This week at IUCC
9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, Seekers: Join this dynamic group of women to share coffee, treats and relevant religious and theological discussions. Meets in Plumer Hall. Contact Reefa at email@example.com for more information.
4 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, Bible Study: Join Christian Education Director Steve Swope in Plumer Hall to continue exploring “The Gospel of Luke.” All are welcome.
7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, Chancel Choir rehearsal: Getting ready for the June 10 concert!
9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, May 20: Worship in the Sanctuary. Pentecost Sunday. Wear red.
8:45 and 10 a.m. Sunday, May 20: Adult Sunday Schooll, “The Crucible Era,” led by Steve Swope (right). Find out how the years 250-50 BCE had a major influence on the later development of Christianity, rabbinic Judaism and even Islam.
12:15 p.m. Sunday, May 20: Attend the Spring Congregational Meeting, immediately after the second service ends. Get updates on the building project, capital campaign, church budget and elect a slate of leaders for 2018-19. Everyone is welcome.
Sunday, May 20: Strengthen the Church: Invest in the Vision, with a special collection to support the United Church of Christ.
Learn more: Read the May newsletter or see stories below.
Mark your calendars: The Chancel Choir’s Spring Concert is 7 p.m. Sunday, June 10, in the Sanctuary. Did you miss last spring’s concert? Watch it here.
Another step closer, stucco soon
This week’s progress: -Framing is wrapping up -More work on the connection between the new addition and our current building -Installation and hook up of utilities into the new addition -Preparing for stucco (hoping it will happen next week) Your continued patience and gracious cooperation as we navigate the temporary
Behold! The 2018 Women’s Retreat was a time for renewal, stories, appreciation
Have you ever wondered what goes on at the annual Women’s Retreat at Pilgrim Pines? With the year’s theme of “Behold!” in mind, here are a few clues. We take time to reflect on the peace and beauty of the mountains. Photo by Christine Roy. We take time to all be together
2018 Spring Annual Congregational Meeting Sunday, May 20th – 12:15 pm
May 4, 2018 Dear Friends, Please join us on Sunday, May 20th for our Annual Spring Congregational Meeting. The meeting will follow immediately after the 11:00 service. Highlights of the meeting will include: Discussion and voting on a proposed bylaws change, an update on the Building Project, ratification of
‘We need to experience what it means to be so bold’
The Rev. Paul Tellström began his sermon with a description of a 10-year-old and his mother talking about an active-shooter drill in schools and ties it to the procession into Jerusalem known as Palm Sunday and the rope around the donkey. What, he asks, is holding us back?
Aid in dying: A pro and con discussion
The Rev. Ken Wyant and the Rev. Paul Tellström, senior pastor at IUCC, looked at all sides of the “aid in dying” issue during the Sunday sermon. A clip from NBC News about Brittany Maynard, whose story sparked the resolution offered at last summer’s UCC General Synod in support of