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Special Thanks

• To Sherri Melichar, our Children's Choir Director, for arranging for the kids to sing at Heritage Care Center on Monday evening, April 24, and for treating the kids to dinner at Pizza Hut.

• To Rev. Don Niederfrank, our Minister of Visitation, for conducting our Sunday morning services on April 23.

• To Cathy Jones, Jeanne Mantsch, Ann Pradel, Will Pradel, Dawn Rychtik, Chloe Rychtik, Claire Rychtik, Terry Sdun, Ryan Soerens and Paula Wesley for helping with our Earth Day Clean-Up of the church grounds.

• To Joe Rychtik for completing the brickwork on our new church sign.

• To the Zankl Family for providing Nursery care on Sunday morning, April 23.

• To the Senior Choir for providing Special Music for our 8:00 and 10:00 services on Easter morning.

• To Brett Dimmer, Jennifer DimmerJamie Karrels and Mark MacRae for providing Easter Brass at our 8:00 and 10:00 services on Easter morning.

• To Kathy Bretl for providing Special Music for our Good Friday service and for our 6:00 Sunrise Service on Easter morning.

• To Louise Mollinger for serving as a reader for our Good Friday service.

• To Bruce Laabs, Sr.Ken MatthewsJohn Norman, Jane Spalding and Phil Stepanski for serving as readers for our Maundy Thursday service.

• To Barb BahrBrett DimmerTracy Greymont and Mike Spalding, along with Sherri Melichar, for providing Special Music for our Maundy Thursday service.

• To Susan Skowbo for baking two loaves of unleavened bread for our Maundy Thursday service.

• To Kay Rego and Brenda Zankl for serving as Parent Drivers and Helpers for the Palm Sunday Confirmation Class Adventure to Holy Hill. 

• To Terry Sdun and the Fellowship Team for serving freshly baked cinnamon rolls following both services on Palm Sunday. 

• 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 Zoey Mae Margaret Hammes, daughter of Amber Rossey and Travis Satterlee, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, April 9.

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Please help spread the word that we are hosting a Spring Music Recital this coming Sunday afternoon, April 30, at 2:00, featuring our church music staff, along with special guest pianist Heinrich Kunsmann. The recital is free and open to the public.


Our church has once again been asked to provide sweet and salty snacks for Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s Blitz Build Week. Pretzels, crackers, cookies, as well as fruit (bag of apples or oranges) are all greatly appreciated! The snacks will be collected in the church kitchen on Sunday morning, April 30. For more information, please contact Jeanne Mantsch at (414) 438-3653 or


Our annual Spring Congregational Meeting that was scheduled for this coming Sunday morning, April 30, has been postponed until Sunday morning, June 4.


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, at to learn about camp scholarships.


On Palm Sunday, April 9, we joined 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.


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.


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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