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Women’s Fellowship hosts Christmas Party

by Manitou UCC

All women of the church and their guests are invited to a Christmas Party on Saturday, December 15 at 2:00 pm in the Community Hall. Please bring goodies to share (drinks provided) and a wrapped gift for the “White Elephant” gift exchange. A business meeting will precede the gift exchange

Celebrating 200 years of Silent Night

by Rev. Gaye Bosley-Mitchell

Our worship focus for this Second Sunday of Advent is “Glories stream from heaven afar” The shepherds got quite a wake-up call that night when the sky lit up “like a Christmas tree” (so to speak). Awe at the transformative glory of what God can do in our lives is the focus this week. Glories […]

SAVE THE DATE: Christmas Eve

by Manitou UCC

Join us Monday, December 24, for several opportunities to Celebrate Christmas together!! 6:00 p.m.—We hope you will enjoy Christmas with Santa at the Town Clock! This is a happy time for kids and adults alike! 7:00 p.m.—Join us in the Sanctuary for a Christmas Eve Concert featuring our Sanctuary Choir, our Handbell Choir, soloists and […]

Explore becoming a New Member

by Manitou UCC

Thinking about becoming an official member of the church? Plan to come to a New Member Exploration this week led by Pastor Gaye. These conversations will be held on Thursday, December 6 at 6:30pm or Sunday, December 9 (after worship). Come to either session or talk to Pastor Gaye about your interest.

Suggest Content for Church News!

by Manitou UCC

For five awesome years, Jean Gabardi faithfully prepared and emailed to our congregation, a weekly news email. Thanks Jean for all your creativity and diligence. Now, we need others to step forward and create content to share within our community of faith.  Both Reverend Glenn and Clark Mitchell are familiar with our church’s website (we […]

We need a creative decorating of the Altar for Thanksgiving Sunday

by Manitou UCC

Hi Church, If anyone is creative and would like to take a stab at decorating the sanctuary, especially an Altar Table for this coming Sunday (November 18) for Thanksgiving Sunday. A fruitful Cornucopia would be especially thoughtful. Any volunteers? Let Rev Glenn know this week (719-650-0200) or P.S. Keep Pastor Gaye in your prayers […]

Donate a Turkey for Westside Cares

by Manitou UCC

The Community Congregational Church has been asked to donate four (4) turkeys to Westside Cares to be included in families’ Thanksgiving Baskets. Arlene Penman will be delivering them on Wednesday, November 14, so please donate money in worship on Sunday or drop your turkey off at the church no later than 4 pm, Tuesday, November 13. […]