Madison Christian Community

Community of Hope, UCC

A Community Called Hope
Community of Hope is an Open and Affirming community of faith.
We celebrate all races, abilities, creeds, socioeconomic statuses,
religious upbringings, gender identities, and sexual orientations.

God is Still SpeakingWe come together
As people on a journey,
Respectful of our diversity
Supportive of our callings and
committed to learning
what it means to be the body of Christ
in the world today.

We celebrate all races, abilities, creeds, socioeconomic statuses, religious upbringings and sexual orientations.

For more information contact the church office: (608)836-1455.

Worship in Community of Hope
Sundays at 10:15 am

Worship Online at
Community of Hope's YouTube channel.
Worship at 10:15 am, with “Mix & Mingle” beginning at 9:15 am. 
Click here for Zoom access or dial in: 1-312-626-6799, Meeting ID: 521815249#; Password: 943018#.

Worship is also live-streamed on Community of Hope UCC YouTube channel if you prefer not to use Zoom.

Of course, you can also participate in the recorded livestream Sunday morning or another time via our Community of Hope UCC YouTube channel.

11/28/21 This Advent season we listen to stories of annunciations, messages about a new thing God is birthing for the sake of the world. This week Hope is announced through the stories of Hagar and Mary. Join at 10:15am in person in the Covenant Room if you're able or join via livestream at this link on our Community of Hope YouTube channel. Here's a link to the bulletin

Shared MCC Christmas Celebrations
Mark your calendars for shared MCC Christmas celebrations, with Christmas Eve services at 3:00, 5:00, and 7:00, Christmas Day at 10:15am, and Sunday Dec. 26 with a video children’s program at 10:15am.

Neighbors in Need: Remember that we're collecting for one of our four UCC Special Offerings this month. Funds collected for Neighbors in Need are used for compassion and justice ministries, and 40% goes to CAIM (the UCC Council on American Indian Ministries). When you send your gifts for this offering, please be sure to mark it as such.

UCC Strengthen the Church Offering
During the month of May, we collect one of four annual special offerings for the UCC called "Strengthen the Church." This offering reflects our shared commitment as people across the United Church of Christ to cooperatively support leadership development, new churches, youth ministry, and innovation in existing congregations. Through your generosity, we build up the Body of Christ.

Additional Chances!
Remember that, even though we most encourage you to gather in worship at 10:15, the videos remain available at our YouTube channels afterward, so you can go back and catch Holy Week services you missed, or join in with our partner congregation’s worship for an MCC experience! Here is the YouTube channel link: Community of Hope UCC.

Weekly Bible Readings
Within the Worship-to-Go booklet are some general Bible reading options, but if you’d specifically like to connect with what is read in worship and reflect on those.

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Four Strategic Directions
View PowerPoint presentations highlighting the ministries of the MCC and its Four Strategic Directions. Click on a link below to download.

1) Deepen people’s connections to God and encourage practices that feed
    their spirits and equip them for their life journeys. Click here.

2) Strengthen and Build relationships within mcc, and foster an open and
    welcoming environment. Click here.

3) Care for creation and help others to do so as well. Click here.

4) Focus on meaningful partnerships that work for justice and enhance
    the quality of life for people around us. Click here.

Community of Hope, UCCOur Roots
In 1957, four denominations rooted in the Protestant Reformation joined together to form the United Church of Christ. Its member churches live in a loving covenant with one another and with God as revealed in Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit. This covenant preserves the autonomy of the local congregation. The unity that we seek requires neither an uncritical acceptance of any point of view nor a rigid formulation of doctrine. We believe in responsible freedom—we embrace individual expressions of faith, and the individual questioning and seeking of God’s presence in our lives. We believe that we are called to minister to others and seek to live as disciples of Jesus Christ, God with us.

Worship at Community of Hope, UCC
10:15 am During the School Year
  9:30 am Memorial Day-Labor Day

  
Community of Hope, UCC
    Worships in the Covenant Room

 
MCC Worship includes
    Prairie Roots
        led by our own Prairie Reckoning Group
    Taizé Service
    Hymn Sing Service

Worship in the Round

What Are Others Saying About Us?
Four videos were created for our Stewardship Campaign featuring people who use our building talking about how the presence of the MCC makes a difference to them. Click here to view these videos.

RetreatRetreat

Links of Interest
To learn more about the United Church of Christ follow these links:
Our Denomination: www.ucc.org
Some UCC Firsts: http://www.ucc.org/about-us/ucc-firsts.html
The Wisconsin Conference - http://www.wcucc.org/
The Southwest Association - http://www.wcucc.org/associations/southwest-association/

Worhsip in the Round    Worship in the Round



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