Posted by Paul Jackson

Sermon title: “Lent Through the Ages: Palm Sunday”

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 Frances Calloway Jackson, Marla Flentje, and Kathe Thompson. “In support of the April/May House-Church conversations.”

THE UCC ENDOWMENT BOARD will present its annual report to the congregation immediately following today’s worship service. Any additional business will be conducted as is appropriate.

THIS WEEK

WOMEN’S GUILD SALAD LUNCHEON – The Women’s Guild will be assembling Easter baskets for those in the congregation that cannot get out or are ill, on Monday, March 26, at 11:00, in fellowship hall. Come and get involved in a fun activity!  There will be a salad luncheon hosted by the Guild Board following the project.  Please sign up on the PIC board in fellowship hall.

COUNCIL MEETING on Monday, March 26, at 6:30pm, in the basement conference room.

LARKSFIELD DISCUSSION GROUP meets on March 28, at 10:00 a.m., in the club room at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. N. Anyone is welcome to attend.

GOOD FRIDAY TENEBRAE SERVICE is on Friday, March 30 at 6:00, in the sanctuary. During this service, the increasing darkness exemplified by the extinguishing of candles symbolizes the approaching darkness of Jesus’ death and of hopelessness in the world without God. Everyone is invited to attend this service.

YOGA meets every Tuesday at 4:00 and Friday, at 10:00, in fellowship hall. The cost for the Tuesday class is $5 because it is instructor led.

NEXT WEEK

TWO SERVICES ON EASTER SUNDAY – There will be a traditional service at 9:00am, on Easter morning with communion only at this service. Then there will be another service starting at 10:30am. This service will feature music from the Handel’s Messiah parts II & III. There will be an Easter egg hunt for all children to be held immediately following the worship service at 11:30 a.m., on the south side courtyard lawn. There will be no Easter sunrise service.

STEPHEN MINISTERS meets Thursday, April 5, at 2:00, in the office conference room.

UCC TO BEGIN HOUSE CHURCH – Approach for Learning & Conversation on America’s Original Sin, written by Jim Wallis, 2014, (Amazon, paperback $9.80). Starting April 10, 2018: Be curious, be challenged, be intrigued and join us to explore the premise, dimensions and implications associated with the concept of white privilege. The first conversation begins at 7 PM on Tuesday, April 10 at Marla Flentje’s home: 543 Birkdale Ct., 67230. Sessions will run for the next five consecutive Tuesdays in different homes. For additional info please contact Kathe Thompson: 561-236-5909; kathet13@aol.com

WICHITA JAZZ FEST is April 1-8, 2018, celebrates the original American art form of jazz music and spotlights musicians with Kansas ties. The eight-day scale-jumping event features all kinds of jazz sub-genres played by ensembles and big bands, at concerts and makeshift jam sessions. A $75 festival pass guarantees admission to all eight days of events.