April 27, 2017

DEPosition: by the Rev. David Pattee, senior pastor Last Sunday I wished a “Happy Easter” to a member of our church who had been out of town several weeks. He smiled and answered, “Thanks, but it’s a little late isn’t it?” Is it ever too late to share a “Happy Easter?” The season...
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CUCC Helps Pay for Summer Camp at Pilgrim Park or Tower Hill

Summer camp season is upon us, and there is a fund to help CUCC families pay for camp at either of the two Illinois Conference UCC Camps, Pilgrim Park and Tower Hill. The “scholarships” are available to every child of the congregation, regardless of need. The amount...
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CUCC 180 Year History Supplement Now Available Online

A Supplemental Brochure Celebrating 180 Years of the Congregational United Church of Christ, St. Charles, Illinois – 1837 to 2017 – is now available for viewing or download on this web site. March 4, 1837 is the founding date. Previous church histories were published...
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November 16, 2016

This Sunday in worship we celebrate the harvest and give thanks to God for the abundance of blessing we enjoy, dedicating pledges to the financial support of our church for the coming year, 2017. If you haven’t already sent in your pledge, I encourage you to bring it with...
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October 27, 2016

This moment is thick with anxiety… worry, frustration, anger… a sense of dis-ease in the present and in what the future may hold. Polls find that a large majority of Americans believe our country is on the wrong track. This is not new. We’ve found ourselves in such...
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Guidelines for Submitting Articles for Highlight, Web, Blast, Bulletin, Twitter, etc.

From the Church Office Recently we have been experiencing some articles that are getting inadvertently left out of our publications. To address this issue we have some new guidelines for articles being submitted. Please follow the instructions below:   Go to our website...
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Swingset Wins in Scarecrow Festival Contest

Congratulations to the team from Swing Set Preschool for winning 3rd place (and $175) for their entry, “It’s a HOOT at Swing Set PreSchool.” Swingset was entered in the Clubs and Not-for-Profit category. Thousands of visitors from near and far attended the...
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Please Join Us | New Member Social and Orientation Precede Reception of Members Sunday, October 30

New member events are scheduled for the month of October. We encourage all of our active visitors to consider joining the church. On October 16th, we will be hosting a new member social at the home of Rob and Kelly Cameron, 4N355 Booth Tarkington Street, St. Charles, IL 60175....
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October 6, 2016

It’s a curious mix we’re given to enjoy at this time of year. Just as the season turns darker and cooler, we enjoy some of our most lustrous celebrations. A Hallowe’en of demons and heroes tricking and treating through the night is followed by a day of thanksgiving for all the...
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Sign-up Your Car as Trunk or Treat Host Now

Trunk or Treat scheduled for October 30th 3:00-4:30 in the church parking lot.  We are looking for interested people to sing-up their car and park in the back of the church for Trunk or Treat.  Please decorate the trunk of the car so when it is open it is Halloween themed and...
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