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.  

Solar Power Hour on Sunday, July 15 at 11 am

firstpr0 Earth Care, Local Mission

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 …

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 …

Seminar Series: Challenges to Sustainability in Central Illinois

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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 …

Driftless by David Rhodes

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Driftless by David Rhodes If you put this book on your “to read” list after hearing a selection read at the Epiphany seminar, here is an incentive to check it off your list. A group will meet at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, to discuss the first half of the book. Those meeting will then decide on a time …

Field Trip to Pembroke Nature Preserve, IL and Kankakee Sands, IN

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Field Trip to Pembroke Nature Preserve, IL and Kankakee Sands, IN: Sponsored by the Land Conservation Foundation (LCF). Join us Sunday, November 19, 2017. Meet at 8:00 a.m. to carpool at Schnucks, 109 N. Mattis Ave., Champaign. Return by 4:30 p.m. Visit rich remnants and new restoration efforts in the fascinating area featured in the film “Everglades of the North: …