4th Avenue and Broad Street
PO Box 322
Grinnell, Iowa 50112
Sunday, April 10th, 2016
Join us this Third Sunday of Easter
Preacher Cameron Barr
Wednesday, April 6th
- 6:00-7:00 p.m. Youth Group
Meals on Wheels
The next Outreach project for UCC is March 28-April 29 delivering Meals on Wheels. Some 35+ dedicated volunteers will cover 4 different routes (M-F) throughout Grinnell. Those who receive meals are most appreciative and we on the Outreach Board are grateful for our caring volunteers.
Jim & Marcia White Happy Easter to our UCC friends
Jewel Kintzinger In loving memory of John Kintzinger, Bert Day, Lester & Evelyn Wendt, Catherine Kramer & Warren Kintzinger
John, David and Caroline SaxtonEaster Lily for Grinnell United Church of Christ – In memory of Pat Saxton
You may now contribute to the church’s ministry by means of ACH transactions direct from your bank account. You may sign up for either a one-time transfer, or a monthly transfer on the Monday closest to the 15th. Sign up using forms in the church narthex and return to Taylor Dabney in the church office.
Care of Creation
Monarchs need our help. Create “Monarch Waystations” by adding milkweeds and nectar sources to existing gardens or by maintaining natural habitats with milkweeds. Milkweed seedballs made of 1/2 clay, and 1/2 dirt and 2-5 common milkweed seeds can be tossed into roadsides and itches assuring that plants will not be sprayed or mowed in the coming seasons. Seeds which survive will sprout the following spring. It is the goal of the Milkweed Matters Riding Team to make 35,000 seedballs for the Ragbrai event.
Hiding in Plain Sight, Will the real Queen Esther Please Stand Up?
Rabbi Rob Cabelli will be leading the Seekers class in discussion of the shockingly modern themes of the book of Esther continuing April 10th. Seekers meet at 9:00am on Sundays. All are welcome!
Camp Sunday & Pilgrim Heights Summer Camp
May 1st will be Camp Sunday at our Church. A short skit is planned to talk about Pilgrim Heights Programming for all ages – including Day Camp. Some scholarship help is available from our church – through our Outreach Board.
Camp forms for Pilgrim Heights Summer Camp are now available in the church office and online.
Kids Against Hunger
There was a whole flock of robins, around 100, in the yard under the apple trees recently. they were busy eating the remaining dropped apples from last fall. As they bobbed along, I thought about how wonderful it would be, if we all “hopped” to the sign-up sheet in the church parlor and signed up to package food on April 17th, 2016.
All ages can participate. there are sponsoring $$ available for children who wish to participate. For adults, please make out your check for $30 to UCC with KAH on the memo line. Our packaging time is 2:30-3:15 pm on April 17th.
Anytime someone enters the hospital or Mayflower Health Center, or in any case of trauma, distress, or death, please do not assume that word has reached the church. Contact the church office by email or phone to share information with the pastor. Cameron can be reached by mobile phone at 336-247-2582.
In Our Prayers
We hold to the heart of our congregation and lift up to the embrace of God all who are in need of prayer. To contribute prayer concerns to the whole church, please contact the church office.
JoAnn Orr, and Bob Hatch, who are in the Mayflower Health Center.
Liturgist Phil Jones
Worship Host Jay Hansen
Greeters Sue Drake
Ushers JoAnn Britton, George Britton
Fellowship Host Esther Bethel
Chancel Karen Edwards
Acolytes Anjali Jones, Liam Leasure
Bulletin Cover Edd Scheer
Nursery Jodi Brandenburg