Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson


Sermon title: “The Re-Enchantment of Everyday Life: Habitat”

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 Jack and Elaine Christie for all the lovely Libras of October.

FELLOWSHIP TIME today will be held at the Head-to-Toe Hygiene Pantry. Coffee and cookies will be served at the hygiene pantry today, not in fellowship hall. See map and driving instructions below the calendar on the right. The pantry is located west of 21st & Hillside. Turn north on Opportunity Drive. The address is 2130 E 21st St. North.

NICARAGUA PLANNING MEETING is today at 11:30, in the basement conference room. Join us for information on our trip to Nicaragua in January 2018.

POTTERY SALE for Jon Romain is today after worship in fellowship hall. All proceeds go to defray the costs of care and travel to visit John while in rehab.


UCC COMMITMENT TEAM meets Tuesday, October 3, at 6:00 p.m., in the office
conference room.

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.

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.


CONGREGATIONAL CAFÉ is on Sunday, October 8, at 11:30, in fellowship hall. The purpose of the gathering is clarification of the 2018 proposed budget and the launch of the commitment campaign.

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS is on Sunday, October 8, at 5:00 p.m., in the south parking lot at UCC. Everyone is welcome. There will be a short service and a blessing of each animal.

COOKS NIGHT OUT is Thursday, October 12, at 6:00 p.m. Keitha Adams, the new women’s basketball coach at WSU, will be the speaker. Tickets are on sale now. The cost is $15. Tickets may be purchased in the church office.

SWEET PEACE—A DESSERT EVENT to benefit Partners for Wichita is on Thursday, October 19, 7:00-8:00p.m., at Botanica, 701 Amidon, come early and browse the gardens. RSVP to Heidi at 634-0430, or sign-up on the PIC Board. There is no cost for this fundraising event, donations are accepted.

GUILD BABY SHOWER—The 16th Annual Baby Shower will be held Wednesday, October 25, at 11:00, in Fellowship Hall. We will fill layette bags for underprivileged babies in the Wichita area. We will have lunch after we decorate the bags. Clothing such as newborn gowns, sleepers, onesies, socks and toys are requested. Please place items in the baby box in Fellowship Hall.

NEW MEMBER SUNDAY is Sunday, October 22. If you are interested in becoming a member of UCC please call the church office at 634-0430.

PARTNERSHIP WITH GAMMON ELEMENTARY—Share your time and talents with the extraordinary students and teachers at Gammon, our neighborhood school.  Some jobs require a regular presence, based around your schedule.  Others require one-time or occasional commitments. Volunteer jobs include:  lunch buddy, student tutor, book reader, classroom support helper, and office support helper.   If you have questions or are ready to volunteer, please take a sheet listing the volunteer opportunities at
Gammon. If you are interested, please sign up on the Gammon volunteer list. Both are located on the PIC board in fellowship hall. Cyndi Richter will contact you.