Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon title: “And God Rested”

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.


THE FLOWERS ON THE COMMUNION TABLE TODAY are provided by George and Maxine Morrison in celebration of their 60th Anniversary.  

ALL BOARDS MEET immediately following the worship service at 11:45. THE CE BOARD will meet in the Science and Exploration Room.
THE DEACONS will not meet today.
THE MUSIC BOARD will meet in the room beside the choir room.
THE OUTREACH BOARD will meet in the office meeting room.
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES will not meet today.  


GROWTH COMMITTEE MEETS – today February 17, at 9:00, in fellowship hall.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE – THE NINE BEATS – Wednesday February 20, from 6:00-7:00pm in fellowship hall. A ten-week exploration of the Beatitudes and how we can use them to inspire our faith and improve our lives. Classes run from February 6 to April 10, 2019. See the PIC board for a class schedule.  
MENS’ LUNCH is Thursday, February 21, at 11:30, at Scotch & Sirloin.  The speaker is Jim Rhatigan. He is talking about  “Funny Stories From the Dean’s Office.”   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.

COUNCIL MEETING on Monday, February 25, at 6:30 p.m., in the basement conference room.  
LARKSFIELD DISCUSSION GROUP meets on February 27, at 10:00 a.m., in the club room.  
HOUSE CHURCH – Watch your emails and Sunday bulletin for the specifics for the first House Church meetings on March 5th. One will be at Bill and Vicki Skaer’s. The other group will be at Sharon and Burt Tims home.  We are mixing up the two groups and inviting new people to join either one.   The book we are using is The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander, available at Everything I read today on racism, racial disparity and separateness starts with, “We need to begin the conversation!” We’ve begun. Won’t you join us?   Please contact Bill and Vicki Skaer ( or Emily Hurt if you plan to take part in the conversation. We begin 7:00–8:30 PM on Tuesday, March 5.  

COOKS NIGHT OUT – Mark your calendar for Cook’s Night Out on Thursday, March 7, at 6:00 PM in fellowship hall.  The SmorgasChorus will be entertaining us.  Burt Tims, Romy Gerould, and Michael Mays, members of our UCC Choir, are members of this renowned, nationally recognized men’s chorus with a unique acapella sound. This group took the stage in front of 7000 people at the Axis Theater at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, in 2017 to compete with top-rated choruses internationally in the Barbershop Harmony Society’s international competition.  They placed 16th in the world!
Tickets are on sale this Sunday in fellowship hall following the service.   
PLEA FOR TREATS – The Deacons thank you for your response to our plea.  If you volunteer, one batch of cookies or other treats will be a big help.  
TRAVEL SIZE SUPPLIES NEEDED – We are taking supplies year round for the hygiene bags that we provide to the InterFaith Ministries Men’s Overflow Shelter.  We are only requesting travel size shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc… You may drop it in the box marked IFM Hygiene Bags in fellowship hall.