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Marji’s Reflection – December 2017

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The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; He has sent me to bring good news.. . Isaiah 61:1 The people listening to Isaiah so long ago needed to hear good news — after years of captivity and slavery, judgement and exile, the Jews needed Isaiah’s words of […]

Angel Gift Program

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Angel Gift Program for New Jerusalem Food Bank Our church has 19 children’s names for this year’s program. Wrapped gifts are due in the conference room by Saturday, December 2nd. Additionally, there is a box in the narthex for donations of books, coloring books, crayons, toothbrushes, and toothpaste.  Thank  you  for your participation.

From the Pastor’s Pen – December 2017

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Isiah 9:2 “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light: those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined.” I came across this on my computer (Anonymous via email) WARNING…..WARNING: ADVENT VIRUS “Be on the alert for symptoms of inner Hope, Peace, Joy and Love. The hearts […]

UCC Disaster Ministries

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Financial contributions following disasters allow for flexibility in responding to the need at hand. A Disaster Relief Envelope is available in the narthex if you wish to contribute. Please make your check out to First UCC and mark it for Disaster Relief. There are the guidelines for disaster relief teams. They offer security, listen, also […]

Bakers Wanted!

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It’s that COOKIE TIME of year! Homemade cookies will be needed for worship and special events on December 3 and December 10. PLEASE sign up in the narthex or call the church office if you are able to bring cookies in by Dec. 3. Bake with Barbara And don’t miss this opportunity to BAKE with […]

Bible Study – Join us Sunday mornings at 9:30

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Join us for Bible Study on Sunday mornings at 9:30am in New Fellowship Hall. Traveling Light: Releasing the Burdens You Were Never Intended to Bear — The Promise of Psalm 23 “Do you have some luggage of your own? Do you think God might use David’s Psalm to lighten your load? Traveling light means trusting […]

Fill the Sill – November 5-19

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Please bring in non-perishable food items each Sunday to fill the windowsills of the sanctuary. We will dedicate our donations during worship on November 19. The items will then be donated to the Food Bank.

From our Denomination

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Stillspeaking. It’s the shorter form of “God is still speaking,” a campaign by the United Church of Christ to remind us that God still has a lot more to say. Since 2004, Stillspeaking has worked with thousands of UCC churches and individuals across the country to make religion relevant again and to extend an extravagant […]