Huntington Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

This Week April 18, 2023

Dear Folks,

Hope you are all having a good week!

This Sunday, April 23, is the Third Sunday of Easter. The scripture is Luke 24:13-35. The sermon is “Broken Bread”.

We are so pleased to have our lovely Syrian family settled into their apartment in Derby! Thank you to all who make this possible! Continued support with your time, talents, and treasures is greatly appreciated!

HCCUCC Talents and Tastes Auction, May 13th, 6 P.M. in Fellowship Hall- If you have any questions, please contact the church office.

The Valley Food Bank at Spooner House – Items Needed: shelf stable milk & powdered milk, pancake mix & syrup, peanut butter & jelly, canned fruit & applesauce, garbanzo & navy beans, canned tuna & chicken, oatmeal & other cereals, & pasta sauce. Please use the box in the Alcove for donations. The Blessing Box also needs to be stocked! Thank you! REMINDER: Our Spooner House Meal is now the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Questions–see Holly or Gerry Fassbender.

Funds for Clean-up Buckets Needed – 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.

Community Tag Sale: Women’s Fellowship will again be holding our annual tag sale on June 10 (rain date June 17). You are welcome to have your own space or donate items to the church table. Please consider us as you do any spring clean-out!

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 may be sent to the church through mail or please consider donating on 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 Holy God of all creation, as the days change from hot to cold, from sunny to rainy, from still to windy, help us to remember that your love and compassion for all of humanity, all of creation, never changes. We can trust in you. Amen.

In Christ’s love,

Rev. Lucille

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