Within Our Congregation
Welcome Back Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 10:00 am
Welcome back after the laid back days of summer relaxation! Join in the fun after worship service. We will be building our own sandwiches and enjoying our traditional welcome back Sunday sundaes!
Friendship Table Meal, Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Hosted by Chef Colby! Menu includes: Appetizers - Salad and Bread Entre - Roast Pork Loin, Gravy, Roasted Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables Dessert - Cookies
Service of Installation, Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Join with the church family, friends from the Old Colony Association, UCC, and our community as Pastor MaryAnn is formally installed as our minister. This service occurs only when there is a change in settled or designated ministerial leadership. A reception will follow to meet and greet the diverse community who gather to formally welcome MaryAnn as our minister. We hope to see you there; all are welcome!
Stewardship Presentation, Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 12:00 pm
We welcome the Reverend Jonathan New as a guest preacher from the UCC on the first Sunday in the fall season. After the worship service there will be a light luncheon in the Community Center followed by a 45 minute presentation by Rev. New about stewardship. Facts, trends, and Scripture based references will be offered for understanding stewardship as more than a pledge campaign. This event is being offered by by the Stewardship Committee with the help of Church Life and Fellowship.
Within Our Greater Community
Marion Step Recovery and Support Programs - Ongoing
Several meetings are held throughout the week in Marion at the First Congregational Church or St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church. Find a schedule and general program description, as well as contact information here.
The Kitchen Table Conversations
A grief support program for those who have lost someone to suicide will start on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at the First Congregational Community Center 144 Front St. Marion, MA from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Kitchen Table Conversations will continue the fourth Tuesday of each month. This is not clinical. It's a peer-to-peer gathering open to anyone ages 19 and over who has been impacted by the loss of a loved one, friend, co-worker, etc.... Read the full press release here.
Healthy Eating Initiative - Ongoing once monthly
No cost distribution of fresh produce sponsored by the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center for the Greater Boston Food Bank is held monthly at a Wareham site. Click here for more details.