Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon Title: “Finding Purpose”


CHURCH OFFICES CLOSED – On New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020.  On New Year’s Eve, December 31, office hours will be from

YOGA – Classes will be held this week on Thursday at 4:00 pm and Friday at 10:00am.


YOGA meets every Tuesday at 4:00, Thursday at 6:00, and Friday, at 10:00, in fellowship hall. The cost for the Tuesday and Thursday class is $5, because it is instructor led.

2019 CONTRIBUTIONS must be received or postmarked by midnight 12/31/19, due to legal requirements. Anything received after that date will be recorded as a 2020 contribution.

THE 2020 FLOWER SCHEDULE is on the PIC board in fellowship hall. Sign up early to get your preferred date. There is a copy of the 2019 schedule on the back if you need a reminder of your preferred date.

DO YOU RECEIVE OUR FRIDAY EMAIL? If not, you may be missing out on some exciting events and announcements at UCC.  It is easy to sign-up to receive these emails each Friday afternoon.  Simply visit our website at:, scroll down to the green bar “Sign up for Newsletter Subscribers”, fill-in your email address and name, then click on subscribe.  It is that simple.  Or you may send an email to:, and ask Heidi to sign you up.  Then you will not only get the Friday email, but also the monthly electronic newsletter and any special announcements that we send out during the week.

FIRST TUESDAY HOMELESS MEALS – January 7th, 2020 is the next First Tuesday meal at the Men’s Winter Overflow Homeless Shelter. We are planning for 120 meals for the men at this shelter and the women across the street. Our menu is the following:  Sloppy Joes and cabbage slaw (Grace’s recipes), individual bags of potato chips, and…yes, brownies again! You’re becoming experts!  While we need about 12 dozen brownies, we also need buns for the Sloppy Joes, and you can help with both or either. PLEASE
contact Kathe Thompson ( with what you would like to provide and how many. Thanks to each and all!