Newsletter, February 2020

In the February Newsletter, read about:

  • Annual Meeting of the congregation will be held Sunday, February 16;
  • Ash Wednesday imposition of Ashes Wednesday, February 26, 5-7 pm in the chapel;
  • Upcoming Adult Education Opportunities including a special Lenten Study and Grief Seminar/Obituary Writing with Matt Matthews;
  • Update on kitchen renovation;
  • Youth news;
  • Mission updates;
  • Stewardship 2020 update.


Newsletter, January 2020

In the January Newsletter, read about:

  • Max Libman, 8th grader from Countryside, will present “The Holocaust” on Wednesday, January 22, at 6:30 pm at Countryside School in Champaign.  You might remember Max from when he and Matt did a dialog together.
  • Adult Ed opportunities this new year.
  • Youth updates.
  • Opportunities throughout area to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Mission news…including ESL highlights.
  • Continuation of Matt’s Cuba Journal.
  • Meditation from Christmas Eve from Eric.


Newsletter, December 2019

In the December Newsletter, read about:

  • December Worship schedule including Christmas Eve services;
  • Service of Wholeness this Sunday, December 8, at 6 pm;
  • Adult Ed Advent opportunities;
  • Children, Youth & Family updates along with a copy of their recently updated Mission Statement;
  • Mission news…Styrofoam Sunday is January 5, 2020
  • WOW what a great ESL Thanksgiving potluck!
  • Matt’s Cuba Journal;
  • Financial update.


Newsletter, November 2019

In the November Newsletter, read about:

  • Upcoming Adult Education opportunities;
  • What’s happening with family ministries;
  • Local agencies that will be supported by this year’s Angel Tree;
  • ESL updates;
  • Walk this Saturday, November 9, at 11 am from Cafe Kopi to get to know our neighbors without addresses;
  • Finance update.
Download The Visioning Report, summarized in the newsletter.


Newsletter, October 2019

In the October Newsletter, read about:

  • World Communion will be celebrated this Sunday, October 6, with a combined worship service at 9 am;
  • Backstage observations from Matt Matthews following the Bob Nutt/Blytham Ltd Memorial Concert this past weekend;
  • Fall Adult Ed Opportunities;
  • Join or sponsor our Confirmation Class for the CROP Walk on Sunday, October 13;
  • Sunday School needs volunteers;
  • Trunk or Treat Sunday, October 27;
  • All Saints Remembrance planned for Sunday, November 3;
  • Upcoming Fair Trade Rug Event October 17-20;
  • Upcoming Earth Care Seminars;
  • ESL updates;
  • October is Stewardship focus.



Annual Reports