Ivy Reaches Out During Lent

March 22, 2017 by  
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Giving is Christian outreach “Ivy-style”!  Amen!   Our congregation is responding to multiple offering invitations this Lenten Season.  We give God glory for the many, additional ways in which people of Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ are reaching out beyond our church.

Rejoice over this extensive array of things our congregation has done and is doing this Lent:  offering new underwear and new socks; supporting World Vision in connection with Ivy Youth 30-Hour Famine; supporting Creve Coeur Meals on Wheels; supporting Baby Blue Pantry (operating through Wee Care Learning Center of Festus); intentional Lenten canned Food Drive; supporting ecumenical, global ministries by offering gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing.

Praise God for Ivy’s faithful responses to these invitations to give!

Want to get involved? Need more information on how Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ is working in the community? Drop us a line and we’ll fill you in on our work.

Thank you riding the wave of God’s love for VBS 2016!

July 24, 2016 by  
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Thank you to the army of volunteers and crew leaders who came out of their shells and swam upstream to entertain the surfers at the 2016 VBS… the Surf Shack! We rode the wave of God’s love all week long!

Help warm up our Chili Supper!

January 30, 2016 by  
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Can you help with the Ivy Chapel Chili Supper?

We will need lots of volunteers to help on February 19 and 20 to set up, cook, serve and clean up. Sign-up sheets for those jobs will be in Fellowship Hall.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Checks may be made out to Ivy Chapel UCC. Please note “Chili Dinner on the memo line.”

More Ways to Help with the Dinner:

Donate Raffle Items

This year there is going to be a raffle at the Chili Dinner. The committee would like to have about 10 or more items, donated by the congregation. A few examples might be Dierbergs gift cards, restaurant gift cards, homemade gift baskets, gift certificates for yard work, etc.

It’s Not Dinner without Dessert…

We are also planning to serve homemade brownies and pies as dessert at the dinner on February 20th We need 10 batches of brownies, 9 by 13 pans. The brownies and pies need to be brought to church on Friday, February 19th.  We are asking that the brownies be uncut, so they will stay fresher and can be cut uniformly. No icing please! Look for the sign-up sheets in fellowship hall. Sign up and share your favorite recipe.

Chili Dinner Decorations

The Chili Dinner committee is asking for donations of cans of chili and beans and boxes or bags of crackers to place in the middle of the tables for decorations. After the February 1st dinner, these will be donated to the food pantries at Joint Neighborhood Ministries and Circle of Concern. Please bring them to church in the coming weeks and place them in the box in the Narthex.

And finally…

If you know of any way to help us offset any of the costs of food or supplies, or if you have any questions, please get in touch with us.

Pool toy drive for Every Child’s Hope

May 1, 2015 by  
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Our annual pool toy drive for Every Child’s Hope (formerly Evangelical Children’s Home) kicks off on Sunday, May 3. We’ll be gathering goggles, nose plugs, water toys, noodles, towels, masks and (of course) sunscreen until May 17.

Drop off your donations on Sundays or during church hours. Click here if you have any questions.

UCC Lenten Series Bible Study

February 6, 2015 by  
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You’re invited to Ivy Chapel UCC, 620 N. Woods Mill Road Chesterfield, MO, this Lent. Beginning Feb. 22, join us at 9 a.m. Sunday for a new video series as part of our Adult Bible Study.

Each Sunday during the Lenten Season, we will watch one segment of the series “animate PRACTICES.” We look forward to viewing and discussing these thought-provoking videos on a variety of meaningful topics, including community, food, money, worship and sacraments. Come, take part in enriching faith conversation each Sunday this Lent.

Questions? Send us an email or call the church office at 314-434-4991.

Rental space available

January 23, 2015 by  
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Is your group looking for a clean, convenient space to meet? For the first time in many years, Ivy Chapel has space available.

Our church is located at 620 N. Woods Mill in Chesterfield, MO. We have a large, fully lit parking lot and rooms of various sizes to accommodate your group.

Want to know more? Call the Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ office at 314-434-4991 or send us an email.

MEMBERS: Sign up for the pictorial directory

July 27, 2014 by  
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As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we hope all members of Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ will be a part of our Pictorial Directory. It’s free to participate (and you will receive one 8×10 photo) – but you will have the chance to purchase photo packages. We’re taking online signups – just click here to register. Sessions are available on September 5 and 6. Let us know if you have any questions.

 

2014 Holy Week Schedule at Ivy Chapel

April 10, 2014 by  
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You are welcome to worship this week with us as we stop to pause and reflect on what it really means to be a follower of Christ. As we move from Palm Sunday to the joys of Easter, we strive to follow in the footsteps of Jesus. Come, make the journey to Easter with us, and celebrate God’s love.

Palm Sunday, April 13

10 a.m. worship

Maundy Thursday, April 17     

7:30 p.m. worship

Good Friday, April 18

7:30 p.m. worship

 Easter Sunday, April 20

6:30 a.m. Sunrise Worship (outdoor pavilion, weather permitting)

10 a.m. worship (Ivy Chapel Sanctuary)

 

5131964… what does it mean?

March 20, 2014 by  
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5131964.

Does this number mean anything to you?

It’s not a phone number.

OK – what if we insert a couple of spaces. 5 13 1964. Does that help?

That’s right, it’s a date. A very significant date in the history of Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ.

At the 1964 annual meeting of what was then known as the Missouri Conference, members voted to approve a request from Ivy Chapel to become a participating congregation in the United Church of Christ!

In connection with our 50th anniversary year, we will celebrate with a special worship at Ivy Chapel, starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 18, 2014.

Watch for more details on our 50th anniversary celebrations.

And… if you have a memory of Ivy Chapel you’d like to share with us, please send us an email, and we’ll use it as part of our celebration.

No Worship Sunday, March 2

March 2, 2014 by  
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For the safety of our members, friends and visitors, Ivy Chapel UCC is closed on Sunday, March 2.  Please stay home, stay safe and stay warm today. We hope to see you this coming Ash Wednesday, March 5  (6 PM Soup and Bread Supper;  7:30 PM Worship).  If you have any questions, please get in touch with us.

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