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September

1.     Narcotics Anonymous
2.     Foreign Relations Noon
        Mission/Diaconate 7pm
3.     CE Board 7pm
        Choir Round-up 1st.
        Rehearsal 7:30pm
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7.     Toddler/Daycare 9am

        Choir 9-10am

        Sunday School 9:15am

        Adult Ed 9:15am

        Worship/Communion 10:15am

        Children's Church during

        Worship

8.     Narcotics Anonymous Noon

9.     Foreign Relations Noon

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14.   Toddler/Daycare 9am

        Choir 9-10am

        Sunday School 9:15am

        Adult Ed 9:15am

        Worship/Baptism 10:15am

        Children's Church during

        Worship

        Tee College Offering

        Children & Youth Volunteer

        Mtg. after Worship

15.   Narcotics Anonymous Noon

16.   Trustees/Stewardship 7pm

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18.   Foreign Relations Noon

        Membership 7pm

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21.   Toddler/Daycare 9am

        Choir 9-10am

        Sunday School 9:15am

        Adult Ed 9:15am

        Worship 10:15am

        Children's Church during

        Worship

        Youth Dream Team Mtg.

        after Worship

        Wilson's Orchard 2pm

22.   Narcotics Anonymous Noon

23.   Foreign Relations Noon

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28.   Toddler/Daycare 9am

        Choir 9-10am

        Sunday School 9:15am

        Adult Ed 9:15am

        Worship 10:15am

        Children's Church during

        Worship

        Senior High 1-2pm        

29.   Narcotics Anonymous Noon

        Serve at Free Lunch Program

30.   Church Council 7pm  



       





Worship with us on Sunday

September 28, 2014
at 10:15 a.m.


Religious leaders asked Jesus, "By what authority are you doing these things?" The questions comes to us as well: "Who said you could do that?" "What makes you so sure that's true?" "How dare you?"
The Congregational tradition has a long history of problems with authority. So what kind of authority do we have?

Scripture Lessons: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32; Matthew 21:23-32
Sermon: "The Authority of Possibility"
The Rev. William Lovin preaching

Anthem: "How Sweet the Sound"

No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here.

Nursery care is provided during worship for the youngest children. Children through grade 4 may stay in worship through the children's message and then go to Children's Church. Older children and youth are encouraged to remain in worship.

Join us after worship for good (Fair Trade) coffee and great conversation in Rockwood Hall.

9:15 Christian Education for all ages

10:15 Worship for everyone
Free parking at the Iowa Memorial Union Ramp
(Park east end of the 4th level for a one block walk. )



Our Mission

OPEN AND AFFIRMING 

Whoever you are, where ever you are on life's journey you are welcome here. 

The Congregational United Church of Christ is an “Open and Affirming” congregation. 

We know, with Paul, that as Christians, we are many members, but are one body in Christ, members of one another, and that we all have different gifts. With Jesus, we affirm that we are called to love our neighbors as ourselves, that we are called to act as agents of reconciliation and wholeness within the world and within the Church itself. We recognize the presence of ignorance, fear and hatred in the Church and in our culture, and covenant to not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, nor any other irrelevant factor, and we seek to include and support those who, because of this fear and prejudice, find themselves in exile from a spiritual community. 

We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people to worship with us, join our congregation, and take an active role in our leadership, ministry, and mission.  
 


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