Huntington Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

This Week May 14, 2024

Dear Folk,


I hope you are having a great week!


This Sunday, May 19, is PENTECOST.  The scriptures are Ezekial 37:1-14 and Acts 2:1-21.  The sermon is “Resuscitated”.  Please be sure to wear red as we celebrate the birthday of Christ’s Church!


Our May 26 service will be an Outdoor Worship. Please bring a chair and join us!  In case of rain, we will be in the sanctuary.


Women’s Fellowship is collecting items to fill Church World Service Health kits soon! Needed: Hand towels, Wide tooth combs, Finger or toenail clippers, Bath size packaged bars of soap, Standard size band aids. A box for donations is in the Alcove. Questions? See Lois Ricker.


The Valley Refugee Resettlement Project will be meeting on Sunday, June 3 at 3 P.M. at the Derby Neck Library or via ZOOM, to reorganize to settle another family.  Contact Bob Margolies for more info at:


Women’s Fellowship’s Annual Tag Sale is June 8th, 9 to 2 (rain date is June 15).  Gently used and clean items may be donated and dropped off in Reuman House. We appreciate if you price them. Price stickers are available in the alcove. Spaces are available for $20, payable the day of the event. Donations of baked goods to sell that day are welcome!  Questions?  See Lois Ricker or Denise Wilson.


The Valley Food Bank at Spooner House – There is a list of needed items in the Alcove.  Please pick up a copy. Please use the box in the Alcove for donations. The Blessing Box also needs to be stocked.  Our Spooner House Meal is on 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.


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 power and strength, as the day of Pentecost approaches, may you open us up to the wind and the fire of your Spirit that our lives may be filled with the passion of your love.  Amen.


In Christ’s love,

Rev. Lucille

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