Seminar Series: “Reformation Roots”

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Sundays, February 4, 18, 25, March 11, 18 and 25, at 11:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Beginning today (February 4), Warren Hapke and Pastor David will be leading a 6-session DVD-based series called “Reformation Roots.” We live in the post-Reformation era when denominations are trying to discover common ground rather than points of disagreements. Many of those earlier areas of …

Seminar: Evolution Sunday, February 11, 2018

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Evolution Sunday, February 11, at 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. We will welcome two presenters from the University of Illinois. Sam Beshers got his BA at Swarthmore College and a PhD in Biology from Boston University. He is currently Research Associate in the Department of Entomology and Coordinator of the Neuroscience Graduate Program at UIUC. He studies the organization and …

The Annual Meeting of the Corporation

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This meeting will be Sunday, January 28 after the 9:30 a.m. worship service. This meeting includes the annual review of church financial matters, the report of the Membership Rolls for 2017 and other appropriate business matters. The meeting materials will be available Sunday, January 21.

Sunday Seminar, Caroling & Cookies, December 10

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Sunday Seminar at 11 am in the Fellowship Hall “Advent Special Music: Britten’s ‘A Ceremony of Carols’” Director of Music Lindsey Bruner Woodcock will present a seminar about our special Advent music. Sunday, December 10 Caroling and Cookie Party from 2–4pm Everyone is invited to go caroling. Help bring Christmas joy to our home bound members and others in the …

Hanging of the Greens

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Everyone is invited to help with the hanging of the greens next Sunday, November 26 at 6:30 p.m. as we prepare the sanctuary for the Advent season. Tasks range from putting candles into plastic candleholders for Christmas Eve, to helping untangle greenery, to climbing ladders while assembling the Christmas tree. In other words, we need lots of help from people …

Presbyterians in Cuba – Adventures in Faith Sunday, November 19

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Sunday Seminar: “Presbyterians in Cuba – Adventures in Faith,” this Sunday (November 19), 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall. Are Presbyterians in Cuba? YES, we have an Amazing Presence! Learn more this Sunday. Following worship, Don and Nancy Uchtmann will describe their April 2017 mission trip to Havana. They will note the history of Presbyterians in Cuba, report on their experiences as …