Monday, August 22, 2016

Welcoming Sunday - Sept. 11

What is Welcoming Sunday?  A staff-led worship service on the theme of "peace," followed by a fun-filled gathering with food, games, and activities for all ages, sponsored by Welcoming, Fellowship & Growth!

people filling their plates at the potluck table
Grilled chicken sandwiches, beef hot dogs, veggie burgers, watermelon juice pops, and s'mores provided! Bring a cold side dish for 6-8 people; please label if it is vegetarian, gluten-free, or vegan.

2 men playing horseshoes
Horseshoes anyone?
Some of the activities planned...

  • Play games on the lawn, blow bubbles, play checkers and board games
  • Prepare for our unknown new pastor:  (1) Get your light-hearted photo taken for our informal directory for the pastor and (2) put your home on our map.
  • Choose a question for a candidate for CUCC's own (completely nonpartisan) voter information guide
  • Decorate a footprint to honor someone living with mental illness that the walkers can remember on the Walk for Hope
  • Pack a toiletries bag for a refugee family
  • Sign a card for each of our college-age young adults
  • Pick up and pay for your CUCC t-shirt
  • Decorate a poster for the NC Pride Parade
  • Take time to get to talk that intriguing person you have wanted to know

children and adults making crafts around a table
Don't miss this exciting church-wide celebration and kick-off to our new program year!   Sunday, September 11th.