Posts by Faith UCC

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Jesus’ Baptism by John

by Faith UCC

2019 finds us learning all about Jesus’ baptism by John in the Jordan River.  We want everyone to remember that Jesus is God’s Son—that’s our Bible point for the unit.  The Bible treasure verse is, “And a voice from heaven said, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.’”  Matthew 3:17. […]

Beginning Anew: a Blessing and an Opportunity

by Faith UCC

Happy New Year! Did you observe New Year’s Eve traditions as 2018 came to a close and 2019 began?  Did you do something special to mark the changing of the calendar?  Go out to eat?  Party with family and friends?  Watch movies?  Take the Polar Bear Plunge?  Stay at home and quietly welcome the New […]

Jesus and Bethlehem, Christmas Program, & Hats, Mittens, & Socks

by Faith UCC

God sent Jesus to save us all.  That’s why Jesus was born in Bethlehem into poverty, in a stable.  That’s great news that we want the kids to remember, along with the truth that “Jesus was born for everyone!”   We’ll start discovering all sorts of things about Jesus and Bethlehem throughout the month.  We’ll […]

God’s Gift: Unimaginable Intimacy

by Faith UCC

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is here once more.  The year’s flown by, hasn’t it?  And we’ve again arrived at the time of year that many identify as their favorite season.   My Mom used to say that she loved these last months of the year because they were filled with family.  Maybe that’s […]

 “Stewardship” Unit Wraps Up and Christmas KFC Unit Begins

by Faith UCC

God Gives!  We Share!   The Bible Point for the second unit of KFC reminds us of all the good gifts God gives and entrusts to us their wise care and keeping.   Because God gives so generously to us, God expects us to share those gifts with others so they, in turn can be touched and […]

Visible Signs of Dismay

by Faith UCC

Have you noticed it?   Have you noticed all of the head shaking and the “tsk, tsk,” clicking going on these days?   These visible signs of dismay accompany conversations about the unfortunate divisions that separate neighbors, families, communities, government, faiths and country these days.  There’s plenty of name calling, shouting, bullying and even violence […]

“Stewardship” Theme of KFC Unit

by Faith UCC

  God Gives!  We Share!   The Bible Point for the second unit of KFC reminds us of all the good gifts God gives and entrusts to us their wise care and keeping.   Because God gives so generously to us, God expects us to share those gifts with others so they, in turn can be touched […]

Our Way of Thinking

by Faith UCC

Brothers and Sisters in Christ!  Christ has made this relationship to one another eternally permanent.  Whether or not we want to admit it, all of us are joined together by God, through Christ, with every single living, breathing soul on earth.   But these days, if we gaze out over the landscape of our world, […]

It’s That Time of Year

by Faith UCC

September’s here, the new football season’s upon us, and people near and far are buying game tickets, planning tailgate and watch parties, and holding their fantasy football league drafts. I’m one who falls into the latter category of football season preppers.  Starting out decades ago in a league in Madison, I now play fantasy football […]

September 2018

by Faith UCC

Rally Day is just a heartbeat away!  Celebrate the start of the KFC and program year, Sunday,  September 9.  It’s going to be a great day kicking off a great year! KFC Kids:  Let’s learn great things about our amazing God!  We’ll “Wild & Wacky” it at 8:45 am Rally Day as we find out […]