This week at IUCC
The church office and preschool are closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23, for Thanksgiving.
7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, Administrative Board: Meeting in Peace Room 106.
9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, Seekers: Solange Fisch will tell her story of growing up in Vichy France during WWII and
4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, Bible Study: Learn about the Book of Acts, following Marcus Borg’s book “Evolution of the Word.” New visitors (and questions) are always welcome. Bible Study now meets in Peace Room 106.
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20, Thanksgiving service: IUCC and University Synagogue celebrate their 30th annual pre-Thanksgiving Interfaith service. See story for details. Sanctuary.
12:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, Bread for the Journey: Young adults meet on the patio.
Toy Drive for Families Forward continues through Dec. 9. Bring new, unwrapped toys and place in designated bins. Gift cards should be put in a larger envelope with the amount on written on the outside. Suggested toy
Did you know? You can now sign up to host coffee hours on Sunday mornings by going to Sign Up Genius.
Administrative Pastor Steve Swope sends out “The Story from Steve” each week. Request it by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘The World Sings at Christmas’ and Advent Workshop set for Dec. 2
The IUCC Chancel Choir will present a concert of seasonal music inspired by cultures from around the world on Sunday, Dec. 2, in the Irvine United Congregational Church Sanctuary, 4915 Alton Parkway. Dr. Christopher Peterson will direct the choir and lead the congregation in singing Christmas favorites. Joshua Chandra will
30th annual interfaith pre-Thanksgiving service to feature UCI law professor Michele Bratcher Goodwin
Michele Bratcher Goodwin The 30th anniversary of the Irvine United Congregational Church and University Synagogue Pre- Thanksgiving Service will feature author, advocate and social commentator Michele Bratcher Goodwin, founding director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Police at UC Irvine where she holds joint appointments in the School of Law and Program in
Help make our Thanksgiving service special
The Thanksgiving service is IUCC’s most inspiring services every year, and this year we’re hosting University Synagogue for the Tuesday, Nov. 20, service. The service begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary, once home to both congregations. Let’s welcome our University Synagogue sisters and brothers with a big crowd. After
Going green at IUCC
With apologies to Kermit the Frog … sometimes it isn’t easy to know how to be “green” correctly. You’ll begin to notice new blue and green receptacles, in the new meeting rooms and at coffee hour on Sunday mornings. But what goes in them? First, anything with food or beverage remains is NOT recyclable. That