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910 Columbus St.                 Ottawa, IL 61350

Accessible/Main Entrance on Jackson St.

Office Hours: Mon. - Fri.  9am - 1pm

815.433.0771

 ottawaucc@sbcglobal.net 

 http://www.ucc.org/ 

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 Sunday Schedule:

 10:00 a.m. Worship

 11:00 a.m. Community           Time

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Street Parking

Handicapped accessible entrance along Jackson St.

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 WORSHIP SCHEDULE 

  • 10:00 a.m.  Worship Service
  • 11:00-ish Coffee and Fellowship Hour
  • Communion is served each Sunday.  All are welcome to take communion.  Gluten free bread is available.
  • 5:30 p.m.  Youth Group (most Sundays, see schedule)
  • 7:00 p.m.  Vine Brew & Bean - or adult class that meets Sundays throughout Lent

Our service follows a pretty traditional format, while having warm moments of sharing and welcome.  There is a wonderful time for children included.  Music includes choir, piano, organ and visiting musicians or singers. To really get to know us, stick around after worship for our Coffee Hour, when you'll have an opportunity to meet church members.  

LENT

During Lent we hold an Ash Wednesday Service at 7:30 p.m. On the following Wednesdays throughout Lent we will gather to share fellowship and meditations together at 7:30 p.m..

  • Palm Sunday -  We will be receiving new members, there will be a new member reception, potluck and a Reverse Easter Egg hunt!
  • Maundy Thursday - Candlelight Tenebrae Service at 7:30 p.m. 
  • Easter Sunday - Worship at 10:00 a.m. and then work together to create the Living Cross with fresh cut flowers.  

Join us each week as we journey toward Easter!

 

ADVENT

During Advent we hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 p.m.  We have also begun an annual tradition of holding a Community Christmas Song Sing-Along.  Please watch the December calendar or our facebook page;  Open Table UCC Facebook Page  for the date and time.  

ALL ARE WELCOME! 

 

ADULT ED                                                                

Join us each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. for our adult class, Wednesday at the Well.

 

We gather most Sunday evenings at 7:00 p.m. for Vine Brew & Bean, an adult class where you are welcome to gather, relax, bring your own beverage.  Please check the schedule or our facebook page;  Open Table UCC Facebook Page for dates.

 

YOUTH

Our youth group meets most Sundays at 5:30 p.m. for various activities and learning experiences.

 

MUSIC

Our choir is small but mighty, and we have so much fun.  We meet for practice every Wednesday, usually at 6 p.m, and sing at services usually every other Sunday.  We are always looking for singers to join us. 

We are privileged to have two talented organists, who can play the whale out of our beautiful Schanz organ and are pretty good on the piano, too.