Adult RE Forum: Sunday Adult RE Forums are cancelled for the month of October. Meetings are expected to restart in November.
Sunday Service Program: Indigenous Peoples Day
Presented by Rachel McKinney
Monday, October 8th is Indigenous Peoples Day. It began as a counter-celebration held on the same day as the U.S. federal holiday of Columbus Day, which honors European explorer Christopher Columbus. Indigenous Peoples' Day is intended to celebrate Native Americans and commemorate their shared history and culture. For our service on this Sunday, Rachel McKinney will lead us in looking at some of the issues and histories surrounding indigenous people in our region of the country.
After the Service at 2:00 p.m.: Youth Group will be at ASU to attend The Laramie Project at Valborg Theatre this Sunday. Parents are encouraged to attend. Contact Travis Boswell for more information. Fellowship Service Opportunity: The Youth Group is seeking volunteer assistants. Contact Travis for details.
Today's Program: Labor and the Working Poor
Presented by Marti Johnson. Service Leader: Dawn Wicklow.
Marti Johnson will share stories illustrating the employment challenges and triumphs faced by the homeless and low-income people participating in Hospitality House's Rise program.
After the Service 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - Youth Lunch and Activities in Junaluska Park
Fellowship Volunteer Opportunity! The Youth group—teenagers in grades 6-12 from both our congregation and the High Country United Church of Christ—will eat lunch and meet at this time in Junaluska Park, led by Travis Boswell. Travis is looking for adult volunteers to assist with group; if you can help, email Travis.