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Special Thanks

• To the following folks who helped clean up the Creekside Commons beds: Marti DeMario, Bruce Laabs, Sr., Bruce Laabs, Jr., Joe and Bev Mueller, Mark, Ben, Gabe and Sam Pasten, Jane Spalding and Paula Wesley.

• To Michale Bunyan and his family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday morning, May 6.

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

• To our church music staff, along with their family and friends, for providing such wonderful music at the third annual Spring Music Recital on Sunday afternoon, April 29: Haly Besaw, Jill Bewell, Pat Czarnecki, Brett Dimmer, Glenyss Gilliam, Heinzel KunsmannLori MacRae, Sherri MelicharKristin Otto, Dawn Sisley, Pru Palecek and Kai-i Tien.

• To Brady Fleishmann and his family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday morning, April 29.

• To Gary and Joyce Bria for installing a chair rail in Fellowship Hall.

• To Annette Stimac for cleaning and organizing the Activity Bags in the church narthex.

• To Kamryn Lapacek and her family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday morning, April 22.

• To Beckie Perez for cleaning the ovens in the church kitchen.

• To Shandy and Tom Roehrig for planning April Church School project. The kids were able to take home a brightly colored flower pot filled with a surprise mix of seeds.  

• To Mike Dimmer for trimming the shrubs around the church patio.


• To Miles Felix Vandenack, son of Angela and Kallyn, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, April 29. 

• To Harvey Clarence Schwister, son of Pamela and Tom, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, April 22. 

• To Margaret Shirley Murn, daughter of Shaina and Jacob, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, April 15. 

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Our Church School meets one Sunday each month at 10:00. We also celebrate a Family Service each month at 10:00. All children 4K through 7th grade are invited to participate. The last Church School Sunday of our program year is this coming Sunday, May 13. The last Family Service is on Sunday, May 20.


Our end-of-the-year Church Picnic will be held on Sunday, May 20, immediately following the 10:00 service. We will gather in Fellowship Hall, on the patio, and in the Creekside Commons. The Fellowship Team will provide lunch, including sub sandwiches and salads. There will be outdoor games and activities, for kids and adults, depending on the weather. Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket if you would like to sit outside.


On Sunday afternoon, April 10, 1898, a small group of people met at the Ozaukee County Courthouse and founded the Congregational Church of Port Washington. One of the defining features of this new church was that is was the first church in Port Washington to conduct services in English. Imagine that!


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. Click here to learn about camp scholarships. Please contact Amy Gilhooly, our Communication Director, if you have any questions (


Please don’t forget that our church program year ends on Sunday, May 20. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, we celebrate with one service on Sunday morning at 10:00.


Each Sunday morning during the 10:00 service, we provide a nursery for children newborn through 4-years-old. Care is provided by our 8th grade Confirmation students and their families. 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. The last Lunch of the program year is Wednesday, May 23.


Men in the church are invited to gather for breakfast every Thursday morning, at 8:00, at the Dockside Deli. 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.


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.


If you wonder what you missed, CDs of the service are always available in the church office.

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