Within Our Congregation
Wednesday Study Group - Wednesdays, December 5, 12, 26
"Wingin' the Word" at 7:00 pm offer reflection and discussion on Scripture in small groups. Come and join in at any time to learn together.
Annual Cookie Walk & Holiday Luncheon - Saturday, December 8, 2018
A delicious stop while you are on the Sippican Women's Club Holiday House Tour or stop in for a holiday break. A returning favorite is the Cookie Walk. Click here for more details.
Church Open House - Sunday, December 9, 2018
The sanctuary will be open during the Town Holiday Stroll from 3-6 pm. Talented Tabor Academy students will be performing violin music. Come and see our historic building and take some time to rest and relax while listening to some beautiful music.
The Occasion Singers Holiday Concert - Saturday, December 15, 2018
6:30 pm - Complimentary wine and appetizers served before the concert. The Occasion Singers is comprised of two vocal quartets and are ready and able to enrich ANY occasion with their unique balance and blend. Tickets are $25 each. Please call the church office at (508) 748-1053 to order yours!
Friendship Meal - Thursday, December 20, 2018
Doors open at 4:15 pm, Dinner served at 5:00 pm. in the FCCM Community Center Hall. Featuring Chef Colby
Appetizer: "Chef's Choice", Cheese & Crackers Entré: Baked Ham with Raisin Sauce, Rice Pilaf, Medley Vegetables. Dessert: Cupcakes with Ice Cream Sandwiches.
Longest Night Christmas Services - Friday, December 21, 2018
Come and celebrate the winter solstice at special services held in the afternoon and evening in our community churches. All are welcome!
3:00 pm at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, corner of South and Front Streets, Marion
7:00 pm at the First Congregational Church, corner of Main and Front Streets, Marion
Call the church office with questions at 508-748-1053 or check back here for additional details as they become available.
Children's Christmas Pageant - Sunday, December 23, 3018
The children will present their offering of a Nativity Pageant as part of the regular worship service. Come and enjoy their interpretation of the Christmas story.
Holiday Music Worship Service - Sunday, December 23, 2018
This will be a very special worship service; the adult and children's choirs will be singing, and the bell choir will be ringing! Music to everyone's ears!
Christmas Eve Service - Monday, December 24, 2018
7:00 pm - What better way to begin Christmas than to gather with family and friends for this special candlelight service.
Within Our Greater Community
The Sippican Women's Club Holiday House Tour - Saturday, December 8, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Ticket Prices: Advance $20 each, Day of Tour $25. Tickets may be purchased in Marion at the General Store and Serendipity by the Sea, and in Mattapoisett at Isabelle's. Tickets by mail can be ordered by sending a check for the total amount to: Tickets, Sippican's Womwn's Club, P.O. Box 121, Marin, MA 02738. On Tour Day receive your "Will Call" Tour brochures or purchase your same day tickets at the Coldwell Banker Realty office next to Handy's Tavern.
The 25th Annual Marion Christmas Stroll - Sunday, December 9, 2018
3:00-5:30 pm in Marion Village. A wonderful time to gather with family and friends to celebrate the Christmas season. Stroll the village and enjoy the numerous activities and entertainment sponsored by the town businesses and organizations. Santa will be arriving by boat and the tree lighting will be held in Bicentennial at 6:00 pm.
December Souper Thursdays - Thursdays, December 6, 13, 20, 27
Sponsored by the Marion Council on Aging, join with others to enjoy a lunch of homemade soup and conversation. Johnson and Wales trained Jody Dickerson will ladling up some savory delights. Reservations are required by the Tuesday before. Call 508-748-3570 or click here for details.
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.
Annual Church Business Meeting - Sunday, January 27, 2019
Immediately following Worship Service - Watch for the Call to Meeting which will be posted in January outlining the business to be considered by the membership.
Together, As One (TA1)
View the Anticipated Timeline 2018-2020 document of the creation of a new conference in the United Church of Christ.