Easter Sunday Worship
Apr
21
10:30 AM10:30

Easter Sunday Worship

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Easter Sunday Worship
Sunday, April 21, 2019
10:30 AM

Scripture:
John 20:1-18


Rev. Anne Swallow Gillis - Preacher
Chris Gillis- Pianist/ Musician
Mike Carlson - Liturgist

Easter Egg Hunt
Following Worship there will be an easter egg hunt for children.

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Second Sunday Dinner
Apr
14
11:30 AM11:30

Second Sunday Dinner

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Second Sunday Dinner
Turkey dinner pot luck to follow Worship.
A 17lb. Turkey will be cooked and ready. Please bring a side dish to share.
Even if you are unable to contribute to the meal, you are welcome to join us for dinner!!

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Palm Sunday Worship
Apr
14
10:30 AM10:30

Palm Sunday Worship

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Worship
Sunday, April 14, 2019
10:30 AM

Scripture:
Philippians 2:5-10
Luke 19:28-40


Rev. Anne Swallow Gillis - Preacher
Chandler Litterst- Pianist/ Musician
Jenny Delfs - Liturgist

Second Sunday Dinner
Turkey dinner pot luck to follow Worship.
A 17lb. Turkey will be cooked and ready. Please bring a side dish to share.

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Worship, Communion and farewell Service for Pastor Beth Benson
Mar
31
10:30 AM10:30

Worship, Communion and farewell Service for Pastor Beth Benson

Worship, Communion and farewell service
Sunday, March. 27, 2019
10:30 AM

Come Worship! Come and celebrate the work Pastor Beth and the church have done together over the past 5 1/2 years and send her in joy and blessings.

Scripture:
Josua: 5:9-12

Rev. Beth Benson - Preacher
Chandler Litterst- Pianist/ Musician
Jane Gellner - Liturgist

There will be a reception for Pastor Beth following Worship in the social hall.

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Third Sunday of Lent
Mar
24
10:30 PM22:30

Third Sunday of Lent

Join us for Worship, Communion and Confirmation
Cayden Zimmer will be confirmed into Christian Faith

Scripture:
Isaiah 55: 1-9

Rev. Beth Benson - Preacher
Karina Roth- Pianist/ Musician
The Zimmers - Liturgists

Worship at Care Center at 12:45

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Mar
3
11:00 AM11:00

Winter Congregational Meeting

Meeting will follow the 10:30 Worship Service

Congregational Meeting March 3 following worship

There will be a congregational meeting on March 3, 2019 following worship. The agenda currently is as follows:
 
Agenda

  1. Approve the June minutes

  2. Membership

  3. Budget/ financial

  4. Parsonage Sale

  5. Establish reconciliation  working group

A discussion group will meet Feb. 24 following worship to hear from and talk with the financial group about the budget, finances and the possible sale of the parsonage.

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Second Sunday dinner and Church connections meetings
Feb
10
11:30 AM11:30

Second Sunday dinner and Church connections meetings

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Join us after worship for Sunday dinner. During and/or after dinner, people who have signed up for or would like to participate in the church connections groups will meet.

Taco bar with all the fixings

Want to help set up? Meet in the fellowship hall at 8:30 AM

Church connections groups are:

worship
light the candles, turn on the lights, turn up heat/cooling, turn on the sound, usher, count offertory, communion

 Education
Sunday school, curriculum, art material, adult ed., youth group, Wednesday after school, Mission adventures, Bible study

Finance
budget building, review budget, count offertory, writing thank you notes

Stewardship
Marketing, Pledges, various fundraises, special fundraisers

FOOD
Sunday dinners, 4th Wednesday meals, memorials (bake goodies, make sandwiches, kitchen duties), Clean kitchen, Thanksgiving, Shrimp boil, Sunday coffee

Outreach
care center, visits, parades, booths,Pride, Mission work in the community, hosting visiting groups, Volunteer caller

Buildings and grounds
Simple repairs, mow the lawn, shoveling, plowing, gardening

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Youth Group gathering
Feb
7
5:00 PM17:00

Youth Group gathering

The Youth group will be gathering on Jan. 31 at 5 PM.

We will be sharing Pizza a video on Global Warming and discuss a local project we will take on that will culminate in a Earth Day celebration! 

We will also talk about possible travel opportunities and shared projects with other youth groups.

If you cannot come to this gathering but want to be involved in future gatherings. Please let us know. Please invite your friends. This is an open group for Youth.

The Youth Group meets at the First Congregational UCC at the corner of 3rd Ave West and 2nd Street. 

If you have questions,

contact the office at the First Congregational UCC  387- 2113


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Faith Formation
Jan
23
3:30 PM15:30

Faith Formation

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Faith formation for all ages will meet Wednesdays 3:30 - 5 PM. We will be using “spiritual curriculum….. that is inclusive, innovative, compassionate, and inter-spiritual.” It is from progressive Christianity. More information can be found at www.progressivechristianity.org

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Faith Formation
Jan
16
3:30 PM15:30

Faith Formation

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Faith formation for all ages will meet Wednesdays 3:30 - 5 PM. We will be using “spiritual curriculum….. that is inclusive, innovative, compassionate, and inter-spiritual.” It is from progressive Christianity. More information can be found at www.progressivechristianity.org

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