Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon Title: “Plant Big Potatoes”

We welcome all of our visitors today and invite you to the fellowship hall for beverages and cookies after the worship service. Please follow the congregation to the left out of the sanctuary.

TODAY

THE FLOWERS ON THE COMMUNION TABLE TODAY are given by

ITALY TRIP MEETING is today in fellowship hall at 9:00. This is open to anyone that is interested in attending.

HYGIENE BAG ASSEMBLY is today at 11:30 in fellowship hall. Everyone is
welcome and encouraged to assist with filling the bags.

THIS WEEK

UCC HOUSE CHURCH CONVERSATIONS on America’s Original Sin, written by James Wallis, 2014, (Amazon.com), on October 2, from 7-8:30pm.

STEPHEN MINISTERS meets Thursday, October 4, at 2:00 p.m.

YOGA meets every Tuesday at 4:00 and Friday, at 10:00, in fellowship hall.

NEXT WEEK

RABBI MOTI REIBER from the Kansas Interfaith Action will be joining us for worship on Sunday, Oct. 7. Rabbi Moti is a leading figure in Kansas Social Justice circles.

UCC HOUSE CHURCH CONVERSATIONS on America’s Original Sin, written by James Wallis, 2014, (Amazon.com), on October 2, from 7-8:30pm.

SWEET PEACE – An elegant buffet of hors d’oeuvres and desserts benefitting Partners for Wichita. Will be held at the Dugan Gorges Conference Center, Newman University on Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:00pm. Sign up on the PIC board today.

UCC DAY AT THE ZOO – join us on Sunday, October 14, at 2:00 pm, at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Admission is only $10.50 Sign up on the PIC board if interested.

FALL COOK’S NIGHT OUT will be Thursday, October 18th. The fall theme will be “Celebrate the Apple.” The evening will include a savory dinner with an apple menu, apple facts, entertainment and door prizes. Please join us for an enjoyable time.
Tickets are on sale the next three Sundays in fellowship hall. If you are interested in volunteering to help with set-up, serving, or clean-up at Cook’s Night Out, please sign up on the PIC board in fellowship hall.

ITALIAN JOURNEY – We are delighted to invite you on an unforgettable journey through Italy. Travel dates are April 22, 2019 to May 4, 2019.  Registration forms and itineraries are available in the foyer and in fellowship hall.  This trip is also open to those outside of UCC. Invite your friends to come along!

SmorgasChorus – Wichita’s own SmorgasChorus, an Internationally ranked Barbershop Chorus, will be in concert Saturday, October 6th at 7pm, The performance will take place at Independent Upper School Auditorium, 8317 E Douglas Ave., and will include SmorgasChorus, several quartets, and will feature the International Quartet Semi-finalist “Boom Town”. Tickets are $10 for adults (18+) and $5 for youths, and can be purchased from Burt Tims (316-765-4049), or at the door. Advance purchase is recommended to assure adequate seating. Join us for a special evening.

HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY FACTS:
468 families served on September 15, 2018
We completed 8 years of sharing with those in need.
Over the past 8 years, a little over 42,00 families have walked through the door seeking the basic hygiene items that most of us take for granted.
UCC should be very proud of their continuing support and kindness.  There are so many UCC members who help in so many ways.