All are welcome to join in Sunday
We celebrate Holy Communion at all services,
and everyone who walks
through our doors is welcome to participate in Holy
There is a Cry Room for little children and
their guardian where the service can be both seen and heard.
two regular worship services - 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship
and 10:30 a.m Praise & Worship Service.
Sunday School classes are at 9:30 a.m.
between church services.
Lenten Worship Schedule
Ash Wednesday - February
We will gather at noon and 7:00 p.m. for
Communion and Imposition of Ashes (having a cross made of ashes
traced on your forehead).
Ash Wednesday is the official start of the
season of Lent. The gospel lesson for that day (Matthew 6)
reminds us that "where your treasure is, there your heart will
Come and draw closer to God this Ash
Midweek Lenten Services -
A review of our Affirmation of Baptism promises Midweek Lenten
Services will take place Wednesdays, on February 21st, 28th,
March 7th, 14th, 21st. Each week there will be two very
different Lenten midweek services – one at 11:00 a.m.
based around ELCA World Hunger and learning about different
countries (led by Pastor Carla); one at 7:00 p.m. using Holden
Evening Prayer (led by MIC student Liz).
The 11:00 a.m. service will include
international-themed meals, with a short service of scripture
and prayer that will help us learn what ELCA World Hunger is
doing in Mexico, Tanzania, US (food stamps), India, West Bank.
Join together for prayer and scripture, a global meal, and
learn about how the ELCA World Hunger helps those around the
The 7:00 p.m. service will use Holden Evening
Prayer, written by Marty Haugen as a tribute to Holden Village
(a retreat center in the Cascade Mountains of Washington
State). This service will be led by MIC student Liz
Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018 - at 8:30 a.m.
& 10:30 a.m.
Maundy Thursday, March 29th - For Maundy
Thursday Services, we will have communion and the stripping of
the altar at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday, March 30, 2018 we will have
(stations of the cross) services at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018 - at 8:30 a.m.
Kids Easter Egg Hunt - 9:30 a.m. one service with guest
preacher Bishop Wayne Miller to celebrate our Twentieth
Anniversary - 10:30 a.m. UiF's 20th Anniversay Party (cake
& finger food)
5th Sunday of the Month & Open
Every month that there are five Sundays, the
5th Sunday will have only one service at 9:30 a.m. with an Open
Forum after the service. The type of service will alternate
between a praise & worship service and a traditional
service. During Open Forums, the congregation will be informed
about new items that effect the entire congregation.
The next Open Forums are - April 29, 2018,
July 29, 2018, September 30, 2018 and December 30, 2018.