Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon Title: “The Re-Enchantment of Everyday Life: Sacred”

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 Jan Deering in loving memory of her husband, Bert Deering.

SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE during our worship service today. This is a time to remember loved ones that have passed by coming forward and lighting a candle. Please remove all mementos and pictures immediately following the worship service.
CHILI COOK-OFF FUNDRAISER is today at 11:30, in fellowship hall. This event is to support the Hygiene Pantry. So come taste the various chili and vote for your favorite one. Then join us for a delicious chili lunch. Lunch includes chili, corn muffins, dessert, and beverages. The cost is a good will offering and a donation to the pantry. No reservations needed.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE is every Wednesday thru November 15, at 6:00 p.m. Join us as we discuss Delwin Brown’s book What Does a Progressive Christian Believe? Everyone is welcome to attend.

PLAY READING GROUP meets Thursday, Nov. 9, at 1:00 p.m. , in fellowship hall.

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.

HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY—there is no workday on Thursday. The Pantry is open on Saturday, November 11, from 9:00-11:30 a.m., at 2130 E. 21st St. N.

ALTERNATIVE GIFT MARKET is Saturday, November 11, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at University Congregational Church. The Market is a unique opportunity to “buy” a gift in honor of a family member/friend. At the same time, your gift is helping to alleviate poverty, hunger, injustice around the world. Over 30 projects will be represented and, no doubt, one of them will be special for your support.

NEEDLE WORKERS meet Tuesday, November 14, at 10:00 am, in fellowship hall.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE meets every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.

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

DONATIONS FOR PUERTO RICO are now being accepted in fellowship hall. There is a box designated for Puerto Rico donations. Puerto Rico has suffered major damages due to Hurricane Irma and mainly Hurricane Maria. They are in desperate need of help when it comes to food and water and basic essentials that they need to survive. More than half of the island still has no power and telecommunications service. Kiara Colon, one of our choir students, is heading this donation drive. She is asking for the following items to be donated: water, canned goods, dog food, baby and adult diapers, baby food, hygiene products, flashlights, batteries, generators, blankets.
Monetary donations are not being taken. If you want to give money you may do so through:

ALTERNATIVE GIFT MARKET VOLUNTEERS NEEDED on Saturday, November 11 for a 2 hour shift between 9:45-4:00 pm. We need hostesses/hosts or working at the Hygiene Pantry booth. From 4:15-6:15, we need help taking down tables and setting up for Sunday morning service. Help is also needed for Thursday Nov. 9, at 7:00 pm to set up tables. Please contact Cyndi Richter at 461-4148, or at