Special Offerings: Yuma United Church of Christ supports the Yuma Food Bank, Crossroads Mission; Casa Del Migrante -Migrant Center in San Luis, Mexico, and Immigration Hospitality Ministry when women and children are dropped off locally after being detained. Each would appreciate your prayers, financial gifts, labors of love, or donations.

Please mark your giving envelope if in addition to your support of the Yuma United Church of Christ ministry you will be giving a special offering to any of those above. Yuma United Church of Christ thanks you in advance for giving your time, talent, and finances to support the Yuma United Church of Christ vision and active mission.

Chris Jones will be working on the Yuma United Church of Christ Newsletter in the coming weeks. Please email any information or photo’s you would like in the newsletter to Chris at . Last day for submissions will be the second Sunday of September.

End of Summer Bash.…any ideas? Let’s celebrate the coming end of summer with a relaxing get-together. Send Rev. Bonnie your ideas at : or in a text to 928-246-3266. Below are a few ideas.

1. Have a “Tasty” Taste Test Dinner. You can only bring an item made from the “Tasty” YouTube videos without any alterations to the recipes.

2. Beach Party in the sanctuary.

3. Chariot Races

Sunday, August 28, 2016 PFLAG Meeting held at Unity Center of the Desert, 281 W. 24th St., Suite 136A. Business meeting at 3:00 pm, support meeting at 5:00 pm. ALL ARE WELCOME. Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) meetings are for persons who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ’s) and their family and friends; LGBTQ straight allies and all who support PFLAG’s vision. Greg Wilkinson or the Mayor of the City of Yuma will be the guest speaker at the 5:00 pm support meeting.

Sunday, September 4, 2016 Communion Sunday and Common Union Meal after Worship. Everyone is welcome at the table of grace. Bring your favorite potluck dish for sharing during the fellowship meal after the worship service.

Friday-Saturday, September 9-10, 2016. Rev. Bonnie at Specialized Ministers Convocation in Phoenix

Sunday, September 11, 2016 Lectio Divina. We will experience a prayerful worship through contemplating the Scriptures.

Spring/Summer Attire: Casual. Enjoy the spring/summer and stay cool.

Child’s Table & Chairs in Worship Space. There 15 a child’s table and chairs in the worship space. This allows those who want their children to be present in worship to have that opportunity.

Birthday & Anniversary Celebrations. Please see Erica Messer so she can update the birthday and anniversary lists. Erica will be facilitating a monthly celebration. The celebration will be after worship the last Sunday of the month, in which we honor the important dates in our lives. Thank you Erica.

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