Sunday, December 16
9:30 a.m. Forum: "The Mythical Power of Christmas," a discussion of Alexander Shia's take on theroots of modern-day Christian traditions, their Celtic roots and their connection to the earth and the cosmos. Come hear of a new but yet old way of looking at Christmas! Gina Kentopp leads the discussion.
10:30 a.m. Worship: "An American Landscape of Joy," Doug Long preaching.
12:00 p..m. Worship & Music Committee in the library.
5:30 p.m. Caroling: UPUCCers depart for caroling and cookies at Healing Transitions.
Newcomers & Inquirers Session: Held most first Sundays of each month, Membership & Publicity Committee hosts these gatherings in the church library after worship . There is a short presentation of the history of the UCC as well as information about Umstead Park United church of Christ. (Next session is January 6.)
Creativity Group: The morning craft group meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 9:30 a.m. The evening Creativity Group is held the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Come with your own individual creative projects, come to socialize, or come to try your hand at making a card.