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In Memoriam

Weldon Reed died on Thursday evening, May 14.

Special Thanks

• To Claude Zimmerman and Joe Mueller for installing new faucets in the kitchen.

• To Rev. Don Niederfrank for conducting the May 17 "Worship in the Gap" service.

• To Brett Dimmer for producing our "Worship in the Gap" and "Gap Chats" video series.

• To Lorraine Halls and Peter Muehleis for serving as Counters on the first Sunday of each month.

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SUSPENSION OF CHURCH SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

All church services and programs continue to be suspended at this time. As you know, this is an evolving situation and we will keep you updated as best we can.

First Congregational Church will continue to provide spiritual guidance and care. We welcome you to call or email if you have any pastoral needs or questions.

STAY THE COURSE - OUR STATUS AS OF MAY 14

Our Church Council feels that it is best to continue to "stay the course" as outlined in a letter written by our Wisconsin Conference Minister, Franz Rigert. Franz recommends that UCC congregations not resume in-person worship or other activities in our church buildings until the public health gating requirements are met. Read the full letter here.

MAKING PLEDGE PAYMENTS

Since we are not currently conducting church services , we wanted to let you know that you can drop off your pledge payments by using our mail slot to the right of our Webster Street entrance. Or you can simply mail it to the church. Thank you!

WORSHIP IN THE GAP

As a way to stay connected while our church services and activities are suspended, we are pleased to provide you with our YouTube video series, Worship in the Gap. Huge thanks to Brett Dimmer for producing the series!

Click on the link below to view:

Episode 27: Confirmation

Episode 26: Sunday, May 24, 2020

Episode 25: May 17, 2020

Episode 24: The Sabbath

Episode 23: Mother's Day May 10, 2020

Episode 22: Church Update

Episode 21: May 3, 2020

Episode 20: The Gatekeeper

Episode 19: Social Contracts and Covenants

Episode 18: April 26, 2020

Episode 17: Anxiety and COVID-19

Episode 16: We're All Connected

Episode 15: April 19, 2020

Episode 14: Faith or Folly?

Episode 13: What Changes After the Gap?

Episode 12: Easter Sunday

Episode 11: Maundy Thursday

Episode 10: Palm Sunday

Episode 9: A Search Committee Update from Joe Mueller, Chair of the Search Committee

Episode 8: Jim explains "Interim Ministry"

Episode 7: Sunday Service

Episode 6: Jim & Don discuss why they became ministers

Episode 5: Harold Kushner's Nine Essential Things I’ve Learned About Life

Episode 4: Man Born Blind

Episode 3: Baptismal Heresy

Episode 2: Jim and Don Discuss John 4

Episode 1: Excerpts from our Church Service on March 15

STEWARDSHIP UPDATE

Thank you to those of you who have made a financial pledge to support the church this year. Unfortunately, we are quite short of our goal. For those of you who have yet to turn in your pledge, please do so as soon as possible. For those of you who have already pledged, the Church Council is inviting you to make a one time financial gift, or a pledge increase, to help off-set the shortfall. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Church Office, we will put you in touch with the Church Council or our Financial Administrator, Owen Madson.
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LIGHTHOUSE YOUTH MINISTRY

Our church partners with four other churches in Port Washington and Saukville to support the Lighthouse Youth Ministry for middle and high schoolers. To learn more about the group, visit their website and check out Lighthouse - Port Washington Saukville Ecumenical Youth Ministry on Facebook.

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