This week at IUCC

June is Pride Month. IUCC will participate in the OCPride Festival on June 23.

9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, The Seekers meet in Plumer Hall. The purpose of Seekers is to promote meaningful friendships among our church women as well as to learn how today’s theological wisdom can enrich our spiritual growth. Each meeting starts with coffee, tea, and plenty of snacks.

4 p.m.  Tuesday, June 19, Bible Study: Join Ken Wyant in Plumer Hall to continue exploring “The Gospel of Luke.” All are welcome.

7:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, Historical Jesus Class: Bil Aulenbach’s class this week center on “Sitz im leben – Geography in Jesus’ time, the Romans and their empire and influence, crucifixion, Hellenism and taxes.

9:15 a.m. Thursday, June 21, Historical Jesus Class. See description above.

10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 23, OC Pride Parade: IUCC will join with other UCC open and affirming churches in Orange County as parade participants. The parade travels along 4th St in Santa Ana from Ross Street to Spurgeon Street, ending at the OC Pride Festival.

9 a.m.  Sunday, June 24, Choir Lite: A chance for those who can’t make Thursday rehearsals during the rest of the year, newcomers and others to join experience the joy of being part of the IUCC choir. Rehearse from 9 to 9:30 and then participate in both services.

9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, June 24: Worship in the Sanctuary.

8:45 and 10 a.m. Sunday, June 24: Adult Sunday School.  Steve Swope leads a discussion on Christian community.

12:15 p.m. Sunday, June 24, Celebrating Michael Spindle’s 18 years of services to IUCC: Join the IUCC community in honoring the contributions made by our church administrator who is leaving for retiring to new adventures in  Arizona at the end of the month.

12:15 p.m. Sunday, June 24 and July 8: Young Adults Group meets Pastor Sarah on the patio and heads for lunch together.

Sundays through July 15: Collection for Families Forward Back-t0-School Drive. Needed item include backpacks (17 inches or larger), pencil boxes, folders, binders, pens, erasers, college-ruled paper, wide-ruled paper, washable markers, scissors, etc. Collection barrels are in the Narthex.

Get involved! Look for opportunities to participate in OC Pride, coffee hours and Bon Vivant Dinners. Look for signup sheets on the patio. Donations for Families Forward Back-to-School drive accepted through July 15.

Learn more by reading the June IUCC News & Notes Newsletter.