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Special Thanks

• To Jane Spalding for creating an Epiphany floral arrangement.

• To Ken Matthews for conducting our Sunday morning service on December 29, the first Sunday following Christmas. 

• To the following families who did a fine job serving as ushers on Christmas Eve: Holmes Family, Garthus/O'Brien Family and Bretl Family.

• To Brett and Jennifer DimmerTracy Greymont and Mike Spalding for providing special music at our 9:00 service on Christmas Eve. 

• To our Chancel Choir for providing special music at our 7:00 service on Christmas Eve.

• To Brett, Jennifer and Matthew Dimmer, Jamie Karrels and Mark MacRae for providing Christmas Brass at our 7:00 service on Christmas Eve. 

• To Brook Holmes and Matt and Julie Schlehlein and their families for hosting Fellowship Hour after the 10:00 service on Sunday morning, December 22.

• To Elyse Karrels and her family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday morning, December 22.

• To Nicki Lesnik and her family for setting up and decorating our sanctuary Christmas tree.

• To the crew that took down the Christmas tree lot: Angelo Lopez, Joe Rychtik, Matt Schlehlein, Scott Symes, and Chris Wach. They were able to do it a few days before Christmas, an official record!

• To David Franks and Louise Mollinger for opening the Christmas tree lot on the weekdays, and to Scott Symes for opening the lot on the weekends. And to the other Committee members for all of their work: Angelo and Cindy Lopez, Joe Rychtik, and Ryan Soerens.

• To Madeline Schlehlein and her family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday morning, December 15.

• To Terry and Mark Sdun and Holly Ternes for hosting Fellowship Hour after the 10:00 service on Sunday morning, December 8.

• To Savannah AndersonSarah Bloemer, Kurt Blum, Jennifer Dimmer, Tina Olson, Dawn Rychtik and Shandy Roehrig, members of our Church School Team, who conducted our Church School Sunday in December. The kids created Advent Candle table decorations.


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We are now in the process of wrapping up our annual Stewardship Campaign. Members and friends of the church are asked to make a formal pledge to support the church financially in the year to come. Please visit our Stewardship Page for more information or to complete the online pledge form.


Thank you to those of you who have made a financial pledge to the church! As of January 8, there have been 87 individuals/families who have pledged a total of $130,916. The current budget, awaiting approval at the Winter Congregational Meeting, totals $197,800. For those of you who have yet to turn in your pledge, please do so as soon as possible.


The Search Committee met on New Year's Day to narrow down their search to eleven candidates and to prepare for upcoming short video interviews. The Committee will be conducting the interviews on Thursday evenings during the month of January. If you have any general questions or input, please email the Committee at
Our Completed Church Profile
Meet the Search Committee


Church School meets on the second Sunday of each month at 10:00. All children 4K through 7th grade are invited to participate. Our next Church School Sunday is this coming Sunday morning, January 12. The kids will be learning the story of A visit from the maji.

We celebrate a Family Service on the fourth Sunday of each month at 10:00. The service includes the participation of our 8th Grade Confirmation Class and Children's Choirs. Our next Family Service is Sunday morning, January 26.


Our annual church Christmas tree sale was, once again, a great success. We ended the sale with five trees left on the lot, out of more than 380! Special thanks to everyone who participated. We couldn’t have done it without your help!


Our Interim Minister, Rev. James McKenzie, began serving the church the first week of November. Jim has enjoyed meeting each of you, and invites you to call or stop by anytime.


As many of you know, Jeff retired at the end of October. His last Sunday was October 27. He will be missed beyond words!
Jeff's Farewell Letter


Our church partners with four other churches in Port Washington and Saukville to support the Lighthouse Youth Ministry for middle and high schoolers. To learn more about the group, visit their website and check out Lighthouse - Port Washington Saukville Ecumenical Youth Ministry on Facebook.


Every 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 safe and secure.


We host a Fellowship Hour following our 8:00 service on the first Sunday of each month, and following our 10:00 services on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.


Every Wednesday at Noon, you are invited to meet with our Interim Minister, Jim, 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 provided, but please bring your own lunch.


Men in the church are invited to gather for breakfast every Thursday morning, at 8:00. The group meets at The Beacon restaurant in The Harborview hotel in downtown Port Washington.


With winter upon us, we want to remind you of the snow cancellation policy for our Sunday services. If it should be necessary to cancel one or both of our Sunday services, we will put a message on the church answering machine by 7:00 on Sunday morning. Please call the church office, 284-2022, if you have any doubts about the weather.


A 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


A meditation class is held in Fellowship Hall every Wednesday evening from 7:00 - 8:00. The cost is $10 per class. For more information, please contact Kierstin Cira at


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

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