-Women's Fellowship Holiday Fair Sale, Saturday (11/10), 10 AM- 2PM; Sunday (11/11), 9 AM-Noon
-Worship at 8:00 AM in the Chapel (18 W Main);10:00 AM in the Sanctuary (34 W Main)
-Contemplative Service: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6:30 PM, Chapel
Schedule of Events
Sunday, November 11 (25th Sunday after Pentecost): Stewardship Sunday
8:00 AM, Worship in Woodruff Chapel, Laity Sunday
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)
9:00 AM-12 PM Craft Fair, Fellowship Hall
10:00 AM, Sanctuary Worship, Laity Sunday
6:30 PM Senior P.F. (high school youth group), Plymouth Building West Wing
Monday, November 12 (Office Closed)
7:00 PM Deacons, Library
7:00 PM Healing Spiritual Wounds Book Study, Parlor
Tuesday, November 13
7:00 PM Trustees, Parlor
Wednesday, November 14 (Parish Post article deadline)
10:00 AM Women's Fellowship, Fellowship Hall, all women welcome!
6:30 PM Healing Service, Chapel
Thurday, November 15
7:00 PM Board Meeting, Fellowship Hall
Saturday, November 17
8:00 AM Men's Ministry, Fellowship Hall
1:30 PM, Nancy Rosenblum Memorial Service, Sanctuary
Sunday, November 18 [Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost] (Thanksgiving Sunday)
8:00 AM Worship, Woodruff Chapel, Rev. Ashley Grant preaching, collection of 2019 pledges
8:45-11:45 AM Nursery Care for Infants & Toddlers, Nursery
9:00 AM Between service coffee hour, Fellowship Hall
10:00 AM Worship in the Sanctuary, Rev. Ashley Grant preaching, collection of 2019 pledges
1:00 PM Stewardship Thanksgiving Potluck, Fellowship Hall, All are welcome!!
7:00 PM, Transgender Remembrance Vigil, Sanctuary
remembering transgender people who have lost lives to violence or suicide
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Community-Wide Thanksgiving Service for all ages, Tuesday, November 20th at 7:00 PM
Location: Precious Blood (St. Mary's Sanctuary) Rev. Ashley will tell a Children's Story and could use a few kid helpers. If you are intrested in participating in the service or helping speak with Rev. Ashley.
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; Instant Potatoes, Cranberry, Stuffing, Gravy, Jelly, Fruits, Canned Veggies, Spaghetti, Snacks/Cake Mixes, Toilet Paper & Paper Towels. Thank you all for your continued generosity.
The White Gift Mission Team...
Asks you prayfully to consider the child and his/her wishes from the ornament (or ornaments) you chose, and purchase a gift (or gifts) requested. You may team up with a friend or another family to sponsor the child (children). Bring gifts to the Christmas Pageant and Worship Service on Sunday Dec. 9th, make arrangments to bring early if you can't make the Dec. 9th Service. These gifts will be our symbolic offerings to the Christ child. The gifts will be collected by the appropriate agencies, which we are sponsoring this year and delivered tot heir recipients the following week.
If you have a youth intrested in being a Shephard, Angel or Animal please let Kelsey know! Costuming for Shephards and Angels will be held on 11/18 following church in the 2-3 classroom, Animals will be held on 11/25. All youth are called for the Dress Rehersal on 12/8 (3-5 PM rehersal, but stay tuned for specific times).
Milford Food 2 Kids upcoming events:
Volunteers needed, November 23, Winter Wonderland downtown.
December 15, Barnes & Noble event (all day opportunities)
December 20, Youth group in Milford packing event
Advent Approaches, Liturgists needed
Would you, your family or ministry like to participate in our Advent Liturgy? Or would like to participate in the special Advent activity? Speak with Rev. Ashley for more information and scheduling.
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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