Sermon

The Rev. Melanie J. Weiner. 

Who's Hungry

    Music    
 
Chancel Choir, Brant Ruggles, guest conductor.
Dave Ross, guest flutist and Nancy Powell, guest oboist.

Anthem: The Heavens Are Telling
Beethoven
 


Topics

  • Children's Program
  • Annual Stewardship Campaign
  • Elementary Choir
  • Knitting Circle
  • Women's Fellowship
  • Men's Breakfast
  • New Member Sunday
  • Halloween Party
  • Steve Gill Performance
  • Ongoing Programs

 
Foothills Congregational Church UCC
 
Foothills Congregational Church UCC
 
Foothills Congregational Church UCC
 



Thursday 
October 6, 2017
 
THIS  SUNDAY AT FOOTHILLS
                                  October 8, 2017

SUNDAY SERVICE WITH THE REV
. MELANIE J. WEINER. Sermon : Who's Hungry. Scripture: Isaiah 58:6-12, Matthew 14:13-21. Music: Chancel Choir, Brant Ruggles, guest conductor. Dave Ross, guest flutist and Nancy Powell, guest oboist. Anthem: The Heavens are Telling. Beethoven   

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM. Children and youth ages 3 through 12th grade are invited to join their parents for the first part of worship. After the Children's Time, children and youth leave with their teachers for their age-based groups in the Learning Center.  Brittany and the preschool through first grade class have embarked on a service project, and we invite you to join us. We are creating blessing bags for homeless people. Each contains food, water, and hygiene supplies. There are a couple ways you can be part of this effort, donating supplies and distributing bags to people you see as you go about your daily life.  Please drop by our table in the courtyard after church to pick up a card with an item we need and a bag or two to take with you to help someone in need.

ANNUAL STEWARDSHIP CAMPAIGN. Today marks the formal start of this year's annual stewardship campaign. Our campaign theme this year is Giving It Forward, and it will run through the first week of November. We will mail out Estimate of Giving cards this coming week and we're asking you to have them back to us no later than Friday, November 3rd. This coming year promises to be an exciting and challenging one. Please give generously to help us move forward into this next chapter in our congregation's life .

ELEMENTARY CHOIR (K through 5) rehearses from 11:15 - 11:45 a.m. in the Choir Room.

  THIS WEEK     
                                    10/09-10/14

KNITTING CIRCLE meets at 1 p.m. in the Fireside Room on Friday, October 13. We knit prayer shawls, lap robes and baby blankets for the church, or work on your own project. Contact Lisa DiTiberio for any questions.
 
WOMEN'S FELLOWSHIP will meet at noon on Tuesday, October 10. Bring a bag lunch and join us in the Fireside Room.
 
MEN'S BREAKFAST is 8 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, at the Original Pancake House on S. San Antonio Road. This month's topic is BOOKS! What is the best book you have read in the past five years and why? Or, What book had the most influence on your life (other than the bible). Come join the fellowship. Questions? Contact Charlie Golden.

  STEVE GILL & COMPANY is Friday, October 13 in the Sanctuary. The Sound of Music: The  Life of Music of Rogers & Hammerstein Performance will be at 7:30 p.m.

                               NEXT SUNDAY
                                    10/15/2017

  NEW MEMBER SUNDAY  is on October 15. Come and celebrate our covenant with our new members. If you are also interested in joining as a member, please contact Susana, Pastor Janice, or Pastor Melanie.

                          UPCOMING EVENTS  
 
FORUM ON JUSTICE ISSUES is Sunday, October 22, immediately after worship. Our speaker will be judge Shelyna Brown, addressing issues in the criminal justice system. Judge Brown has been on the bench for six years and before that practiced as a public defender for Santa Clara County. All are welcome. Questions? Talk to Karen Lemes.

INTERGENERATIONAL HALLOWEEN PARTY is on Sunday, October 29, 6-8 p.mWe will have a no-guilt potluck followed by Halloween activities including a costume contest and bring your own pumpkin carving. Please sign up in the courtyard. Questions? Contact Melanie.
                  
                     ONGOING PROGRAMS

YOUTH FELLOWSHIP. We meet each Sunday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Want some say in what we do this year? Come and join in the conversation! Friends are welcome. Questions? Contact Rev. Melanie Weiner.
 
JOYFUL NOISE HANDBELL CHOIR rehearses at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, in the Meeting Room. Come and be part of this exciting and dynamic group of musicians!
 
BOOK GROUP meets 10:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room, the fourth Tuesday of the month. Our next discussion is Moloka'i,by Allen Brennert. Questions? Call Ann Nelson.

CREATING YOUR OWN PERSONAL CARDS with Sandra Overton meets each Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. All are welcome. Contact Sandra.
   
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