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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,…

Library News – September 2014

Fall in the Library We have continued to service the library all summer with Sunday openings following the worship service and in maintenance activities to keep you supplied and informed about new titles. Just about every Sunday you will find a listing of interesting titles for your reading pleasure. This summer we saw the construction…

Adult Choir Resumes September 4

Adult Choir: No audition is required! The choir sings for most worship services from September to June and rehearses on Thursday evenings. Their repertoire ranges from Renaissance motets to newly composed 21st century anthems. While mostly centered in sacred classical music they also enjoy singing in a variety of other styles, everything from shaped note…

Have a Minute? Thoughts from Pastor Matt… – Aug/Sept 2014

Have a Minute? Thoughts from Pastor Matt… late-August / September 2014 At least to me, these summer weeks we’ve just journeyed through have felt more fraught than usual with weighty and concerning news headlines:   the conflict in Ukraine, including the shot-down Malaysian airliner; the push-and-pull over the child immigrant crisis at our nation’s southern borders;…

Blessing of the Backpacks (and Students!) – August 24

Sunday, August 24th, as we welcome UConn students back into our midst, and as our K-12 students prepare to resume school the following week, 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 the educational journey–and, of course, the…

Canada by Richard Ford – Book Club for 9/21/2014

The next gathering of the SCC Book Club is Sun., September 21, 2014, at 7:00 pm, and Canada by Richard Ford is the book selection. This New York Times best seller is an interesting read about a young family that is down and out of luck in Montana in the 1960s.  Del Parson’s parents rob…

Carillon Concerts On the Lawn – Summer 2014 Series

Carillon Concerts On the Lawn – Summer 2014 Series A three-concert Carillon Festival takes place this August on the University of Connecticut’s Austin C. Dunham Memorial Carillon, housed in the steeple of the Storrs Congregational Church UCC’s Meeting House. These outdoor concers are free of charge and open to the public.  Seating is on the…

Joint Worship Service with St. Mark’s Chapel – August 10, 2014

Plan to take part in our 3rd annual summer joint worship service with our sisters and brothers in Christ at St. Mark’s Chapel.  This wonderful ecumenical worship celebration will feature a presentation from the participants in this year’s Faith Row Vacation Bible School:  Journey to the Promised Land. Sunday, August 10th, 10:00 am, held at…