Tuesday, June 15, 2021

This Week June 15, 2021

 Dear Folks,

 
Hope you are all well.
 
This Sunday, June 20, is the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost. It's Father's Day and we will be honoring our graduates. The scripture is Mark 4:35-41. The sermon is "Be Still".
 
The Vitality Team will be handing out water for the Concerts on Green on Wednesday evenings in July and August starting on July 7. Donations of water would be greatly appreciated! Please leave the cases in the Fellowship Hall. Thank you!
 
Huntington Center Nursery School 3 & 4 yr. old registration is now open. Registration forms can be found on the HCNS bulletin board in the alcove or contact our Director, Linda Rizzitelli at 203-929-7197.
 
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, www.huntingtonucc.org. The GIVEPLUS app can be downloaded on your cell phone. Electronic Fund Transfer giving is also available. Please email the church, hcc@snet.net 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 love and light, open our eyes to the miracles of life around us, open our ears to the music of your Spirit, open our mouths to sing your praise, and open our hands to share your abundance. Amen.
 
In Christ's love,
Rev. Lucille

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

This Week June 8, 2021

 Hi Folks,

Keep cool!
Thursday, June 10 is my prayer day. If you have any joys or concerns you would like me to raise up, please let me know.
The Women's Fellowship will be hosting a Community Tag Sale on Saturday, June 12 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. with a rain date of June 19. Spaces are available for a $20 donation and are open to the public. This year, due to Covid, we will be spaced apart and tables from Fellowship Hall will not be available. We have plenty of room—no one will be turned away! As always, there will be a church table with items donated by our parishioners. If you have items to donate, Denise Wilson—do not bring them to church yet. Masks must be worn that day. We would like to have a bake table and all items must be wrapped in clear plastic. Donations of bottled water to sell are appreciated! Questions? call or text Denise.
This Sunday, June 13, is the Third Sunday after Pentecost. We will be worshiping outside in the back parking lot. The scripture is Mark 4:26-29. The sermon is "Scatter It Wide". As always, worship is at 9:30 A.M.
The Vitality Team will be handing out water for the Concerts on Green on Wednesday evenings in July and August. Donations of water would be greatly appreciated! Please leave the cases in the Fellowship Hall. Thank you!
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, www.huntingtonucc.org. The GIVEPLUS app can be downloaded on your cell phone. Electronic Fund Transfer giving is also available. Please email the church, hcc@snet.net if you would like a form to set that up. Any way you give is a blessing and is greatly appreciated.
Huntington Center Nursery School 3 & 4 yr. old registration is now open. Registration forms can be found on the HCNS bulletin board in the alcove or contact our Director, Linda Rizzitelli at 203-929-7197.
Let us pray. Gracious God, may the power of your Holy Spirit lift us up when our spirits are low, refresh us when we are depleted, and love us when we are feeling unlovable. Amen.
In Christ's love,
Rev. Lucille

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

This Week May 25, 2021

 Dear Folks,

May you enjoy the day!
This Sunday, May 30, is Trinity Sunday. One of our Deacons, Dan Oliva, will be sharing his message. You can view the service at: https://www.facebook.com/HCCUCC.
Please have your reservations for worship in by noon WEDNESDAY.
On June 6, we will be foregoing reservations and assigned seating for worship.
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 Southern New England Conference of the UCC’s share of this offering goes to support Silver Lake Conference Center, Youth and Young Adult Ministries, and Faith Formation. The offering date is June 6.
The Women’s Fellowship Tag Sale is planned for June 12 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. with a rain date of June 19. Spaces are available for a $20 donation and are open to the public. This year, due to Covid, we will be spaced apart and tables from Fellowship Hall will not be available. We have plenty of room, no one will be turned away! As always, there will be a church table with items donated by our parishioners. If you have items to donate, call Denise Wilson first; do not bring them to church yet. Masks must be worn that day. We would like to have a bake table and all items must be wrapped in clear plastic. Donations of bottled water to sell are appreciated! Questions? call or text Denise Wilson.
The Men’s Group is looking for volunteers to help the day before the Tag Sale (Friday, June 11) at 3:00 p.m. We will be moving tag sale items from Reuman House to the area outside of RH so it doesn’t have to be done Saturday morning. Please text Steve Wilson. Thanks!
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, www.huntingtonucc.org. The GIVEPLUS app can be downloaded on your cell phone. Electronic Fund Transfer giving is also available. Please email the church, hcc@snet.net if you would like a form to set that up. Any way you give is a blessing and is greatly appreciated.
Let us prayer. Holy God, open our eyes to the beauty of your creation, the beauty of all your people. Wipe away any trace of arrogance and fill us with a love for all your creation, all your people. Amen.
In Christ's love,
Rev. Lucille

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

This Week May 18

 Dear Folks,

Blessed day to you!
This Sunday, May 23, is Pentecost. The scripture is Acts 2:1-21. The sermon is “Glorious”. The service will be live streamed on Facebook and saved on Facebook and YouTube for later viewing. Wear red wherever you are!
Just a reminder that reservation for Sunday worship in person are due by noon on Thursdays for May 23 & 30. We will cease reservations and assigned seats on June 6.
The Women’s Fellowship Tag Sale is planned for June 12 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. with a rain date of June 19. Spaces are available for a $20 donation and are open to the public. This year, due to Covid, we will be spaced apart and tables from Fellowship Hall will not be available. We have plenty of room, no one will be turned away! As always, there will be a church table with items donated by our parishioners. If you have items to donate, call Denise Wilson first; do not bring them to church yet. Masks must be worn that day. We would like to have a bake table and all items must be wrapped in clear plastic. Donations of bottled water to sell are appreciated! Questions? call or text Denise Wilson.
The Men’s Group is looking for volunteers to help the day before the Tag Sale (Friday, June 11) at 3:00 p.m. We will be moving tag sale items from Reuman House to the area outside of RH so it doesn’t have to be done Saturday morning. Please text Steve Wilson if you can help. Thanks!
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, www.huntingtonucc.org. The GIVEPLUS app can be downloaded on your cell phone. Electronic Fund Transfer giving is also available. Please email the church, hcc@snet.net 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, as we prepare to commemorate Pentecost, help us to open our hearts to the movement of your Spirit today. Amen.
In Christ's love,
Rev. Lucille

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

This Week May 11, 2021

 Dear Folks,


Hope you are having a pleasant week.

My Prayer Day is this Thursday, May 13.  Please let me know if you have any joys or concerns for me to raise up.

This Sunday, May 16, is the Seventh Sunday of Easter.  The scripture is John 17:1-11.  The sermon is “Together”.  The service will be live streamed on Facebook and saved on Facebook and YouTube for later viewing.

Just a reminder that reservation for Sunday worship in person are due by noon on Thursdays.  Folks may make reservations for a permanent seat if planning on coming regularly and only need contact the office if not coming.  

The Women’s Fellowship Tag Sale is planned for June 12 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. with a rain date of June 19. Spaces are available for a $20 donation and are open to the public. This year, due to Covid, we will be spaced apart and tables from Fellowship Hall will not be available. We have plenty of room, no one will be turned away! As always, there will be a church table with items donated by our parishioners. If you have items to donate, call Denise Wilson first; do not bring them to church yet. Masks must be worn that day. We would like to have a bake table and all items must be wrapped in clear plastic. Donations of bottled water to sell are appreciated! Questions? call or text Denise Wilson at 203 218-7553.  

The Men’s Group is looking for volunteers to help the day before the Tag Sale (Friday, June 11) at 3:00 p.m. We will be moving tag sale items from Reuman House to the area outside of RH so it doesn’t have to be done Saturday morning. Please text Steve Wilson at 203 947-1748 (leave your name) if you can help. Thanks!

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, www.huntingtonucc.org. The GIVEPLUS app can be downloaded on your cell phone. Electronic Fund Transfer giving is also available. Please email the church, hcc@snet.net if you would like a form to set that up. Any way you give is a blessing and is greatly appreciated.

Let us pray.  Creator God, may you keep creating in us a desire to work for the good of all your people.  Help us to love one another as you love us.  Amen.

In Christ's love,
Rev. Lucille

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

This Week May 4, 2021

Dear Folks,


May the Fourth be with you! (Get it??)


This Sunday, May 9, is the Sixth Sunday of Easter. The scripture is John 15:9-17. The sermon is “Greater Love” . Happy Mother's Day! The service will be live streamed on Facebook and saved on Facebook and YouTube for later viewing.


Just a reminder that reservation for Sunday worship in person are due by noon on Thursdays. Folks may make reservations for a permanent seat if planning on coming regularly and only need contact the office if not coming.


The CWS Blanket offering will be this Sunday, May 9. This offering provides blankets, tents, and emergency supplies in the wake of disaster. The funds also provide material assistance, education training and small enterprise loans as part of sustainable development programs. You may give in person or online via our website: huntingtonucc.org. Please give generously and help those less fortunate with a gift of hope.


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, www.huntingtonucc.org. The GIVEPLUS app can be downloaded on your cell phone. Electronic Fund Transfer giving is also available. Please email the church, hcc@snet.net 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 love and light, may the power of your goodness and grace continue to carry us through these uncertain times. Help us to be grateful, hopeful, and careful. Amen.


In Christ's love,
Rev. Lucille

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

This week April 27, 2021

 Dear Folks,

 
Hope you get a chance to enjoy the beautiful day!
 
Just a reminder that this Saturday, May 1, 9 to Noon, is our Spring Outdoor Clean-up at HCCUCC. Any help would be appreciated!
 
This Sunday, May 2, is the Fifth Sunday of Easter. The scripture is John 15:1-8. The sermon is "Abide in Love". We will be celebrating Holy Communion, so please have your elements available. The service will be live streamed on Facebook and saved on Facebook and YouTube for later viewing.
 
The CWS Blanket offering will be on May 9. This offering provides blankets, tents, and emergency supplies in the wake of disaster. The funds also provide material assistance, education training and small enterprise loans as part of sustainable development programs. You may give in person or online via our website: huntingtonucc.org. Please give generously and help those less fortunate with a gift of hope.
 
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, www.huntingtonucc.org. The GIVEPLUS app can be downloaded on your cell phone. Electronic Fund Transfer giving is also available. Please email the church, hcc@snet.net 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 One, as we grow with the warmth of the sun and the nourishment of food and water, may we grow in faith and grace with the warmth of your love and the nourishment of your Spirit. Amen.
 
In Christ's love,
Rev. Lucille