April 21. 2018

We enjoyed our third annual picnic this year, but had so much fun that none of us remembered to take pictures!  We ended up with only one and share it with you here.  You’ll just have to believe that we had a big crowd, games were played, there was fishing in the lake, and we had lots of wonderful food!Annual Picnic Fun

 

April 14/15, 2018

We welcomed our new members with a Saturday night Dinner and an official ceremony during the service on Sunday.  We were still in the midst of our renovation, but that didn’t dampen our spirits or diminish our decor.  A group met early Saturday to decorate the social hall.

Fixing table for New Member DinnerFluffing tissue paper garlands

Cute kid helping with decor

With a little extra prep, we were ready for a fun evening.

Helpers at the New Member Dinner. Yummy cake

On Sunday, we all enjoyed cake after the ceremony to celebrate the addition of the New Members!

Special New Members Welcome Cake

April 1, 2018

Easter Bonnet Parade and Egg Hunt

Silly Easter Bonnet MomentOur elementary school aged children decorated Easter bonnets while the high school students prepared and hid the eggs.

After the service, those of us with bonnets followed the children around the church for our Easter parade.  This terminated in a contest for the best bonnets and an Easter egg hunt.

Easter egg hunt

Happy Easter family

Thanks to the hard work of the CYRE team, baskets overflowed and the children had a wonderful time.

November 30, 2017

Decking the Halls

Special thanks to Santa’s Elves for helping to get our Halls Decked in time for our first December service.  Santa has moved y’all to the NICE list, so you can expect big things under the tree this year!

Carolyn West

 

 

 

Janet Swigler
John Logue
Phil Turner

 

 

 

Holiday Decor

 

 

Side of church with wreath

November 19, 2017

Chili Cookoff!

Sabine and Quentin win the veg. chili contest Quentin and Sabine McGrievy, grandchildren of Lis and Phil Turner, were the big winners at the chili cook-off taking two, yes TWO categories!  Their chili won the Best Vegetarian and the Kid’s Choice awards.   Congratulations Sabine and Quentin!  And Linda McLeod’s Linda wins for best meat chilichili stole the prize for the best meat chili.  Special thanks to Mckenzie Scott for the great job she did this year in organizing the Chili Cook-Off that had 19 delicious entries. A big thanks to all of the chefs for sharing their chilies.

 

October 7, 2017

Volunteers working at Harvest Hope

Volunteering at Harvest Hope Making Boxes
Making Boxes

 

 

 

 

Packaging up food for distribution…

 

VolunteersPacking Bags at Harvest HopeHelping out at Harvest HopeVolunteering at Harvest Hope

 

Piles of bagged food
Many hands can accomplish great things!

Come and join us next time.  It is fun and rewarding work.

August 12, 2017

Congregants show up to help Rev. Jeff and Jodie move in to their new home.  Many hands made light work.  Good people made it fun.  Hot weather made us sweat!unloading Liebmann's truckunloading Liebmann's truckunloading Liebmann's truck!unloading Liebmann's truckunloading Liebmann's truckunloading Liebmann's truck

June 25, 2017

Time to say goodbye to Rev. Jennie and send her on her way to Chicago.  Since she loves ice cream, an Ice Cream Social seemed in order!

Rev. Jennie's last Sunday with us
Rev. Jennie’s last Sunday in the pulpit with us.

Ice Cream SocialRev. Barrington Farewell Party

Rev. Barrington Farewell Party Rev. Barrington Farewell Party Rev. Barrington Farewell Party Rev. Barrington Farewell Party

Rev. Barrington Farewell Party
Frozen Banana “Ice Cream”, anyone?