Church Jottings by Holly - week ending 5/11/18

I’ve noticed lots of churches asking their members to wear red/orange/yellow on Pentecost, May 20th. Fire it up, UCC!

First Congregational of Albuquerque is holding a Sunset Hike for all ages on May 27th. The 3 mile hike is “easy” and is a perfect way to end to the holiday weekend with family and friends.

First Albuquerque is also holding a genealogy workshop for beginners using free online websites on June 9th, 10-2. Cost is $30.

Did you know that there is live jazz every Thursday night at Scottsdale UCC? Check out Sacred Grounds at 7:30 on Thursdays for jazz, coffee, tea, and dessert. May 17th is their 15th Anniversary Celebration!

Tutoring came to a close at Casas Adobes UCC in Tucson for this school year with an ice-cream social for the 18 first-graders in the Reading Sprouts program. CACC-UCC's team of 18 tutors each helped two of the students with their reading and writing once a week for the entire school year.

First Congregational of Prescott is supporting Rainbow Acres this month for their mission focus. Rainbow Acres, located in Camp Verde, is a facility serving 95 developmentally disadvantaged adults with a variety of services.

The Good Shepherd in Sahuarita is looking for a good used car for a church member. Donation or low price.

Shadow Rock has a YouTube channel that broadcasts Sunday services as well as a variety of other events. Miss Sunday at your home church? Catch a substitute at Shadow Rock UCC online.

Black Mountain is inviting members to create small memorials to honor any family member or friend who died in one of our nation’s wars. The memorials will be placed in the windows of the sanctuary on May 27th.

Scottsdale Congregational reminds us that the Rebel and Divine Clothing Boutique is low on men’s clothing, socks, and underwear. The Boutique is located at First Church Phoenix and open on Thursday’s and Saturdays.

First Church Phoenix is providing 200 sack lunches every Monday during the summer to the Summer Heat Respite Program at Grace Lutheran Church located near them.