Posted by Paul Jackson

Sermon title: “Re-Imagine the World: Unforgiving Slave Parable”

We welcome all of our visitors today and invite you to the basement outside the kitchen for beverages and cookies after the service. Please follow the congregation to the left out of the sanctuary and down the stairwell to your right.

TODAY

THE FLOWERS ON THE COMMUNION TABLE TODAY are provided by
Karen and Peter Heller, “In celebration of our being a part of the UCC
community.”

THIS WEEK

MENS’ LUNCH is Thursday, August 17, at 11:30, at Scotch & Sirloin. The guest speakers are Robin and Eric McGonigle. They will be talking about their recent adventures to South Africa.

HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY—There is no workday on Thursday, August 17. The Pantry is open on Saturday, August 19, from 9:00-11:30 at 2130 E. 21st St. North.

FILLING THE GAP runs from Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 18, from 11:45-1:15, Monday through Friday.

We are in need of some children’s books at Filling the Gap. Now would be a good time to go through your books at home and see if you have some that your children or grandchildren have outgrown. Just bring them to the church.

YOGA meets every Tuesday at 4:00 and Friday, at 10:00, in the basement, children’s music room. The cost for the Tuesday class is $5, because it is instructor led.

NEXT WEEK

ALL BOARDS MEET on Sunday, August 20, immediately following the worship service at 11:45 a.m.

YOGA meets every Tuesday at 4:00 and Friday, at 10:00, in the basement, children’s music room.. The cost for the Tuesday class is $5, because it is instructor led.

LARKSFIELD FELLOWSHIP meets on Wednesday, August 23, at 10:00 a.m., in the club room.

FALL KICK-OFF—Please join us for the “Fall Kick-Off Pot Luck/Ice Cream Social”, to welcome back our fabulous choir, on September 10th, in fellowship hall directly following the worship service.

Please feel free to bring your favorite dish with the exception of desserts, as the Deacons will provide ice cream and toppings. Plus, there will be special events and activities for the children, which will be provided by the Christian Education board.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE begins on September 13, at 6:00 p.m., and runs ten weeks thru November 15. Join us as we discuss Delwin Brown’s book “What Does a Progressive Christian Believe”. Order your book online using the ISBN# 13:9781596270848. The paperback is $15.98; and the Kindle version is $9.99. The church office will not be ordering any books for the class. Everyone is welcome to attend the class.

FALL FELLOWSHIP DINNERS—You are invited to be a part of the Fall Fellowship Dinners at UCC. There will be one dinner scheduled in October and one in November.. The exact dates will be determined once registration is complete and the hosts are able to contact the participants.

The dinners are a wonderful way for UCC members and visitors to get better acquainted. There will be a group of 6-10 who will meet in someone’s home for a pot-luck
dinner and an evening of fellowship and fun.

If you are interested please sign the sheet on the PIC board in Fellowship Hall. If you are willing to host a dinner, we would appreciate your signing up to be a host. Please indicate in the last column the number people you can accommodate in your home (including host/hosts) The final date for registration is Sunday, September 10th.