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Home Office Weekly Update: December 21, 2023

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Home Office Weekly Update

December 21, 2023

From Ministerial and Member Services . . .

Ordination of Robert Wood

We’re happy to announce that on Dec. 16, 2023, Robert Wood was ordained into the ministry. He and his wife, Ruth, serve the congregation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Agape Love Part 3—“Christian Kindness in Action”

This week’s study is titled: “Christian Kindness in Action.” 1 Corinthians 13 says that agape love is kind. Romans 12 illuminates what kindness is. This sermon goes through these characteristics and expounds how they contribute to the agape love we are developing in our Christian walk.

You can listen to it online at ucg.org/sermons/christian-kindness-in-action-agape-love-series-part-3 or download it to your favorite mobile device. All 11 parts are available as a sermon series at ucg.org/sermons/sermon-series/agape-love.

—Peter Eddington, Operation Manager, Media and Communications Services

Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Family Weekend

Registration is now open for the Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Family Weekend, Teen Prom, and Young Adult Fellowship to be held March 8–10, 2024.

Join us for a dynamic weekend, featuring enriching Bible studies and a young adult workshop, uplifting Church services, a memorable teen prom (for ages 12–19), a young adult dinner and dance (for ages 18–35), and engaging sports events! This weekend is a perfect opportunity for our Church family to deepen connections, strengthen faith and create cherished memories together. All of Friday’s and Saturday’s activities will take place at the Four Points Sheraton in Coppell, Texas, which conveniently provides a free shuttle to and from the DFW Airport. The weekend will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday evening with a dessert social and will conclude on Sunday, at 3 p.m.

Please register to help us plan seating and food quantities and make the necessary prepayments. The deadline to make payment for any paid aspects of the weekend is Feb. 20. However, there is a discount for teens who pay for the prom by Feb. 6. Our website https://bit.ly/dfw-regional-weekend contains additional details about the schedule of events, the cost of different meals/events, and how to book a hotel room. We hope to see you there!

Mammoth Cave Camping Weekend—April 11–14

The Bowling Green, Kentucky, congregation is excited to announce that their annual camping weekend at Mammoth Cave will be held April 11-14, 2024.

Join us for around the campfire and enjoy a weekend including music, Sabbath services, cave tours, bike riding and a potluck. We have three group sites reserved, and some individual campsites are available. Please contact Sherie soon if you would like a spot saved for your family.

Contact information and many more details about the weekend are available on the Members website at ucg.org/members/news/camping-weekend-mammoth-cave-national-park.