Q: Do you want to explore common interests with other loving, accepting individuals?
Nominating Committee Developing Leadership Possibilities
The Nominating Committee is hard at work developing the Ministry Team and Council slate for the Annual Meeting on June 9. If you'd like more information about the Ministry Teams (Children's and Youth; Parish Life, Property and Maintenance, Finance and Stewardship, Outreach, Adult Education, Membership Development). please speak with Moderator Larry Rasmussen, Talitha Arnold or Brandon Johnson.
"Exploring Membership" Retreat
Wednesday, May 8 - 5:30 to 8:00 pm
On Wednesday, May 8, you're invited to a retreat on "Exploring Membership in the United Church of Christ." Open to everyone, the retreat is designed for persons interested in joining United. We'll explore more deeply where you are on your faith journey and what it means to join the church and "own the covenant." Please RSVP to the church office (988-3295) by Sunday, May 5
New Members Welcomed
Sunday, May 19
We are also receiving new members into the United Church community on Pentecost Sunday, May 19--our 33st Anniversary. Again, if you're interested, please speak with either Talitha or Brandon. Thanks!
If you're interested in the retreat or in joining the church, but these dates don't work for you, please let us know that, too. Thanks.
Lots of opportunities to serve:
- Do you have a green thumb?
The Property and Maintenance Team is a great place to use it! (David Feldt, 690-5162).
- Want to connect with kids?
Have a "Prayer Child" partner. (Andrea Hamilton, 983-3836)
Or volunteer at Agua Fria or Salazar Elementary Schools (Bill and Georgia Carson, 982-9147).
- Does art fascinate you?
The Liturgical Arts Team prepares the sanctuary for worship each week. (Caroline Burnett, 820-0902).
United Artists paint in all kinds of media. (Dorothy Mendelson, 424-0791).
- Like to listen, cook, or care for others?
The Congregational Care Team prepares meals, makes hospital visits, and stays in touch with members and friends. (Cheryl McChesney, 992-3326).
- Like to knit or crochet?
The Knitwits want you! They make hats and scarves for homeless youth and families. (Mary Noonan, 986-8809).
- Want to help with the life of the Parish?
Parish Life is the Ministry Team that organizes anything involving food: All-Church Brunches, receptions after funerals, etc. (Jana Loyd, 466-3677)
“How beautiful it is when God's people dwell together.”