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The Music Man – Sing Along!

by Manitou UCC

Join us for a Sing-A-Long to The Music Man! The event is this Friday, August 16 at 6:00pm in the Community Hall This community event will include the screening of the movie on a BIG screen, light refreshments, and of course POPCORN! ALL are welcome! (Singing along is optional)

Thank You VBS Volunteers!

by Manitou UCC

Thank you SO MUCH to everyone who helped us make our mission To Mars and Beyond so special! Here are just a few of the people who we’d like to thank specifically: Thank you to Evelyn Vann and Cathy Karr for making our evening meals and to everyone who donated food. Thank you Danny White […]

Read for the Stars

by Dayna Cooper

As part of our Vacation Bible School mission project this summer, we’ll be having a book dive for Westside Cares! One of the greatest ways we serve God is by serving our community! Bring in your gently used children’s books any Sunday before worship or during the week of VBS. Make some room on your […]

Sound of Music Sing Along!

by Manitou UCC

A ONE NIGHT ONLY musical event! Friday, June 28 at 6pm we’ll be having a viewing of the Sound of Music with Sing Along participation! It’s a movie night, so of course light refreshments will be provided. ALL are welcome! Bring the whole family!

5th Sunday Potluck

by Manitou UCC

Join us as we share food and fellowship on Sunday, June 30th for a delicious potluck lunch! Bring your favorite summer dish to share. Potluck begins right after our 10am worship service in the Community Hall. See you there!

Vacation Bible School: REGISTER NOW

by Dayna Cooper

Join us for Vacation Bible School as we explore where God’s power can take you! Galaxy voyagers journey from their space outpost on special missions to collect power sources. Along the way, they’ll learn how God walked with heroes of the Bible, and that God is always with them! VBS will run July 8-12th from […]

VBS Needs Your Help!

by Dayna Cooper

We are looking for donations from you to make our Mission to Mars a success. It is gonna take a lot of creativity to turn our sanctuary into a spaceship! You can help by bringing in the following items to the church office by Sunday, June 23rd: Space Decorations: Lava lamps, white Christmas tree lights, […]

On the Way – June

by Manitou UCC

Check out our newest edition of the Community Church Newsletter “On The Way!“ In this month’s edition you can find out about Bible Study opportunities, upcoming church and community events, and all the exciting things happening this summer for kids! *If you would like to submit information for our newsletter(s) or Bulletins, please email […]

So why do you think church attendance is dying?

As we struggle with and explore what a 21stCentury church community looks like, it’s important to listen to what others might have to say. I recently ran across an article written by one of the church leadership folks I follow, Rev. Carey Nieuwhof (here’s a link to read it). I found it rather pertinent to what […]