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Sunday November 19th 2017...
at the Congregational Church of North Stonington...

Join us Sunday, 10 a.m. Worship with Church School

Coffee Hour
Baby Shower for Julia Perez! 


This is the Season of Generosity
 

The Word:    1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, putting on the armor of faith;
and Matthew 25:14-30 the Parable of the Talents.


Our Message: "Oh Ye of Little Faith.   
 This parable always seemed to be a backwards way of looking at wealth. 
Then I realized it is about Faith. 
No wonder it never fit a stewardship message! 
Faith, relationship with God...if you don't have one or the other, life is that much harder. 


With Children: Kay Lautzenheiser will offer the Time for Children then the children are invited to attend Church School.

In Music: 
HANDBELL PRELUDE:  “With Praise and High Thanksgiving” – Ryan          
YOUTH CHOIR:  “Simple Gifts/Pachelbel’s Canon”- arr. Moore
SENIOR CHOIR ANTHEM:  “Autumn Carol” – Schulz-Widmar  
 HANDBELL OFFERTORY:  “Simple Gifts” - Kinyon        
POSTLUDE:  “Thanksgiving” - Callahan
            
 

Our Hymns:     We Gather Together; For the Fruit of All Creation and Now thank We All Our God.

 Serving in Worship Lois Turrell, Jim Lautzenheiser, deacons; Lois Turrell, Arthur Dobley, Paul Ames, Sara Loutrel, ushers; Brian Hager, lay reader; Kay Lautzenheiser, time for children.

Fellowship of Concern  Please keep in your prayers: those serving overseas; all battling cancer; all struggling with financial crisis; for all working to bear the burdens of others.  For the healing of: Ruth Howard; Shirley Millar; Cheryl Remsbecker; Sharon Coates; Bill Nugent; Bill LaBrosse (friends of Sharon Coates); Janet Lewis; Barbara (Evelyn’s sister); Jim Hoffman, Bob Janda and his family; ; Anita Ames; Jasmin and her baby; Jessica Sawyer (Cody’s mom);  Jeannine Gagnon (Marianne’s mom); Robert Murphy; and Kristin (friend of Melissa Rockwell).
  (Prayer concerns will remain on the chain for six weeks, unless you notify the office differently.)


CALENDAR THIS WEEK
­Sunday:  Coffee Hour and Baby Shower.
                 Trustees (Blue Room).
                   4:00 – 5:30 pm:  Junior Youth,
                   5:30 – 7:30 pm:  Senior Youth.
Tuesday, 6 pm:  Senior Choir at St. Thomas More
                7 pm:   Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service at St. Thomas More
Tuesday and Wednesday PIE FEST.
Thursday and Friday: Building closed – Thanksgiving.
 
COMING EVENTS
November 27th:  Senior PF does Project Warm Dinner.
December 2, 9am – 2 pmChristmas Bazaar and Lunch!
                  3, 4:30 – 6 pm:  Open House at Wheeler Library
                      6:15 – 6:45 pm:  Town Tree Lighting & Carol Sing at the Village Green.

 

Baby Shower for Julia and Miguel Perez  -
Sunday after church, November 19th
It's a girl!  They are registered at www.babiesrus.com


Be a PNC Christmas Angel for 2017  
Once again we are helping the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center in providing Christmas gifts to four children in need. Also donations of scotch tape and wrapping paper are welcome. The “Giving Tree” and sign-up sheet will be in Hewitt Hall. Please take a tag off of the tree and write your name, phone number and the item you will provide on the sign-up sheet. All the gifts are to be unwrapped and returned to church by December 10th. If you have any questions please call Mary Wilska at 860-535-9075

 
 

Annual Christmas Bazaar
  9 am –2 pm  Saturday, December 2nd

Snow Date: December 9th
Gourmet Luncheon

11:30 till 1:30

With Christmas Music by Peter Davis, Pianist

Our mailing address is:                                         Website:  www.northstoningtonucc.com
89 Main Street, P.O. Box 66  
North Stonington CT  06359



 

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North Stonington Congregational Church

P.O. Box 66

89 Main Street

North Stonington, CT 06359

 

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Phone: 860-535-0379

E-mail to:NoStoUCC@comcast.net

All are Welcome to:

Congregational Church of North Stonington

We really mean everyone!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are an Open and Affirming Church

Staff:

 Rev. Susan G. Latourette, Pastor 860-535-0379

 Mr. Michael G. Noonan, Director of Music / Organist

 Mrs. Kay Lautzenheiser, Christian Education Coordinator

 Mrs. Rosemary Kuemper, Church Secretary

  Mr. Robert Janda, Sexton

We worship God in Christ Jesus faithfully, engage in Bible study and prayerful contemplation, serve joyfully, and seek justice passionately, with the Holy Spirit as our guide.

We are an Open and Affirming Church: We respect the worth and dignity of all persons who come into our church family regardless of their race, age, gender, nationality, marital standing, economic status, mental or physical challenges, or sexual orientation. We promise to support one another in our personal struggles, to understand and accept differences in one another, and pray to strengthen our love and acceptance.

 


"Open and Affirming"





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