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The purpose of this church shall be to worship God, preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to celebrate the sacraments; to realize Christian fellowship and unity within this church and the Church universal; to render loving service towards this community and to the world; and to strive for righteousness, justice and peace.

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Research Says, “Givers Also Get” “While most people probably subscribe to the general theory that charity is ‘good for the soul,’ almost all would be hard-pressed to say why. Many would also be surprised to learn that philanthropic acts are also good for the mind and body. Research is beginning to confirm these claims. These […]

Giving Tree

The Christian Outreach Committee has arranged to have a Giving Tree in the Narthex and a smaller one in Fellowship Hall beginning Sunday, November 29th.  The Giving Tree is one of our church’s outreach opportunities for the Christmas season. Members of the congregation are invited to select a tag from one of the Giving Trees.  […]

From the Pastor’s Pen

I think it was Joni Mitchell that sang the phrase, “Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you got ‘til it’s gone?” Sometimes we don’t appreciate what we have until we are forced to do without. This lesson was really brought home to Sue and me one year. First, a short […]

The Journey to Bethlehem Continues!

If you have been in Covenant Hall recently you will see lots of “stuff” being collected for the journey to Bethlehem, a Creche Celebration Service on December 20. Thank you to all of you who have already contributed materials. Carolyn Hemman and Dolores Tamulen have been spending several mornings each week organizing and inventorying what […]


In 1950, children were inspired to collect coins for UNICEF to assist children abroad enduring the aftereffects of WW ll. Since then, for generations, American children have made a difference in the lives of children around the world by participating in “Trick or Treat” for UNICEF. Every day 22,000 children die from causes that are […]

Many Hands at Work

In order to get the church school going each year. It takes many hands! Thank you to the twenty eight people who met on September 10 for the staff orientation which included the church school staff, the members of the Christian education committee, Pastor Ray, and Chris Bergquist. A special thank you goes to the “Apple […]

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Advent begins

Advent begins on November 29th. Advent means “coming.”  During the Advent season Christian’s remember the preparation for the Savior’s birth, celebrate his presence among us, and anticipate his return.  Join us in worship as we focus on the true meaning of Christmas!  



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Worship Connections

These hour long gatherings, that meet on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM, provide a time to discuss the bible readings for the upcoming Sunday.

RSS UCC Daily Devotional

  • Eyewitness News November 30, 2015
    Mary Luti How do disillusioned hearts turn the corner to hope again? 
  • Much More than Words November 29, 2015
    Kenneth L. Samuel This Good News requires a passionate presence among people, the strength to forgive and the humility to be forgiven, the faith to keep searching for light despite the darkness of night.
  • Think Outside the Water Bottle November 28, 2015
    Donna Schaper We become worthy of our call by treasuring our water and remembering, always, in every way, who has and who has not.
  • Eleven Words November 27, 2015
    Martin B. Copenhaver These eleven words are important to say—and powerful—not just at such critical moments, but at other times and in other circumstances.  
  • To Walk with God and One Another November 26, 2015
    Talitha Arnold Whether from 3,000 years ago or a mere 300, the covenant to walk with God and one another affirms that faith is a journey, best taken with others.
  • For Those Who Are Doing Just Fine November 25, 2015
    Quinn G. Caldwell When all is well in your world, Psalm 86 becomes a proclamation of this fact, an acknowledgement that all life is precarious.
  • Goodbye November 24, 2015
    Quinn G. Caldwell Sometime soon you'll have to say goodbye to somebody.  It's worth doing well, for it's all about faith.
  • Sides and Strays for Thanksgiving November 23, 2015
    Donna Schaper Thanksgiving Day is approaching and everyone's mind has turned to sides and strays . . . . The experimentation is all in the sides and strays.  
  • The Death of Church November 22, 2015
    Elissa Johnk I'm so tired of hearing about the impending Death of Church.
  • Lifted Up November 21, 2015
    Matt FitzgeraldJesus promised "When I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw all people to myself."