DAY OF SERVICE
Sept. 7, at 9 AM
We will begin our Day of Service in the sanctuary with a short prayer service and communion at 9AM. Afterwards we will serve our community by collecting food bags in our neighborhood for the Maine Township Food Pantry. For those staying at Messiah, we will assemble quilts for LWR. We will have a pot luck luncheon at noon, and everyone is invited to stay after and help finish whatever quilts are left. REMEMBER to wear your shirts!!!
FLAT JESUS PARTY
Sunday, Sept. 21 at 5-6pm
We will have a party in the Friendship Place to welcome Flat Jesus back after his summer of travels! There will be light refreshments, prizes for Flat Jesus participants, a slide show, and fellowship as we chat about our summer adventures.
Sept. 26-27, 9-3
St. Peter’s UCC-Skokie
School clothes, toys, furniture, house wares, and boutique! Don’t miss this huge sale at St. Peter’s UCC, on Oakton St. across from the Library in Skokie. $5 bag sale on Saturday from 1-3pm. Ask Jennifer at 224-659-9158 for more info.
BLESSING & PACKING OF THE QUILTS
Sunday, Sept. 28 during worship
On this Sunday we will dedicate the quilts and school kits that our people have worked so hard on over the last year. The quilts will be on display in the narthex and sanctuary, and we will bless them during the service. FOLLOWING the worship service we will box up and label all our materials for LWR. (This takes the place of traditional “LWR Ingathering.”) We will assemble in the Friendship Place following Coffee Hour.
SPIRITUAL GIFTS CLASS
Thursday September 25 at 7:00PM
Serving fellowship and coffee in the Friendship Place. If you haven't taken your Spiritual Gifts survey please do at www.HealthierChurch.org
Sept. 28th during worship
During the children’s message we will honor Grandparents as well as have a combined Sunday School session.