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Special Thanks

• To Rev. Don Niederfrank, a member of our Ministry Team, for conducting our Sunday morning services on January 20.

• To Grace Wilsnack and her family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday morning, January 20.

• To Jodi Cowen, Kevin Rudser, Holly Ternes and Amy Umhoefer for serving as Parent Drivers and Helpers for our January Confirmation Class Adventure to St. Benedict's in Milwaukee. Thanks also to Alex Funk, Emily Kapszukiewicz and Renee Proctor for meeting the group at St. Ben's.

• To Pam Marquardt for knitting winter hats and mittens, enough to fill a whole laundry basket! The Confirmation Class was able to deliver all of them to St. Benedict's in Milwaukee.

• To Sarah Bloemer, Jennifer Dimmer, Tina Olson, Shandy Roehrig and Dawn Rychtik, members of our Church School Team, who conducted our Church School Sunday in January. The kids voted on a Mission Project for February, chosing to do a paper goods drive to support Family Promise.

• To Ella Hoffmann and her family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday morning, January 13.

• To Angelo and Cindy Lopez for replacing a light ballast in the Dennett Room.

• To Nicki Lesnik and her family for taking down the Christmas trees in the sanctuary and upper narthex and storing all of the decorations.

• To Jane Spalding for bringing homemade brownies to Wednesday Lunch at Church on January 9.

• To JD Rudser and his family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday morning, January 6.

• To Ken Matthews for conducting our Sunday morning service on December 30, the first Sunday following Christmas. 

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ANNUAL STEWARDSHIP CAMPAIGN

We are now in the process of wrapping up our annual Stewardship Campaign. Members and friends of the church are asked to make a formal pledge to support the church financially in the year to come. Please visit our Stewardship Page for more information or to complete the online pledge form.

CHURCH SCHOOL AND FAMILY SERVICE SUNDAYS

We celebrate a Family Service on the fourth Sunday of each month at 10:00. The service includes the participation of our 8th Grade Confirmation Class and Children's Choirs. Our next Family Service is this coming Sunday morning, January 27.

Church School meets on the second Sunday of each month at 10:00. All children 4K through 7th grade are invited to participate. Our next Church School Sunday is Sunday, February 10.

PAPERGOODS DRIVE TO SUPPORT FAMILY PROMISE

The Church School kids invite you to help them with their service project to support Family Promise of Ozaukee. Family Promise’s mission is to rebuild lives by providing resources and services to individuals and families at risk of homelessness in Ozaukee County. They are in need of paper goods for their new Day Center. Please consider donating toilet paper, paper towels, kleenex, paper plates and paper bowls. Donations can be dropped off in the church entryway through Sunday, February 10. To learn more about the work of Family Promise, please visit familypromiseoz.org.

FELLOWSHIP HOUR ON SUNDAY MORNINGS

We host a Fellowship Hour following our 8:00 service on the first Sunday of each month, and following our 10:00 services on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.

WINTER CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

Our annual Winter Congregational Meeting has been scheduled for this coming Sunday morning, January 27, immediately following the 10:00 service. Our two items of business are an end-of-the-year financial report and the approval of a 2019 Church Budget. All members of the church are encouraged to attend.

WINTER CHILI DINNER

The Fellowship Team is hosting a Chili Dinner on Wednesday evening, January 30, from 5:30-7:00 in Fellowship Hall. This is a wonderful opportunity to gather with others and enjoy a meal at church. Please bring your favorite chili and/or dessert to share!

ECUMENICAL YOUTH MINISTRY

Our church has partnered with four other churches in Port Washington and Saukville to form an Ecumenical Youth Ministry for middle and high school youth. Their next event, Tubing at Sunburst, is scheduled for Saturday afternoon, February 2, starting at 1:00 at the Grand Avenue Church Family Center. Please check out Port Washington Saukville Ecumenical Youth Ministry on Facebook for more details, or click here to see the flyer.

FEBRUARY WOMEN'S RETREAT

Bonnie Jacque-Gorecki, a member of our Ministry Team, has planned a Women's Retreat from 2:00 on Saturday afternoon, February 23, through Noon on Sunday, February 24, at the ChristPond Retreat Center just north of Random Lake. The theme for the retreat is Faith Practices of Hospitality, Forgiveness and Sabbath. The retreat will include time for yoga, meditation and breadmaking, among other things. The cost for the retreat is $30 and you must register before Sunday, February 10. There are limited spots available. To register, or for more information, please contact the church office at office@portucc.org.

NURSERY

Every Sunday morning during the 10:00 service we provide a nursery for children newborn through 4-years-old. Care is provided by our 8th grade Confirmation students and their families. 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 safe and secure.

WEDNESDAY LUNCH AT CHURCH

Every 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 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 the Dockside Deli. The group often has fun considering a Question of the Day.

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.

SNOW CANCELLATION POLICY

With winter upon us, we want to remind you of the snow cancellation policy for our Sunday services. If it should be necessary to cancel one or both of our Sunday services, we will put a message on the church answering machine by 7:00 on Sunday morning. Please call the church office, 284-2022, if you have any doubts about the weather.

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