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UPDATED: Info on Special Congregational Meeting – Sept 28

Information and Call to a Special Congregational Meeting for September 28, 2014 Updated with motions and rationale on 25 September 2014 Call to Meeting Members of the Storrs Congregational Church are called to a Special Meeting, Sunday September, 28, 2014, immediately following the worship service to: act on a request from the Board of Properties…

Matters of Faith: Social Issues Film Series – Fall 2014

Matters of Faith:  Social Issues Film Series On four Friday nights this fall, join us at Storrs Congregational Church UCC for a look at crucial concerns in our world today through the lens of four timely documentaries.  From the ways that the “War on Drugs” is creating racial injustice while crippling the American justice system,…

Fall Cookout for Younger Adults – September 19

Fall Cookout for younger adults at Storrs Congregational (20-somethings and 30-somethings) Friday, September 19 6:30—9:00 pm @ Pastor Matt’s House Come take a load off at the end of the week and join with other 20-somethings and 30-somethings (above college undergrad and below 40) from Storrs Congregational for an evening of fun and fellowship. Parents:…

Opportunity to Help Support LGBT Rights and Religious Freedom

In April the General Synod of the United Church of Christ (UCC) filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Charlotte, arguing that North Carolina’s marriage laws limit ministers’ choices and restrict the freedoms of religion and expressive association guaranteed in the First Amendment—and are therefore unconstitutional. Under state laws consistent with Amendment One, it…

Meals on Wheels drivers needed

Meals on Wheels drivers needed The Mansfield Meals on Wheels service needs drivers to deliver hot meals to local Mansfield residents. There is an immediate need for drivers on Tuesdays 10:30 – 12:30. Starting at the Mansfield Senior Center you will pick up labeled food containers and a detailed map to each location. If you…

Handbells resume September 11

Handbells: Even if you don’t ‘read music’ but have a good sense of rhythm, please consider joining this group. Since each player is assigned different bells (notes) commitment to rehearsals is pretty vital. Come explore the variety of ways to sound a bell! Rehearsals are Thursday evenings before choir. 1st Rehearsal: September 11 6:30 –…

Women on the Way – September 23

Women on the Way: will gather again on Tuesday, September 23, from 5:30-7 pm. Women on the Way is a faith formation program offered by the women of the church for the women of the church! Feel free to come for food and conversation, no matter your age or place on God’s journey. Childcare will…

Youth Groups begin September 21

September 21: Junior Pilgrim Fellowship and Senior Pilgrim Fellowship begin with a combined kick-off cookout from 5:00-7:00. We’ll spend time sharing news of our summer, and getting to know our new leaders and friends. Hope to see you there! Contact: Pastor Nancy or Peter Lang-Rodean (mtbcrazy84@live.com).

Sunday School resumes September 14

September 14: Sunday School begins. Come join us for the beginning of the 2014-2015 ‘regular’ Sunday School classes. We’ll kick off the year with a celebratory party and time to get oriented to this year’s faith formation plans. Sunday School is geared to students in grades PK-7. As has been our practice during this year,…