks, Emmitt Karrels, Michael Rego, Jacob Sanem, Mira Stimac, Tyler Umhoefer, Madison Zankl and Makenzie Zankl.

• To Aria Noelle Hegarty, daughter of Carly and Justin, and granddaughter of Cathy Jones, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, May 28.

• 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 Thursday, May 18.

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

• To Nathan Rego, who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on Saturday, May 13, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.

Special Thanks

• To Joy Bloemer for handwriting the Confirmation certificates.

• To Jane Suddendorf for creating our Confirmation Sunday altar arrangement.

• To Lenys Walden for donating two crystal vases for use on the church altar table.

• To Beckie Perez for planting the entryway flower pots.

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

From the Archives

May 24, 2017

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

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 this coming Sunday morning, June 4. The only item of business is the election of Church Council Officers and Team Representatives.

CHARITABLE FUNDRAISERS

Every year, members and friends of our church participate in charitable fundraising events (walks, runs, bike rides, etc.) helping to raise thousands of dollars for a variety of worthy causes.  As a church community, we support these efforts by contributing $100 per event from our Local Mission Fund.  If you are planning to participate in one of these fundraisers, please complete and submit the Charitable Fundraiser Contribution Request form. 

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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