Announcements for October 26

For All the Saints – In worship on November 2nd, CCC will remember “All Saints Day” and the anniversary of the martyrdom of Dr. Paul Carlson. Dr. Carlson was killed 50 years ago this fall while serving as a Covenant missionary in the Congo. A special offering benefitting mission work in the Congo will be collected. Individuals are also encouraged to bring an unframed photo of loved one(s) who have passed away to the service. We will remember all those in “the great cloud of witnesses” and worship Christ who is the resurrection and the life.

Lions, Tigers and Bears! – People of all ages are welcome for a trip to the zoo! Saturday, November 8th at the National Zoo in D.C. Meet at the “picnic pavilion” near the farm and parking lot “D” at 10:00 a.m. Running late? Contact Pastor Ryan at 773.895.7186 and you can catch up with the group. Need a ride or more information? Contact Martha Reitman at davidandmartha@yahoo.com.

Homework Help Club – CCC is starting a new “Homework Help Club” to help elementary aged children in ESL homes complete their homework. Meetings start at the end of October, and we need your help! Easy, kid-friendly meals for 12 are needed weekly. In addition, basic school supplies are needed. See sign-up lists and more information near the church office or contact Kari Packard (bandkpackard@gmail.com).

New Look for the Sanctuary – Plans are underway to have the sanctuary reoriented and rearranged for the start of Advent. A diagram of the new set up will be posted in the back of the sanctuary, and comments and suggestions are welcome. Contact Pastor Devyn or Becky Ericson for more information.

New Member Opportunity – A new members class will begin meeting soon. The class will include an overview of Community Covenant’s beliefs and practices, our history and more. Those who attend will be able to apply for church membership. If you are interested in attending, please speak with a pastor, and we will coordinate classes around individual’s schedules.

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