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IMPORTANT WORK DAY AT BOISE FIRST - April 29th, 10 am - 2 pm
All hands needed to prepare the floors in the new office space and Fireside room for new carpet!

To Be Done:  Move all furniture, doors etc from the old Fireside Room into the Dining Room. Clean all surfaces. Vacuum (with shop vacs), scrape and scrub the floors in preparation for the new carpeting.

Needed:  A good work crew to prepare this space (including some people who can lift heavy things), some shop vacs, a willingness to help make the dream of an accessible church a reality!

Please RSVP to the church office if you will attend - and let the office know if you will be bringing a shop vac. 
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JOIN US FOR WORSHIP, APRIL 30, 10 AM
New Member Sunday
Rev. Kim Mislin Cran, Preacher. Music: Derek Schaible and David Burton and the Chancel Choir

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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 or Ginni Neil. Special orders will be set aside for you to pick up anytime on Saturday May 13.

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UNDER THE TENT OF ABRAHAM, JUNE 26-30, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Hosted this year by Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel
11 North Latah, Boise, ID  83706
Click HERE to get a registration form and for more information!

An Interfaith camp for youth ages 5-15.  We’ll play, learn, do arts & crafts all while celebrating the shared heritage and unique differences of the Abrahamic Religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam).  Children will celebrate their own religious identity while learning about the religious identity of others.  We will have field trips, special service projects, fun activities—and time to make new friends!

Under the Tent of Abraham day camp has a website! Check it out by clicking here.

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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.  
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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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May 27, 2015, 1:51 PM
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Apr 15, 2016, 10:53 AM