Sunday, March 3  Dr. Seuss Birthday Extravaganza. Bring the children and celebrate.
Sunday, March 3 Movie luncheon–12:30 in the Annex. The movie will be Kinky Boots. Check the bulletin or Chanticleer for the full description

  • Interfaith Benefit Choir Concert
  • Saturday, March 16th at 7 PM
  • University Lutheran Church
  • 1020 S. Harrison Rd
  • East Lansing, MI
  • Join with the Charlotte Congregational Church choir in supporting an interfaith benefit concert hosted by All Faith Alliance for Refugees.  The concert will help fund St Vincent Catholic Charities in their ongoing work with refugees. Our choir will be singing, along with choirs from multiple faith traditions.

March 16 and 17 Across the Square Quilters quilt show at the Charlotte Library.


June 14 the Second Annual Brownie Bake-off Congregational Commons

More details will follow. Start perfecting your recipe.

Spirit of Giving continues:

February-children’s pajamas

March-Spring Shoe Box Supplies

Helping Hands Challenge–We are over 7/10ths of the way to meeting our $1000 challenge. Each $10 equals one piece of the puzzle. Check the table in the BFR to see the progress. If you would like to donate please put your donation in the collection and mark it Helping Hands Challenge.

One Great Hour of Sharing

If you would like to donate on line here is the link: to oghs

Sunday School teacher needed for March 17. The sign up list is on the credenza in the BFR.

The BIG THANK YOU of the week goes to Mary Normand for making 600 cookies for the Nordic Fire Fest.


2/4/19 Happy Valentines Day Everyone,
Here is all the info that you could possibly want…
Upcoming events:

Feb 16 Men’s Group after 8am in the Annex Library Feb 16 Prayer Shawl Knitters after 9am in the Lounge
Feb. 19 Living with Grief group at 10 a.m. in the Annex
Feb. 21 Church Council meeting in the Annex at 6:30
Feb. 22-24 Nordic Fire Fest There are sign up sheets on the credenza to volunteer. It really is an interesting experience–and fun.
Mar. 3 Dr. Seuss birthday celebration–Mission Team and Sunday School will package pjs, books, and pillow cases. We will also have a Dr. Seuss coffee hour. Bring all the kids you know.
Mar. 14 Friends of Chrystal annual Memorial for Chrystal and Arlo Eaton from 7-9 p.m.Everyone is welcome to attend.
April 13-14 Home and Business EXPO
April 28 Progressive Dinner

Have you secretly always wanted to make cookies? Join Mary Normand to prepare the cookies for Nordic Fire Fest. Tues. Feb. 19 cutting and baking cookies Thurs. Feb. 21 frosting cookies See Mary for times.
Editorial note: Mary’s cookies are world famous.

Giving Opportunities: February: children’s pajamas, books
March: items for spring shoe boxes (Through Saturday, Meijer is having buy one get one half off on art supplies and card games.)
Helping Hands Challenge: As of last count we have collected $560 in our matching challenge for Helping Hands new building. You may make donations in the regular Sunday collection. Just mark your donation for Helping Hands.
The BIG THANK YOU of the week goes to Todd Rockhill for leading the discussion for movie night. There is so much to learn about homelessness. By the way, we collected five bags of socks!
Share the love! Amy Frost Your humble email servant

Feb. 2–Prayer Shawl ministry at 9 a.m. in the lounge. Everyone is welcome. There are patient folks who will help you if you would like to start knitting or crocheting.
Feb. 10–Scout Sunday
Feb. 10–Movie Afternoon–The Homeless Chorus Speaks–4 p.m. in the Annex. Todd Rockhill will be leading the discussion. Fleece tie blankets will be made to donate and you may bring a pair of socks to share as well. Tell your friends.
Feb. 13–Community Dinner–see Mary Normand if you would like to help.
Feb. 19–Living with Grief support group–10 a.m. in the Annex Library. See Bob Miller for details.
Feb. 22-24–Nordic Fire Fest–We will need volunteers to spread joy and warmth with hot cocoa and Mary’s world famous cookies.
March 3–Outreach (that’s Mission Team now folks) takes over Sunday School and coffee hour to assemble pajama sets and celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Bring all the kids and grandkids and neighbor kids!
April 13-14–Eaton County Home and Business EXPO–We will sponsor a booth again this year. Volunteers are needed to bake delicious homemade treats and to work at the booth and meet folks. Watch for a sign-up sheet.
April 28–Progressive dinner

Mark your calendar for these dates:
October 30–Harvest Feast
November 8-9 Bazaar
November 29-30 Festival of Trees

Giving Opportunities:
Children’s pajamas–all sizes.
Items for Spring Shoe boxes.
The Helping Hands Challenge. See the table in the BFR for details and puzzle pieces. 

The BIG THANK YOU of the week goes to everyone who volunteered to teach Sunday School!  There are a couple of openings in March. 
Stay safe and hope to see you Sunday when the weather will be considerably warmer. Your email friend, Amy Frost