Weekly Update 1/2

This Sunday: Sunday, Jan. 5, will be a special service themed around the beginning of a new year.

Communion Sunday: The first Sunday of the month is a Communion Sunday.  That means the communion offering will be received.  This offering is used to help people in the church and the community with basic needs such as rent and utility assistance, bus passes, prescriptions, etc.  There has been heavy need for these funds in recent weeks.  Please consider how you can help the community through this offering.

Church School: There is no church school on communion Sundays. Childcare is available in the nursery.

Free Introduction to Permaculture: Want to get a better idea of what permaculture really is and what it can do? What does sustainability and whole system design have to do with permaculture? Learn more in Fellowship hall at LUCC Sat, January 4, 2020 at 9:00am-12:00pm Eastern Time.

Maximo Elementary: Sweat shirts and jackets in any color are needed, along with navy or black leggings, for Maximo Elementary’s homeless children.  The Education Ministry Team will be collecting these items or donations of money Sunday January 5th.There are 80 homeless children at this one school.  These gifts are very much appreciated.  The clothing will be delivered to the school by Claudia and Olivia the week of the 6th when the school  re-opens from the holidays.

Letter Writing: A letter writing station has been set up at church. Look for opportunities to share your faith perspective on immigration, the environment, and gun safety with elected officials.

Operation Attack: Operation Attack is very much in need of clothes for men, boys, and girls as well as diapers and peanut butter and canned fruit. Donations may be placed in the shopping cart in the entryway to the sanctuary.

Operation Attack is an ecumenical effort serving families with children located at Lakeview Presbyterian Church, 1310 22nd. Ave. S., St. Petersburg. LUCC was a founding member of Operation Attack in the 1960’s!

Hearing Augmentation: Devices are available from the usher in the sanctuary during worship.

January Birthdays: Martha Lamar 1/2, Elinor Ross 1/4, Chip Cosper 1/7, Jackson Cosper 1/9, Hilton Jones 1/23, Lakewood UCC 1/23, Bob Bell 1/28. Someone missing? Contact the church office with birthday information.

Circle of Concern: Amaiya Washington, Tony Rogers, Wally LeBlanc Sherry Santana, Jen Degroot, Carolyn Moore, Ann Quinn, Maggie Brizendine, and Ann Rogers.

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Weekly Update: If you are involved with an activity or event that you would like to share with the LUCC family, please send the information to the church office by Tuesday since the Update usually is sent out on Wednesday.

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