EVENTS

EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPCOMING WORSHIP SCHEDULE 

February 18 at 10:00 am:    Join Katrina and Demetri for the First Sunday of Lent. We'll begin with our Lenten theme: A Season of Turning. Sunday School meets and the nursery is open.

 

MINISTRY OF GIVING COLLECTIONS

Ballard Vale Community Pantry - The Ministry of Giving is maintaining a permanent collection bin in the sanctuary entryway to support the Ballard Vale Community Pantry. Donations may be dropped off at any time. Items in need are shelf stable milk, pasta, rice, cereal, sauces, canned soups, chili, beans and vegetables, canned fruit, pudding cups, crackers, applesauce, juice, and baby food and formula.

 

Undies Sundays - Consider donating to this annual Lenten Communities Together outreach. Donations of diapers, pull-ups, wipes and children’s underwear with larger sizes 3,4,5,6 in most need. Drop-Off boxes are in the Fellowship Hall Alcove

BRUNCH BUNCH:  FEBRUARY 28

All are invited to a discussion group focused on prayer, meditation, and reflection. Led by Cheryl and Judy, the meetings are every other Wednesday in the parlor, noon to 1:00 pm. Bring your lunch and join for as many meetings as you are able!

LENTEN RETREAT:  MARCH 3

Mark your calendars for another Lenten Retreat at West Parish! We'll gather after worship Sunday, March 3, begin with lunch, and then reflect on our Lenten theme with devotions and activities until 3:30 pm. Details to come!

SUPER SATURDAY:  MARCH 9

Gather with other UCC church members from all over the Southern New England Conference for a day of worship, workshops, conversation and connection. The theme is "Foundations": building and strengthening the foundational skills, strategies and best practices that allow us to be the Church! Join in-person in Southbridge or online! Learn More here

CORN BEEF DINNER:  MARCH 16

Take a night off from cooking and enjoy some Thwaites Market New England style corned beef with cabbage, potatoes, carrots, Irish soda bread (plus drinks and desserts for sit down). Join us between 5:00 - 7:00 pm to support the West Parish Church Boys & Girls Club Scholarships hosted by the West Parish Men's Group.  Pricing: $15 adult / $10 children 12 and under. Eat in or take out

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