Honoring the past,
Celebrating the present,
Leaning into the future.

First Church is celebrating 350 years in 2015 and will kick off our year-long celebration in May!
See our Our 350th Anniversary plans!

Join us in worship each Sunday at 10 am in our historic Meetinghouse. All are welcome.

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The regular Sunday Service is at 10 am in the Meetinghouse.

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Sunday, April 19, 2015

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News You Can Use

  • 10 am Worship Service each Sunday in the Meetinghouse.
  • Monday, April 20: Nights Off Women’s Group 6:30 pm at the home of Sue McCalley.  Making Crepes and Conversation: We will be making crepes to help restock our food to be delivered to church members who are in need due to medical and other issues. This will also be a great time to meet new and old friends for a bit of socializing. Please bring an appetizer to share and whatever you would like to drink. All are welcome! Please join us and bring a friend along. If you have questions about this gathering, please contact Sue McCalley at 203-273-6526 (phone or text). To be added to the email list, please contact Shirley Flierl at fbtworld@aol.com. See you Monday!
  • Tickets for the Women’s Fellowship 45th Annual Quilt Raffle are on sale now for $5/each (corrected price). They can be purchased in the Church Office or during Fellowship Hours following 10 am worship each Sunday. An order form is also available in the April Meetinghouse Monthly newsletter (inside back cover). The raffle will take place at the Women’s Fellowship Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, May 13 at noon (you do not need to be present to win). All proceeds go to support charitable organizations that benefit women, children and families.
  • Sunday, April 26: 11:30 am in the Lounge, Advanced Directive Workshop with Dr. Donna Coletti, Director of Palliative Care at Greenwich Hospital, Judy Holding, MAR, Chaplain at Greenwich Hospital, and Lori Romano, JD, an estate planning lawyer (and FCCOG member). Call Parish Nurse, Sue Asselin, for more info. 203-637-1791 ext. 21 or email susana@fccog.org.
  • Spring Festival of the Arts, Friday, May 1- Sunday, May 3: View Schedule
  • Sunday, May 10, 10 am – 350th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration. Music Sunday Service with the entire music ministry and special guests, followed by refreshments on the front lawn.
  • Wednesday, May 13: 11:30 am in the auditorium, Women’s Fellowship Annual Meeting and Luncheon. Catered lunch, Quilt raffle, Author and local historian Missy Wolfe to speak. Lunch reservations by check for $10/person are a must. Please make checks payable to “Women’s Fellowship,” Att: Annual Meeting and send to the Church Office at The First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 or drop it off. Checks must be received by Sunday, May 10. We are sorry that we cannot accommodate walk-ins or reservations by phone or reservations without payment. Quilt raffle tickets can be purchased in the Church Office, at The Rummage Room or during Fellowship Hour after Sunday worship. Questions, contact Anne Pfetsch at annepfetsch@gmail.com.
  • Celebrating Greenwich’s 375th Anniversary: Learn more.
  • Bible Study: Bible Study returns on Sunday, April 19, 11:20 am in the Lounge.
  • Hats Off Book Discussion Group: Meets Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am in the Lounge. Spring selection is The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Levin.
  • Moms’ Group:  If you have a baby, toddler and/or 2 year old, join us for an opportunity to meet and relax with other moms and their young kids. The next gathering is April 24 from 10–11 am in Room 104 . With the nice weather, the group will change to having an outing once a month OUTDOORS. In May we will go to the new Cos Cob Park.  If you would like your name added to the email invitation list, please contact Kristen Jacks at kmj33z@yahoo.com or 203-344-1961.
  • Kettle Quilters: Mondays 9 am- 12 noon and Tuesdays 7:30-9 pm in Room 203. All interested in quilting are welcome.
  • Tai Chi: Classes held Wednesdays 8 am and Thursdays 9 am in the auditorium. Only $10/class. Drop-ins are welcome.
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