Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

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

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 Mary Anna Meshew for her 75th birthday.

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.

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.


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.

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 fellowship hall this Sunday.

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.


ALL BOARDS MEET on Sunday, October 15, immediately following the worship service at 11:45 a.m.

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

MENS’ LUNCH is Thursday, March 16, 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.

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

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.

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.

CHILI COOK-OFF Is coming. Save the Date on November 5. Enter your favorite chili recipe.

CARD SHOWER FOR JON ROMAIN—We are collecting cards for Jon’s birthday,
October 11. We will be collecting cards until this Sunday, October 8.

SmorgasChorus— “Send Off” concert is on October 14, at 2:00, in the Lair Center at Wichita Collegiate Upper School, 9115 E 13th St. N, Admission is free, however, donations are accepted. Many of our choir members sing with this barbershop chorus.