Weekly E-News
Monday, July 31, 2017
Worship Next Sunday, August 6:
We welcome Imam Johari Abdul-Malik to the pulpit.  Learn more about him here.

During August, we will have an abbreviated time of worship
(10:00 -10:45 am), with Fellowship Hour starting at 10:45 am. Nursery care is available for children through age 2. 

Worship Last Sunday, July 30:
Andrew Hallward-Driemeier preached "Texting During the Sermon." Listen to his sermon here, or check out our Sermon Archives to listen to past sermons!
August Worship at Westmoreland:
During the summer, we will have an abbreviated time of worship (10:00 -10:45 am), with Fellowship Hour starting at 10:45 am. Nursery care is available for children through age 2. 
The church office hours are:
Mondays & Tuesdays, 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesdays, 12 - 3
Thursdays & Fridays 10 - 5  
Youth Summer Mission Adventure  
August 6 - 11, 2017

Several middle and high school students from Westmoreland and youth from First Congregational UCC will take part in a summer mission experience in Hazard, KY, August  6-11. The group will stay in churches, learn about Appalachia, and build homes with “Hammerin’ in the Hills” and the Housing Development Alliance. Ask our students about their plans!  
Cleveland Park Summer Social Documentary Film Series
Wednesday, August 16, 7 - 9 pm

Call Me Malcolm is an amazing story of the human spirit and the liberating struggle to realize and express one’s truest sense of self. This brave film offers us a glimpse into Malcolm’s life and into the lives of others who identify as transgender, showing how shame and fear can be overcome by grace, compassion and knowledge.

Free admission. We encourage donations to Casa Ruby.  

CLEVELAND PARK CONGREGATIONAL UCC 3400 Lowell St. NW Washington, DC 20016 info@cpcchurch.org         www.cpcchurch.org

The Property Committee needs the help of all Westmorelanders!

In preparation for the forthcoming construction, the church has hired a new company to collect our trash. The primary aim in doing this is to improve the way we recycle and collect trash. To accomplish this task, the new collection company will be using large bins for trash and recycling.

Inside the church, we will streamline our methods of recycling. The Property Committee has purchased three new double-bin recycling units that will be used to collect cans, plastic, and glass in one unit and the other unit will be for plain paper (paper that does not have food waste on it). These units will be in the Social Hall and Kitchen. There also are blue recycling bins located throughout the church that are strictly for plain paper (paper that does not have food waste on it).

With everyone’s help the church can become more “green” and help the planet God created.

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Want to take action on the justice issues you care about, including immigration and refugees? Join UCC's Justice and Peace Action Network (JPAN) here.

Want to help plan how Westmoreland will carry out our motion in Support of Extravagant Welcome to Immigrants and Refugees of All Faiths? Email Lori Mosher to get involved. 
Giving to Westmoreland
Look for information in the mail and via email about ways that you can support Westmoreland and our work in the world.
2017 Annual Giving
Gifts to support the ongoing life of our church -- music and worship, spiritual formation programs, fellowship events, staff salaries, and building maintenance. 
Capital Campaign
Gifts to our four-year campaign to build a new entrance, add a new elevator, add a gender neutral restroom, and an updated kitchen. 
Children's Collection
Items collect by our children in worship each Sunday to give to local helping groups.
Special Offerings
The five UCC offerings (plus our own outreach offering) that go across the country and around the world to meet needs.
Sign Up to Host Coffee Hour
Coffee Hour is a time to welcome guests and to strengthen relationships within our church community. This ministry is vital to the life, spirit, and growth of our church. Beverages (coffee, tea, water, juice/lemonade) and tableware are provided by Westmoreland. Food is a welcome addition and is provided by Coffee Hour Host(s). Please sign up to host coffee hour (once per year is recommended) with your family or pair-up with another member of the church.
Donate Flowers for Worship
The flowers on the chancel add much beauty to our worship. Individuals or families may sign up for any given week to provide flowers with a dedication included in the Sunday bulletin.  Please contact Judy Fogt and let her know that you are interested. The cost is $50. You can mail your check the church office or drop it in the collection plate with a notation that it is for chancel flowers.
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