This week at IUCC
4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 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 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, Scouts Troop 602: Meets in Plumer Hall.
3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, Isaiah House volunteering: Help prepare and serve a dinner for the residents if Isaiah House. Contact Steve Goetz or Susan Sayre for more information.
5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, Friends of OC Detainees: Group meets in Plumer Hall.
12:15 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16, Advocates for Peace and Justice: Group meeting in Plumer Hall.
Poinsettias for Christmas sale: Poinsettias may be given in memory or in honor of or in celebration of someone and will be used to decorate the sanctuary. They’re then available to take home following the Christmas Eve Candlelight service. Poinsettias can be bought for $10, on sale on the patio each Sunday.
Christmas Pageant and Family Service: Dec. 23 at 10 a.m. Special musical performances begin at 9:30 a.m. This will be the only service on Sunday, Dec. 23.
Candlelight Service: Dec. 24, 9 p.m.
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 email@example.com.
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
Celebration is just the beginning for IUCC’s new office and meeting space
Irvine United Congregational Church dedicated its new office and meeting space on Sunday, Sept. 9 with stirring music; an inspiring sermon from the Rev. Dr. Paul Tellström, senior pastor; and a congratulatory pep talk from the Rev. Dr. Felix C. Villanueva, conference minister for the Southern California Nevada Conference of
Meet our director of music: Chris Peterson
Christopher Peterson is the new director of music at IUCC. He was introduced to the congregation after auditioning with the Chancel Choir and being interviewed by the search committee and Pastor Paul. Peterson is professor of music at California State University, Fullerton, where he directs the Concert Choir and the
Mission and Service members visit Global Missions partner Albergue Las Memorias
Mission and Service members journeyed to Tijuana, Mexico, to the Albergue Las Memorias HIV shelter. Their efforts are included in an article written by Stella Perez for Connection Voices, an e-newsletter for the Southern California Nevada Conference of the United Church of Christ.