JOIN US FOR WORSHIP, INTERFAITH SANCTUARY SUNDAY, March 26TH, 10 AM
Join us for a special worship service led by JAWAM, with guest speaker, Jodi Peterson from Interfaith Sanctuary.
After worship, 11:15 AM, we will share a SOUP AND BREAD LUNCHEON in the dining room. To help support the Interfaith Sanctuary Shelter, you are asked to bring a monetary donation or a jar of peanut butter or jelly.
NOTE: Contemplative Worship & Communion will not be held during March. It will resume on April 20th.
CHANCEL CHOIR NEWS
The choir will perform "A Service of Darkness”, described as "Seven Choral Meditations on the Last Words of Christ, by Dale Wood for the Good Friday service. Our rehearsal schedule will be as follows: March 22, 29, April 5,12, from 7:30-9 pm. These are all Wednesday evenings. We can add a Saturday or two if the members of the choir wish to. We will also rehearse it on Sunday mornings in addition to the music we are performing for worship services. - David Burton, Choir Director
UCC FAMILY FELLOWSHIP
April 1st, 11 AM - Emerald Lanes in Boise
Contact Lindsay Samples for more information
15TH ANNUAL PLANT SALE, MAY 13 & 14
Our annual Plant Sale will be on Saturday, May 13, from 9 am to 4 pm and on Sunday, May 14, from 9 am to 10 am, and 11 am to 12 noon.
We will feature a variety of flowering plants, both annuals and perennials. There will be colorful hanging baskets, grasses, and ground cover. We’ll have many types of tomatoes and peppers and assorted herbs. Our volunteers will help you choose plants that are appropriate for your garden. It’s the perfect time to purchase a Mother’s Day gift, too!
Special orders will be taken from now until Monday, May 8. Call or email Lee Hipsher. Special orders will be set aside for you to pick up anytime on Saturday May 13.
The construction / remodeling project of the Fireside Room began the week of January 2, 2017. During the next few months, the Fireside Room will not be available for use. For construction updates, click here.
Under the Tent of Abraham day camp has a website! Check it out by clicking here.
Under the Tent of Abraham is an interfaith experience for children ages 8-12 that teaches peacemaking, emotional awareness, non-violent conflict resolutions while celebrating the shared heritage and unique differences of the Abrahamic Religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam).
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
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.