Church Blog (Page 2)

Church Blog (Page 2)

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…

Missions Ministry Annual Report 2020

To start the year 2020, the Missions Ministry went to a Co-Chair system. After giving many hours of dedication and being the driving force to our ministry, Cindi Barkley stepped down as chair. Leah Moynihan and Kris Collins would co-chair for the upcoming year. Members currently include Cindi Barkley, Deanne Bellinger, Dolores Charron, Kris Collins, Jeannette Galvin,…

Annual Report of the Flower Ministry 2020

Well what a year 2020 was! But we’ve all survived it and here we are into 2021, although not a lot has changed. One of the programs that was initiated in 2019 was the donations of Pulpit flowers. Donations were made by individuals in remembrance of, or in honor of, loved ones and/or special occasions. In the short time that we were able to worship in the church, we had a…

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…

Food Forward Project 2020

Our Food Forward Project was established five years ago with the goal of helping those in our community who are food insecure, We have added one dollar to the price of our Church suppers and that dollar in turn, funds our program. A great meal is enjoyed and that little extra means someone else will also eat, thus paying it forward. Since 2016 we have raised $4061.00 from…

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…