Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon title: “Give Yourself Some Grace or #You Too!   “

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 Bob and Dianne Robinson to celebrate the birth of their newest great-grand-daughter, Nova Shaw.  She is the daughter of their granddaughter, Mallory, and her husband, Jordon Shaw.   CommunionTHIS WEEK

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.   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.   NEXT WEEK
STEPHEN MINISTERS meets Thursday, February 7, at 11:00 a.m., in the office
conference room.   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. 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).              2019 SPRING WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE –  THE NINE BEATS – A ten-week exploration of the Beatitudes and how we can use them to inspire our faith and improve our lives. All classes are on Wednesday nights from 6:00-7:00pm in fellowship hall. Classes run from February 6 to April 10, 2019n and will be facilitated by Rev. Paul Ellis Jackson.  See the PIC board for a class schedule.   THE 2019 FLOWER SCHEDULE is on the PIC board in Fellowship Hall. Sign up early to get your preferred date. There is a copy of the 2018 schedule on the back if you need a reminder of your preferred date. We need January and February dates to be filled ASAP.