Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon title: “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear”


Second Sunday of Advent – Peace

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PLAY – is today during worship. The play is titled “No Room!”.


WOMEN’S GUILD will gather on Wednesday, December 11, at 10:30 a.m., in fellowship hall to assemble baskets for members of our congregation that are unable to attend on Sundays or are recovering from an illness or surgery. It is open for any female member or visitor who’d like to help. Afterwards we will go to lunch at Oh Yeah China Bistro at 29th & Rock Road, for anyone who want to come.

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.


ALL BOARDS MEET on Sunday, December 15, immediately following the worship service at 11:45 a.m.

LARKSFIELD CLASS meets on December 18, at 10:00 a.m., in the club room at Larksfield.  Everyone is welcome.

HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY – No workday this week. The Pantry is open on Saturday, December 21, from 9:00-11:30 a.m.  Located at 2130 E. 21st St. N.

BLANKET COLLECTION FOR OPERATION HOLIDAYToday is the last day that we are accepting blanket and coat donations. Please bring new full or queen size blankets and coats to the Operation Holiday collection box in fellowship hall.

COLORING BOOKS WANTED The Head-to-Toe Hygiene Pantry is collecting children’s coloring books to distribute to children that visit the pantry on December 21.  They do not need crayons this time.  Please bring the coloring books to fellowship hall and drop them in the bins designated for the pantry.

CHRISTMAS VESPERS – there will be music, poetry and scripture on
December 22, at 4:00pm.  Listen to Helen Griffin, piano, and Laura Williams, organ with special guests: JoyAnn Brake, flautist, with vocalists Carter Tholl and Mike Mays. Please bring a donation item for the hygiene pantry.  There will be a reception following in the parlor.

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE – will be held on December 24, at 7:00pm, in the sanctuary, with communion.

NEW MEMBER SUNDAY is on December 22, during worship.  If you would like to become a member of University Congregational Church please contact Robin or Heidi at 316-634-0430, or by email at: