May 21st: Senior Luncheon and Program
Community and church members have been meeting in our library to learn about writing their memoirs in a memoir class presented by Mary Mullen as a “Join-In” item for out annual auction. They will be giving a reading at the Senior Luncheon, Tuesday May 21st, Noon. The richness of our stories and the sharing of them keep our goodness flowing. Come be entertained by mini-memoirs, bite sized stories that celebrate strange and lovely experiences. Lunch is $5, program is free and you do not have to be a senior to attend. Questions? Talk to Elena.
June 2nd: Teacher Recognition
During worship on Sunday, June 2nd we will be recognizing all the hard work our Learning Community teachers have put in all year. We are so thankful to have such an incredible team leading the way for our children and youth. Please come to worship on June 2nd and show them your thanks!
June 2nd: Congregational Meeting
Following worship we’ll have a brief congregational meeting to check
in on our budget status. In January we adopted a budget with ambitious goals for fundraising and increasing building use income. We’re scheduling this meeting (and another in September) to see where we are—do we have some things on track and happening.
June 9th: Music Sunday
Join us in our annual worship tradition of Music Sunday. All of our wonderful musical assembles will be showcased throughout worship. This is always a wonderful service that allow people to see how blessed we are with music at FGUCC.
June 9th: Learning Community Walk Through
Following worship on Sunday, June 9th all current Learning Community Teachers and anyone else interested in learning more about the LC or interested in volunteering and teaching for the next school year is invited to our LC Walk Through. We will be giving a brief tour through all our classrooms and supply areas and will be giving overviews on the curriculum we have been teaching and will be teaching for the upcoming year.
July 31st: 7-12th Grade Youth Dinner & Hang Out
All youth, 7-12th grade are invited to come over to the church Wednesday July 31st, 5-7 PM for dinner and some hang out time. We will spend time at the Farmer’s Market, have dinner and enjoy playing games and spending time with one another. Please RSVP with Kristy.
August 5-9th: Vacation Bible School
Mark your calendars for August 5-9, 9-Noon. We will be having our annual VBS program for all children ages 5-12. Registration will begin at the beginning of June. We are in need of adult and teen volunteers. Please contact Kristy if you are interested.
August 13th-14th:Garden/Farm Service Trip & Camp Out
All youth 7-12th grade are invited to participate in our service trip to work on Deva Harris-Williams’ farm for the day. We will go on a farm tour,
help with some of the farming/gardening needs, learn more about sustainable living and food sources. We will also be yurt camping/tent camping out there in the evening. This event will go from 1PM, August 13th-10AM, August 14th. Please RSVP with Kristy.
August 19th: Volunteer at Children’s Book Bank & Exploring Portland
All youth 7-12th grade are invited to participate in our service trip to Portland. We will be volunteering at the Children’s Book Bank from 9:30-11:30 AM. After that we will explore some of Portland together-eat at food trucks, grab some donuts and enjoy all the weirdness Portland can provide. This event will go until 2PM, Monday, August 19th. Please RSVP with Kristy.