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Contemplative Worship & Communion, October 19th, 7 PM
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Join us for Worship on October 22nd, 10 AM
Rev. Kim Mislin Cran, Celebrant; Music: Derek Schaible, and the Chancel Choir, led by David Burton
Guest Speaker: Russ Buschert

**Congregational Budget meeting will be held as part of worship**

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Stewardship: Committed to One Another in Generosity
Our 2018 Stewardship campaign has begun! Each Sunday will focus on a theme. For this Sunday, October 15th: “Past Examples of Stretching in Generosity, committing to social justice”.  Next Sunday, October 22nd: "Experiences of Generosity”. Russ Buschert, from the Hyde Park Mennonite Church, will be our guest speaker. Stewardship Sunday will be November 12th. 

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CHURCH PHOTO DIRECTORY
The making of a new church photo directory is now underway! Boise First photos will be taken on November 30th and December 1st at the church through Lifetouch Connections. Information of how to sign up for your photo session is coming soon.
NOTE: So that the directory will have accurate information, please send any changes of your household, including address, phone number(s) and email addresses to the church office. 
An "Update Team" will also be available during Coffee Hour after church to collect your updated information. 
Contact Martha Keener if you have questions. 

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THANK YOU TO THESE LAWN MOWING VOLUNTEERS!
10-20 or 21: Terry Gilbert;
10-27 or 28: Thom & Nancy England

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"Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Resource Guide"

From the Southern Poverty Law Center: 
Hate in America has become commonplace. What can we do to stop the hate?

 “Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Resource Guide” sets out 10 principles for fighting hate in your community. You can read more about it and download a copy by clicking HERE.

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Read Pastor Kim's latest blog post:

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GUIDELINES FOR CONGREGATIONS ON POLITICAL ACTION
From the Southern California Nevada Conference UCC

How can UCC congregations participate constructively in the political process during this election year? What are the opportunities and legal limits to faith-inspired political activity? This guide will help you understand what kind of activities UCC churches can undertake to lift up our concerns and our witness in the elections. The guide is available for download at the bottom of this page:  click on ofovguidelines316.pdf

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PURPOSEFUL PLAN 
The plan was approved in May 2015.  The document is available for download at the bottom of this page.  
 
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For more information about these and other activities, download the current Herald (newsletter) available here.

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