Portage United Church of Christ
  No matter who you are,
    or where you are on life's journey,
      you are welcome here.

  • We are an Open and Affirming church with a rich tradition of welcoming all God’s children
  • God is still speaking at Portage United Church of Christ
    Come listen with us
  • "Let the little children come to me. Don't keep them away.
    God's kingdom belongs to people like them." Mark 10:14
  • Nurturing our spiritual development and love of God
  • A beautiful faith journey in service, fellowship and fun together discovering who Jesus calls us to be in the world
  • We have a strong music program at Portage United Church of Christ, and we invite you to be part of it
  • Nurture provides an open, friendly, and warm environment
  • God calls us to be intimately involved in our community to aid and support those in need.

News & Events

Holy Week 2017

April 9 - 10:00 am Palm Sunday Worship Service April 13  - 7:00 pm Maundy Thursday Service of Holy Communion April 14 - 7:00 pm Good Friday Tenebrae Service April 16 - 7:30am, 9:00am and 10:45am Easter Sunday Worship Services
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High School Senior Recognition

On Sunday, May 14, we will recognize our graduating high school seniors during the worship service and celebrate afterwards at a special reception.
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Confirmation Sunday - May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 21st is Confirmation Sunday where we will celebrate with our Confirmands the culmination of their year-long study of the nature of God, Bible Basics, the Sacraments, the History of the UCC and discussion topics including Miracles, Death, Resurrection, Living Our Faith, Prayer and...
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Women's Retreat - May 19-20, 2017

Getting to Know You, Getting to Know Me:  Come Rest Awhile Marianne Novak Houston as facilitator/participator.  She is the local developer of the Courage & Renewal retreat program.  Marianne helped bring Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to our area.  She is the author of...
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Lenten Soup Suppers

We will have our Lenten soup suppers at 6 pm on Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3, 2017.  Each supper includes a brief devotional; this year we will explore some of the fourteen traditional Stations of the Cross.  The first soup supper, March 6th, is especially geared for children,...
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Youth Mission Trip Bake Auction

As a fundraiser for their mission trip this summer, our youth will be having a bake auction on Sunday, Arpil 23, after the worship service.  Come to the multi-purpose room and bid on delicious treats and supoprt the youth mission trip.  As always, the youth appreciate your generosity.
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Recognition of Children's & Family Ministry and Youth Ministry Volunteers

On Sunday, April 30, we will be recognizing the volunteers in both our Children's & Family Ministry and Youth Ministry programs.  Please join us as we thank our faithful volunteers.
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Spiritual Book Club

April 5, 2017 — What is the Head Thinking?  Our Spiritual Book Club discussion for April willl be on John Dorhauer's "Beyond Resistance:  The Institutional Church Meets the Postmodern World."  John is the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ.  This...
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Prayer Workshop

We celebrate the Resurrection of Christ on Easter, April 16th. The New Testament speaks a great deal about “living in Christ” and being “raised with Christ.” What does it look like for us to be raised in Christ, to live out the Resurrection in our daily lives? Pastor Dave will be leading a...
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Worship Through Music Sunday - May 7

Worship Through Music Sunday will be celebrated on May 7th at 10 am.  This uplifting service will feature many of the music ensembles of the church, including the Covenant Choir, the Instrumental Ensemble, the Praise Ringers bell choir, the youth praise band G3, in addition to the piano and...
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