Sunday's gospel reading (John 5:1-9) is all about the miraculous healing of the man at the Pool of Bethesda. Are there really such miraculous places of healing? Come join us this Sunday as we explore the miracles in the gospels, and how we can, too, can experience miracles in our own lives. Special music by Elizabeth Estes.
Thank you to our Douglas UCC church members, Floyd Fleming, John Kerr, and Bill Kelleher, for beautifying Downtown Douglas this week.
Such a joy to celebrate the baptism of baby Kian last weekend at Douglas UCC!
June is Gay Pride Month. Please join us on Saturday, June 1, for the very first ever Pride event in Douglas! It will be held at Beery Field from 1 to 5 p.m.. 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.
If you are interested in becoming a member of our church, we will be holding a New Members Class next Sunday, June 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Retreat House. 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).
Congratulations to the Lakeshore Community Chorus and its director, Douglas UCC church member, Nancy Plantinga, for such a wonderful Spring Concert last weekend. We're pretty proud of our Pastor Sal, too, for emceeing the event.
A member of our congregation needs weekly rides to/from doctor’s appointments each week. Three members of our congregation have already been providing rides for him, but would like to have a few more volunteers to help. For the details, please contact Cindy Winkler at firstname.lastname@example.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 attended our Visioning Sessions last week with the Mayotte Group Architects. More than 70 people took part in these discussions! Thank you for sharing your dreams and visions! And, thank you to our church’s Facilities Team for all of their hard work.
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.
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Financial Stewardship Report:
May 19: Attendance: 112 Collection: $1,328 Online: $2,448.82 Total: $3,776.82
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