Blessing of the Animals – Sept. 16, 2017

September 6, 2017 by  
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Calling all creatures great and small! You’re invited to bring your owners (sorry guys, you’ll have to be on a leash or in a cage most of the time) to the annual Ivy Chapel Blessing of the Animals.

Here are the details you can pass on to your most important people:
(that is, the people who can drive you to our church):

Blessing of the Animals
at Ivy Chapel UCC
620 N. Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017
1-3 p.m., Saturday, September 16

Please let your owners know that this year, we are partnering with SNUGGLE (Special Needs Under Gentle Guided Love Everyday).

Visit SNUGGLE’s website to learn more.

We’ll have a collection for SNUGGLE at the event. Items they particularly need include:
bleach
baby receiving blankets
top loading hard carriers
nebulizer
Swisspers cotton balls

By wing or by tail, spread the word to all the critters you know!

Let’s Worship Together During Holy Week 2017

March 22, 2017 by  
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Join us here at Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ as we worship during Holy Week 2017.

Maundy Thursday, April 13     7:30 PM  worship

Good Friday, April 14                 7:30 PM  worship

Easter Sunday, April 16            6:30 AM  sunrise worship

Easter Sunday, April 16           10 AM  worship

Immediately following Easter Sunrise Worship, there will be refreshments for all in Fellowship Hall.

For more information about our Lenten worship services, get in touch with us.

The Lenten Season begins March 1

February 27, 2017 by  
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6 PM Soup and Bread Supper  –  Ash Wednesday, March 1

We are fortunate to have this very symbolic opportunity to begin the Lenten Season together.  We will break bread together in Fellowship Hall at 6 PM.

7:30 PM WORSHIP  –  Ash Wednesday, March 1

We will embark on the Lenten Season together in worship at 7:30 PM on Ash Wednesday, March 1.  This service will include the Imposition of Ashes and the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

Blessing of the Animals, Sep. 17

September 10, 2016 by  
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Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ will be celebrating our annual “Blessing of the Animals.” This is a life-affirming, sacred event. All creatures of God are welcome! Ever since our inaugural “Blessing” (which took place here in 2001 merely days after 9-11), this deeply meaningful gathering has been a beloved tradition. Each autumn, we gather to praise God for blessing this world with miraculous life –in all its glorious forms! If you have a treasured creature with whom you share your home and your life, we urge you to take part in this marvelous celebration on Saturday, Sept. 17. Bring your life companion(s) for a memorable afternoon on Holy Ground. Blessings will be offered at the rustic altar and cross near our outdoor pavilion. There will be complimentary refreshments for all of God’s creatures to enjoy. Join us!

Click here to RSVP (not required) on Facebook. Be sure to like our page while you’re there.

Questions? Drop us a line, and we’ll fill you in on the details.

Ride the wave of God’s love at Surf Shack VBS, July 18-22

July 11, 2016 by  
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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL at Ivy Chapel UCC

July 18 – 229 a.m. – noon

$25 per child

REGISTRATION GOING ON NOW!

There’s still time to register for Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ’s Surf Shack Vacation Bible School.  We have enjoyed having you in the past and we hope you will be able to join us this year.
Also, invite your friends! Fill out this registration form ASAP and return it to Ivy Chapel UCC, 620 N. Woods Mill in Chesterfield. You can also email your completed forms.
Questions? Send us an email, contact the church office at (314) 434-4991 or send us a message through our Facebook event.

Blood Drive at Ivy Chapel – May 17!

April 27, 2016 by  
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You’ve heard that donating blood is one of the easiest ways you can save a life. Give this precious gift on May 17, between 3 and 7 p.m. at Ivy Chapel! The church is located at 620 N. Woods Mill Road in Chesterfield.
We need at least 20 committed donors! Please email us to let us know you’re coming.

Ivy Chapel Member Stargazing at UMSL

March 30, 2016 by  
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Ivy Chapel UCC members and friends are invited to a special stargazing event on the UMSL campus on April 16, run by our own Bruce Wilking.

The viewing begins at 8:30 pm weather permitting.  In case of cloudy weather, a cancellation message will be posted at 314-516-5706 by 6 pm.

   Directions to the Observatory can be found here:

http://www.umsl.edu/~physics/About%20the%20Department/astro.html

It is best to take the Florissant Road/University Boulevard exit off Interstate 70.

Questions? Get in touch with us.

2016 Rummage Sale – April 16

March 30, 2016 by  
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Shop early and shop often at the annual Ivy Chapel Rummage Sale! April 16 from 8 a.m. to Noon.

Housewares. Kids’ and adult clothing. Home decor & knick-knacks. Holiday items. You never know what you’ll find… treasures await!

All proceeds will support our youth summer mission trips and other Ivy Chapel youth programs.

Questions? Want to donate? Shoot us an email and we’ll get you the information you need.

Mark the Journey of Jesus: Holy Week 2016

March 22, 2016 by  
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Worship with us at Ivy Chapel this week as we walk with Jesus and remember his sacrifice for us.

Maundy Thursday, March 24
7:30 p.m. worship

Good Friday, March 25
7:30 p.m. worship

Easter Sunday, March 27
6:30 a.m. sunrise worship

Easter Sunday, March 27
10 a.m. worship

Ivy Chapel Trivia Night March 12

January 23, 2016 by  
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If you’ve got answers… we’ve got questions. The family-friendly Ivy Chapel Trivia Night is on – March 12 from 6:30-8:30.

(Doors open at 6 p.m. so you can decorate your table.) Tea, lemonade, popcorn and pretzels provided – but you can bring your own food or drink (beer, wine and soda) to keep your mind sharp throughout the night.

It’s $12 per person – or $80 for tables of 8… plus a 50/50 raffle and a cash prize for being the know-it-all.

Send us an email with questions or to reserve a table. You can RSVP on our Facebook page  and let us know you’re coming. Be sure to share the event with your friends, too.

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