Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon title: “Shining a New Light: Death and Salvation”

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 Leigh Aaron-Leary. “Happy Birthday to Mike Leary from Leigh. Thank you for giving so generously of yourself to the world around you.”

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.


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.


VOLUNTEER APPRECATION DAY & POTLUCK is on Sunday, January 28. During the worship service we will recognize all volunteers at UCC, and announcing this year’s recipient of the Gary Cox Sustained Service Award honoring a member who personifies longtime involvement in both the community and UCC. Afterwards, there will be a potluck dinner in the fellowship hall. Please bring a covered dish to share with others.

LARKSFIELD FELLOWSHIP meets on January 31, at 10:00, in the club room.

2018 UCC PICTURE DIRECTORY – The portrait appointment scheduling is now up on our website at: Just click on the picture at the top of the page that says schedule your photography session. You will then be taken to another page with the same picture, click on it again. The photography scheduling page will pop-up with instructions on how to schedule your session.

Lifetouch will be at the church on February 2-3, and February 20-21, to take photographs between 2:00-9:00 on weekdays, and 10:00-5:00 weekends. 2018 is UCC’s 35th anniversary and we would like to get as many of you in the directory as possible. Portraits are available for purchase, but there is no obligation to do so.

NEWCOMER’S CLASS meets on Sunday, January 28 at 9:00, in the basement fellowship hall. If you are a visitor or a regular attender that would like to know more about UCC or perhaps thinking about membership, please plan to attend this informative session. A continental breakfast will be served. Please RSVP to the church office, at
316-634-0430, if you plan to attend.

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.

UCC SPRING FELLOWSHIP DINNER registration begins. 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. Exact dates will be determined once registration is complete and the hosts contact participants.

The dinners are a wonderful way for UCC members and guests of our church to get better acquainted. A group of 6-10 will meet in someone’s home for a pot-luck dinner and an evening of fellowship and fun. Please register on the sheet located on the PIC board in fellowship hall. If you are willing to host a dinner, please mark it on the sheet. Please indicate in the last column the number of people you can accommodate in your home including host/hostesses. The final date for sign-ups is Sunday, February 11.