Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon Title: “Same As You and Me: The Challenge”

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 Anne and Mike McCoy. “To celebrate the promise of a New Year!

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 meet in the area outside the downstairs kitchen.
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 meet in the conference room.


ALL BOARDS MEET on Sunday, January 20, immediately following the worship service at 11:45 a.m.

LARKSFIELD DISCUSSION GROUP meets on January 23, at 10:00 a.m., in the club room.

BOARD LEADERSHIP TRAINING meets on Saturday, January 26, at 10:00 a.m., in fellowship hall. This is for everyone that is serving on boards in 2019.

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.


GROWTH COMMITTEE MEETING on Sunday, January 27, at 9:00 a.m., in fellowship hall.

COUNCIL MEETING on Monday, January 28, at 6:30, in the basement conference room.

SPRING FELLOWSHIP DINNERS – You are invited to be a part of the Spring Fellowship Dinners at UCC. There will be one dinner scheduled in March and one in April. The exact dates will be determined once the sign-ups are complete.

The dinners are a wonderful way for UCC members and those who are guests of our church to get better acquainted. There will be a group of 6-10 who will meet in someone’s home for a dinner and an evening of fellowship and fun.

If you are interested in being a part of the Spring Fellowship Dinners, please sign the sheet on the PIC board in fellowship hall. If you are willing to host a dinner, we would appreciate your signing up to be a host. Please indicate in the last column the number of people you can accommodate in your home (including host/hosts).

IFM SOUPER BOWL 2019 is Friday, February 1, from 10:30-1:30, at First Presbyterian Church, 525 N. Broadway. Early bird tickets are $15, and $20 at the door. Join us the Friday before that other Bowl for all-you-can-eat soup to benefit Inter-Faith Ministries homeless shelters! Soups from your favorite chefs and restaurants will be featured along with beautiful handmade bowls, fresh bread, home-made desserts, beverages, and live music. Desserts are needed for this event.

DESSERTS NEEDED FOR SOUPER BOWL – Pies, brownies, rice krispee treats, and fancy single serve desserts are requested, no cakes or cookies please. Drop off at UCC on Thursday, Jan. 31, or at 1st Presbyterian Church downtown between 9:00-10:30am on Friday, Feb.1. Sign up on the PIC board if you can make a dessert. Purchase tickets by calling 316-264-9303, online:, or at the door.