Union  Congregational

United  Church  of  Christ

The logo of the

United Church of Christ;

A Just World for All.

& the 3 Great Loves


302 St. Clair Abrams

Tavares, Florida 32778

Phone:  352 343 6183               email:  ucchurch4@gmail.com


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Our building is historic, as is our faith, but our thinking is new because God is still speaking.

Earth Day Sunday

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Independence
Day Sunday Celebration

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Bob Smith, Moderator

Teda Smith, Director of Music

4th of July

hot dog lunch

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Katie Scott, who recently participated in a work camp at Back Bay Mission, will share her experiences on Sept. 30.

In recognition of "love of neighbor" a special offering for Back Bay Mission will be taken.  Please  bring your change for this love offering for the "change bucket". 

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Head ushers

Chris & Ken Weil.

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   Sunday    Service 

10:00 a.m.

Holy Communion:

   1st Sunday of each month

 New Bible Study begins September 11, @ 9:00

This 6 week DVD series is titled "Soul Keeping".

Pastor Ken leads these studies which are held

in the parlor.   Evenyone is welcome.

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The craft group continues the 2nd & 4th Friday

at 9:30 in Fellowship Hall.   Everyone is welcome.

See Mary Jane Brown fr more information.

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The quilt group reconvenes for the fall

on the 1st & 3rd Thursday, 9:30 in Fellowship Hall.

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The disaster team will reconvene on

Wed, October 31, @ 12:15, in the parlor.

Please see Connie Waidmann for more information.

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Pancake breakfast is back.  Join us on the  1st Saturday

of each month at 7:30 a.m. for the best breakfast

in Lake County.  Charge: $7.00

Everyone is welcome!

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The choir will begin rehearsals on Wednesday,

Septemter 19, at 3:00.

We look forward to having our choir back in worship.

Contact Teda Smith for more information.

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On going activities and mission projects.

      Church office open

      Monday & Wednesday

      9:00 - 1:00...

New Bible Study

September 11, 9:00

details  - middle column

Pastor Ken models his unity shirt during service

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Pulpit exchanges and

guest preachers.

Rev. Ken Frey and

Rev. Drew Willard,

Villages UCC

will exchange pulpits on

Sept. 23

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Rev. John Vertigan, Florida Conference minister will share the sermon on Nov. 4.

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New members will be accepted into church membership on

Nov. 11.

Contact Pastor Ken if you wish to be part of this group. 

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Neighbors in Need offering, October 7.

This offering is the financial means that supports the Council for American Indian Ministry, Justice and Witness ministries, Justice initiatives , advocacy efforts, and direct service projects through grants. 

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October is, once again, sock drive month.  Our Food Pantry (Andrews Basket) is requesting donations of socks for Guardian AdLidem.

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Thrift Shop open Thurs, Fri, Sat

from 9:00 - 1:00.



Best spaghetti and salad bar in town,

3rd Friday, September 21, & October 19.

Best spaghetti in town./  $7.00

  Bring your neighbors and friends

       Join us for Coffee fellowship

     every Sunday  following worship.  


Pancake breakfast Saturday,

September 8, from 7:30 - 9:00.  

Charge $7.00.  

Bring your friends & neighbors.


Our food pantry (Andrews Basket) is open to the community on Monday & Wednesday from 9:00 - Noon.


   Free Senior Meals Mon. and Wed.  Come for a     nutritious meal, bingo at 9:45, and fellowship. It is essential that you register with the church office

so there will be enough food for all.  

There is always a need for donations of non perishable items and money for our food pantry.

Recent Events

Union Congregational United Church of Christ recently celebrated 130 years of worship in our church building.  The church structure was built in 1888 and at that tiome was the worship and meeting place for the community.  The congregation  continues to be a vital part of the community.

      On the left...  Pastor Ken is drssed in symbolic clothing to celebrate 130 years of service to God by serving the community. 

        

        


         March for our lives in Tavares 

  ....in support of students and families effected by gun violence in Florida and elsewhere in our country.  

Visit our Scout page

(ministry drop down  link)

for more photos.

Easter hats, tea, and goodies.


Help Light Up PuertoRico

Nancy Rosado shared our mission project  with the congregation..


The disaster assistance team packed 17 clean up buckets over the last year.

Come Fellowship 

with us

6 Strings & a Fiddle

   Cub Scout

    Pinewood Derby 

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR

 Welcome! Thank you for checking out our website to discover more about who we are.  If you would like to learn more about our church feel free to contact us by email or phone.  All of our contact information is on the main page of this site.  Then, when the spirit moves you, we look forward to meeting you.  I invite you to join us for our 10:00am  Sunday worship service to see if Union Congregational United Church of Christ in Tavares, Florida might be the place of worship for you.  We promise a meaningful worship experience and a comfortable atmosphere for you to better connect with our Savior.  We strive to be an inclusive church, welcoming Christians of diverse backgrounds. Likewise, we do our best to reflect the love of Jesus with everyone we meet.  Blessings.  Pastor Ken