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.Continue reading
Thank you for being a part of IUCC! As we proclaim in our joining ritual, "we join together with God and with each other to provide an environment open for all to worship God, to develop Christian values, to share life's experiences, to strive for truth, justice and peace, and to respond with compassion to the needs of others. We do this in love of Jesus and in our desire to do the will of God in all things."
I hope you will find a way to give your time and talents to this remarkable faith community. Sing in the choir. Attend or teach an adult education class. Host a coffee hour. Participate in a Comma Group. Welcome visitors. Join a ministry. Visit someone in need. Sign a letter. The ways are endless! Whatever you do, the gift of your time and talents will truly make a difference!
In faith and community,
Pastor Paul weaves the miracle of the endless fish and loaves, what he does in airports and how that all ties into the blessing we all received from our departing music director, John St. Marie.Continue reading
We’re getting closer! Our main driveway entrance (off Alton) will continue to be open on Sundays but will be closed during the week due to construction activity. We have about two more weeks until interior work will be completed. The meeting rooms got carpeted this week; the operable partitions willContinue reading
The IUCC Chancel Choir’s Spring Concert 2018 celebrated all the things people love about IUCC: beautiful music sung from the heart and dedicated to our UCC designations. We are an open and affirming, just peace, global mission and creation justice congregation. You’ll know exactly what that means after you listenContinue reading
Among those touring the new addition construction before Sunday night’s Spring Concert were Webelos Pac 654, who also achieved the fifth requirement for their Built It Adventure badges. They learned about a career in construction from their tour guide and our project manager, Jason Buchleitner. They also asked a lotContinue reading
Longtime administrator Michael Spindle will be leaving at the end of June. As difficult as it will be to replace him, the answer was under our own nose. Michael worked very well with Steve Swope, and he was sure that Steve would be a good “fit.” Our moderator, Renae, AdminContinue reading
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 togetherContinue reading
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 ofContinue reading
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?Continue reading