-Worship begins 8:00 AM in the Chapel (18 W Main) and 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary (34 W Main)
-Full Sunday School (10 a.m. worship) and youth groups (6 p.m.) begin this Sunday.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, October 13
9:30-11:00 PM Can and Bottle Drive, Church Parking Lot
Sunday, October 14 [Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost]
8:00 AM, Worship in Woodruff Chapel, Rev. Adam preaching
8:00 AM outreach, Library
8:45-11:45 AM, Nursery care for infants and toddlers, Nursery
9:00 AM, Between service coffee hour (Fellowship Hall)
10:00 AM, Sanctuary Worship: Rev. Adam preaching; Sunday School
11:00 AM, Outdoor journey Coffee Hour, enjoy refreshments and meet new people
6:30 PM-JPF & Confimation
Tuesday, October 16
6:30 PM C.E Meeting, Library
Wednesday, October 17
10:00 AM Women's Fellowship, Fellowship Hall--all women invited
Thursday, October 18
7:00 PM Board Meeting, Fellowship Hall
Saturday, October 20
7:00 PM Silent Movie Night, Sanctuary
Sunday, October 21 [Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost]
8:00 AM, Chapel Worship: Rev. Adam Eckhart preaching
8:45-11:45 AM, Nursery care for infants and toddlers, Nursery room
10:00 AM, Sanctuary Worship: Rev. Adam Eckhart preaching
11:30 AM-4:00 PM New Haven to Milford Hyke
11:30 AM-12:30 PM Christmad Pageant Auditions
6:00 PM SrPF
6:30 PM JPF
Women's Fellowship--Our annual Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 10 (10am-2pm) and Sunday, November 11 (9am-12noon). We are looking for bakers willing to make some goodies for our Baked Goods table. We are also collecting buttons of all sizes and shapes to use for a project. If you would like to donate, please leave them in our pink box in the kitchen. We are planning to have our basket raffle so anyone or group that would like to contribute a "theme" basket, talk to any of our ladies during Coffee Hour. For questions email Ruth McCrodden (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Joan Jacobs (203-874-7685)
Neighbors in Need Offering--Neighbors in Need (NIN) is a special mission offering of the United Church of Christ that supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States. One-third of NIN funds support the Council for American Indian Ministry (CAIM). Two-thirds of this offering is used by the UCC's justice and witness Ministries (JWM) to support a variety of justice initiatives, advocacy efforts and direct service project throught grants. Neighbors in Need grants are awarded to UCC churches and organizations doping justice work in their communities. These grants fund project whose work ranges from direct service to community organizing and advocacy to naddress systemic injustice. This year, special consideration will be given to project focusing on serving our immigrant neighbors and communities.
Host Coffee Hour
Our fellowship time after worship is a specail time to practice hospitality. Would you like to co-host one Sunday? There is a sign up in Fellowship Hall or speak with Ann Sabo or Rev. Ashley .
We need a few more adults or young adults in the nursery to help Wendy and Mark! This is a wonderful way to give back to the Church and get to know more of our Church family! If you're intrested in learning more, please contact Kelsey, Wendy or Mark.
At this time the food pantry is in need of these items; Creamy Peanut Butter, Potatoes, Rice, Veggy & Meat Soups, Jelly, Fruits, Spaghetti Sauce, Snacks,
Desserts, Oatmeal cereal, Pancakes, Canned Pasta, Protein beans,Toilet Paper & Condiments. Thank you all for your continued generosity.
First United Church of Christ
34 West Main Street
Milford, CT 06460
All are welcome at First Church! As an inclusive community of God's children, we affirm the radical welcome and hospitality of the United Church of Christ; No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!
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