Library Media Center Dedication: August 10th

We are pleased to share that over the past couple of months, a new Media Center has been constructed in our Library here at Storrs Congregational Church, thanks to the generosity of the Metzgar family who have made the project possible in memory of the late Larry Metzgar. The media center consists of a permanent…

Christmas Fund Contributions For 2017

  On Sunday, December 17th and on Christmas Eve at all services we will receive contributions to the Christmas Fund, one of four special mission offerings of the United Church of Christ.  This fund provides direct financial assistance to those who serve or have served the church.  It offers pension and health premium supplements to…

Around the Board Table – November Meeting

The agenda of the Governing Board’s November 14 meeting included several important topics. Just Peace Initiative Rev. Alice O’Donovan attended the Board meeting on behalf of the Just Peace Team to present and discuss the “Proposed Statement of Commitment to Become a Just Peace Church” and to request that adoption of the statement by the…

All Church Caroling – December 17th, 2017

Following worship on Sunday, all are welcome to join in Church Caroling. A light lunch will be provided in the Parish House Auditorium for carolers before they head out to sing and be merry. Directions for the caroling venues will be provided. We expect to leave the Parish House at noon and be done around…

Sundays at Storrs Congregational:  December 2017

The People of God at Worship: Advent & Christmas Dember 3rd:  The 1st Sunday of Advent Pastor Bob preaching: “Where Are You, God?” Scripture: Isaiah 64: 1-9 and Mark 13:24-37 December 10th:  The 2nd Sunday of Advent Pastor Nancy preaching: “There Is No Way” Scripture: Isaiah 40: 1-11 and Mark 1:1-8 December 10th at 4:30 PM: …

The Giving and Mitten Trees For 2017

The Covenant To Care giving tree has been set up in the Parish House Lounge. It is adorned with tags for the gifts needed for our community outreach giving. Keep in mind that bags work better than wrapping paper so that parents can view before Christmas. Unwrapped gifts can be dropped off for Dianne Sprague, Jane…

Have A Minute? Thoughts From Pastor Bob…

Welcome to the Advent Season, a time of waiting and hoping for the coming of the Good News of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth in Bethlehem.  Advent is the start of the new Christian liturgical year as well as a time of preparing for Christmas, a mixture of the spiritual and the commercial rituals…

Advent Lessons & Carols – December 10 At St. Mark’s Chapel

Begin this Advent season with a contemplative service at sunset filled with music and candlelight. The 2017 Advent Lessons & Carols presented by Storrs Congregational Church and St. Mark’s Episcopal Chapel will take place at 4:30 pm on Sunday, December 10. Music will be presented by the Storrs Congregational Church Choir, led by SCC Director…

News From the Edwina Whitney Library

Really!  Things are FALLING into Place in the Library! If you have stopped by the library in the last few weeks you may see what some would call a mess or even worse a disaster!  It is good!  The new paint color is being applied to almost any surface that can be painted.  In preparation…

A Note from the Just Peace Taskforce

Can We Solve the Problem of Gun Violence in the United States? By Kathy Lindner, member of the Just Peace Team Over the next several months, The Carillon will feature a series of articles exploring what it means to become a Just Peace Congregation. In this installment, Just Peace team member Kathy Lindner asks the…