Annual Reports

Annual Reports

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

2018 Pastor’s Annual Report

2018 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE PASTOR AND TEACHER The Rev. Kelly Thibeault January 2019 It was a wonderful year of worship, working together and wondering in Oldtown as we looked for joy in each moment and did our best to live out our faith in our everyday lives! We spent the season of Lent “Digging through the Mess,” as we reflected on difficult topics like tempting,…

2018 Clerk’s Report

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CLERK 2018 First Congregational Church January 21, 2018 The Annual Meeting and roll call of members of the First Congregational Church of North Attleborough, Mass. was held on Sunday, January 21, 2018 in the sanctuary following morning worship. The meeting was called to order by James Brinson, Moderator. Pastor Kelly Thibeault then gave an opening…

Food Forward Project 2018

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

Oldtown Music Ministry Annual Report 2018

If you’ve attended worship at Oldtown, you know the importance music has in our worship services. From the prelude and introit that welcome everyone to our sanctuary to the benediction response at the end of worship that sends everyone back out into the world, music flows throughout our services. It helps us gather our thoughts and be present, reflect on the…

Annual Report of the Flower Ministry 2018

The Flower Mission thanks you all for your part in our beautiful holiday flower displays here at Oldtown. The spring plants and poinsettias add to beauty of our sanctuary and the enjoyment of our service. We are blessed to have the lovely Hummel crèche donated by The Greene family in memory of their daughter, Marilyn Cleaves, and the larger crèche that was given by Conrad…