Easter Worship

Come and Celebrate the Joy of Christ’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday at Cottage Grove UCC!
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There will be two celebration
worship services on
Easter (March 27th) at
8:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.
Both services will have awesome music, beautiful flowers, and a hope-filled message about the promise of new life in Christ.
The sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. and a special story and time for children will be part of the 10:15 a.m. service.
Come and experience the joy of Easter morning at Cottage Grove UCC and invite your friends and family to join you!

Holy Week Supper and Worship

Calvary Website BannerThe powerful and life-transforming story of Jesus Christ is not complete without the suffering and sacrifice he endured for us and for our salvation on the cross. Come to a special Holy Week worship experience at Cottage Grove UCC on
Thursday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. as we remember Jesus’ last meal with his disciples, partake of Holy Communion together, and hear the dramatic retelling of Christ’s passion story through scripture and song.
Prior to the service at 6 p.m., there will be a light soup and sandwich supper provided by the Cottage Grove UCC Fellowship Team. Please come early and enjoy some good food and conversation before the service. All are welcome!

Advent and Christmas Worship Schedule

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Come and celebrate the joy of the Advent and Christmas seasons in worship at Cottage Grove UCC.
December 6 (10:15 a.m.) – Advent worship with special music by JC Rock and the celebration of Holy Communion
December 13 (10:15 a.m.)  – Advent worship with special music by JC Rock
December 20 (10:15 a.m.) – Advent worship and Children’s Christmas Pageant
December 20 (6:30 p.m.) – Service of Light and Remembrance
Cottage Grove UCC will be holding an uplifting Service of Light and Remembrance to give thanks to God, honor our losses and our emotions during this holiday season, and encourage and support one another in our faith. The service will begin at 6:30 p.m. and include a candle lighting ceremony of remembrance and special Christmas music by Gary Afdahl and Emily Olson. Come to this service to be with God, to be renewed, and to support and encourage others in a time of need. All are welcome! Please come and invite your friends and family to attend with you.
December 24 (4:00 p.m.) – Celebrating the birth of Christ with lessons, carols, and candlelight. This worship service will also include a special story time for younger children.
December 24 (9:00 p.m.) – Celebrating the birth of Christ with lessons, carols, Holy Communion, and candlelight. This worship service will also include a special Christmas message by Pastor Bryan Olson.

Annual Fall Turkey Dinner and Basket Raffle

turkeyCome out to Cottage Grove UCC on Sunday, September 20, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and enjoy a classic harvest season meal with juicy roast turkey and all the fixings: Delicious stuffing, butternut squash, mashed potatoes and gravy, and homemade pies!


Adults – $13
Children 6-12 – $5
Kids 5 & Under – FREE
Take out meals available for $13 Each

There will also be a gift basket raffle so come early and peruse the tables before you eat.

All proceeds will go to fund the mission and ministry of Cottage Grove UCC to feed people both physically and spiritually.

Red Cross Blood Drive – October 5, 2017

Give blood give lifeCottage Grove United Church of Christ will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, October 1st from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Gathering Room. To schedule an appointment online go to redcrossblood.org. Sponsor Code CG UCC OR email kmspicer@aol.com, The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood. Help save a life!

Roadside Clean-up

All members and friends of Cottage Grove UCC are invited to help keep God’s good creation clean by participating in the fall Adopt-a-Highway roadside clean-up on Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Please meet at the church around 8:45 a.m. and we will divide into teams to go out and clean the stretch of 70th street in Old Cottage Grove between Hwy 19 and Hwy 95. Dress warmly and bring a good pair of work gloves! Refreshments will be provided. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact the church office at 651-459-1501 or office@cgucc.org.