First Congregational Church

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Vacation Bible Camp 2014
Wilderness Escape is coming this August 11-15 2014 from 9am-12noon
The cost is $30 per child $60 max per family. Ages 5- through grade 5 are invited to attend. To register they can call the church office or go online
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2014 Adult Mission Trip


With great excitement, we announce our plans to work with the St Bernard Project at their Rockaway, Long Island site. The St Bernard Project was created in response to the need for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in St Bernard Parish Louisiana. They are expanding their knowledge and experience base to help with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Pastor Jeff has worked with them in New Orleans and has great things to say about their organization.  Our dates are Sunday, April 27 to Saturday, May 3.  We have space for 25 participants. You can indicate your interest on the sign-up sheet on the parlor table. Questions? Speak with Alison or email her at revalison@onelane.org.


2014 Youth Mission Trip
 

  The youth mission trip is scheduled for July 27-August 3. We will be going to Kittery, Maine!  Information regarding our trip and how to sign up will be shared soon.  Also, keep an eye out for the date of our informational meeting.  In the meantime, please see or email Todd at fcctodd@gmail.com for any questions about this year's mission trip.



Interfaith Trip to Holy Land in 2014: Latest News

Join us for this transformative interfaith trip to the Holy Land in Fall 2014.  Along with members from Temple Beth David and United Methodist Church of Cheshire, we will tour Israel's holy and historic sites that are central to our Christian and Jewish faiths, and be inspired by our mutual witness of faith.  The dates are October 22 - November 4, 2014.  Our itinerary is available upon request, as are information and registration forms.  Including airfare, housing, land transportation, all tours, numerous provided meals, and all taxes, the cost per person for a group of thirty travelers/pilgrims is approximately $3,600.  This is a superb price for all that will be covered.  The professional tour group leading our 2014 trip was the one that Rabbi Josh selected for his last two trips to Israel, and they garnered excellent reviews.  Pastor Jeff is happy to answer any questions.  Our first informational meeting on January 30 was well attended; and we are happy to schedule another should there be interest.




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