• Gina Bullock

THIS WEEK @ CCMI: Through January 27


Thursday,January 23 10:30 a.m. Women's Bible Study 6:00 p.m. Bible Study 7:30 p.m. Choir Rehearsal

Sunday,January 26 10:30 a.m. Worship 11:45 a.m. CCMI Church Annual Meeting

EVENTS

Join us this Sunday for our Annual Meeting. Fellowship will provide the main course and salad. We are asking the congregation to bring a dessert.

Treasuring the Earth Event

January 19, 2020

Have you taken some time to study the wood carvings that Bob Wiley has created?They are truly remarkable! He has been carving cedar replicas of Haida and Tlingit art for over 50 years.

Here’s what he says about his work: “I got interested in Northwest Coast Indian art during frequent visits to Seattle in the early 1960s, which intensified after moving here in the mid-1960s. I had a good cedar fence post, some gouges (curved bladed chisels), sharp knives and started carving. I did a mask with movable parts, then plaques, trays, spoons, model poles, canoes, paddles, and bend corner boxes. By the mid-80s I was ready to try a totem pole, and was fortunate in finding a log, and then a second one a year later, and carved 12’ and 10’poles. On losing my workshop by moving, I continued carving small items in the kitchen and then gig saw carving on flat pressed board in the Covenant Shores workshop.”

Women's Bible Study Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Love Carved in Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten Commandments. Contact Jinny Sewall for more information and a study guide: jinnys@comcast.net

NO Children's/Costume Jewelry

We are surrounded by electronics that constantly need to be powered up. It's easy to accumulate chargers and cords that don't have a home. Ridwell is collecting power cords, chargers, and connectors to help tidy up your homes! Bring to CCMI before: Feburary 25th

Prison Ministry THANK YOU EVERYONE! We have collected over 350 calendars. Continue to bring any calendars that you are not using to CCMI.

We often hear that CCMI's Reader Board is an effective way to communicate with our Mercer Island neighbors.That's why the Climate Action Team is using the North facing side of the Reader Board to post weekly ideas to reduce our carbon footprint. We are using many ideas from REI's initiative, the Opt to Act Plan which provides ample challenges to get active, reduce our impact on the environment, and leave the world a better place. Check out REI's website for information.

CCMI Upcoming/Community Events

Panthera Tigers Forever Bake Sale Fundraiser Sunday, February 2 Help the Moss family raise money to save the PantheraTigers.

Women's Breakfast Saturday, February 8th 8:00 a.m. Sign up to host the Women's Breakfast next month!

Carnevale Saturday February 8, 2020 A festive fundraiser for The Italian Cultural Center - Il Punto.

Carnevale is one of the most colorful celebrations in the world. In Italy, we are serious about it. In the end, this is where it was born. Every village celebrates, every family cooks up a storm to honor this century long tradition of dancing, masquerading and feasting before the fasting and meditating of Lent. Tickets are now on sale and are available for purchase until February 5, 2020. https://ilpuntoseattle.org/event/festa-di-carnevale-2020/

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday evening (Down Center)

Wednesday (Upper Room & Sanctuary)

Thursday (Library &Sanctuary)

Saturday (Sanctuary)

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