Summer in Stauffer; All-Church Camping Trip; Youth Group Senior Celebration; Youth Group Teen Camp (UCC Family News, 5-17-18)

We start meeting in Stauffer Chapel this Sunday!

Summer in Stauffer!
The combined adult class (9 AM) and our Sunday worship service (10:15 AM) will start meeting in Stauffer Chapel this Sunday, May 20! Also, the Youth Group Sunday morning class has been moved to the cafeteria on Sunday mornings at 9 AM. They will continue to meet here for the rest of the summer! Here are the topics and teaching lineups:
– Adults: “Cloud of Witnesses” (Multiple teachers: Robby Schaffer, coordinator)
– Teens: “Survey of the Old Testament” (Dusty Breeding & Joel Foster)
– Children: “Old Testament Kings”
* Cradle Roll: Brad & Linn Griffin
* Preschool: Kari Coppinger & Jenny Parmelee
* K-3rd grades: Diana Maiorca & Lydia Folkerts
* 4th-5th grades: Corinne Le

All-Church Camping Trip (May 25 – 27, Ventura Ranch KOA)
The camping trip is just about 2 weeks away and we still have room for about 20 people. Please register and submit payment ASAP in order to reserve a space. Registration and payment info available here: Contact Jenny Parmelee with questions.

Youth Group Senior Celebration
Our church family is invited to the Breedings’ home immediately after service on Sunday, June 3, to celebrate the graduation of our youth group seniors. A light lunch will be provided.

Youth Group Teen Camp
Camp for the summer is approaching fast! Sign up for Teen Camp (July 15-21) at this link!

Meet Robby Renfrow: Youth Group Summer Intern
Robby is a student at Lipscomb University (and comes to us highly recommended by Ken Durham, our former preacher!). After going through a series of interviews with Dusty, our grad apprentice Joel Foster, and senior youth group member Jennifer Gash, Robby was asked to join our team for the summer. He’ll begin training with us in mid-May.


-Lou Archer, for health challenges.
-Falon & Nate Barton, preparing to move to Uganda.
-Laurie Dowdey, David & Pat’s daughter-in-law.
-Bernice Evans James, Bernie James’s mother.
-Sammy Maiorca, Steve’s father, who is living with ALS.
-Jaxon Mancuso, for continued growth.
-Rob Terrell, for healing from cancer.
-Missionaries: Mindi and Dereje Aleme (Ethiopia), Joseph Dzamesi (Ghana), Igor Egirev (Russia); and the mission organizations we support: Let’s Start Talking (worldwide), Made in the Streets (Kenya), and Predisan (Honduras).

The Week Ahead:
-May 20: Summer in Stauffer begins

Upcoming Events:
-May 25-27: All-Church Camping Trip
-June 1: Nerts (not Nerds!) Young Adult Game Night
-June 3: Youth Group Summer Parent Meeting
-June 3: Youth Group Senior Celebration
-June 8-23: UCC Mission Trip to Nairobi
-June 10: Seniors Ministry Lunch & Discussion
-June 10: Message by Jennifer Gash
-June 17: Message by Eric Wilson
-July 15-21: Teen Camp
-July 22: Message by John Wilson

Attendance (May 13): 147
Contribution (May 13): $6,098.00
Weekly Need: $8,231.76
Weekly Average (YTD): $7,252.75

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Servant Leaders (2017-2018)
Please contact an individual leader if you are interested in serving on her or his respective team. If you need contact information, please email
1. Adult Education: Dave Lemley & Robby Schaffer
2. Benevolence/Service: Katy & Peter Thompson
3. Finance: Chris Bauman
4. Hospitality: Brad & Liz Mancuso
5. Life Together: Brad & Linn Griffin; Stacy & Steve Rouse
6. Men’s Ministry: Lee Morgan
7. Missions: David & Pat Dowdey
8. Prayer: Kari Coppinger
9. Tech Ministry: Randy Coppinger
10. Women’s Ministry: Jenny Parmelee