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Special Thanks

• To Kay Rego for helping to design our Holy Week card.

• To Bruce Laabs for faithfully cleaning and organizing the sanctuary pew racks each and every week.

• To Jim Schmit for faithfully delivering our weekly contributions to the Port Washington Food Pantry.

• To Ernie Hadler for faithfully placing our garbage containers on the curb each Thursday.

• To Annette Stimac for faithfully organizing the Children's Activity Bags in the sanctuary.

• To Pru Palecek and her friend, Glenyss Gilliam, for providing special music on Sunday morning, April 2. 

• To Ty Callen and his family for providing Nursery care on Sunday morning, April 2.

• To Breanna Franks and her family for providing Nursery care on Sunday morning, March 26.

• To Jim and Sherri Melichar for storing our new Christmas Tree Sale trailer in one of their barns.

• To Angelo Lopez, Alex Lopez and Joe Rychtik for storing all of the Christmas Tree Sale fencing, stakes and supplies in our new trailer.

• To Ryan Soerens for taking down the Christmas Tree Sale fencing and pulling all of the stakes out of the ground!

• To Gary Bria and Lyle Falk for building and installing a desk in our new Christmas Tree Sale trailer.

• To the Fellowship Team for hosting a Chili Dinner on March 22. Special thanks to Jennifer and Sherrie Dimmer for coordinating the meal and to Church School for making four pots of chili and providing the Lenten table decorations.

• To Mike Spalding for replacing the hinges on all of the Handbell Choir tables.

• To Karl Pradel for cleaning all of the prayer candle holders.


• To Austin Katherine Schultz, daughter of Caleigh and Adam, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, April 2.

• To Charlie Adeline Rogalski, daughter of Amber Hinneberg and Michael Rogalski, and granddaughter of Nancy Hinneberg, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, March 26.

From the Archives

March 22, 2017

March 15, 2017

March 8, 2017

March 1, 2017

February 22, 2017

February 15, 2017

February 8, 2017

February 1, 2017

January 23, 2017

January 11, 2017


Please join us for the celebration of Holy Week.
Palm Sunday - April 9
Services at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m.
Handbell Choir at 10:00
Maundy Thursday - April 13
Service at 7:00 p.m.
Tenebrae and Holy Communion
Good Friday - April 14
Service at 7:00 p.m.
Burning Incense
Easter Sunday - April 16
Sunrise Service at 6:00 a.m.
Holy Communion
Services at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m.
Senior Choir and Easter Brass at both services


On Palm Sunday, April 9, we join with Christians in six other denominations in receiving the annual One Great Hour of Sharing offering. This special offering supports the mission work of the United Church of Christ and our interfaith partner Church World Service. You might like to know that 95 cents of every dollar contributed goes directly to mission. You can click here for more information. You may contribute until the end of the month.


Our annual Spring Congregational Meeting is scheduled for Sunday morning, April 30, immediately following the 10:00 service. The only item of business is the election of Church Council officers and team representatives. 


We are hosting a Spring Music Recital on Sunday afternoon, April 30, at 2:00, featuring our church music staff. The recital is free and open to the public so please invite your neighbors and friends.


All children 4K through 7th grade are invited to participate in our Church School program, held on Sunday mornings at 10:00. Church School Schedule


Each Sunday morning during the 10:00 service, our church provides a Nursery for children newborn through 4-years-old. Parents are required to register their children, and to sign their children in and out of the nursery. We want to do our very best to make the nursery a safe and secure environment.


The United Church of Christ has two wonderful camps. Pilgrim Center is located on Green Lake near Ripon, and Moon Beach is located way up north near St. Germain. You can visit for more information. Please contact Amy Gilhooly, our Communications Director, to learn more about camp scholarships.


Each Wednesday at Noon, you are invited to meet Jeff at church for lunch and Bible study. The group always takes time to visit before reflecting upon the lectionary reading for the upcoming Sunday. Coffee is always provided, but please bring your own lunch.


Men in the church are invited to gather for breakfast every Thursday morning, at 8:00, at Tello's. The group often has fun considering a Question of the Day. If you are able, please come and join the conversation.


A gentle yoga class is held in Fellowship Hall every Wednesday evening from 5:15 - 6:15. The cost is $10 per class. For more information, please contact Susan Niederfrank at


An AA Group meets at our church every Sunday afternoon at 3:00. For more information, please contact the church office.


If you wonder what you missed, copies of last Sunday’s bulletin are always available on the literature rack in the church entryway and CDs of the service are always available in the church office.


We continue to offer a gluten-free option for receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion. The gluten-free communion bread is purchased commercially, and prepared separately, so that there is no chance of contact with our regular sourdough communion bread.

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