Posted by Paul Jackson

Sermon title: “The Re-Enchantment of Everyday Life: Nature”

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 with much love to our daughter, daughter in law, three grandchildren and five great grandchildren who bring so much joy to our lives, Doug and Carla Walker.

ALL BOARDS MEET immediately following the worship service at 11:45.

THIS WEEK

COUNCIL MEETING on Monday, September 18, at 6:30 p.m., in the office conference room.

COMMITMENT TEAM MEETING on Tuesday, September 19, at 6:00 p.m., in the fellowship hall.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE on Wednesday, September 20, at 6:00 p.m., and runs thru November 15. Join us as we discuss Delwin Brown’s book “What Does a Progressive Christian Believe”. Everyone is welcome to attend.

MENS’ LUNCH is Thursday, September 21, at 11:30, at Scotch & Sirloin.

STEPHEN MINISTERS meet Thursday, September 21, at 2:00 p.m.

NEXT WEEK

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING is on Sunday, September 24, after worship service in the sanctuary, at 11:30, for the purpose of presenting the 2018 proposed budget.

REVELATIONS is Sunday, September 24, at 5:30 for cocktails, dinner at 6:00pm, in fellowship hall. The cost is $25, in advance. The UCC Choir will perform. Proceeds benefit the student music scholarship program. Tickets on sale after worship.

LARKSFIELD FELLOWSHIP meets on September 27, at 10:00, in the club room.

AMALGAMA TICKETS on sale now. Amalgama is a musical group from the city of Leon, Nicaragua. Amalgama will perform a concert at Prairie Pines, 4055 N Tyler Road, Maize, KS, on Thursday, September 28, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $22, through the UCC church office, and on sale today in the fellowship hall foyer.

LAST CHANCE TO PURCHASE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS today, September 17. Ornaments are $17.00. Please mail your check to the church office, or place it in the offering plate. See display on the counter in fellowship hall.

SUPPORT WICHITA CROP HUNGER WALK— You can support this worthy outreach initiative to reduce hunger in our community – either by walking on the afternoon of October 1, or sponsoring a walker from UCC.  CROP raises dollars to support food assistance programs.  Twenty five percent of funds raised at the Wichita CROP walk stays in Wichita, with funds directed to local food assistance programs such as Open Door. To learn how you can participate go to:  www.crophungerwalk.org/wichitaks/   Or call Marla Flentje, 250-1344.

WOMEN’S GUILD SEWING PROJECT Fall will soon be here and it is time to start sewing blankets for the Baby shower. We will meet in the Guild Room on Thursday, September 21 and Thursday, September, 28 from 10:00-2:00. Bring your sewing machine or if you don’t sew we have some jobs for you. Everyone is welcome. Bring your lunch and help us put together blankets for under privileged babies in Wichita.

PARTNERSHIP WITH GAMMON ELEMENTARY—We have an opportunity to share our time and talents with the extraordinary students and teachers at Gammon, our neighborhood school.  Some jobs require a regular presence, based around your schedule.  Others require one-time or occasional commitments.  A few might be done in the comfort of your home.  Volunteer jobs include:  Lunch Buddy, Student Tutor, Book Reader, Classroom Support Helper, and Office Support Helper.   If you have questions or are ready to volunteer, please contact Cyndi Richter at 461-4148 or ccrichter@cox.net.