Karen's Bulletin Board

THANK YOU to Katie Brown and Lisa Cousins for sharing with us a "glimpse of heaven," and to all singers, actors, costumers, stagehands, bubble blowers, and supporters who blessed us richly on Christmas Eve afternoon. Thanks to Anne Fitzgerald who worked through the pageant costume/supply list like a whirlwind. You ALL showed us God's imagination and great love at work, and gave us Scragger's unforgettable: "Brilliant! They won't be expecting that!"

THANK YOU FCC teens Ryan O'Sullivan and Mackenzie Robson, who have accepted the call to serve as deacons! Thank you for sharing your gifts of leadership and service with our church family.

1/7 Confirmands help lead our 10 am worship service: Looking for the Light.

1/7 Confirmation: Epiphany - What Is It All About?

1/10 Parents and leaders of teens/youth ministry go to Yale for "lunch and learn" with author and professor Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore & Yara Gonzalez-Justiniano on Wisdom, drawing on youth interviews, exploring portraits of joy in young people and analyzing the relationship between celebration and resilience in their stories.

1/12 at 7 pm - The Gospel Tour: Ryan Stevenson and Adam Agee concert in Fairfield.

1/13 - Second Saturday Cinema - 10:30 am-12:15 pm in the Hauley Room. William Sloan Coffin - An American Prophet. Screening of documentary including tributes by Arthur Miller, James Carroll, and Susannah Heschel. Yale chaplain, senior minister of The Riverside Church, author, and activist. Film (10:30-11:30 am), with Q&A + follow-up discussion (11:30-12:15).

1/14 - The Future of the Church Summit recap of October conference by participants Bridget Johnson and Karen Halac.

1/14 - Confirmation: Faith Into Action - Pain to Power

1/21 - Confirmation: Faith Into Action - How We Can Help

1/28 - Confirmation: What do you really know, and how do you know it?