Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice

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Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice in Scott Park on Saturday, September 8 from 11 am until 1 pm The weekend before San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit, the Peoples Climate Movement will lead a national mobilization for climate, jobs, and justice.  September 8 will be a moving demonstration of the breadth and depth of the climate movement. Across the country, tens of thousands of people …

Annual Tent Sale

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First Presbyterian Church of Urbana and it’s thrift store, Twice Is Nice, are having their annual tent sale. The annual thrift shop sale will be Saturday, Aug. 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church; 602 W. Green St. and the shop at 306 W. Elm St. This sale clears the store’s basement storage area of overstocks and …

Sorting Days at Twice Is Nice

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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.  

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 …