Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Good Morning! Welcome to University

Congregational Church!


WE INVITE OUR VISITORS TODAY to join us in Fellowship Hall after the service for coffee, refreshments and conversation.  Just follow the crowd down the hallway (west).

PLEASE SIGN THE FELLOWSHIP PAD when it comes down the pew.  Members please sign and update any changes in your contact information.  If you are a guest, please sign the pad so that we may thank you for worshipping with us.


THE FLOWERS ON THE COMMUNION TABLE TODAY are given by Jay Decker in celebration of his wife, Phyllis’, 80th birthday which is today!


PLEASE STAY FOR THE CONGREGATIONAL CAFÉ in Fellowship Hall after the church service. The draft of the new UCC Strategic Plan goals proposed for our church will be presented. Coffee and cookies will be served as usual.



THE ADULT EDUCATION CLASS “LIVING WITH QUESTIONS, Monday, October 21, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the conference room.  See more information about the class in the bulletin insert.


YOGA CLASSES meet on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. ($5.00) and Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.


SEW IN, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 10:00 to help prepare for the Baby Shower.  Sewing skills not necessary, there are plenty of jobs. Bring a sack lunch.



THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet in the conference room at 11:45


THE OUTREACH BOARD will meet in the office meeting room at 11:45.

TRICK OR TREAT FOR GO ZONE after the church service in Fellowship Hall.  All donations go to Fairmont UCC Go Zone Project. (see insert)


REVELATIONS starts at 6:00 p.m.! Make your reservations by signing up in Fellowship Hall or call the office. (more info on the next page).


2014 COMMUNION TABLE FLOWER SCHEDULE is on the PIC board in Fellowship Hall. Sign up early to get the date you want!


REVELATIONS is Sunday, October 27, at 6:00.  Our outstanding choir is made up of not only church members but also students who receive scholarships for singing each week.  Revelations is a fundraiser for those scholarships and is an opportunity for the choir members to show off their talent.  Dinner (prepared by the Women’s Guild members) and show is $20.00 p.p.  Sign up in Fellowship Hall today or call the office.


WG  IT’S BABY SHOWER TIME AGAIN!  Mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 30 at 11:00 a.m. to come and help fill bags with baby items to give to underprivileged mothers in the Wichita area. Donations of baby clothes size 0-3 months, onesies, baby socks, and baby toys for 0-3 months will be appreciated. (see insert)


THANK YOU TO THE WOMEN OF UCC for their donations of clothing for Dress for Success.  Your generous gifts were very much needed and appreciated.


THE UCC PICTURE DIRECTORIESARE IN and will be available in Fellowship Hall after the service. One per household, please.


UCC HAS POLO SHIRTS! They are perfect for when you are volunteering, wearing to an event here, or to wear just for fun.  Call the church office to place an order.  The shirts are $25.00 each (add $2.00 for XXL).


2014 HOLY LAND TRIP brochures are on the Welcome Table for anyone interested or if you have friends who might be interested in the trip scheduled for next March.  There is also trip insurance information, as well.  Please call Robin at 634-0430 or email her at with any questions.


NEED A REFRIGERATOR? We have a nice one in the office addition meeting room that is for sale for $275.00.  Call Cyndi at 634-0430 if you are interested.





VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for Saturday, December 21, at the Head- to- Toe Hygiene Pantry. Please sign up in Fellowship Hall if your Christmas schedule permits.


FOOD BANK  The holidays are coming up and the need will be greater.  Most needed items are canned meats, tuna, spam, chicken, and ham, macaroni and cheese, canned soup, spaghetti sauce. A full list is on the collection basket in Fellowship Hall.


Living With Questions

Monday Evenings from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Fall /Winter Series: Now through December 16th

Embracing an Adult Faith: What It Means to be a Christian

Join us as we explore the questions that progressive Christians encounter throughout their faith development. Presented by various members and friends of our congregation, we will examine what it

October: The Greatest Prayer: Rediscovering the Revolutionary Message of the Lord’s Prayer. We will be using John Dominic Crossan’s book on The Lord’s Prayer to re-examine this most famous Christian prayer.




Sunday, October 27, the children of our church will be in their Halloween costumes and will “trick or treat” in Fellowship Hall after the church service.  Instead of giving out candy, we are asking our congregation to help out by donating to Fairmount United Church of Christ Go Zone Program.  This worthy program mentors youth ages 6-16 with the goal of strengthening academic skills, expanding personal experiences, and encouraging healthy life choices.  The children are excited to be a part of helping others.  We hope you can be here to support our youth as they help others.