Blessing of the Backpacks

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Join us on Sunday, August 16th as we bless the backpacks of children returning to school tomorrow. We will lift our children up in prayer and bless them during our worship service. After worship, we will have a time of food and fellowship to which all are invited.

Crossroads July 2015

Here is our first issue of The Crossroads published in many months. Thanks Helen Greene and Carol Lewis for providing some insight into the lives of two of our members. And, of course, thanks to Trish Lecco for design and layout. Look for your copy in the mail this week. And pick up an extra copy or two to give away to those you know who are looking for a community where they can practice faith, kindness, and justice!

July Crossroads

Paint Your Heart Out

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On Saturday, August 1st, we will be joining with others in Lake Worth and Palm Beach County to paint the house of one of our neighbors. This won’t be an opportunity for everyone, because it will be hot work. However, if you’re physically able we would love for you to join us in participating in this practical way of sharing God’s love with our community! If you would like to participate, contact Pastor Jason. Stay tuned for more information.

Florida UCC Women Annual Conference

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Last weekend, Carol Lewis, Ruth Sells, Carolyn Ludwig, Ginny Somerville, and Nancy Lydon attended the 88th annual Florida UCC Women’s Conference.

The theme of the gathering was “Sisterhood of the Traveling Faith.” Discussions were held about the “journey to having faith”, the “realities of expressing and sharing your faith with others,” human trafficking and what we can do about it and our “daily walk in faith.” Newly-installed Conference Minister Rev. John Vertigan spoke at the Saturday luncheon.

The service project was based on our mission emphasis concerning human trafficking. Saturday night’s speakers were from Hepzibah House of Boynton Beach and its program of working to raise awareness about human trafficking and opening a safe house in Palm Beach County. Their work statement is: “Recovery, Restoration and Release from the Nightmare of Human Trafficking.” All who attended this meeting were urged to bring along personal care items and non-perishable food items for Hepzibah House.

Our own Nancy Lydon was voted Florida Conference Lay Woman of the Year for 2015!

Farewell Party for Faustina

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On May 3rd following the worship service, we will gather to celebrate our favorite Ghanian, Faustina Appiah. Tina will be traveling back home to Ghana the following week so will gather to remember and celebrate her time with us. Join us!