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United Christian Parish (UCP) is located at 745 N Brush Street (at the intersection of 8th and Brush) in Lakeport, California near beautiful Clear Lake.
 
  


Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:00 am



Hymn Sing at 9:45 am
Worship Service at 10 am
with Kid's Choir after the Children's Moment

On the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month
UCP hosts Free Kitchen from 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Meals served from 4:00 to 5:00 pm

On the 2nd Sunday of the month
Following our worship service we will have an all church potluck from 11:20 am to Noon
All Committees (except Buildings and Grounds) meet from Noon to 1:00 pm
Parish Coordinating Council meets from 1:00 to 2:00 pm

Upcoming Worship Services

Dec. 28      1st Sunday of Christmas         Dedication Required                           Luke 2:21-40

When the poor ones who have nothing share with strangers, when the thirsty water give unto us all,  when the wounded in their weakness strengthen others, then we know that God still goes that road with us,  then we know that God still goes that road with us.  From Cuando El Pobre -A. Oliver and Miguel Manzano

Christ is born. Now what? In our culture new parents receive gifts, but in ancient days they were expected to make a sacrificial offering upon the dedication of their child in gratitude for the gift and for purification. Mary and Joseph brought the offering prescribed for those living in poverty, not those living in comfort or wealth. When they brought the offering, and the child to the temple, they did however receive a gift: the blessing of an old man clinging to a vast hope and the assurance of a prophetess that she would tell the story of redemption promised in this child. In our own fears of not being or having enough, what of ourselves are we called to dedicate to Jesus?  

Special music today by our jazz friends, Salt N Pepper!

January 4                                   Healthy Faith Grows!                                Luke 2:41-52
Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, but it wasn’t always easy for his earthly parents. Does growth always cause discomfort? How do our expectations change our response to growth? What do we do when it becomes uncomfortable, as it was for Mary & Joseph? Join us today and learn what the Bible offers!


January 11                                          “Baptized”                                            Mark
1:4-11
Even though Jesus was a man unlike any other, he began his public ministry in the way common to his day: by being baptized. Have you been baptized? Is it time to say yes, to this particular invitation of Christ? Come today to learn more. Those who commit to baptism today will be invited to be baptized on January 25.


January 18                            "Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday and as Pastor Shannon spends the weekend at the Youth Baptism Retreat we will welcome Rev. Diana Green as our guest speaker this holiday weekend.

 

January 25                              “You Are Called! NOW!”                              Mark 1:14-20
So many of the stories in scripture take place next to water, today we will join Jesus beside the Sea of Galilee as he calls his first Disciples. And hearing the call we will ask what does it mean for us today? What are we called to?

 

 

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