Church Phone 313-271-8552 Worship Service: 10:00 AM Every Sunday
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Dearborn Congregational United Church of Christ provides opportunities for worship, spiritual growth, fellowship and service in a small congregation where all are valued and supported wherever they are on their individual faith journeys.
If you would like to get in touch with Pastor Lew via email. Please use this email: DearbornCongregational@gmail.com
Helping Hands Food Pantry
Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church in Dearborn has reached out for our assistance to help support its Helping Hands Food Pantry that is open every Wednesday from 9:30am to 1:00pm. They are asking for help with food donations to keep up with the ever increasing demand during these cold weather months. We will collect items through February and continue to collect for Downriver Veterans during alternate months. Cherry Hill is asking for these specific items: Canned Goods
Pasta Sauce (without meat)
Bible Study - Update
A six-week Bible study, led by Brian Sampson, will begin Monday, January 27 at 10:00am. Sign-up sheets are in the Sanctuary and Mayflower Room, if you are inter-ested.
The Annual Meeting of Dearborn Congregational Church is scheduled for Sunday, January 26, 2020 in the Mayflower Room immediately following the worship service. ALL MEMBERS SHOULD PLAN TO ATTEND THIS MEETING! We will review significant developments over the past year, church finances, approve a Budget for 2020, and also nominate mem-bers to the Board of Trustees & Diaconate Board and relevant Committee positions. Major issues impacting the future of the church and its min-istry will be on the Agenda, as well. Copies of the Proposed Budget will be available for review before the meeting. *A reminder to all Board and Committee Chairs: a report of your group's activities/achievements in 2019 must be submitted to the Church office to be printed before the Meeting. So please deliver a hard copy or e-mail your report to the of-fice by Friday, January 17. Copies can be placed in the Secretary's mail-box. A packet composed of all reports will be distributed to each member.
Game and Pizza Night
Plan to join us for our annual Game and Pizza Night on Friday, February 7. Pizza with be served at 6:30pm with games beginning at 7:00pm. If you have a favorite game that you would like to play, be sure to bring it along. Please add your name to the sign-up sheet in the Sanctuary or Mayflower Room so we know how much pizza to order. Let the games begin!
Sleeping Mats for the Homeless Project: This is an ongoing project where any-one can make sleeping mats from plastic shopping bags. The group meets on Mondays from 6-8 pm at First Presbyterian Church, 600 Brady St. Dearborn, MI 48124. Bring your bags and your friends. For more information, call Charlie at (313) 506-0907, or see the orange flyer in the sanctuary.
Prayer List Update We've updated the prayer requests listed in our Sunday bulletin. If someone's name has been removed and they are still in need of our prayers, please contact the church office at 313-271-8552 to have their name added back on the list. To keep our list current, we will date when the prayer request is received and after a month, unless it is renewed, it will be removed.
Restorative Yoga at the Church: Karen Lawrence would like to restart yoga at the church. This time, a less-intensive version called "restorative yoga" will be of-fered. Poses are held, but at a less intense pace and there will be a break during the sessions. Ideal for ALL AGES! Participants need to bring their own yoga mats or blankets. Classes will take place in the Mayflower Room. The cost is $5 per session with all proceeds going to the church. If you're interested, please let Karen know in person or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Book Club: The book club will be getting back together in January
Strengthen the Church Offering: Our Strengthen the Church Special Offering begins today. As God calls our local congregations to be the Church in new ways, your gift will help create new churches, awaken new ideas in existing churches, and develop spiritual life in youth and young adults. Special offering envelopes will be in the pews through June 9.
Downriver for Veterans: We are collecting non-perishable food items for Downriver for Veter-ans located on Fort Street in Wyandotte. Only in its second year, this organization needs on-going support to assist local resource-limited veterans with food and other needs. Some veterans are on disability income and don’t have enough to pay their bills and buy gro-ceries. You can place your donations in the Totes of Love bin in the back of the Sanctu-ary. Please check the expiration date to make sure items have not expired. Thank You!
Attention Amazon Shoppers: If you currently have an Amazon account (regular or Prime) your purchases can now earn our church .5%. All you need do is sign into Amazon Smile and log in just as if you were on your regular Amazon account, designate our church as your charity and shop. Please share our Charity with friends and family – anyone who has an Amazon account can donate to us. See Diana Schilbe if you have questions.
Yoga Class: Karen Lawrence will once again be conducting a beginner yoga class. (You can do
it from a chair, so everyone can participate.) Interested?? Ask friends or family, the
more the merrier. $7 per class, with all proceeds going to the church. Stay tuned for
Altar Flower Dedications: Please check the flower calendar in the back of the sanctuary. There are many Sundays available to reserve flowers in honor or memory of loved ones.