Tuesday, October 11, 2016

This Week October 11

Dear Folks,

Please keep those places, especially Haiti, who have been ravaged by Hurricane Matthew, in your prayers.  The United Church of Christ's One Great Hour of Sharing funds are helping.  If you are interested in helping too, please write a check to HCCUCC and designate it for OGHS Haiti.

This Thursday is my prayer day.  If you have any joys or concerns you would like me to raise up, please let me know.

Sunday is our second week of our Season of Generosity, "Faith in the Future".  The scripture reading is James 1:17-27.  The interactive sermon is "The Present".  Please think of the things now at HCCUCC that are important to you.  The Stewardship Committee will be handing out the promise/pledge card packets following worship.

This Sunday at 6:30 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall, I will be presenting a travel log of my sabbatical.  Lots of rocks and lochs!!  Refreshments will be provided.

Our next LEO (Let's Eat Out) will be on Wednesday, October 19, 6:30 P.M. at the Twisted Vine in Derby.  Please sign up in the Alcove if you are planning on attending.

Kirsten Keith will be hosting HCCUCC's Girl Night Out (GNO) on Thursday, October 20 at 7 P.M.  Please bring an appetizer; Kirsten will provide the beverages. Please RSVP to Kirsten at  andrew.keith@sbcglobal.net.

Let us pray.  O God, just as the trees let go of the dead leaves, help us to leave go of any thing that is dead in our lives that prevents us from being truly alive, vibrant, joyful, and whole.  Amen.

In Christ's love,
Rev. Lucille

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