Entries by Brea Congregational UCC

BCUCC News for Sunday, January 13, 2019

  News and Upcoming Events Saturday January 12: Citizens Climate Lobby meets in Manzanita Hall, 9:30 am. Worship Sunday January 13: Topic: “Gift of Water and Spirit.” Scripture: Acts 8:9-24. Tuesday, January 15, Church Council, 7 pm in Joshua Tree Room: Tuesday, January 22: Everyday Peacemaking: Compassionate Communication.  Two sessions, at 10-11:30am or 7-8:30pm.  Both in the Church Office.  RSVP […]

BCC News for January 6, 2019

​ Worship Sunday January 6. Topic: “One Light” (An interfaith reflection for Epiphany) Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12. Please join us for a brief Congregational Meeting 11 am (after worship.)  First Food Sunday (bring food items for the Brea Food Shelf) and Potluck after Worship too!  Lastly, your Christmas Undecorating help is appreciated. Wednesday January 9, 2-4 pm:  Art and Soul.Janine Arp will have another fun craft […]

BCUCC News for Sunday, Dec 30, 2018

News and Upcoming Events        The Reverend Michael Lewis is planning a special family worship and communion service for this Sunday in the Fellowship Hall based on the theme “Turn, Turn, Turn.” During this time of the year around the winter solstice, we are in the thin, liminal space between light and dark, which coincides with our observance […]

BCUCC News for Sunday, Dec 23, 2018

News and Upcoming Events Sunday Dec. 23.  Worship 10am. Fourth Sunday of Advent. Theme: “Leap of Faith” Bible Reading: Luke 3:7-18. Sunday Dec. 23, after worship:  Christmas Cookie Exchange!  Bring a dozen or more of your specialty and take a dozen of other varieties home with you. Bring a container! Sunday Dec. 23, 4-6 pm The YAYA’s invite you to […]

BCUCC News for Sunday, Dec 16, 2018

News and Upcoming Events Saturday December 15, 10-12pm: Allies to Jews.  Kate Potter (sister of Kris Percy) will lead this “teach-in” event in our church hall.  Learn how to support our Jewish neighbors in the face of recent anti-Jewish crimes in Orange County. Sunday Dec. 16.  Worship 10am. Third Sunday of Advent. Theme: “What Should We Do?” Bible Reading: Luke […]

BCUCC News for Sunday, Dec 9, 2018

News and Upcoming Events Bring Christmas photos and wall hangings… We have room along the side walls of the sanctuary for your hangable Christmas decorations and framed photos.  Our Tree of Remembrance (front right, decorated in blue) welcomes photos or mementos of loved ones whom you are missing. Sunday Dec. 9.  Worship 10am. Second Sunday of Advent. Theme: […]

BCUCC News for Sunday, Dec 2, 2018

  News and Upcoming Events Saturday Dec. 1, 9am: Hanging of the Greens part 1. Help us decorate the sanctuary and hall!  Bring your old clothes and your creativity. Saturday Dec. 1 following Hanging of the Greens: Photo Ark.  Carpool from the church to see this free photo exhibit of the world’s animals at the Annenberg Space for […]

BCUCC News for Sunday, November 25, 2018

News and Upcoming Events       Thursday November 22: Happy Thanksgiving!!     Sunday November 25:10am Worship.  Bible reading: Mark 10:17-31. Theme: “Persistent Love.” Tues. Nov. 27: Everyday Peacemaking – Compassionate Communication at 10-11:30am and 7-8:30pm. Using real-world situations, learn to speak your truth in a way that respects others and builds trust. Topic:  Principles of Effective Communication.  In the church office […]

BCUCC News for Sunday, November 18, 2018

News and Upcoming Events      We have a new guest in the shelter program who lost all of her clothes. She is in need of size 8 clothing. Please bring your gently used or new clothes to the Fellowship hall.    Sunday November 18:10am Worship Bible reading: Mark 11:12-25. Theme: “Good News for the Earth.”  Fourth […]

BCUCC News for Sunday, November 11, 2018

News and Upcoming Events Sunday November 11: 10am Worship, Blessing of Animals. Bible reading: Matthew 6:24-33. Theme: “All My Relations.” Third Sunday of the Season of Creation. (By creation we mean God’s ongoing relationship with the world, in harmony with evolution.) Pets who will be comfortable in worship (with perhaps a blanket or towel if […]