Arcadia Congregational Church is a member of the United Church of Christ, which is devoted to the concept that persons of widely differing theological understandings can join together to form a Christian community of faith. As individual members, we are free to believe and act in accordance with our awareness of God's will for our lives. But we are also called to live in a loving and accepting relationship with one another.
We are a church with an open table, inviting all who want to follow Jesus' message of love, forgiveness, and service to join with us in worship. Our church is here to nurture your spiritual quest.
*For more information about the United Church of Christ visit www.ucc.org.
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
ADULT BIBLE STUDY
Our Adult Bible Study continues with its exploration of the Gospel of Luke. It is never too late to join this group. We met every Wednesday at 7 p.m. and on Friday at 3:30 p.m. Both groups meet in the Fireside Room.
WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY
We will be celebrating World Communion Sunday during our worship service on October 7. You are invited to bring either bread or a roll from your ancestry to honor people from all over the world who will be taking communion on that day.
BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
We will be holding our "Blessing of the Animals" service on Sunday, October 14. All critters are welcome, however, we ask that your dogs be on leashes and cats, rabbits, reptiles, and birds be in either carriers or cages. As part of our community outreach, you are invite to bring a bag of dog or cat food to support the pet bank at the Foothill Unity Center. Even if you don't have a pet at home, you'll really enjoy this worship service.
NEW MEMBER SUNDAY
We will be taking in new members to our congregation on Sunday, October 21. If you are interested in becoming a member of our church, please see Pastor Jolene for details.
A Benefit Concert for our church this year will be on Saturday, November 3 at 5:00 pm. It will feature The Licata Brothers, heather and Danny Fernandez, and Art Wild and "The Earthlings." Tickets are $20.00 and are obtainable. A solicitation letter for sponsors or patrons is available through our church secretary.
Our church depends on our members and friends for its support. We are able to offer quality music, a variety of worship experiences, educational programs, Christian education for our young people, special events, and travel opportunities because of your generosity. On Sunday, November 4, pledge cards will be distributed for the purpose of creating a budget for 2019.
On Saturday, November 17 from 8-12 N we will be having our fall yard sale. We are asking you for those precious items that you would like to donate once again. We will be setting the sale up during the week prior to November 17 and if you are able we would appreciate your help then and on the day of the sale. This is a very effective fundraiser for our church.