Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon Title: The Heart of Christianity: The Heart of Justice

We welcome all of our visitors today and invite you to the Fellowship Hall for beverages and cookies after the service. Please follow the congregation to the left out of the sanctuary.


THE FLOWERS ON THE COMMUNION TABLE TODAY are provided by Michael and Leigh Aaron Leary in celebration of our wonderful community here at UCC.

REVELATIONS Sunday, October 30, 5:30 cocktails, dinner at 6:00pm, in Fellowship Hall. The cost is $20, in advance and at the door. Tickets on sale today in Fellowship Hall. The UCC Choir and scholarship students will perform. Proceeds benefit the student music scholarship program.


WELCOME WAGON AUCTION Tuesday, November 1, in Fellowship Hall. Doors open at 9:00 a.m., live auction starts at 10:30 a.m.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE Wednesday, October 26, at 6:00 p.m. John Shelby Spong’s book Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World. No meal is available.

YOGA meets Tuesdays at 4:00 ($5.00) & Fridays, 10:00, Fellowship Hall.


WEDNESDAY NIGHT ALIVE Wednesday, November 2, at 6:00 p.m. John Shelby Spong’s book Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World. No meal is available.

CHILI FEED FUNDRAISER to benefit the Head-to-Toe Hygiene Pantry on Sunday, November 6, at 11:30 a.m., in Fellowship Hall. Join us for a delicious chili lunch, plus sample and vote for chili made by our church members who will compete for UCC Chili Royalty. Lunch includes chili, corn muffins, dessert, and beverages. If you would like to join the competition please fill out a card and put it in the bowl in Fellowship Hall. Then bring your chili in a crockpot on November 6th.

SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE Sunday, November 6, University Congregational Church will celebrate a Service of Remembrance during worship. Please bring your mementos (pictures, keepsakes, etc.) of your loved ones that you wish to remember to be placed on and around the communion table. You may bring your items anytime next week during office hours (9-3), or simply bring them with you to worship on the 6th. Paul will explain further during this Sunday’s Christian Life moment.

ALTERNATIVE GIFT MARKET – Saturday, November 12, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at East Heights UMC, 4407 E Douglas.  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.  If you can help volunteer in the Gift Market booth, please see or call Jane Phares – 866-6336.

UCC CHRISTMAS PARTY Mark your calendar for Saturday, December 10, at 6:00 p.m., in Fellowship Hall. It will be a festive evening of food, music, and Christmas cheer. Students from the UCC choir will entertain us. The Deacons will supply the meat, sides, bread & drinks. Appetizers are requested from those with last names beginning with A-M, and N-Z please bring a dessert. Crayons and coloring book donations are requested for the Hygiene Pantry.