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So What’s The Buzz?

From the Transition Team What’s the buzz during Fellowship Time? Last week, we had our first coaching session on church growth and vitality with Tom Bandy.  One of many interesting and challenging things Bandy said is about church fellowship times. He said that you can tell the vitality of a church by listening to the […]

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The Big Picture

Scripture Reading:  Nehemiah 9:26-31; Luke 11:45-54 Sermon:  Disciples See the Big Picture of Scripture  (second in a four-part series on discipleship) In the reading from Luke, Jesus criticizes the lawyers or scribes, who were experts not on civil law but on the law of Moses found in the first five books of the Old Testament.  […]

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Pop Quiz: Psalm 100:2

“Worship the LORD with gladness; come before Him with joyful songs.” Beth Kosley began singing at The Methodist Church in Townville, Pa. in the first grade.  She also began piano lessons at this time.  She played for the children, learned the organ and in tenth grade became the church organist. She has continued to sing […]

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Hey Kids! Great Stuff…

Always Learn Something…and no tests! Always Fun…with your church friends! Always Your Time…and no sitting in the sanctuary! 10 a.m. worship service, school starts following Children’s Story Time. See you there! Katherine Mosier Your Summer Sunday School Leader  

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I Connect, You Connect, We Connect…

CONNECT: Complimentary Champagne and (Sparkling Cider also offered) Reception, Dinner, Silent and Live Auction, CCC historical tours with “Katherine Lee Bates” plus other entertainment to support, maintain, and operate our 1880 Sanctuary which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Save The Date: October 1, 5 p.m.+ The list of auction items is growing: […]

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To the Members of the Frank E. and Salome B. Smith Scholarship Committee, I extend my warmest thanks to you for selecting me as a recipient of your award. I am so grateful to have your support as I continue my study of English at Haverford College. Thank you also for the generous care package […]

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SCRIP is the Answer

The Question? How to Make Grocery Purchases Pay in Many Ways…SCRIP! As you purchase groceries and even gift cards keep in mind that a percentage of that purchase using a SCRIP card insures a dollar return to our church coffers. This quarter King Soopers/Kroger returned $328 to us via the use of these SCRIP cards. […]

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Spoiler Alert

Reserve November 18, 19, 20 for Women’s Fellowship Christmas Bizarre

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Membership Dues

Gentle Reminder: Membership Dues ($11.00/adult) Each year we pay to UCC a membership of each adult, or member. Children become members when confirmed. Your separate payment for this is appreciated if you have not gotten around to it so far this year. Thank you!

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What Does One Do With 1200 Pocket Folders?

Deliver to Westside CARES! 600 Backpacks Stuffed Thanks to your contributions many, many children are getting off to a great start for another school year! Your contributions making a difference for our neighbors. Proverbs 17:22: “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine.”

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Executive Council Summary: August 21

Trustees are asking for input concerning what things should be included in next year’s budget. Send your suggestions to Steve Hart. Steve is building a list of things that a need to be done around the church and its property. After the list is posted you will be able to volunteer for the various jobs. […]

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Pocket Blessing

Almighty God, please open our hearts to be your hands and feet in this ever-changing world we live in. Give us the strength and courage to reach out to those that need a helping hand, and let them see You in all we say and do. Guide us to do Your work, each and every […]

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Interim News

In a recent sermon, I quoted from Phyllis Tickle, a keen observer of today’s church, who said that every 500 years God throws the church up in the air to shake things up so a new kind of church can emerge.  We are living through such a shaking up that brings a lot of frustrations.  […]

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Church Yard Sale: Success!

A heartfelt thank you going out to all for the successful yard sale, the best one yet! Furniture items sold well along with household goods and gently used clothing. The clothing are distributed 3 bags and all the baby clothes to Westside CARES, 4 bags to The Hangar, 5 boxes and 5 bags to Springs Mission […]

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Historical Tidbit: Parsonage aka the Church Office

The original parsonage was built in 1883-1885 and was replaced in 1900. This original parsonage was moved behind the church, used as a rental, and later became part of the Fellowship Hall. The new parsonage named “Community House” was built as an 8-room frame construction during the pastorate of a Methodist minister, Rev. Frances Hayes […]