Dedicate a Christmas Poinsettias to a Loved One
Poinsettias go on sale beginning Sunday, December 4 through December 18 for $10 each. You may purchase the plants before or after
worship in the narthex. Or, you can call Deb Bernauer at (309) 786- 5607 or (309) 781-7741. Poinsetti- as may be dedicated in the memory or honor of loved ones.
The plants will decorate the church during the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services. You may take them home after worship on Christmas morning.
Any unclaimed plants will be brought to church members and friends who are homebound and in nursing care. Profits... [Read more]
Sweeten the Holidays with Homemade Fudge
There’s still time to buy delicious creamy homemade holiday fudge from the Filiae Pacis Circle. The fudge comes packaged in a pretty holiday container that is perfect for gift giving. A small container costs $6. A large container costs $10. You can try a sample before or af- ter worship in the narthex. Stop by and satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Support retired UCC Clergy through the Christmas Fund
Enclosed with this issue of the Visitor, please find an envelope inviting your financial contribution to The Christmas Fund of the Unit- ed Church of Christ which supports Veterans of the Cross and the Emergency Fund.
This offering allows the denomination to provide financial resources to retired ministers and their families and to ministers who are experiencing hardship. (During my first year of ministry, Chris was having difficulty finding a job, and we were struggling financially. We received a $200 grant from this fund, and it made an... [Read more]
Channel 4’s Jim Niedelman to speak to Adult Forum
Jim Niedelman from Channel 4 will speak to the Adult Forum on Sunday, November 6, at 9:00 am.
He will share his background in journalism, talk about changes at Channel 4, and offer insights into today’s news.
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Church of Peace’s first Lederhosen 5k race a great success
Participants line up for Church of Peace’s first Lederhosen 5k race. Many thanks are due to Jessica Waytenick for her leadership in organiz- ing the event. Thanks also to the many volunteers, the sponsors from around the Quad Cities community, and the runners and walkers. The event raised just over $3000 for the Church of Peace Food Pantry.
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