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: firstname.lastname@example.org
DEACONS ON CALL Shirley Estrada 541-767-3817 and Patti Noë 541-767-9056.
KITCHEN COORDINATOR FOR JANUARY Kaylen McArthur 541- 556-4113.
FLOOR REMODEL in the Parlor is complete! Please take a minute to notice how beautiful the new floor looks and give your thanks to the Building and Grounds Committee.
A QUESTION FROM THE WORSHIP COMMITTEE In an effort to be more inclusive, the Worship Committee is wondering if large print bulletins and hymnals might be helpful to some in our congregation. Would large print materials enhance your worship? If so, please put a note in the offering plate or see the Chair of Worship Committee, Wendy Kelsh, or Rev. Karen Hill. Thank you.
DEATH OF A FRIEND OF THE CHURCH: Alan Richards died on Tuesday, January 7th; a service in celebration of his life will be held in the sanctuary on Saturday, January 25th at 11 am.
COMMUNITY SHARING received 44 pounds of food on January 5. Totals for 2019, 1,224 pounds plus $225 in donations.
YOUTH GROUP MEETS AGAIN IN 2020 On Sunday, January 26th, the youth group will meet from 5-7pm in Friendship Hall. We'll decorate soup pots for Souper Bowl Sunday, talk about hunger in our community and hunger in scripture and play some music on the bells. Join us!
KNIT AND WORSHIP If you listen better when you do something with your hands, we invite you to take a scarf from the basket in the Narthex. Knit a few rows during worship, according to the attached pattern. As you knit, pray for the person receiving the scarf. After worship, return the scarf to the basket; completed scarves will be given to people in need. Questions, see Janet Monsen-Daniels or Chris Heritage.
THE DEACONS WILL SOON BE PREPARING MORE SOUP to take to members of our church family. They welcome any donations of pint-size wide-mouthed glass jars. Many thanks for your help!
MOVIE NIGHT on Friday, February 7th at 7 p.m. Please invite your family and friends. We will be viewing "Beauty & the Beast" (2017 live-action version) on the newly installed big screen with a fabulous sound system. Popcorn & beverages will be provided. Please bring your favorite movie snack to share.
SOUPER BOWL OF CARING! On Super Bowl Sunday, February 2nd, our young people will lead us in the Souper Bowl of Caring. Please bring food and cash to church to donate to feed hungry people through Community Sharing. You can vote for your favorite football team while spreading love in Cottage Grove. Thanks for giving.
2020 SOUTH LANE COUNTY RESOURCE GUIDE IS AVAILABLE. The book is dedicated to Dian Missar, a past FPC member, “for her many years of volunteer work and dedication to children, youth, and families in the Cottage Grove and Creswell communities. One of her major projects was preparing and printing the Family Resources Directory through Parent Partnership….”