This week at IUCC
7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15: Administration Board meets in Wisdom Room 106.
9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16: Seekers meet in Plumer Hall for lively discussion and treats.
4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, Bible Study: We’re near the end of the Gospel of Luke, 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, Oct. 16, Boy Scouts: Troop 602 meets in Plumer Hall.
7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18: Ken Wyant invites you to a foreign policy discussion, “Recollections of Afghanistan,” with retired US Foreign Service Officer Martin Adams. Light refreshments and conversation. Peace Room 106
7:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18:Chancel Choir rehearses in the Sanctuary.
Sunday Oct. 14 – Nov. 18: Clothing drive to benefit Friends of Orange County Detainees Transition. Warm clothes needed for those on the East Coast. Friends of Orange County Detainees Transition
12:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, Meetings: Advocates for Peace and Justice in Peace Room 106. Worship Ministry in Wisdom Room 108.
Looking ahead: Trunk or Treat takes place on Sunday, Oct. 28. Contact Pastor Sarah for more information. Vote Common Good brings its revival-style get-out-the-vote program to IUCC on Oct. 29.
Sign up for Comma Groups. Go to http://iucc.org/register
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.
Find out more about this November’s ballot
Keith Boyum, Dave Smith and Felicity Figueroa will review the California ballot propositions on Sunday, Oct. 14, in Room 108, adjacent to the IUCC Sanctuary. They have also put together two grids that show who endorses the various ballot measures and candidates for office. IUCC does not endorse ballot measures
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Going green at IUCC
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