Category Archives: UCC NEws

What stones will you raise as gifts to the descendants?

Dear Members and Friends, “Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Jeshanah, and named it Stone of Help; for he said, ‘Thus far the LORD has helped us.’” – 1 Samuel 7:12 I sort of fell apart during my first semester of college. In retrospect, it was normal stuff: small […]

Agents of God

Dear Members and Friends, “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”                       – Eleanor Roosevelt, 20th century In last week’s readings, the First Book of Samuel told the story of the youngest, smallest son being lifted up to lead the whole nation, and the Gospel of Mark recounted the parables of Jesus […]

God’s Role for Me.

Dear Members and Friends, “I believe there’s a calling for all of us. I know that every human being has value and purpose. The real work of our lives is to become aware. And awakened. To answer the call.”                       – Oprah Winfrey, 21st century God’s ways are mysterious, it’s true, and our Old Testament […]

Reaching Out in the New Year

Starting in January, Mission Outreach will have 2 new projects working with Camillus House and Veterans. Clothing collection for the homeless: As you look through your closets for Holiday fare, or trying to make room for new Christmas gifts … think of the Camillus house which needs all types of clothing, outerwear and shoes.  They are […]