Huntington Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

This Week September 3, 2019

Dear Folks,

Please keep in your prayers all those who have been, are, and will be in the path of Hurricane Dorian.

This Sunday, September 8, is the Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost. The scripture lesson is the Epistle of Philemon. The sermon is “Beloved Family”.

We are in are in the midst of our Season of Generosity. Please prayerfully consider your gift to HCCUCC and return your Faith Promise cards as soon as possible. Consecration Sunday will be September 29. Thank you for your faithfulness!

Due to the State Fire Convention in Huntington Center, THE ALL CHURCH WORSHIP & PICNIC will be held SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th at 4 p.m.
At Pemberley (the parsonage), 160 Huntington Street. This year, we will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary as pastor and congregation! We will have worship and then a pizza and salad party following. You don’t need to bring anything but a chair or blanket and a bottle if you would like. The cost is $5 per person, $10 per family. Please fill out the reservation sheet from the Belfry or bulletin and return with payment by September 8 to Sue Lindley.

Choir is starting soon! The first practice will be Thursday, September 19 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Our first Sunday service will be September 22. No experience is necessary, just a desire to make a joyful noise for God!

Women’s Fellowship will be collecting School Supplies for the Church World Service Kits in the spring. Now is the time to purchase the items as we ready for Back to School. We will be collecting: ~ spiral notebooks (70 count) ~ pair blunt scissors (rounded) ~ hand-held pencil sharpener ~ new pencils w/erasers ~ 12” ruler (30 centimeters) ~ large erasers ~ box 24 crayons (only 24) All donations may be placed in the large white storage box in Fellowship Hall. Any questions please contact Laura Salvio.

Let us pray. O Holy God, please keep all who are in harm’s way shielded with your protection. Give them wisdom, strength, and courage. Amen.

In Christ’s love,
Rev. Lucille

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