Sorting Days at Twice Is Nice

firstpr0 Earth Care, Local Mission, Ministries

Many thanks to Wednesday, July 11 Sorting Day volunteers! They cleaned dishware, priced curtains, organized the linen room and evaluated electronics. The place looks great! Please join us at our next Sorting Day on Saturday, July 21 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  

All-Church Indoor Picnic – Sunday, July 22

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The Fun & Fellowship Committee Invites You to these Upcoming Events: All-Church Indoor Picnic – Sunday, July 22. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. Main dish will be provided. We’ll gather in the Fellowship Hall following worship, enjoy a few games together, then have lunch.      

Solar Power Hour on Sunday, July 15 at 11 am

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Solar Power Hour in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, July 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thinking about going solar? Residents throughout Champaign County and Piatt County have an opportunity to participate in Solar Urbana-Champaign 3.0, a grassroots program combining volume purchasing with community education to make solar more accessible and affordable. Property owners and renters alike may participate in this program! Regardless of …

Malawi Trip Update 6/24/2018

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Please continue to pray for our Malawi team, who are currently in Malawi and will be returning July 3. The delegation includes preschool expert Kathleen Liffick plus nine church members: John Dimit, Cindy Fraser, John Harden, Nathan Holder, David and Jean Oliver-Holder, Lauren Smith, and Donald and Nancy Uchtmann. The major priorities for this visit include re-energizing the shallow well …

TWO Earth Care team Outings

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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 …