Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon Title: “The Re-Enchantment of Everyday Life: Commitment”
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 Stephen L. Taylor in memory of his parents W. Howard and Ann P. Taylor, and his mother-in-law Margaret G Vanderlip, in remembrance of their October birthdays.

LAST CHANCE POTTERY SALE for Jon Romain is today in fellowship hall. All proceeds go to defray the costs of care and travel.

ALL BOARDS MEET today immediately following the worship service at 11:45am.


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.

MENS’ LUNCH is Thursday, October 19, at 11:30, at Scotch & Sirloin. The guest speaker is Jim Denham, Diabetes Educator, at HCA Wesley.

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. We have been assigned two tables of eight for this event. Currently we only have one person signed up to support this
worthy organization. Please show your support and reserve a seat at one of the tables. Robin and Paul will both be attending this event and hosting a table each.

HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY is open on Saturday, October 21, from 9:00-11:30 a.m.

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.


NEW MEMBER DAY is Sunday, October 22. If you are interested in joining this church please call the church office at 634-0430.

CONGREGATIONAL CAFÉ is on Sunday, October 22, 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.

COUNCIL MEETING on Monday, October 23, at 6:30pm, in the office conference room.

LARKSFIELD FELLOWSHIP meets on October 25, at 10:00, in the club room.

GUILD BABY SHOWER—The 16th Annual Women’s Guild 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.

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

CHILI COOK-OFF is planned for Sunday, November 5, at 11:30. The purpose of this event is to support the Hygiene Pantry. This is a contest and you will select the UCC Chili royalty. To enter, simply fill out a card stating your name with the kind of chili you will make. Then bring your chili in a crock pot on November 6. Cards are in fellowship hall and must be completed by October 29. So come taste the various chili and vote for your favorite one. Then you can feast on a bowl of chili plus other goodies. The cost is a good will offering and a donation to the pantry.