7118 Old Sauk Road
Madison, WI 53717


608-836-1455
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Weekly E-News
Each week, MCC sends an email newsletter with details about worship; congregational events, activities and opportunities; information about happenings in the community and wider church; and more. Email us at info@themcc.net to subscribe to this free e-letter!

Regathering Guidelines
Here are links to the Regathering Guidelines for meeting Inside at the MCC and Outside at the MCC. Based on recent revised guidelines from the CDC, the Task Force has decided to amend the guidelines for outdoor gatherings to allow small groups to gather without masks if all participants have been vaccinated. The Regathering Task Force decided to postpone any decisions about indoor worship. Please contact the office if you'd like to get something on the calendar of if you have questions.

Confirmation: Save the Date
Families and mentors, please mark the evening of Wed, May 26, on your calendar for our next Confirmation gathering. As we did a couple of weeks ago, we'll meet at MCC after the 6:30 pm outdoor worship. We encourage you to come for the 1/2-hour worship as well as the Confirmation gathering. Check your email for a notice with additional details.

Kids in the Garden 2021
Kids in the Garden is back (we hope)! The plans now are to proceed with our Kids in the Garden program with children from the Lussier Community Education Center summer program. We will be making some changes including no indoor groups preparing food, no food sharing, safety protocols, etc. We plan to have 3 rotations for the participants: outdoor gardening at MCC, outdoor nature/art at MCC, and outdoor nature/art at Owen Park. It will be a 6 week program on Tue/Th mornings beginning June 29. The approximate time will be 9:30/9:45 - 11:15/11:30; exact details for transportation and schedules is still being worked out.

So what you can do now is go to the MSP volunteer site and choose the Kids in the Garden ministry you would like to be part of. Then in May, when the summer schedule is announced, you will be able to go in and actually schedule yourself for specific days.

It is important for us to know now how many volunteers we have, and we thank you in advance for your participation! If you have any questions, please contact Joyce Anderson 608 848-3867 or blajoy@tds.net

Awaken Dane
The Wis. Council of Churches and others have a new grant-funded project about connecting congregations with each other and with their neighborhoods. The first cohort of 20 congregations will begin soon. A main part of the program is relationships between clergy, but there is also a congregational small group component, helping see the place of ministry for Advent-Hope/MCC in the city. Let Nick or Sonja know if you're interested. You can read more https://awakendane.org/ or click here for a one page summary
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Racial Justice Study & Action
"Who Will Be a Witness"

Has Resumed. Sign Up Now!
Join us Tuesday evenings via Zoom for a dive into Drew Hart's book Who Will Be a Witness: Igniting Activism for God’s Justice, Love, and Deliverance. This book delves deeply into the relationship between racism and the church, and moves from study toward action. You may still sign up here. Copies of the book are available at the church office for $14. Next week, May 4, we focus on Chapter 6.


Boundary Waters Trip 2019
Boundary Waters Group 2019

10:15 am Worship: Livestreaming
Worship with us by livestream on Sundays at 10:15 am or find previous videos of worship on YouTube at Advent Lutheran MCC and Community of Hope UCC

Advent Endowment Application Period
Deadline May 10
The Advent Mission Endowment Committee is accepting applications from MCC members for grants for one of its biannual disbursements. The application with eligibility criteria is available online and must be submitted to the church office or to current committee chair, Linda Pils,at  lindapils@sbcglobal.net no later than Saturday, May 10. Click here to access the application.


Confirmation Market, a Success
Thank you to all who braved a rainy Saturday to come to the Confirmation market, supporting not only the youth of our community, but also their amazing fundraising connections in the wider community. (And thank you to their mentors!) You’ll have a chance to hear more, and hear from the other students, in a session after worship on Sunday, May 2.

Come Work With Us!
The MCC is seeking a part-time Director of Children and Family Ministries. The person in this staff position will have a primary role in facilitating a culture of nurturing relationships and spiritual growth for children and their families, including by developing and structuring associated programming. The position is 20-hours per week and includes vacation and holiday time. Please see the Position Description for additional details. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to info@theMCC.net or Attn: CFM Director, Madison Christian Community, 7118 Old Sauk RD, Madison, WI 53717.  First consideration will be given to resumes submitted by May 14.

Epiphany Choir 2018
Epiphany Choir Concert 2018 Directed by Jen Striet


Outdoor Wednesday Evenings:
Now With Singing

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm
Shared MCC midweek outdoor worship service continues at least through the end of May, on Wednesdays 6:30-7:00. This is our current opportunity for in person worship. Join others around the Memorial Garden (rain conditions permitting). Next week Pastor Sonja will be leading worship. There is no sign up or attendance limit, though worship leader slots are available on MSP. NEW: With updated scientific input, we will now be able to join in (masked) congregational singing!


COH Women’s Breakfast
Meet in person at Hubbard Street Diner on MONDAYS at 7:30 am, starting May 3. Let’s enjoy a new normal. Contact: Sandie Esrael (608)831-2686

Judith Bible Study
Judith Bible study will meet Tuesday, May 11 at 9:30 a.m. at MCC in the Covenant Room. Our study is from the May issue of Gather magazine and focuses on The Journey of Generations. All are welcome! If you have questions, contact Joyce Anderson blajoy@tds.net or 608 848-3867. Don’t forget your masks!

Online Weekly BYOB Beer & Bible
Now Mondays
Monday
evenings at 6:30 pm, you’re welcome to join a group in looking at the upcoming Sunday’s Bible readings, and chatting about plenty else! Join this great group any time. Contact Nick if you have questions or to be sure you get a copy of the readings.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86301329891


Give Away Advent Money!
The Advent Benevolence Allocation Subcommittee makes recommendations to assign how 7.5% of Advent offerings will support work in our community and around the world. If you’d like to be part of the conversation (it’s just one Zoom meeting in the next month or so) contact NickAnn Ward, or John Rowe
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