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Pilgrim Prep Adult Formation – Fall Term 2015

Pilgrim Prep: The Academy for Faith & Life at SCC Fall Term 2015 Pilgrim Prep is our Academy for Faith and Life here at Storrs Congregational.  We have an exciting constellation of adult faith formation courses and opportunities for the Fall 2015 Term, which begins the week of October 4th and wraps up prior to…

Welcome Weekend Tag Sale: August 29

Welcome Weekend Tag Sale:  August 29 Check out the deals and delights on the great lawn of Storrs Congregational Church UCC on Saturday, August 29, from 2 to 6 pm for our Welcome Weekend Tag Sale! Complementary beverage and snacks, lots of household and small furniture items, toys and children’s items, too!  A great chance…

Blessing of the Backpacks (and Students!) – August 30

Blessing of the Backpacks:  August 30 Sunday, August 30th, as we welcome UConn students back into our midst, and as our K-12 students have just started their school year start-ups, we will celebrate a “Blessing of the Backpacks” rite in our 10:00 am Festival Worship service. Bring along a backpack, bookbag, or other symbol of…

Worshipers’ “Instant Sermon” Questions

Worshipers’ “Instant Sermon” Questions For worship on Sunday, August 23, 2015, Pastor Matt offered an “instant” sermon based on questions submitted by worshipers.  At the beginning of the service, some time was provided for worshipers to write any faith question—about God, the Bible, worship practices, living out our faith in the world, whatever…—and then these…

August 16th: Joint Worship Service @ St. Mark’s

Joint Ecumenical Worship Service @ St. Mark’s Episcopal Chapel Sunday, August 16th, 2015 – 10:00 am Join us for our 4th-annual summer ecumenical worship service with our kindred-in-Christ at St. Mark’s Episcopal Chapel, Storrs.  A concluding celebration of our Faith Row Vacation Bible School, the service includes the VBS participants sharing from their journey through…

The Carillon – August-September 2015

The Carillon – August-September 2015 edition August-September 2015 issue of The Carillon In this Issue Thoughts from Pastor Matt Journeying with Pastor Nancy Heard it at Council ~ July 2015 Governance Exploration Considering Congregational Conversation and Contribution:  Notes from July 19th Workshop Christian Education News “Seeds of Hope” Spirit Soundings:  What Happens When You Pray?…

Carillon Festival in August on the Dunham Carillon

The annual Carillon Festival in August on the Dunham Carillon will be fund-raisers for three local charitable organizations. The concerts, featuring guest carillonneurs and the church’s carillonneur-in-residence, are scheduled for three consecutive Thursdays and each will encourage goodwill donations for a separate local organization. The dates and organizations are: August 6 – the Uniform Fund…

Faith Row Vacation Bible School – August 10-14

2015 Faith Row Vacation Bible School August 10 – 14, 2015 For ages 4 to 11 Held at Storrs Congregational Church UCC 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Calling all kids to join in following after King David, with his heart for God, at this year’s Faith Row Vacation Bible School.  A cooperative effort of the…

The Carillon – June 2015

The Carillon – June 2015 edition June 2015 issue of The Carillon   In this Issue “Have a Minute?” Thoughts from Pastor Matt:  Evaluation-and-planning update, Governance update, staff schedules for summer Council News and Updates Christian Education News Summer Children’s Ministries Women’s Fellowship Thanks You Library News Explore with SoulCollage Pick-A-Party Gatherings News of Our…

The Carillon – May 2015

The Carillon – May 2015 edition May 2015 issue of The Carillon   In this Issue Thoughts from Pastor Matt:  Asking the Questions ….. Heard it at Council “Seeds of Hope” Pray For Our Military SCC Book Discussion Group Upcoming Pick-A-Parties News of Our Parish Family Birthday Celebrations Anniversary Celebrations In Memoriam… Sunday Morning Servers…