Union UCC Squared Enews September 1st
a just world for all
is the 15th Sunday
A copy of the bulletin is below.
All are welcome.
Please follow appropriate safety guidelines including masks.
All are invited to
New/Prospective Member Gathering
We will meet on Wednesday, September 8th and September 15th at 6:00p.m. at the church. Each session will be 1 ½ hours.
The first session will include sharing a little of our own faith and life journeys and an overview of the United Church of Christ denomination. The second session will include the ministry and mission and structure of this church, Union Congregational Church, United Church of Christ.
Some of you have already expressed interest in membership, however, if you don't want to commit to membership at this time, you are still welcome to participate in this gathering. Whether you are new or have been attending Union for years, you are welcome to attend!
Child care is available upon request. We look forward to seeing you!
Sunday, September 12th, is Rally Sunday!
Sunday’s Cool for children 3-6th grade begins. Families plan to arrive at 9:45 am or earlier on Sunday to register your children for this year’s programming. Registration materials and teachers Laurie Lang and Ann Klockman will be in the narthex to greet and help you. Families will then attend worship together with children leaving worship after the Children’s Time to go downstairs for the first day of classes. Parents are encouraged to visit this first day if desired.
Our RALLY SUNDAY Worship includes the message, “Guidelines for Disciples” and our Senior Choir singing.
Potluck to follow
A POTLUCK lunch will follow the Rally Sunday worship service in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a dish to share. Beverages, gluten-free snacks, and dishes will be provided.
If you love children, enjoy telling stories, love worship, want to help,
please consider becoming a part of our new Children’s Time group. We will plan to meet periodically as a group to familiarize ourselves with the church calendar and weekly Sunday themes and topics and to sign up to present a Children’s time during worship. If you want more information or to sign up, please contact Pastor Robin directly or contact the church office to add your name to the list.
The Church Garage Sale
is September 17th-18th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Set-up for the sale will begin on September 16th at 9 a.m. Items may be dropped off at church up until the start of the sale. If you need to make special arrangements for drop-off or have any questions, please contact Darla Scouten or Rylie Anderson.
FALL CLEAN-UP September 19th
Wear your work clothes to worship, bring your rakes and pruners, brooms and buckets, bags, and gloves, and plan to help clean up the outdoor space of our church. We will be cleaning up our rain gardens, pruning shrubs, cleaning out rogue bushes, picking up black walnuts and pinecones, and more.
Clean-up will follow the Trustees Quarterly Update
in the Fellowship Hall. Trustees are also providing hospitality to fuel you for an afternoon of clean-up.
Special Events within our Church Family
would like to announce:
We are pleased to announce the hiring of
Sr. Choir Director
. Gigi is replacing Sam Eckberg, who has recommended her as his replacement. Gigi will be beginning this position immediately with the Sr. Choir beginning rehearsal and singing for worship on Rally Sunday, Sept. 12.
“I’d like to thank the Personnel Committee for their conversation, questions, and comments. I have enjoyed working with Sam Eckberg as a director, a colleague, and a friend, and I will miss him greatly. We learned a lot from each other. I am excited to be stepping into this role in addition to serving as Handbell choir director. I thank you for your support as I begin to wear yet another hat in this community of faith.” - Gigi Nauer
We are still accepting applications for the position of Director of Faith Formation
Personnel Committee -- Su Arnold, Judy Halgren, Marietta Saxon
Position descriptions, are on website at
If you are interested in either position - please email resume to
"Director of Faith Formation"
in the subject line.
Please note, oﬃce hours for the church
. Beginning August 29th the new hours are: Sunday 9:00am to 1:00pm. Monday and Wednesday 11:30am-3:30pm and Tuesday 2:30pm-5:30pm. Call the church at (763) 441-1203 if you have general questions or immediate need of a pastor. Oﬃce email -
In the event of an emergency, an accident, or a death, please contact Pastor Robin directly via text at 651.216.9012, phone or email
. She will want to be there for you. You may also contact the church office although the response may take longer.
Click HERE to Watch the 8/29 Worship Service
The Union UCC Prayer Post includes prayers from our church community, wider community, and global community. Click the Prayer Post button.
Logan Peterson 9/2 Marylyn Bowman 9/3
Gigi Nauer 9/5
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