WELCOME TO WEST LEBANON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, U.C.C.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
As you read this, may you feel the lifegiving breeze of the Spirit in all its forms and the aroma of Christ amidst the fellowship around you. Welcome to this outdoor service of worship today, in a slightly different setting: an ideal context to consider the transformative nature of the good news. Whether you come praising and rejoicing, seeking life’s answers, the face of Christ in this worship experience… or all of the above – may you feel extravagantly welcome here! And thank you to everyone who assisted with the setting up and taking down.
We welcome Peter Kaplar back as our guest organist this week and at the end of August. Peter is “back over” from Austria. We also thank Nancy and Norman Wolfe for their gift and offering of special music this morning as we gather and as we give of ourselves.
Horton Center happenings: Prayers for a safe and spirit filled week of camping for campers, staff and counselors at Horton Center, this being “New Things” and “Getting Started” weeks at Camp.
Mission Possible! Those within this congregation who feel you might be interested in attending a disaster response mission trip to Port Arthur/Beaumont TX. area, working on a UCC sponsored worksite, now scheduled for October 28 to November 3, please see Jeff ASAP. Our numbers are growing!
Summer Bible and book study news – our summer reading book is in. Please see Jeff or Grace for your copy so that you may read it in time for our first pot luck supper dinner meeting and discussion, upcoming on Wednesday, July 25 at 5:30PM in the Kilton Room. We meet for the second half discussion of the book on Wednesday, August 22 at 5:30PM.
Liturgist ~ Amy Stebbins
Coffee Hour ~ Diaconate
Flowers ~ Carol Campbell
Trustee of the Month ~ Tracy Bickford
Deacons ~ Judi Strong and Peter Simpson
Rev. Jeff will be away observing camp at Horton Center on Thursday & Friday, 25/26.
Missions: There is a box in the hallway where we are collecting books for COVER. The books are to be nearly new and non-fiction, such as self-help, cooking, philosophy, religion, history, and other non-fiction ones. COVER sells these books on Amazon and uses the profit towards purchasing supplies to help build ramps, roofing, and other projects for those in need.
Lawn Help Needed
The Trustees are looking for a few folks to help with lawn mowing. Whether once a month or once a summer mowing the church lawn (3/4 hour flat); any assistance would be appreciated. Please contact Tom Kahl (207-692-7495) or Norma in the office if you have any questions or can help.
Men’s Group News:
Looking For Work!!!
Your WLCC Men’s Group is looking for work!!! If you have a small project around your house or apartment that you would like some assistance with, we would like to help.
Please let Rev Jeff, Norma in the office, or anyone in the Men’s Group know if you have a need.
Please hold in prayer ~ Prayers for Brother Jerry (John T.), Tawna Callahan, The Family of Bobbi Martin, The Wells Family, Ann and Russell Collins, Barbie Hazlett, Todd and Judy Fothergill, Jean Brooks, Judy Hart, Jan Colt, Marion Chapman, Betty Farnsworth, Gussie Swift, Mike Frappier, Ellen Woodward, and those undergoing treatment in our church family. People in all war-ravaged places, compassionate treatment for those in immigrant, refugee and asylum seeking contexts; all those still recovering in the aftermath of hurricanes and disaster situations; Thai soccer team and their rescuers. Prayers for our country and its leaders and for peacemaking efforts in all matters around the world. Solidarity in our prayers and cares for victims of violence in all its forms; that we might be agents of hope, healing, and change.
HOW TO BE IN TOUCH ~
Rev. Jeff Scott, 719-588-4333 (cell); 719-588-4333 (Parsonage)
Jeff Scott <email@example.com>
The Church Administrator, Norma Hazelton, is in the Office 9-1 M-F.
Church Contact Numbers: Phone ~ 603.298.8096 Fax ~ 603.298.5499
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