TWO Earth Care team Outings

firstpr0 Earth Care, Fun & Fellowship

Biking the Kickapoo Rail Trail: Dave and Julie Sherwood will lead a leisurely bike ride on the 6.7 mile Kickapoo Rail Trail on Saturday, June 2, beginning at 10:00 a.m. We will meet at the trailhead, which is adjacent to Walmart on High Cross Road, and ride to St. Joseph, where we will have lunch at The Wheelhouse Restaurant. Following …

Resurrecting Easter – Sunday Seminar

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Sunday Seminar: 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Today, Pastor David will offer a presentation on the variety of ways Easter is celebrated among our Orthodox sisters and brothers. Insights from John Dominic Crossan’s and Sarah Sexton Crossan’s new book, Resurrecting Easter, will be featured. How did Eastern (Orthodox) and Western (Roman Catholic and Protestant) manifestations of Christianity come to …

Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 6, 2018

firstpr0 Earth Care, FPCU Worship, Fun & Fellowship

Bible Study – 8:15 a.m Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5 for morning and evening services Sunday School for Children and Youth – after worship Seminar on the Ways Easter in Celebrated in Orthodox Church – 11:00 a.m. Communion at Clark-Lindsey – 1:30 p.m. Walk among the Wildflowers …

LGBTQ Experiences of Church Panel Presentation and Q & A

firstpr0 Education Ministry, Ministries, Mission & Outreach

The Welcoming Team is pleased to invite everyone to share in two upcoming Adult Seminars. On Sunday, April 29, Rev. Leah Robberts-Mosser, who is Lead Pastor of Community UCC on campus, Rachel Muir, who is the Children, Youth and Family Outreach Coordinator of the UP Center of Champaign County, and Reverend David Oliver-Holder will make a panel presentation on the …

Seminar Series: Challenges to Sustainability in Central Illinois

firstpr0 Earth Care, Education Ministry, Local Mission, Ministries

Upcoming Seminar: “Challenges to Sustainability in Central Illinois”, Sundays, April 8, 15 and 22 at 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. From the time European immigrants first settled the rich prairies of Central Illinois, the area has offered its inhabitants a livable environment with diverse flora and fauna, highly productive farmland, space for development, and abundant clean water. But the …

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 …