KAREN'S BULLETIN BOARD

  • Thanks to teen docents who pitched in perfectly for our church Open House!
  • Thanks to our teachers and children for your participation in our children's chapel blessing ceremony!
  • Thanks to so many who have served and who are signing up as hallway helpers!

Contemplative Prayer is on the move ~ we are now gathering for lectio divina and centering prayer in the children's chapel every Monday from 7:30-8:15 am. Please enter via West Lane and use kitchen door entrance.

11/1 Parents and leaders of teens/youth ministry go to Yale for "lunch and learn" with author and professor Dr. Robert Emmons, and college campus minister, Marc Afshar, who will present: God, Grace, Gifts and Gratitude: Foundations for Joy. Dr. Emmons is editor-in-chief of The Journal of Positive Psychology.

11/5 Confirmation: Parable of the Sower and The Ten Commandments

11/7 Light The Night Family Dinner at the Ridgefield Recreation Center. FCC youth AND church family - pitch in with all town houses of worship to host a giant family dinner party with games and activities.

11/10 Big Church Night Out at the Feldman Arena in Danbury 7 pm. Great concert featuring the certified gold Australian band Newsboys, Sidewalk Prophets, and more artists.

11/12 Confirmation: Jesus & The Sermon on The Mount

11/17 NightWatch at Cathedral of St. John The Divine - Overnight retreat in NYC. All middle and high schoolers and lucky chaperones go to one of the largest cathedrals in the world for a night of games, activities, music, worship, and slumber (sort of) party.

11/12 Confirmation: Jesus & The Sermon on The Mount

11/19 Confirmation: Thanksgiving Baskets for Women's Shelter

Already Advent? Yes, Advent begins on 12/3! IF you would like to participate in our festive Hanging of the Greens service, email karenh@firstcongregational.com