Services

Saturday 5:00 PM

Sunday 8:00 and 10:00 AM

Sunday School for ages 3 and up - 9:00 AM

 

Sunday School 

Sunday School Kicks Off on Sunday, September 7th at 9:15 a.m. We have an exciting year planned for our children, teens, and adults! Please watch your mail for your invitation to Sunday school! Families,
please mark the date for an exciting kick-off
Sunday!

Lutheran Basics starting Sept. 7

Sooo……..What do Lutherans REALLY believe??
Pastor Matt will host a three week class on the
‘headlines’ that tell the story of the Lutheran Church!
Are you looking for a new church home?? What do
Lutheran’s believe? What does our Church teach
about Holy Baptism? Holy Communion? We gather
on Sunday mornings (immediately following the 10:00
worship) 11:15-12:15 p.m. Our discussion is informal.
Members and visitors are welcome! 

Ladies Lunch Bunch - Sept. 26th at 11:30 AM

Chowders N Moor in Waterville.  Questions - please call Dorothy Petrell.  Sign-up on the kiosk.  ALL are welcome!

 

Lutheran World Relief School Kit Collection
It is once again time to help the children and adults in third world countries attend school. As you see school supplies on sale in the next couple of months, please consider purchasing and donating some supplies to this worthwhile cause. Supply
request lists are on the display table in the Gathering Space. If you are a sewer and would like
to make a tote, instructions are on the display table
also.

Here is the list:

* spiral notebooks of ruled paper, 150-200 sheets, or 3 70-count notebooks

* blunt scissors

* 30 cm ruler

* pencil sharpener

* 6 new, unsharpened #2 pencils w/ erasers

* eraser, 2 1/2 inches long

* 16 or 24 count crayons

Blood Drive September 12

Sign up to donate on the kiosk. We are in need volunteers to work the registration table and
canteen, and also snack donations. Sign-up sheets are on the kiosk.

Book Club

Community of Christ Book Club will begin again with our first meeting on September 16 at 1 PM at church with a discussion of The 12 Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis.  Copies of the book are available on reserve at the Waterville Library.  Please join us - all are welcome!

Bible Sunday---Sunday, September 21!
We will distribute the Holy scriptures to
our third graders AND our pre-school children who are welcomed into Sunday school this fall! Our children and youngsters will come forward with parents and baptismal sponsors, faithfully responding to the baptismal covenant, “And I will place in their hands the Holy Scriptures…” Our children will receive an age appropriate Bible! We are looking forward to BIBLE SUNDAY on September 21! See you there!

Cherish All Children Sunday!
On Sunday, September 21st we will welcome the national director of Cherish All Children at our Sunday services. Amy Hallmark will
share a ‘temple talk’ and will also be the guest speaker at our Sunday school forum for adults. The annual retreat of ‘Cherish All Children’ will be held at Lial Retreat Center on the weekend of September 19th and 20th. The guest
speaker at the Saturday evening banquet is our
Bishop, the Reverend Marcus Lohrmann.

Welcoming New Members!

We are looking forward to welcoming new members into our church family on Sunday, September 21 at our 10:00 a.m. worship time! If you may have a friend who is interested in participating in our congregational life, and would like to discuss membership, please speak with a member of our outreach team or Pastor Matt. Remember to be a good ambassador for your faith and your congregation! YOU will make a difference.

Roche De Boeuf festival booth - Sept. 27, 9-5 PM
Community of Christ will have a booth in the
upcoming Roche De Boeuf festival on Sept. 27 from 9-
5 PM. We need your smiling face to hand out
brochures and help "Make Jesus Known" at the
festival. If you would be willing to help, there is a
sign-up sheet on the kiosk. You can give as little as 1
hour of your time to help perform the mission of the
church!

Gifts From the Heart----Ministry Fair Is Coming!
Our ministry fair is set for Sunday, October 19
during the Sunday school hour, 9:15-10:00 a.m.
We will have tables representing our various
ministries and some of our ministry partners!
There will be SPECIFIC ways for you to share a gift
from your heart—ONE WAY to get involved in
worship, education, fellowship, social action,
property, or a host of others! Our prayer is to enjoy
an abundant harvest of workers in our congregation’s
ministries! There is much going on at Community of
Christ—and we value the gifts you bring to share!

New Annual Congregational Meeting Date

Our Church Council Leadership Announce NEW Annual Meeting! The annual meeting of our church family will be held on Sunday, December 7th
immediately following the 10:00 a.m. worship
service. A brunch will be served. We will receive the
proposed budget for the calendar year beginning
January 1, 2015. The change of dates assures that the
budget is immediately effective at the first of the year,
and also allows new council leaders to serve the full
calendar year. We will be begin our budget plans,
evaluate all staff, and prepare the agenda in October
and November. Please mark the date on your
calendar!