Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon Title: “Creating Meaning”`


Bob and Dianne Robinson to wish our church family happiness in the New Year.


YOGA meets every Tuesday at 4:00, Thursday at 6:00, and Friday, at 10:00, in fellowship hall. The cost for the Tuesday and Thursday class is $5, because it is instructor led.


HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY workday is on Thursday, January 16, from 9-11am, at 2130 E. 21st St. N. The Pantry is open on Saturday, January 18, from 9:00-11:30 a.m.

MENS’ LUNCH is Thursday, January 16, at 11:30, at Scotch & Sirloin.

THE 2020 FLOWER SCHEDULE is on the PIC board in fellowship hall. Sign up early to get your preferred date. There is a copy of the 2019 schedule on the back if you need a reminder of your preferred date.

DO YOU RECEIVE OUR FRIDAY EMAIL? If not, you may be missing out on some exciting events and announcements at UCC.  It is easy to sign-up to receive these emails each Friday afternoon.  Simply visit our website at:, scroll down to the green bar “Sign up for Newsletter Subscribers”, fill-in your email address and name, then click on subscribe.  It is that simple.  Or you may send an email to:, and ask Heidi to sign you up.  Then you will not only get the Friday email, but also the monthly electronic newsletter and any special announcements that we send out during the week.

FIRST TUESDAY HOMELESS MEALS – January 7th, 2020 is the next First Tuesday meal at the Men’s Winter Overflow Homeless Shelter. We are planning for 120 meals for the men at this shelter and the women across the street. Our menu is the following:  Sloppy Joes and cabbage slaw (Grace’s recipes), individual bags of potato chips, and…yes, brownies again! You’re becoming experts!  We need about 6 dozen brownies. PLEASE contact Kathe Thompson at ( Thanks and Happy New Year!

THE 2020 TREAT SCHEDULE is on the PIC board in fellowship hall. If you would like to contribute some cookies, bar cookies, cupcakes, or sweet breads for our fellowship time after Sunday worship, please sign your name and phone number to the week that you would like to bring them.

TRAVEL SIZE SUPPLIES NEEDED – We are taking supplies year round for the hygiene bags that we provide to the InterFaith Ministries Men’s Overflow Shelter.  We are only requesting travel size shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc… You may drop it in the box marked IFM Hygiene Bags in fellowship hall.