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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…

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…

Be A Caring Volunteer

The Caring Ministry is seeking more volunteers to be connected with other church members.  To date, most of the congregation is “connected” to someone else who has offered to keep in touch with them, talk, pray and generally “be there” if there is some need.  There have been many new friendships formed. We still have…

Fall Work Days – 2017

Our fall properties work days came at a busy time for many but still, much was accomplished.  Fortunately, there was hardly any need for work on the grounds because of ongoing projects all summer. This time, crews worked on ongoing challenges such as painting the library and cleaning/reorganizing the upstairs kitchen.  Areas of the church…

Around The Table – Governing Board Meeting In October

Between authorization of several important maintenance projects, budget preparation, and preparing for a vote on whether to make our trial governance structure permanent, October was another busy month your Governing Board. Exterior Repairs to the Meeting House, Education Building, and Chapel On August 8, 2017 the Governing Board, in good faith, acted to approve the…