Huntington Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

This Week February 14, 2023

Dear Folks,

Happy Valentine’s Day!  You are all God’s beloveds!

This coming Sunday, February 19, is Transfiguration.  We will also be celebrating Scout Sunday.  All scouts and scout leaders are invited to wear their uniforms.  The scripture is Matthew 17:1-9.  The sermon is “More Than Meets the Eye”.  The service is on-site and on Facebook live-stream.

Ash Wednesday Service will be held on February 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary and Facebook live-stream. Imposition of the ashes will be offered.

Valley Refugee Resettlement Project— We are ready to settle a well vetted refugee family! Volunteers & donations welcome! Please drop your donation in the basket on Sundays or use the on-line option on our website. For more info, contact:  Bob Margolies at 203-400-1769 or

or Gordon Harris at 203-605-5233 or

URGENT! The Valley Food Bank at Spooner House – Items 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 for donations. Also, our Blessing Box needs to be stocked, but during the winter, please do not put canned or jarred items, only things that won’t freeze. Please be generous!

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.

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 love, my we, who are you beloveds, show our love to the world with words and acts of kindness, generosity, and compassion.  May we follow Jesus’ example.  Amen.

In Christ’s love,

Rev. Lucille

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