Second Sunday in Advent!
PAGEANT & WHITE GIFT MINISTRY Dec. 10
Thank you to the Women's Fellowship & Outreach Ministry for a wonderful HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR & COOKIE SALE
Schedule of Events
Saturday, December 9, 2017
- Noon--Set up for Pageant
- 3-5 PM Pageant Rehearsal (Arrive by 2:30 PM if you still need a costume.)
Sunday, December 10, 2017
-No 8 AM Worship
- 9:20 AM Pageant Cast Arrive
-10 AM Worship for All Ages (Sanctuary) with Pageant & White Gift Collection
-Nursery care 8:45 AM-11:15 AM (before, during and after worship)--Children should be picked up early so that nursery can be used for sorting.
-White Gift Ministry
-Coffee hour (11 AM-Noon)
-11:20 AM Confirmation 1 & 2 and Senior Pilgrim Fellowship will meet in sanctuary for Caroling Excursions
-1 PM Luncheon for Confirmation 2 & Senior Pilgrim Fellowship Luncheon and Party (Fellowship Hall)
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
-9 AM, Women's Fellowship, Fellowship Hall
Thursday, December 14, 2017
-5:45 PM Women's Bible Study-Fellowship Hall
Saturday, December 16, 2017
-8 AM-10 PM Barnes & Noble Milford Food 2 Kids Event
Sunday, December 17, 2017 (Advent 3)
-8 AM & 10 AM worship (Chapel & Sanctuary), with Rev. Ashley preaching
-10 AM Sunday School
-Nursery care 8:45 AM-11:45 AM (before, during and after worship, pick up little ones early today!)
-Coffee hour (11 AM-Noon)
-4 PM Candlelight Carol Service (Sanctuary)-- All are welcome
-6:30 PM--Junior Pilgrim Fellowship Christmas Party
Special Notes/Ways to Serve
Spring Women's Retreat: We are planning a Spring Women's Retreat and would love your input! Please take a minute and respond to our quick survey. We look forward to building a retreat that will help our Congregation learn and grow as a community!
Ad Hoc Committees: The Church Board invites people to nominate themselves or others to serve on one of the following ad hoc committees, slated to meet monthly for the first half of 2018: Accessibility (seeking to propose ways to better meet needs of people with differing abilities); Bylaws Revision (proposing to the congregation how to update the church's organizing document); and Safe Conduct (updating the policies for volunteers, staff and minors related to safety). Please speak with Moderator Peter Jaynes, Vice-Moderator Mark Byers, or call the church office by December 1st if you wish to nominate someone or find out more.
From your Stewardship Ministry: If you have not recieved a 2018 pledge package in the mail, please contact Steve Perrett (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we'll get one to you.
Scrip cards available at Coffee Hour
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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