Ministries

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Sunday School
Preschool age children leave the worship service after the Children’s Time with the pastor and attend Sunday School in the lower level until 11:30am. On Communion Sunday (the first Sunday of each month) the children are invited to return to the sanctuary and receive the Sacrament, per parental discretion.

Vacation Bible School  (VBS)
VBS is offered each summer for 3 mornings in a selected week of either June or July.  Ely Memorial, St. Albert’s Catholic Church and Pioneer Lake Lutheran Church work together to offer this program to all community children.

Adult Classes
Scheduled throughout the year adult classes include; Bible studies, topical studies, book studies, and special events. See the Current Events Page for up to date information.

Women’s Fellowship
Meets throughout the year for service projects, special programs, good food and fellowship. All women are welcome.

Outreach Ministry
The Outreach team seeks opportunities:

Crafter’s Corner and Book Club
Crafter's Corner is held every other month either at Ely UCC Church or at Phelps Congregational UCC Church.  It is open to everyone from both churches as well as the surrounding community.  People come to visit with friends and work on their projects: knitting, woodcarving, scrapbooking, jewelry making and other types of hobbies and crafts.  The time is 9am to 3pm.  A book club discussion begins at 10:30am.    People come and go throughout the day as they desire.

The December Crafter’s includes a cookie exchange!

Come join us!

Endowment Ministry

The endowment ministry offers available funds to support some capital improvements at church and projects such as:  local food pantries, homeless shelter and other needs in the local and wider community.