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Contemplative Worship & Communion, Tuesdays, 5 PM

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Worship, August 25th, 10 AM
Rev. Robert J von Trebra, Preacher
Music: Ellen Wheaton, guest musician
Sunday School Activity Time for children

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Back to School Collection during August For Madison Early Childhood Center
August 25th is the last time to bring your donations!
Boise First has been collecting supplies for the Madison children during the month of August. 
Here is the list of the items needed at Madison Early Childhood Center 
- Glue sticks 
- Clorox wipes 
- Hand sanitizer bottles 
- Underwear for girls and boys 2T through 5 
- Pants or shorts for girls and boys. Sweater and leggings are great. Lightly used pants and sweaters can also be donated. These will be used when the teachers need a change for a student after an accident; 2T through 5 in size. 
Bring your donations to church on Sunday and leave them on the table near the JAWAM bulletin board. Thanks!

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BLESSING OF BACKPACKS & BRIEFCASES
School children are invited to bring their school backpacks to church for worship on Sunday, September 1.  We will have a blessing of the backpacks for the coming school year  For those who are out of school, you are also invited to bring a briefcase or lunch box, or anything you regularly take to work to be blessed as well.  Let us take God's blessings and presence to school and work in the coming year!

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Church Gardeners 
We will work on the flowerbeds and other outdoor maintenance projects every Friday at 9 am for an hour or two. Bring your own tools and gloves. I will have a list of projects, or we will wing it. If you have questions contact Nancy England.
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Read the Central Pacific Conference newsletter for June, "On the Way" by clicking HERE

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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

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ONGOING COLLECTION FOR INTERFAITH SANCTUARY
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: Interfaith Sanctuary no longer needs snacks for children at this time. Their biggest needs are currently coffee creamer, underwear of every size and cough drops. Thank you, and leave your donations in the basket near the JAWAM bulletin board. 

COLLECTION LIST:
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

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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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For more information about these and other activities, download the current Herald (newsletter) available here.

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