Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon Title: “Shining a New Light: An Atheist’s 10 Suggestions”

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 given by Anne and Mike McCoy. “Belated wishes to everyone for a blessed 2018!”


NEEDLE WORKERS meet Tuesday, February 13, at 10:00, in fellowship hall.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE begins on Wednesday, February 14, from 5:15-7:00, in fellowship hall. We are showing the movie The Greatest Story Ever Told. Look for flyers in the foyer for details.

MENS’ LUNCH is Thursday, February 15, at 11:30, at Scotch & Sirloin. The guest speaker is Gary Pottorff.

HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY is open on Saturday, February 17, from 9:00-11:30 a.m. There is no workday this week.

VALENTINE’S TEA sponsored by the Women’s Guild will be held on Saturday, February 17, from 2:00-4:00, with an informal fashion show featuring Christopher & Banks clothing modeled by our own guild members. Feel free to invite guests. Ticket sales will begin on Sunday, January 21st, in fellowship hall. Tickets are $15, and sales will be limited to the first sixty people who sign up. Serving begins promptly at 2:00.

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.


ALL BOARDS MEET on Sunday, February 18, immediately following the worship service at 11:45 a.m.

PORTRAIT SESSIONS resume on Tuesday, February 20, and Wednesday, February 21. There is still time to make an appointment for your portrait session. There is a table in fellowship hall today with open appointment times for February 20 and 21. You may write your name in any available time slot.

You may also make an appointment online at, click on the picture at the top of the page that says schedule your photography session. Then, click on the same picture again. The photography scheduling page will pop-up with simple instructions to schedule your session, or call the church
office at 634-0430. Bring a box of tissue for the pantry and receive $5 off the price of your portrait package.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE runs through Wednesday, March 21, from 5:15-7:00, in the basement movie room. We are showing the movie
Cottonpatch Gospel. Look for flyers in the foyer for details.

SHOCKER SUNDAY is March 4. We are celebrating the Shockers! Join us early for worship at 9:30am in fellowship hall. The Shocker Men’s Basketball team plays Cincinnati at 11:00am, and we want you to have time to come to worship before the game. So wear your Shocker attire for an informal service, continental breakfast, and music from the UCC Chancel Choir.

SANDWICH SATURDAY is Saturday, March 10, at noon, at St. John’s Episcopal Church. We are assembling sandwiches on Friday, March 9, in the UCC kitchen at 5:00. We need volunteers for both days. Sign-up on the PIC board if you would like to volunteer.