Huntington Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

This Week April 2, 2019

Dear Folks,

Happy April!! Quiet Hour meets tomorrow morning at 10 A.M.

Tomorrow evening’s, Wednesday, April 3, Ecumenical Lenten Service will be at St. Lawrence. Dinner is at 6 P.M., the service at 7 P.M. This will be the last Ecumenical Lenten service for 2019.

Sunday, April 7 is the Fifth Sunday of Lent. Holy Communion will be celebrated. The scripture is John 12:1-8. The sermon is “A Gift From the Heart”. Charlie Kuchenbrod, the Executive Associate Conference Minister of the Connecticut Conference UCC will be sharing his Lenten Testimony.

A sign-up sheet is posted in the alcove for the 6:30 p.m., April 18 Seder Meal reservations. Payment is due at the time of sign-up to Pat Tober. Cancellations will be taken up until April 14. If you cancel after that and there is not a fill in, you may have a takeout order, but money will not be refunded. Adults: $15; Children: $10.

There are still open slots for Seder and Tenebrae readers. Please sign the sheet in the alcove if you would like to be a participant or call the church office.

Women’s Fellowship will prepare and sell Manhattan and New England Clam Chowder and a variety of homemade breads. To place your order, see the sign up on the sheet in the alcove or call the church office (203 929-1223). Pick-up will be next Sunday, April 14. Chowder is $10 per quart. The prices on the homemade breads vary.

Help is needed for our church grounds clean-up, on Saturday, April 13 beginning at 8:30 A.M. Please signup in the alcove and don’t forget to bring your tools. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided.

The 11th Annual Treasures, Talents and Tastes Auction will be held on Saturday, May 11, 6 P.M. in Fellowship Hall. Please see Linda or Bob Sember for more info. ‘

O Holy God of All, help us to trust in your eternal goodness, love, and grace, so we may face the days with hope, compassion, and courage. Amen.

In Christ’s love,

Rev. Lucille

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