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Newsletter, November 2019

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In the November Newsletter, read about:

  • Upcoming Adult Education opportunities;
  • What’s happening with family ministries;
  • Local agencies that will be supported by this year’s Angel Tree;
  • ESL updates;
  • Walk this Saturday, November 9, at 11 am from Cafe Kopi to get to know our neighbors without addresses;
  • Finance update.
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Newsletter, October 2019

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In the October Newsletter, read about:

  • World Communion will be celebrated this Sunday, October 6, with a combined worship service at 9 am;
  • Backstage observations from Matt Matthews following the Bob Nutt/Blytham Ltd Memorial Concert this past weekend;
  • Fall Adult Ed Opportunities;
  • Join or sponsor our Confirmation Class for the CROP Walk on Sunday, October 13;
  • Sunday School needs volunteers;
  • Trunk or Treat Sunday, October 27;
  • All Saints Remembrance planned for Sunday, November 3;
  • Upcoming Fair Trade Rug Event October 17-20;
  • Upcoming Earth Care Seminars;
  • ESL updates;
  • October is Stewardship focus.

Newsletter, September 2019

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In the September Newsletter, read about:

  • An Amazing Day on Sunday, September 15, with John Williams and the Austin College Activators beginning with worship and a continental breakfast concluding with an ice cream social and story telling that afternoon;
  • Adult Ed Classes return beginning this Sunday with Faith in the Real World by Peter Yau…Amazing Grace–My Faith Journey;
  • A tribute concert Saturday, September 28, at the Virginia Theater with proceeds going to CU at Home;
  • Sunday School classes start this Sunday along with a Confirmation Class;
  • Mission updates;
  • Youth Club reunion Saturday, September 28, at 4 pm preceding the tribute concert at the Virginia Theater.

Newsletter, August 2019

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In the August Newsletter, read about:

  • Sholem Fest this Sunday, August 11, 6 pm…Bring a side dish or dessert to share AND your lawn chairs!
  • Worship change coming September 1!
  • Senior High Youth Club reunion Saturday, September 28, followed by the Bob Nutt Memorial Concert at the Virginia Theater;
  • Southwest farm property sale update;
  • Send in your suggestions for 2020 church officers;
  • Children, youth and family update;
  • Mission news.

Newsletter, July 2019

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In the July Newsletter, read about:

  • Service for Wholeness this Sunday, July 14, at 6 pm in the Sanctuary;
  • Interfaith Alliance Family Picnic Sunday, July 28, 4 pm at Crystal Lake Park;
  • Be sure to pick up your Pictorial Directory from the church office;
  • Youth and leaders are traveling to Purdue University for the Youth Triennium;
  • Updates from Mission.

Newsletter, June 2019

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In the June Newsletter, read about:

  • International Taste of First Pres is June 23 from 4-7 pm.  Story telling, music and fellowship.  Bring food from your culture or country of origin to share.
  • The church is seeking a wedding coordinator.
  • Pictorial Directories are here.
  • Vacation Bible School Sunday afternoons during June.
  • Southwest Farm Sale update.
  • Mission news.
  • ESL Program update.


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