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
Advent Offering Folders: are available in the Sanctuary and Mayflower Room. By using these folders, a daily donation through December 24 will yield $15.00. Please consider participating in this special Advent offering.
Christmas Tree Lot Volunteers: Calling all volunteers for Wednesday, Nov. 20th at noon to unload this year’s delivery of Christmas trees. We will ONLY be unloading the trees on Wednesday. Most of the lot is already set up. Final setup and pricing of the trees will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23rd at 9am.
Poinsettias Today is the LAST DAY toplace your order for Poinsettias which are a wonderful way to honor or remember loved ones in your life and also to
beautify the Sanctuary for Christmas Sunday and Christmas Eve. The cost is $8.00
each. Look for the sign-up sheets in the Mayflower Room and Sanctuary to place
your order and dedication. You can also call the church office at 313-271-8552 or
email email@example.com to place your order. Payment can be given to Nancy or
you can put an envelope in the offering plate marked "Poinsettia". Please be sure to
put your name on the envelope if you are paying with cash. The deadline is December
Carol Sunday! On Sunday, December 22: We’re celebrating Christmas during our regular worship service by enjoying your favorite Christmas songs. If you’ve got a request, or if you’d like to perform some special Christmas music, let us know!
Contact Lew or the church office by phone or by email.
Christmas Eve Service - December 24
Come and join us on Christmas Eve at 7:00 PM for a special service of Christmas
carols, readings, and candlelight. Come celebrate the birth of Jesus.
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 is is taking the month of December off. They 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.