Monthly Archives: January 2021

Lisa LeSueur’s Ordination Sunday Worship – January 31, 2021

Today, we celebrate the ordination of beloved church member Lisa LeSueur into the Christian ministry. Much of Lisa’s inspiring journey toward ordination has taken place right here in her home congregation. We gather online and surround her with our prayers, good wishes, and our many congratulations as she makes this important covenant in her life with God, the United Church…

Annual Meeting Sunday Worship – January 24, 2021

It is Annual Meeting Sunday at Gables UCC, and all members of the church are encouraged to be with us as Pastor Laurie delivers a State of the Church address as her morning message during the 11:00 a.m. online service. Following worship, all members are then invited to attend the annual meeting via Zoom and to hear reports of the…

MLK Remembrance Worship – January 17, 2021

We gather from our separate places of worship, but with a common purpose to remember and to recommit ourselves to the principals and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and to our own congregation’s Statement of Commitment to the Work of Anti-Racism. Join us for spirited music, meaningful worship, and to hear anew the challenging and inspiring words of…

Pastor Laurie’s Response to Today’s Events in Washington D.C.

Today we, as a nation, prepared to hold one of the important rituals of our democracy as the United States of America. It was to be a day, as it is every four years, when Congress certifies the votes of the American people. Instead, this cherished ritual was torn asunder due to an incitement of violence, mistrust, and division by…

Neujahrsgottesdienst/New Year’s Worship 2021

Der erste Wortgottesdienst im neuen Jahr soll einen Moment des Innehaltens anbieten. Er soll helfen, die Vergangenheit und die Zukunft im Glauben an Jesus Christus zu bedenken. Er soll auch Anregungen geben, Wege des christlichen Miteinanders neu zu gestalten. Vor allem aber soll er zeigen, dass unser Glaube eine immerwährende Quelle des Halts und der Kraft ist. Melden Sie sich…