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Cottage Grove
1 Corinthians 3:16-23
Matthew 5:38-48

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OFFICE HOURS The church office is open Tues.– Fri., hours are 8:30 - 12:30.  In an emergency, please call the office, or the Deacons on call, or Karen at 505-331-7101. Karen’s email:
DEACONS ON CALL Lynn Rogers 541-942-5211 and Wendy Kelsh 541-654-1171.
CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF TOM COLBY Church member and retired American Baptist Minister, the Rev. Tom Colby died on Monday, February 10th.  We will hold a celebration in honor of his life this morning in the Friendship Hall, in lieu of Coffee Hour.  Everyone is invited; it doesn’t matter if you knew Tom or not, please stay.  We’ll have some pizza (which Tom could not eat!), tell stories and sing some of Tom’s favorite hymns and songs. 
CLIMATE EMERGENCY WORKSHOP on skills and methods for building psycho-social-spiritual resilience and renewal for climate-generated disasters and toxic stresses. Today from 1:30pm – 5 pm at First United Methodist Church in Eugene. The event is free.  
YOUTH GROUP meets tonight in the Friendship Hall from 5-7pm.  We’ll play some games, talk about the wilderness of Lent, eat some good food AND play the bells.  Don’t miss out…
LENT BEGINS ON ASH WEDNESDAY, February 26th.  We will meet with the Methodist and Episcopalian Churches for dinner in our Friendship Hall at 5:30pm and then for Worship with the Imposition of Ashes at 6:30pm.  Please sign up to bring soup or bread or salad to the dinner hosted by the Parish Life and Hospitality Committee. 
BLACK PANTHER MOVIE NIGHT on Saturday, February 29th in Friendship Hall from 6pm-9pm.  A Black History Celebration sponsored by CG Community United.  Refreshments served.  All are welcome!
LENTEN SMALL GROUP Would you like to join a small group for prayer and reflection this Lenten season?  We will read Lent in Plain Sight: A Devotion through Ten Objects by Jill Duffield.  If you cannot afford the book, but would still like to join the group, please talk to Karen.  We will meet on Sundays at 11:30am in the chapel, beginning on Sunday, March 1st - Sunday, April 5th.  For more information, please see Karen or Chris Heritage.  
GAME NIGHT on Friday March 1st, at 7:00pm. Bring a favorite game to share if you have one and a finger –food snack to share.  Bring some friends along, the more the merrier!! Do you need a ride? Please call Sandie Moniz, 541-767-3321. This fun night is sponsored by the Parish Life and Hospitality Committee hope to see you there.
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY Biblical Parables are some of the greatest stories ever told. The Women’s Bible Study will resume studying some of them weekly on Tuesday, March 3 @ 10:30 a.m. A tiny bit of homework is involved so you will need a Bible and a work booklet.  We learn a lot about how to apply scripture to our lives and have a lot of fun! Interested? Contact Betty Kaiser today or call her at 942-1317 to order a booklet. Our first meeting will be at Toni Broadwater’s.
ESJ PRESENTS "TRAVELS TO MONGOLIA" Local adventurer and photographer, Steve Thomases, will share photos and stories from hi multiple trips to Mongolia.   Saturday, March 7, 3pm in Friendship Hall.
BOOK GROUP Start your reading!  The church book group is meeting next on Sunday, May 3rd.  We are reading Marilynne Robinson's novel Gilead.  Amazon describes it this way, "an intimate tale of three generations, from the Civil War to the 20th century: a story about fathers and sons and the spiritual battles that still rage at America's heart."  This is a beautiful book - please plan to join us for the discussion.
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