Grand Marais Pride
Jun
29
1:00 PM13:00

Grand Marais Pride

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Come join the community for the 3rd annual

Grand Marais Pride weekend!!

Saturday, June 29 1 PM Potluck picnic in parking lot of UCC church.2 PM March from parking lot of UCC church through town, to Harbor Park, then to Library3 PM Speaker at Library - https://www.grandmaraislibrary.org
Come with food to share or just for conversation, community and celebration!Bring signs, rainbows, whatever makes you happy.Bring outdoor games for time after march before speaker. frisbee, toss game, kites, bubbles, music, whatever!!

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Pentecost Sunday
Jun
9
10:30 AM10:30

Pentecost Sunday

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Sunday Worship
Sunday, June 9, 2019
10:30 AM
 

Scripture:
Acts 2: 1-21
 


Rev. Anne Swallow Gillis - Preacher
Linda Noble- Pianist/ Musician


Pentecost Sunday
We celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit to the early followers of Jesus. What might the presence of the Spirit as Cosmic Christ mean for our church, for inter-faith relations and the well-being of the world? Scripture texts include Genesis 11:1-9, Psalm 104; Acts 2:1-21; John 14:8-17. The liturgical color for the day is red, so everyone is invited to wear a splash of red to worship!

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Sixth Sunday of Easter Worship
May
26
10:30 AM10:30

Sixth Sunday of Easter Worship

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Sunday Worship
Sunday, May 26, 2019
10:30 AM
 

Scripture:
Acts 16: 9-15
Psalm 67
Revelation 21: 10, 22- 22:5
John 14: 23-29
John 5:1-9


Rev. Anne Swallow Gillis - Preacher
Karina Roth- Pianist/ Musician

 

Looking ahead:

Summer Congregational Meeting
June 30th following worship

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Fifth Sunday of Easter Worship
May
19
10:30 AM10:30

Fifth Sunday of Easter Worship

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Sunday Worship
Sunday, May 19, 2019
10:30 AM
 

Scripture:
Acts 11: 1-18
Revelation 21: 1-6


Rev. Anne Swallow Gillis - Preacher
Chandler Litterst - Pianist/ Musician
Shelly Kinzli - Liturgist
 

Looking ahead:

Tuesday, May 21, 9:00 am 
June Newsletter items due to office.
Final date for receiving resumes for Office Manager position. (Speak with Pastor Anne if interested.)
Wednesday, May 22, 1:00 pm – Memorial Service for Mary Alice Hansen in the Sanctuary, followed by a reception in the Social Hall. To sign up for Bars, Cookies, sandwiches, Set-up, Serving, and clean up, Please contact the church office at office@grandmaraisucc.org 
Thursday, May 23, 1:00 pm – Internment of ashes for Steven Sjoberg, son of Ray and Eleanor Sjoberg, at Maple Hill Cemetery.  Reception to follow at the Senior Center. 

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May
12
11:30 AM11:30

Mother's Day Brunch Pot Luck dinner

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Following Worship there will be a Mother’s Day Brunch pot luck dinner

Savory or sweet brunch-type foods encouraged, as well as fresh fruit.  You can sign-up on the bulletin

board in the Lobby or just bring something to share or just come join us for dinner. All are welcome.

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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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