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Progressive Christianity


Statement from The Center for Progressive Renewal:

 We understand Progressive Christianity as a faith that believes God’s family includes all people; God’s people are responsible for caring for the environment, the poor, sick and vulnerable; that education, healthcare and civil liberties are vital to abundant life and therefore the desire of God for all people; and that truth is found more often in honest grappling with the questions than in absolute hierarchical pronouncement of the answers. We further believe that this is the type of faith for which millions of Americans hunger.

Much of American culture leans toward progressive values—civil rights, environmental concerns, peace and human liberation—yet churches that espouse these values are in danger of extinction. The United Church of Christ, which has been on the forefront of many of these issues for its entire history, is among the most endangered mainline denominations. Closing an average of three churches a week, it must find genuine renewal if it is to survive and continue to have influence in our culture. In addition, there is a real danger that the growth of fundamentalism essentially will redefine the Christian faith as a nationalistic, militaristic, exclusionary system of belief. We find both prospects utterly unacceptable.

For more information,  check their website at  
http://www.progressiverenewal.org/index.php

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October 2014
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 Staff Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 9:30am -10:30am

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2 Meals for Many
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 5:00pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal
Time: 7:00pm

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3 UCC Pastoral Leadership meeting
Location: Parlor
Time: 11:00am -1:00pm

AA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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4 AA meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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5 Nursery Care
Location: FH Nursery
Time: 9:15am

Sunday Worship
Location: Sanctuary
Time: 9:30am -10:30am

Music Committee meeting
Location: Parlor
Time: 10:45am

Church Volunteer Fair
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 11:00am

NA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

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6 TOPS
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 5:00pm

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7 Voc Rehab
Location: CE Room
Time: 9:00am -3:00pm

Presidential Range NA Group
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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8 No Events

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9 Meals for Many
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 5:00pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal
Time: 7:00pm

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10 AA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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11 AA meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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12 Nursery Care
Location: FH Nursery
Time: 9:15am

Sunday Worship
Location: Sanctuary
Time: 9:30am -10:30am

NA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

Sunday Niters
Location: Carol Mosman's home in Plymouth
Time: 6:00pm

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13 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED

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14 Voc Rehab
Location: CE Room
Time: 9:00am -3:00pm

Mission Committee Meeting
Location: Parlor
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Presidential Range NA Group
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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15 Staff Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 9:30am -10:30am

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16 Meals for Many
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 5:00pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal
Time: 7:00pm

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17 AA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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18 AA meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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19 Nursery Care
Location: FH Nursery
Time: 9:15am

Sunday Worship
Location: Sanctuary
Time: 9:30am -10:30am

NA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

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20 TOPS
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 5:00pm

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21 Voc Rehab
Location: CE Room
Time: 9:00am -3:00pm

Nominating committee meeting
Location: Library
Time: 2:30pm -3:30pm

Finance Committee Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 3:00pm

Presidential Range NA Group
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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22 No Events

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23 Meals for Many
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 5:00pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal
Time: 7:00pm

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24 AA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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25 AA meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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26 Nursery Care
Location: FH Nursery
Time: 9:15am

Sunday Worship
Location: Sanctuary
Time: 9:30am -10:30am

NA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 4:00pm -5:00pm

Sunday Niters
Location: Host needed
Time: 6:00pm

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27 TOPS
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 5:00pm

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28 Voc Rehab
Location: CE Room
Time: 9:00am -3:00pm

Council Meeting
Location: room 202
Time: 7:00pm -8:00pm

Presidential Range NA Group
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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29 Staff Meeting
Location: Library
Time: 9:30am -10:30am

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30 Meals for Many
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 5:00pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal
Time: 7:00pm

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31 BOO!

AA Meeting
Location: Fellowship Hall
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

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