VBS 2015

Save the dates June 15-18, 2015

We will partner with First Christian Church and Knoxville United Methodist Church to offer a community Vacation Bible School experience in Knoxville.

This year's theme will be

"Everest, Conquering Challenges With God's Might Power"

Programming will be offered for pre-K through Adults.

Pastor Phyllis Retires

A winter storm has delayed our farewell party plans, which were rescheduled for March 8. We gatherd for a time of fellowship at a potluck breakfast at 9:30 AM and bid a formal farewell to Pastor Phyllis during worship.

Pastor Phyllis Sterr preach her final sermon to our congregation. The sermon was entitled appropriately " A Farewell Sermon" A licensed lay pastor in the United Church of Christ denomination, Phyllis served as pastor here since August 2004.

Christmas Food Basket Ministry

Again, thank you to all who worked on this project. 81 families, which included 311 people, were served this year. 64 of the 81 had children in the household ( a total of 138 children). Special thanks to Ida McLeese of Knoxville Methodist Church and Pam Neuhaus of First Christian Church for their leadership on this project.

World Mission

World Mission Sunday

We still have a few "orphan T- shirts" that need adoption. The $10 donation will go to further the work of Rev. Dr. Carolyn Weber in Ethiopia.

www.pcusa.org/missionconnections.

The Stained Glass Voice ( monthly newsletter)

The Stained Glass Voice
March 2015

From the Editor…….

Pastor Phyllis has officially left us, and so I am back filling in this space in the newsletter during the transition.