January 12, 2018 E-Herald

Highlighted Ministries

- Adult Pilgrim Fellowship coming this Sunday!

-Parent's Night Out--Jan 26!

-Souper Bowl of Caring--Feb. 4 during coffee hour.  Pre-orders start on Jan 15!

Schedule of Events

Sunday, January 14 (SecondSunday of Epiphany)

-8 AM Worship (Chapel)--Rev. Adam preaching 
-8:45-11:45 AM, Nursery Care for infants and toddlers
-9:15-9:45 AM, R.E. Group Orientation (see above) and between services coffee time, Fellowship Hall
-10 AM Worship (Sanctuary)--Rev. Adam preaching; children's story; choir anthems; Sunday school & Communion
-11 AM-noon, Coffee Hour, Fellowship Hall
-11:30 AM-12:30 PM, Pilgrim Chorale rehearsal, Choir Room
-11:10 AM How to Usher & Greet 15 Min Workshop (Chancel with Caryl Schofield)
-6:30-8:00 PM--JPF in Fellowship Hall; SrPF in West Wing

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

-10 AM-2 PM, Food Closet open for Milford residents and parishioners
-1 PM--Staff meeting, Library
-5:30 PM--Youth Choir rehearsal, Choir Room

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
-10 AM-12:30 PM--Women's Fellowship, Fellowship Hall
-Evening, Adult Choir rehearsal, Choir Room
-6:30 PM Healing Service, Woodruff Chapel

Thursday, January 18, 2018
-5:45 PM, Women's Bible Study, Fellowship Hall 
-6 PM, Junior Choir rehearsal, Nursery

Sunday, January 21, 2018 (Third Sunday of Epiphany)

-8 AM, Chapel Worship, 18 W. Main St., with Rev. Adam preaching
-8:45-11:45 AM, Nursery care for infants and toddlers
-10 AM, Sanctuary Worship, 34 W. Main St.; Rev. Adam preaching, New Membres Joining & Baptism; children's message; Sunday School
-Coffee hour between services (9:15-10 AM) and after 10 AM worship (11 AM-noon), Fellowship Hall
-11:10 AM--How to Usher & Greet 15 Min. Workshop (Sanctuary with Caryl)
-6:30 PM JPF & SrPF Meet

Special Notes/Ways to Serve

-R.E.-Group (Resolution Encouragement Group): People sign up to simply contact two other people each week to encourage them in keeping their new year's resolutions. Call the church office, sign up in Fellowship Hall, or email revadam@firstchurchofmilford.org to get matched up with two other adults, then show up on January 7th for an orientiation session at 9:15 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.

-2018 Pledge envelopes are now available in the Sanctuary near the Narthex (parking lot side) for those who have already committed a pledge for 2018, organized alphabetically by last name. Please find a pledge card and time & talent card in the Narthex or in the hall outside the main church office if you need them, or contact Steve Perrett (sperrett@optonline.net). Thanks!

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.

Scrip cards are available Sundays at Coffee Hour. Scrip cards are gift cards to a wide varieity of national chains that, when purchased, pass along a percentage of the amount (often 4-8%) to the church.

Office: 203-877-4277

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