What's Happening

Contemplative Worship & Communion, Tuesdays, 5 PM

Worship, June 16th, 10 AM
Trinity Sunday - Pride Sunday
Rev. Truman E Parker, Preacher
Music: Derek Schaible, Church Musician
Sunday School Activity Time for children. 


LOVE WINS - Boise Pride Fest - June 14 -15 
Friday, June 14:  Festival booths starting at 4 PM with fireworks after dark.
Saturday, June 15:  Rally at the statehouse at 9 AM, parade at 10 AM, festival booths from 11 AM to 5 PM. Volunteers are needed for the rally, the parade, & shifts at the festival booth on Saturday. Contact Marta Baker-Jambretz for more information.  https://www.boisepridefest.org/events/


Goin' For Owen Spaghetti Feed & Dessert Auction, June 19th
Come join us for the 4th annual Goin' For Owen 5K Packet and T-Shirt pick up followed by a Spaghetti Feed Carbo Load fundraiser and dessert auction. Packet/T-Shirt pick up begins at 4:30 and Spaghetti Feed begins at 5:30pm. Meal includes traditional and gluten free spaghetti, meatballs, garlic bread, and salad. Suggested donation is $10.00. Kids under 5 no donation required. Silent dessert auction will take place during the spaghetti feed. 100% of all funds raised will be donated to The Dravet Syndrome Foundation. Contact Austin Watson for questions.


Interim Pastor Visit June 30th
The candidate for Interim Pastor, Pastor Robert “Bob” Von Trebra will be preaching at Boise First UCC on June 30th. Come meet him in the dining room following the service for refreshments and visiting.
If you can’t make it, or are interested in seeing Pastor Bob preach, here are a few links to YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-DU33KgV8g you can fast forward to his sermon using the timecode 31:17 to 44:03
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn5AVgD8hiU you can fast forward to his sermon using the timecode 16:36 to 30:53
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnHrtFJLRKg you can fast forward to his sermon using the timecode 25:22 to 39:58


Pilgrim Cove Youth Camp, July 7-13
Youth Camp this summer will be July 7 to 13. Registrations should be submitted by June 25. Cost will be $275 for UCC children. Scholarships will be available. Registration forms are posted on the bulletin board near the water fountain. For more information go to www.pilgrimcovecamp.org.


Pilgrim Cove Grandparents Camp, July 18 – 21 
For any grandparent and their grandchildren.  Activities include swimming, canoeing, kayaking; games such as corn hole, volleyball, horseshoes; Friday night movie; Saturday campfire and s’mores. $135 per person. RSVP by Friday, July 5th to manager@pilgrimcovecamp.org  or 208-634-5555.


Support the Programs of Boise First UCC -- Give a pledge for 2019
Your pledge help provide funds for Sunday School and children's programs, the music program and choirs, JAWAM projects, upkeep of our building and grounds, pastoral care, worship, and more! Thank you. Scroll to the bottom of this page to download and print a pledge card. Thank you.
Stewardship & Finance Board


Items can be placed in the basket labeled “Interfaith Sanctuary” located in Dining Room.

NOTE: Please do not donate any kind of medication, including aspirin, Tylenol, cold remedies, etc. Interfaith Sanctuary cannot accept donations of any kind of medication.

SPECIAL NEED: This month, Interfaith Sanctuary has a special need for the following snack items for the family-side daytime program:  Goldfish, Graham crackers, juice/capri sun, granola bars, fruit bars (nutrigrain), ritz crackers, applesauce, fruit snacks. All you need to do is to leave the items in the basket by the JAWAM bulletin board.  Thank you for your generous donations to Interfaith Sanctuary!  JAWAM’s Sarah McFeeley will deliver them for us.

Dental floss, Toothpaste – small, Toothbrushes, Lotions, Razors, Lip Balm, Antiperspirant deodorant, Small bar soaps, Small-sized shampoos, Small-sized conditioners, Q-tips
Tampons, sanitary napkins, Band-aids – all sizes, Shaving cream
Hair items–combs, barrettes, ties, etc.; Socks - Men, Women, Children; Underwear - Men, Women, Children; Diapers - Adults and Kids, especially Size 5 kids
Peanut Butter, Jelly


UNDER THE TENT OF ABRAHAM featured in the Idaho Statesman, 8-10-18: click HERE

UNDER THE TENT OF ABRAHAM featured on Channel 7 News, 8-10-18: click HERE


"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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