Posts from June 2022

Posts from June 2022

June CE Update

Hi Families! Happy Summer! I wanted to first start off by thanking everyone who came to support our children in our annual Children’s day pageant.  It was the first one we were able to hold in the last few years due to Covid and it felt so good to be back!  Fun fact: The animals that the children used were all created by hand by them to use for our Christmas pageant.  If you remember, the Christmas pageant had to…

Help wanted

Virtual Worship Service We are looking for volunteers to assist with the recording, editing, and posting of our Sunday Worship Service. Since its early development, Pastor Ray has continuously improved the process towhere we are today.  If you’re comfortable navigating around a couple of websites, the learning curve should be short. The more volunteers the better, as long as each Sunday is covered. If you’re interested, have questions or know of somebody, please let contact me.Thank you for your consideration Doug…
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Welcome To Rev. Stacey

The Diaconate is happy to announce that we now have an Interim Pastor to help guide and walk with us along our journey into the next chapter of our church. Please join us in welcoming Rev. Stacey Kullgren to our church family. Rev. Stacey is a long-time member of the United Church of Jaffrey, NH and currently lives in Winchester, NH. As a youth, Stacey became aware that her calling was to be of service to others. Stacey was ordained…
Strawberry Shortcake Booth

Strawberry Shortcake Booth

The last Town Benefit Day on Academy Hill washeld in 2019. The 2020 and 2021 events werecanceled due to the pandemic.As a form of Christian outreach within our localcommunity, our Church was asked if we would liketo participate in the Town Benefit Day events bysupporting a Strawberry Shortcake Booth, similarto what we had at the old Yankee Street Fairevents.This year’s event runs from 11:00 AM until 5:00PM on Sunday, August 14th. In the past, thestrawberries, biscuits, and whipped cream wereprovided…
Lemonade & cookies

LEMONADE & COOKIES…..A CHURCH TRADITION

For many years summer brought an end to the time of fellowship and refreshments following Sunday services.  Then Cam and Pat Godfrey began attending our church and introduced Lemonade & Cookies, a wonderful way to enjoy summer each Sunday morning.  Since then each summer Sunday, weather permitting, we leave the church and join together outside to enjoy light refreshments.  It’s a wonderful tradition enjoyed by all. Can you help to continue this tradition?  It’s easy!  In the Bride’s Room, located…

Crop Walk 2022

The 42nd  Annual  Concord Mass. Area CROP Walk for the Hungry Will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at First Parish in Concord. Registration  begins at 1:30, with music by the CCHS Pep Band, and the step-off will be at 2:15 I’m writing to let you know that the Crop Walk will be on Oct. 23 this year, and we are planning for an in-person walk, as we did in 2021. We raised over $27,000 last year! We so appreciate First…

Children’s Sunday 2022

Hi families!I am excited that we will be having the first in-person Children’sSunday in two years on June 12. Practice for this will be taking placein church school during regular class time on May 29 and June 5.The kids have anxiously been waiting to show you their creationsthat they made for the Christmas pageant which we will beincorporating into our children’s day skit. Please join us afterwardon the side lawn for our annual ice cream social following theservice.June 12 will…