Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon title: “Enneagram: Challenger”

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 given by Leigh Aaron-Leary. Today’s “flowers” are in remembrance of our son David Purcell, 1965-2001. A man of depth and whimsy, these are part of his collection. Smile and remember him with us.


NO COUNCIL MEETING on Monday, August 27. The meeting has been canceled.


LABOR DAY HOLIDAY on Monday, September 3. All church offices will be closed.

STEPHEN MINISTERS meets Thursday, September 6, at 2:00 p.m., in the office
conference room.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Gammon Elementary students and the volunteers from UCC who helped out during the past school year, both benefitted from the relationships they made. If you are interested in volunteering at Gammon as a lunch buddy, student tutor, book reader, office support, classroom helper, etc… please contact Cyndi Richter for more information. You can make a difference!

THE RICHARD D. GREENE LECTURE SERIES – Jesus Seminar on the Road: The Political Jesus led by Arthur J. Dewey and Celene Lillie, will be held on September 28-29 at University Congregational Church. A registration table will be set up in fellowship hall this Sunday.

The Jesus of history resisted the political and social realities of his day. Early Christians did the same. Neither one was necessarily successful in their aims, but what do we know about their attitudes toward the economy, immigrants, and war? How did Jesus and emerging Christ communities express concerns for justice and peace? Looking at the world today, what would they say about American politics? 

FALL KICK-OFF—Following the worship service on September 9, 2018, please join us in fellowship hall for our annual “Fall Kick-Off Potluck Dinner/Ice Cream Social”, to welcome back our fabulous choir. The Deacons will supply the fried chicken, beverages, and ice cream with toppings. All we ask of you, is to provide your favorite covered dish (to serve 8-10) and an appetite. Activities and games will be provided by the Christian Education board. Please plan on attending for fellowship, food and fun.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE begins on Wednesday, September 19, at 6:00, in fellowship hall. We will be exploring Robin Meyer’s book: Spiritual Defiance. Books may be purchased online through Amazon or from other retailers.