Huntington Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

This Week May 21, 2024

Dear Folks,


May the Spirit of Pentecost still be fresh in your hearts!


This coming Sunday, May 26, is Trinity Sunday.  We will be honoring our heroes in commemoration of Memorial Day.  The service will be outdoors, so please bring a chair!  In case of rain, we will be in the sanctuary.  The scripture is Romans 8:12-17.  The sermon is “Heirs of God.”


The Valley Refugee Resettlement Project will meet on Sunday, June 2 at 3 P.M. at the Derby Neck Library or via ZOOM to plan on settling another family. Questions? Contact Bob Margolies:


Church World Service Health Kits: Women’s Fellowship is collecting items to fill 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 Fairfield East Association’s Spring Program Meeting is a concert featuring Ellis Paul, singer and songwriter, to be held on Sunday, June 2, 2024 at the First Church Congregational UCC in Danbury, CT at 4:00 p.m. This free concert is open to all.  After the concert, will be a time of fellowship and refreshments.


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 Strengthen the Church offering supports the expansion of ministry and growth of UCC local congregations. Support of this offering will help the UCC fulfill its commitment to creating a just world for all by investing in new ministries and practices that meet the needs of local communities. The 2024 offering date is JUNE 9.  Please bring your gift to the church or visit our website: to donate.  Thank you for your support!


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 wind and flame and dove.  Continue to send your Holy Spirit into our hearts that we may be filled with determination, courage, and passion to be your love in this world.  Amen.


In Christ love,

Rev. Lucille

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