Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

We welcome all of our visitors today and invite you to Fellowship Hall for coffee and cookies after the service. Please follow the crowd to the left out of the sanctuary.


THE C. E. BOARD will meet in the Science and Exploration Room at 11:45.





THE CHURCH COUNCIL will meet Monday, December 15, at 6:30 in the conference room.


THE MEN’S GROUP LUNCH is Thursday, December 18, 11:30 at Lakeside Club, located at 21st and Webb Rd. behind Walgreens. Keith Williamson give a talk about his recent conference at the Jesus Seminar.

THE HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY WORKDAY is Thursday, December 18 from 9:00-11:00 am.  The Pantry is open Saturday, Dec. 20, 9-11.





9:00 SUNDAY MORNING DISCUSSION GROUP is listening to a series of lectures by Dr. Bart Ehrman entitled “Lost Christianities of the 2nd and 3rd Centuries” Discussion of the lectures will follow. Meet in the conference room downstairs. All are welcome to attend.


THE CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS TABLEAU will be presented by the children of UCC during the Children’s Message on Sunday, December 21.



THE 2015 SANCTUARY FLOWER SCHEDULE is on the PIC board in Fellowship Hall.  Sign up early to get your preferred date.

INTER-FAITH MINISTRIES 2015 OPERATION HOLIDAY  Last year approximately 14,000 people received aid through Operation Holiday in the form of warm coats, food, and toys.  UCC had 20 volunteers who helped distribute these items last year and has committed to provide 15-20 volunteers this year this Friday, December 19 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.  The location is 6225 E. Kellogg Drive South (same location as last year).  Please  consider volunteering.  A sign-up sheet is in Fellowship Hall.  No heavy lifting required.


***A SPECIAL REQUEST FROM INTER-FAITH MINISTRIES There is a great need for nonperishable food for Operation Holiday.  If you can help, bring your food items to the church by Wednesday and we will deliver it to them.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE is at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday,  December 24.  A service for the whole family with  candles, Christmas Carols, readings and meditations.