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Decorah Scarf Project

In a colorful, symbolic move to raise awareness and to respond to the recent wave of bullying, we are beginning the Decorah Scarf Project. Our goal is for our community to create 100 knit rainbow colored scarves that will be in turn given out to Decorah community members who pledge to do something to curb…

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Know Your Neighbor

For the coming year, you are invited to a series of explorations into some of the faith traditions of our neighbors.  See the schedule below as well as the links to readings (which are also available in print in the church office). Sept 21, 7:00-8:00 pm, Studying Islam, taught by Dr. Todd Green, We will…

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Popcorn Theology, Second Sunday of the Month

After a summer hiatus, Popcorn Theology has resumed!  High schoolers and adults are encouraged to come to the next session, which will be held in the Friendship Room (not the Congregational Center as it typically is).  We’ll be watching excerpts from Children of Men, a thriller based on P. D. James’s science fiction novel about a…

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Nordic Fest Parade

Up and down Water Street we were “Dancing with the Doors.” Accompanied by a smaller ver- sion of the doors outside the church with the words of welcome affirming that God’s Doors are Open to All, folks carrying doors danced to “Let My Love Open the Door” by Pete Townshend, “Love is An Open Door”…

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2015 Cultural Immersion and Service Trip

We traveled to Chicago to learn about the dynamics of the inner city and to participate in work projects in local neighborhoods. While we were there, we were challenged to take home the lessons learned and the inspirational words of Brenda Matthews: Somebody better say something. Somebody better do something. Somebody better feel something. The…

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Close Knit

Join this Outreach Small Group! This is a group for knitters, crocheters and folk who would like to learn, to gather and work on creating warm hats, scarves, mittens, socks, etc. to be given to others. We have a yarn bank available in the church office (yarn may be donated or taken for projects) as…