Huntington Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

This Week October 4, 2022

Dear Folks,

Hope you are all keeping warm and dry!

This Sunday, October 9, is the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost. The scripture is Luke 17:11-19.  The sermon is “For Granted”.  This will be an outdoor service, our last for 2022.  Please bring your own chair.  The service will be in the sanctuary in the event of bad weather.  

Thank you to everyone who has returned their “Faith Promise”/Pledge Card.  If you have not done so, please do!  Your generosity keeps our ministry going!

Confirmation Class will be starting soon!  Parents, if you are interested in having your Ninth Grader involved, please contact me ASAP.

Sunday School resumes on October 16.  Please contact the church office for more info.

VALLEY REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROJECT– VRRP group has moved forward with full funding, team organization, and potential housing to settle a well vetted and needy refugee family! Volunteers needed! Donations are welcome! You can drop your donation in the basket on Sundays or you can use the on-line option on our website. For more info, contact the church office.

FUNDS FOR CLEAN-UP BUCKETS NEEDED – With all the recent and pending storms, Women’s Fellowship is collecting monetary donations for Church World Service Clean up buckets. Checks may be made out to HCC with “Buckets” on the memo line. You can drop your donation in the bucket on Sundays or you can use the on-line option on our website. The need now is urgent. Thank you.

The Valley food Bank at Spooner House – food needed:  shelf stable milk and powdered milk, pancake mix and syrup, peanut butter and jelly, canned fruit and applesauce, garbanzo and navy beans, canned tuna and chicken, oatmeal and other cereals, and pasta sauce.  There is a box in the Alcove and also the “wishing well” in Fellowship Hall for your donations. Also, our Blessing Box needs to be stocked. Please be generous!

Please continue to support HCCUCC with your contributions.  Now more than ever, our mission of being the beacon of love and light on the Huntington Green and beyond is vital. Contributions sent in by mail are welcome. Please consider donating at our website, Electronic Fund Transfer giving is also available. Please email the church, if you would like a form to set that up. Any way you give is a blessing and is greatly appreciated.

Let us pray.  O God of all, may you open our ears, our hearts, and our hands to your word, your love, and your gifts.   Amen.

In Christ’s love,

Rev. Lucille

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