Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon title: “Lent Through the Ages: The Cotton Patch Gospel”

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.


Sharon and Burt Tims. “In loving memory of all those who have blessed our lives.”

TRIP INFORMATIONAL MEETING is today at 9:30 a.m., in fellowship hall. Please plan to attend this meeting if you are interested in a UCC group trip on early church exploration to Italy and Greece. Your attendance at the meeting will help Robin to design a trip to the places that participants prefer to visit.


COUNCIL MEETING on Monday, February 26, at 6:30 p.m., in the basement conference room.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE is this Wednesday, February 28, from 5:15-7:00, in the basement movie room. The movie is The Last Temptation of Christ. Movies are shown in the basement movie room. Please bring snacks to share with others.

LARKSFIELD DISCUSSION GROUP meets on February 28, at 10:00 a.m., in the club room at Larksfield Place.

STEPHEN MINISTERS meets Thursday, March 1, at 2:00 p.m., in the office
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.


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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE on March 4, the movie is The Last Temptation of Christ. from 5:15-7:00, in fellowship hall. On February 28, Movies are shown in the basement movie room. Please bring snacks to share with others.

SANDWICH SATURDAY is Saturday, March 10, at 11:00 a.m., at St. John’s Episcopal Church. We are assembling sandwiches on Friday, March 9, in the UCC kitchen at 5:30. We need volunteers for both days. Sign-up on the PIC board if you would like to volunteer.

PORTRAIT SESSIONS are rescheduled for Friday, March 2, from 2:00-9:00, and Saturday, March 3, from 10:00-5:00. There are plenty of appointment times available for you to schedule your portrait session. There is a table in fellowship hall today with a schedule on it for you to 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.