updates for February 15, 2013

This Sunday, look for the Table Prayer Tent, a Lenten resource created by Bread for the World, on the table in the side chapel


The Children’s Choir will not be rehearsing on Sunday.


Bible Study meets this Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. in Stacy’s office. We will be finishing the Book of Revelation.


Thanks to everyone who contributed to last week’s Youth Group bake sale. We raised $325, enough money to send three children to school and to buy two pairs of shoes for children in our sister community of M’tendere (Zambia).


Prayer Group meets each Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m.


The next 4th and 5 th graders Friday Fun Night is March 1. Join us for Cosmic Bowling at the Needham Bowlaway from 6:00 -8:00 p.m.


Don’t miss the next Union Church game night and potluck supper, on Friday evening, March 1 st at 6:30 p.m. Look for the sign-up sheet in the Reception Room.


NICA information: Sunday, March 3rd is going to be our 1st Ancianos event and we are looking for a few more volunteers to make some appetizers or desserts.

Travel to Nicaragua: Are you considering going on our next Mission Trip to Nicaragua in only 12 Months? (Projected dates are 2/13/14 – 2/22/14).

Please contact Dave Spertner ([email protected] or 617-549-1200) for more information or to sign up for one or both of these opportunities.


The next Youth Group meeting is Friday March 15, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Join us for a get together with the middle schoolers of Second Church in Newton UCC.

Middle Schoolers from other Newton UCC churches may be joining us as well.


Small Group Lenten Dinners Throughout Lent we will be hosting several small group potluck dinners. We invite you to choose from the following, a time and place when you can join with others from the Union Church community for a time of fellowship.

More details are on the sign-up sheet in the Reception Room.

Your host will be in touch with details when sign ups are complete.

Don’t miss this chance to connect with someone new!

  • Friday, March 8th in Roslindale at Mark Smith and Stacy Swain’s home;
  • Saturday, March 16th in Waban at Chris and Molly Owen-Kiritsy’s home;
  • Saturday, March 16th in Watertown at David Spertner’s house;
  • Saturday, March 23rd in Weston at Lara and Grant Gund’s home;
  • Sunday, March 24th in Waban Brita and Gary Gill-Austern’s home.