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 Phyllis Decker in memory of her beloved husband, Jay.

NEW MEMBER DAY—Please welcome the following new members: Rod & Terry Holmes, Laura Lombard, Kathe Thompson, Janna Palmer and her three children: Olivia, Hayden, and Ashton, and Fran Jackson

CONGREGATIONAL CAFÉ is today 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 basement conference room.

COMMITMENT TEAM MEETING on Tuesday, October 24 at 6:00pm, in fellowship hall.

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 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.

READER’S THEATRE is this Thursday, October 26, at 1:00 p.m. This group is open to anyone that is interested in reading plays. Last month we had a good turnout.

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.


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

STEPHEN MINISTERS meets Thursday, November 2, at 2:00 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.

DONATIONS FOR PUERTO RICO are now being accepted in fellowship hall. There is a box designated for Puerto Rico donations. As many of you are aware, 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 thant half of the island still has no power and telecommunications are rare to come by. 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.

She is not taking monetary donations. If you want to give money you may do it through: