Posts from August 2021

Posts from August 2021

Steadfast Hope

Focus on the Why As this year’s Generous Giving Ministry will focus on Steadfast Hope, why do you choose to give? What has this past year of pandemic life taught you about your own giving practices? Everyone has their own, personal reasons for why they give, or times when they can’t give. Wherever you are in your giving journey, focus on your why. Here are some ideas to help you think about your why: It’s where I experience the transforming…

Big Basket Raffle

The First Congregational Church Basket Raffle is back! The Westminster Cracker Festival is on Saturday, October 16, 2021, so our church will be there! We have had successful raffles in the past so we look forward to participating in this community event again. Donna Molet will be the basket coordinator for this year.Let’s all think “outside of the basket” and find unique containers for our themed basket raffle.  Any interesting basket, bowl, platter, holiday container, pot, etc. can be dropped off…

Church Regathering: Phase 2

The second phase of our Church Regathering plan is still scheduled to begin on the Sunday of September 12, 2021. The Phase 1 “Open Air Worship” services were conducted as planned during the month of June. But as New Englanders know, one thing that cannot be planned for is the weather. One of the wettest July’s on record made it necessary to move worship into the sanctuary on four consecutive Sundays. Depending on what the weather is like for the remainder…