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    Dolls for Hugs & Love

    Thursday, October 2nd @ 9am – prep day (cut material, draw faces, etc)

    Monday, October 6th @ 9am and 6:30pm – work day (sew, stuff, and make dolls – please bring sewing machines if you have them)

    This ministry is to help children who may be going through some tough medical, emotional, or physical issues and need a doll to hug and love and give them comfort!

    Contact Margo Argadine at 263.8908 or Sheri Pope at 263.8699 with any questions


    All Church Hayrack Ride and Weiner Roast

    Sunday, October 12th @ the Carl and Ruth Uhlman Farm (2611 Allentown Rd, Tremont)

    First hayrack ride @ 5pm and another after dark – Eat @ 6pm

    please bring a dish to share, your own hot dogs and buns, and table service.  Drinks, condiments, and s’more fixins will be provided.

    Contact Joan Uhlman with any questions!


    During the month of October, look for a basket in the Fellowship Hall to collect items to send to our military personnel.


    Community UCC Blood Drive

    Monday, October 20th from 2pm – 7pm

    We will honor and remember our friend Bonnie Litwiller with this drive.  If you would like to help work, make refreshments, or DONATE blood, please contact Dianne Elliott…or else she may be contacting you!


    GNO (Girls Night Out)

    Plans are underway for our December GNO on December 4th at Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre. Ticket (including dinner) price will be between $33.00 and $35.00 each (non-refundable). If you are interested in attending An Old-Fashioned Christmas, please sign up by October 10th so reservations can be made. Payment will be due at the time reservations are made. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., buffet dinner is from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., and the show starts at 8:00 p.m. Contact Sharyl with any questions.


    Janitor/HandyPerson Job Description
    September 4, 2014

     Part-time position – 15 hours per week

    Monday – Friday – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Perform general janitorial duties including, but not limited to, light
    and heavy cleaning/maintenance of church properties and
    Perform routine handyperson duties as needed/requested
    Perform routine yard work of church grounds
    Reliable, self-starter, motivated, task, and detail oriented

    Send resume and cover letter to: Property Board
    300 North Main Street
    Morton, IL 61550

    Or by E-mail to:
    Attn: Property Board


    Project CUCC

    Project CUCC (Caring, Unbiased, Church, Community) is kicking off!!!! After a bit of brainstorming and discussions with the School District, we will be gathering items for Jr. High and Sr. High students in need and providing a place at our church (empty office in the basement) for them to come and “shop” for items that they may need themselves or their family may need. These items will be provided free of charge. We are working out the details of the shopping hours. Once we have those coordinated with the School District, we will share them with everyone because help may be needed at certain times during the day, evenings, or on weekends.

    At this time, we are asking for donations of the following items: shampoo, deodorant, razors (male and female), shaving cream (male and female), soap, nail polish, nail polish remover, nail files, nail clippers, powder, perfume, cologne, feminine products, wash cloths, facial wipes, facial cleansers, acne treatments, hand sanitizers (including the small purse-size ones), cleaning wipes, dish soap, dish cloths, laundry soap, fabric softener, buckets, cleaning solutions (Windex, Mr. Clean, etc.), Kleenex, toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouth wash, and the list goes on and on.

    As we get into the cooler months, we may start asking for hats, scarves, socks, gloves, and school supplies . . . we will keep you posted on these needs as well.

    We are also reaching out to the Tremont School District to see if there is a need there. If there is, we may “partner” with a local church in Tremont to provide a shopping place in their Village as well.

    Donation “buckets” will be placed at the back of the Fellowship Hall (Main Street side). Our goal is to get the store up and running by mid-October.

    Contact Jenna Buffington, Brenda Heppard, Linda Pfanz, or Sharyl Nuske with any questions, concerns, or ideas!


    For more information on events, activities, and other happenings in the life of the church, please read the newsletter! 


    • October 1, 2014 8:00 AMBulletin/Announcements DUE
    • October 3, 2014 9:00 AMHeart of Morton
    • October 5, 2014 9:00 AMWorship
    • October 8, 2014 8:00 AMBulletin/Announcements DUE
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  • Worship Planner

    October 2014 Worship Planner


    Old Testament

    New Testament

    Sermon Title


    10/5/14  Genesis 12:1-9 Romans 4:13-17 Blessed To Be A Blessing Stewardship SundayHoly Communion
    10/12/14 Exodus 31:1-14 Matthew 22:1-14 What If God Threw A Party and No One Came?
    10/19/14 Exodus 33:12-23 Matthew 22:15-22 Render Your Bitcoin Unto Caesar
    10/26/14 Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 Matthew 22:34-46 Permanent and Reusable
  • Sunday Worship:

    9:00 A.M. - Worship &
    Children’s Church 4 yrs - 5th grade
    10:00 A.M. - Coffee Fellowship

    Please join us!

    Community United Church of Christ
    300 N. Main
    Morton, Illinois 61550