This Sunday is "Ascension Sunday." We'll hear all about Jesus' Ascension, and we'll also learn the path to our own personal ascensions. We'll also uncover the "12 Symptoms of Spiritual Awakening." We hope you can join us for an inspiring message and uplifting music as we celebrate Ascended Master Jesus and our own personal "Ascension Sunday." Special music: "Higher Place (Up Up Up)" by Nancy Plantinga.
Please join us TOMORROW, Saturday, June 1, at the first-ever GAY PRIDE event in Douglas! The event takes place from 1 to 5 p.m. at Beery Field in Downtown Douglas. Our church will have a booth there, serving hot dogs, chips, pop and water, and handing out rainbow wristbands. We hope you can come out for all or part of the time to help at our booth, or just to join us in the festivities. We especially need people to help with set-up. We'll be meeting in the Friendship Hall on Saturday at noon to start bringing things over to Beery Field.
Thank you to Hayden and Dylan who did an awesome job ringing the church bell last Sunday!
27 of our Douglas UCC church members were among those who packed Saugatuck City Hall this past Tuesday, as the City Council officially proclaimed June as LGBTQ Pride Month in the city. Saugatuck’s Mayor Trester presented the proclamation to Douglas UCC’s church member, Garnet Lewis, who spoke along with our own Fred Hamlin. You can watch the video: HERE.
Thank you to Dick and Barb Lucier for inviting the Men's Group to their home on Memorial Day.
The Saugatuck/Douglas MahJong Club meets in our church's Friendship Hall every Tuesday from 1 - 4 p.m.. Newcomers and beginners are always welcome. Contact Julie Ridl for details.
If you are interested in becoming a member of our church, we will be holding a New Members Class THIS SUNDAY, June 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 88 Spring Street, the house behind the church. All are welcome to attend. (If you would like to become a member, but are unable to attend the class, please email Pastor Sal at pastor@DouglasUCC.org).
Our church’s Annual Meeting is going to be held on Sunday, June 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Friendship Hall. Our Church Council, Investment Advisory Council, Facilities Team, and Pastoral Relations Committee will all be giving us updates, and the proposed budget for the new fiscal year will be presented for approval. (Copies of the proposed budget will be available in the Friendship Hall two weeks prior for review). All church members are strongly encouraged to attend.
Thank you to all who expressed interest in the AED/CPR Training. The class will be offered three different times: Saturday, June 15 from 9 -11:30 .a.m. and from 12:30 to 3 p.m. and Saturday, June 22 from 9-11:30 a.m. Please sign the designated sheets in the Friendship Hall for the session you wish to attend. The cost is $20.
Enjoy last Sunday's music and message:
Financial Stewardship Report:
May 26: Attendance: 152 Collection: $902 Online: $1,332.44 Total: $2,235.44
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