Join us for worship online at 11:00 a.m. this morning by going to gablesucc.org/live. Today, we will look at Jesus’ birth according to Paul and Mark. We also begin the beautiful journey through Advent by lighting the first of our Advent Wreath candles, the Candle of Hope.
"The world is experiencing some interesting shifts; in turn, this is creating some shifts in the church. The church universal—and, perhaps, religion in general—is beginning to realize that winter may be coming"
Join us online at 11:00 a.m. EST for THANKS-LIVING Sunday. Beautiful music, an overflowing cornucopia, and words of gratitude and praise will mark this service, as we celebrate not only Thanksgiving but also our own thanks-living.
Our Community Arts Program is participating in Give Miami Day today! Your 11.19.15 donation—between $25 and $10,000—to the Community Arts Program (CAP) multiplies through a bonus gift from The Miami Foundation, with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. That's the terrific and unique feature of Give Miami Day!
"The United Church of Christ wishes to extend our prayerful support for the families of the victims of the shooting last Friday at the Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs; and to express our collective outrage at an action that took three innocent lives and injured at least nine others."
"This loss of life is not only tragic in nature, it is the byproduct of a collective need to shame women who seek legal, necessary, medical options when considering their reproductive health; and to demonize the professionals who provide those services in a safe environment."
-Rev. John C. Dorhauer, UCC General Minister and President
"Never place a period where God has placed a comma."
Thanks to the Youth Group at the Los Altos United Church of Christ for this photo!
Join thousands of young people from the UCC and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at NYE!
"This Good News requires a passionate presence among people, the strength to forgive and the humility to be forgiven, the faith to keep searching for light despite the darkness of night, and, oh yes . . . the willingness to approach grown-up things through the eyes of a child."
"God can do the impossible. Sometimes, it takes impossible situations to expand our faith and show us just how faithful and mighty the mercies of God truly are."
-Rev. Lawrence Richardson, Digital Evangelist for Extravagance UCC
Here's the first 90-second Advent sermon from Extravagance UCC, the UCC's online community.
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