Posts by Jim Fennell

Posts by Jim Fennell

Church Committee Meeting Notes Mar. 9, 2021

MINUTES OF THE CHURCH COMMITTEE MEETINGMARCH 9, 2021 Attending: Pastor Kelly Thibeault, Ed Clavette, Jim Brinson, Jeannette Galvin, Jim Fennell, Deb Fennell, Kris Collins, Steve Mankavech, Cindi Barkley, Deanne Bellinger, Carolyn Chretien, and Leah Moynihan. Pastor Kelly opened the meeting with a prayer. TREASURER’S REPORT: Jim Koepfler was unable to attend but sent…

Food Safety Training for Oldtown Suppers

As we negotiate the uncertainty of determining when it’s safe to gather together again, one of the things we think about is how the pandemic has changed what we do for fundraising. Oldtown has always been known as “the church with the suppers,” and that is something that will continue long into the future. However, some things about how we do our suppers…

Report of the Deacons for 2020

As deacons, we work closely with Pastor Kelly, helping coordinate many of the details of worship at Oldtown and assisting in the nurturing of the spiritual life of the church. We are often the first face a new visitor sees at Oldtown in our role as greeters, welcoming everyone on Sunday mornings with a warm smile. In a normal year, we prepare and serve communion on the…

Oldtown Music Ministry Annual Report 2020

Music is a huge part of worship at Oldtown. Whether it’s traditional hymns sung by our Oldtown Choir, more contemporary music from our talented guitarists, percussionists, and vocalists, the sounds of our talented chime choir ringing out in the sanctuary, or our beautiful concert piano and our historic tracker organ, worship at Oldtown has had a joyous and beautiful…

Next Steps

The following message from Pastor Kelly was included in our Oldtown Update on Friday, August 21st: Friends, these are unprecedented times and as your Pastor, I want to assure you that our Church Committee has been working hard for the past five months taking care of the administration of the church while we have been unable to join together in person. Because there is so…

Church Committee Update – May 8, 2020

FROM THE CHURCH COMMITTEE Since March 12, 2020, when we made the decision to suspend our first in-person worship, we (the Church Committee) have been meeting virtually through Zoom on a weekly basis. We have been working hard to make sure that all necessary church business is taken care of and our building is secure. We have also tried to encourage our church family to…