Church Blog (Page 3)

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Food Forward Project 2019

Our Food Forward Project was established in 2016 with the goal of helping those in our community who are food insecure. We adding one dollar to the price of our Church suppers and it’s that extra dollar that funds the program. A great meal is enjoyed and that little extra means someone else will also eat, thus paying it forward. In 2016 the project raised $929, in 2017…

Report of the Deacons for 2019

Greetings and Happy New Year from your Deacons!! I am glad to report that the spiritual life of the congregation at Oldtown is well. Throughout this past year, we have faced some challenges and risen to overcome them. We have grown together as a family, not without experiencing the growing pains that all families go through. However, as with most loving families, we have…

Missions Ministry Annual Report 2019

The year 2019 proved to be a busy and productive year for the Missions Ministry. Members: Deanne Bellinger, Kris Collins, Jeannette Galvin, Becky Halsey, Leah Moynihan, Jim Santsaver, Janice Tondravi, and myself, welcomed Dolores Charron to the Ministry. Duties were divided up amongst everyone – to distribute the work load. This proved to be very effective and everyone…

Annual Report of the Historian 2019

Everything old is new again! How true that really is. We continue to share the story of Oldtown and who we are and what we do with all who will listen and are interested. Not only do we take part in the Tour of the Town for our third graders every spring, but we also share our past in conjunction with the North Attleboro Historical Commission by sharing an Open House at…

Annual Report of the Clerk 2019

First Congregational Church January 27, 2019The Annual Meeting and roll call of members of the First Congregational Church, UCC of North Attleborough, Mass. was held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 in the sanctuary following morning service. The meeting was called to order by Jeannette Galvin, Moderator. Pastor Kelly Thibeault then gave an opening prayer. A moment of silence…

2019 Annual Report of the Pastor and Teacher

The Rev. Kelly ThibeaultJanuary 2020 This year we spent a lot of time celebrating community and reflecting on how we function as a church family. We came to realize how important every member is to our congregation no matter their age or where they are on their faith journey. This was the first year that Coffee Connection became an integral part of our church, offering…

Church Fair Mission Report 2019

The Fall Fair/Auction continues to be a major fundraiser for our church. The 2019 Fall Fair/Auction did not disappoint financially. More importantly the day was filled with teamwork and a sense of community. We welcomed our guests with a warm hello and warm cider. A large variety of handmade crafts were generously donated and beautifully displayed. New to us this year was…

Annual Report of the Flower Ministry 2019

The Flower Ministry would like to thank everyone for their part in beautifying our church here at Oldtown. in 2019. For Easter, we had a total of 46 plants – a mixture of lilies, tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths. They added to the beauty of our sanctuary and gave celebration to the Resurrection of Jesus. For Christmas, we had 26 beautiful red and white poinsettias to…

Oldtown Music Ministry Annual Report 2019

At Oldtown, we include a wide variety of music in our worship, from age-old favorite hymns to the latest in contemporary music as heard on K-LOVE and other radio stations. We are blessed to have talented musicians and singers to share their gifts with us each Sunday. This past year, we bid farewell to our longtime pianist Joyce Sheppard as she and her family moved to…