ORUCC Youth 1/21

Hello friends,

I am looking forward to being back together this Sunday! Our youth will have Sunday school at 9:00, focusing on Echo the Story with Susan and Kristin. TRU Function is practicing from 10-12. 
Unfortunately, the meeting to discuss a faith-based GSA at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church this Sunday has been postponed, due to low RSVP's. I will keep you all posted about a reschedule, or next steps.
Looking ahead, next Sunday, 1/28, we will have a labyrinth walk and contemplative stations for all children and youth. 
Some more dates to get on your calendars…
Youth Service Trip Updates:
  • Tuesday, January 30, 5-8: Culver's Night in Verona. Come out to have some comfort food and support our Youth Service Trip!
  • Sunday, February 11, 11:00: CWS Faith in Action Brunch. This is an intergenerational fellowship opportunity; all proceeds from this brunch will support the Youth Service Trip. 
All Church Events:
  • Saturday, January 27, 9:00-Noon: Indigenous Justice Retreat. A conversation to explore “what's next” following this fall's focus on Indigenous Justice. All voices welcome!
  • Sunday, January 28, 11:00: All-Church Chili Cook Off
  • Tuesday, February 13, 5:30-7:30 Party Gras! Including a dance party, pizza dinner, and a ritual of burning last year's palm branches to prepare for Ash Wednesday.
  • Wednesday, February 14, 6:30 Ash Wednesday Service to begin the Lenten season, 40 days leading up to Easter. 
Grace and peace,

Rev. Kate Mackey
Associate Pastor for Children, Youth, and Families
Orchard Ridge UCC
1501 Gilbert Rd.
Madison, WI 53711
Office: (608) 271-7212 ex. 2030
“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to one another.” -Mother Teresa 

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