The DuBois on Broadway 2.0 is now history after 13 months of planning.  According to the oral comments, it was a successful special event featuring delicious food, great facilities and staff, enriching musical program, entertaining oral auction, and a wide variety of silent auction items that encouraged those final bids.
This significant fund-raiser has hopefully brought more attention to DuBois Center and the many opportunities of recreation and fellowship enjoyed there by people of all ages. The proceeds from the tickets, auctions, and donations are designated for major physical equipment replacement (i.e. commercial appliances), site improvements and more. In addition, a special collection was taken to purchase a new big piece of waterfront recreational equipment, the WOW (Wonder on Water) offering.
This 2nd production of a Broadway musical revue was truly reflective of MANY people working in respective volunteer areas that showed TEAMWORK! Over 50 volunteers, 21 oral auction items, 94 silent auction entries (all donated by generous donors), attendees purchasing $50 tickets, and all the WOW donations resulted in a memorable event benefiting DuBois Center. A more detailed report on the financial aspects will be shared next week after the records are finalized. However, we will gladly accept donations for the new WOW in the swimming area as well as this special fund (just label Gala in the memo line) as  a distinction from a general fund donation.
Sincerest appreciation is extended to everyone who contributed in any way towards the memorable and successful DuBois on Broadway 2.0 evening.
Rick Porter
Rev. Jerry Amiri
Norma Borgmann

2017 Annual Meeting

October 21, 2017

Gateway Convention Center

8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Jim Bear Jacobs was born in 1977 in St. Paul, MN. He is a member of the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation, an American Indian tribe located in central Wisconsin. He has degrees in Pastoral Studies and Christian Theology and has served various churches as youth minister, adult Christian educator, and director of Men’s Ministries. He is a cultural facilitator in the Twin Cities and works to raise the public’s awareness of American Indian causes and injustices. He is a convener of “Healing Minnesota Stories," a committee dedicated to creating events of dialogue and education particularly within faith communities. He presently lives in Coon Rapids with his wife Susan and three (soon to be four) young children.

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Boundary Training Options

Illinois South Conference of the UCC has scheduled Boundary Training which can be used to satisfy the requirement for Illinois South Conference pastors as well. The schedule is:

May 23, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lebanon St. Paul UCC, 123 Dee St.

May 24, 2017 (for retired clergy)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Highland ISC Office, 1312 Broadway

St. Louis Association:
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - Kirkwood UCC
1603 Dougherty Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO 63122
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Facilitators: Rev. Mark Robinson and TBD
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