In Sunday's Gospel, Jesus talks about salvation. The terms "salvation" and "being saved" are very misunderstood. What is salvation? How does one become saved? This Sunday at 10 AM, we'll learn about the history of the church's concept of salvation and get the the Truth of Jesus' message of freedom. And, in honor of All Saints Day, we will conclude our Sunday service in the Memorial Garden behind the church with a "Remembrance of Names," honoring our loved ones who have died. Special Music: Pamela Chappell.
Thank you to all who helped with last weekend's Fall Clean-Up Day at the church: Larry Fuerst, Leith Letcher, Peter & Kathleen Mueller, Dan & Barb Witt, Alan Weathers, Chris Clark, Mike White, David Bohn & Brad Hopkins. We are grateful for their service and good stewardship.
It's that time of year again! We will be collecting 5 lb. bags of flour for Thanksgiving Baskets that will be distributed to families in need through Christian Neighbors.
Our church's goal this year is to donate 700 pounds of flour! We can do this! We will be collecting the every Sunday in November. Please drop off your bags of flour on the designated table in the Friendship Hall. Thank you!
Douglas UCC is proud to be a co-host with Gender S.A.F.E. (Supporting All For Equality) of this year's Transgender Day of Remembrance Candlelight Vigil on November 20 at 7 PM at Herrick District Library in Holland. This vigil will be held to recognize and remember the lives of transgender people who have been violently killed in 2019 due to anti-transgender violence. We hope you will join us for this important event.
The Douglas UCC Christmas Choir will have a short informational and organizational meeting in the sanctuary directly following the service this Sunday.
Pastor Sal will be on sabbatical from January thru March 2020. He will be spending time at Spirit Mountain Retreat Center in Idyllwild, California. Please watch the above video to learn more about the center.
We need volunteers to help with shoveling snow on the front stairs and sidewalks of the church on Sunday mornings before church this winter. Please sign the sheet in the Friendship Hall if you can help. Thank you so much!
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Financial Stewardship Report:
October 27: Attendance: 126 Collection Plate: $1,320 Online Giving: $1,019.41
Retreat House Use: $250 Total: $2,589.41
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