Huntington Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

This Week, May 14, 2019

Dear Folks,

Thank you to everyone who made the Church Auction this past Saturday a great success.  A special thank you to Linda and Bob Sember!

A big thanks to the Confirmation Class who did such a great job with worship on Sunday.  Kudos!

My prayer day will be this Thursday, May 16.  Please let me know if you have any joys or concerns you would like me to lift up.

This Sunday, May 19 is the Fifth Sunday of Easter.  Ms. Janice Lautier, the Director of the Spiritual Care Department at Griffin Hospital will be delivering the message, “What Is the Desert?”  The scripture is Mark 1:1-15.  Please welcome her!

I will be away this Sunday for the baptism of my grandniece, Olivia Michaela Eshleman.

Also on Sunday, City Historian Robert Novak will lead participants on a walking tour of the historic Huntington Green. The illustrated talk will begin inside the Huntington Congregational Church, where parking is allowed, at 1:00 p.m. It will offer glimpses into the historic churches, municipal buildings, and monuments where Shelton’s history is hidden in plain sight. $10.00 per person will benefit the Shelton Historical Society.

The sign up sheet for our next “LEO” (Let’s Eat Out) is up!  We’re going to Arooga’s on 387 Bridgeport Ave. on Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 P.M.

HCCUCC offers its church members college scholarships for those who are continuing their education in the fall (not restricted to high school seniors). Please contact the church office for an application form or to have one e-mailed to you. The due date for applications is Sunday, May 19th. Scholarships will be presented during the worship service on Graduate Sunday, June 16th .

There will be a congregational meeting on June 2, 2019 immediately following church worship service to review the progress and recommendations of the Budget Committee and to vote on any matters that are brought forth.  Please make every effort to attend this very important and informational meeting.  Child care will be provided.

Let us pray.  O God, help us to know that “this too shall pass” when we are faced with troubles and trials.  Time does march on, and you are at our side offering us strength, peace, and hope.  We thank you and praise you.  Amen.

In Christ’ love,

Rev. Lucille 

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