Holy Week Worship Schedule
Maundy Thursday, April 17
•7:00 p.m. - Tenebrae Service with Communion
Good Friday, April 18
•6:30 a.m. - Ecumenical Good Friday Men's Breakfast at New Fairfield High School
•Noon - Service of the Passion
Easter Sunday, April 20
•6:30 a.m. - Sunrise service led by the confirmands / Breakfast following the service
•8:30 a.m. - Worship Service with the Senior Choir
•10:30 a.m. - Worship Service with the Senior Choir and Ageless Bells
Holy Humor Sunday - April 27
It is time for a good laugh! Start gathering your stories and jokes now. Come ready to worship, laugh, praise God, and make a joyful noise! If you have some good ideas, please let Rev. Pat know. The more people involved the more fun!
This is the 10th year that we will be celebrating Holy Humor Sunday. You just never know what will happen. Every year the participation of the congregation grows. Last year a number of people came ready to share their funny stories and corny jokes. It is always a fun time of worship!!!
Bring your sense of humor and your favorite jokes to share, or just come and enjoy. Join the celebration of the Risus paschalis—the Easter laugh. Christ is Risen! Come for a joyful celebration of God's love.
Women's Ministry - May 2-3
Corned Beef Dinner Pictures
On March 15, the church Service Club sponsored its annual Corned Beef Dinner. Our Middle School Youth Group helped serve the delicious corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, Irish soda bread, and ice cream. Pilgrim Hall was completely packed!
39th New Fairfield Good Friday Men's Breakfast - April 18
This year, the Ecumenical Good Friday Men's Breakfast is being hosted by the New Life United Methodist Church. All men are invited to gather on Good Friday morning for a hearty breakfast of eggs, sausage, bacon, French toast, juice, and coffee. This is a wonderful event for men of all ages. It is especially nice to see dads and sons, and grandfathers and grandsons enjoy the morning together. The breakfast will be held at New Fairfield High School on Friday, April 18 at 6:30 a.m. Tickets are $8.00 and can be purchased from Ken Bass, or at the door.
Palm Sunday - Drumming Circle
On Palm Sunday (April 13, 2014), the Drumming Circle played a tune for for the congregation.
The Thrift Shop will be open on Saturdays, April 5 and April 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Friday, April 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thanks to all for your donations.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Receive the Candlelight Electronically!
Looking for volunteers
The Hospitality Committee has a new sign-up sheet in Pilgrim Hall next to the kitchen door looking for volunteers to host Fellowship Hour on Sunday morning. It typically takes three people to host, but it can be done with fewer. The directions explaining what is needed are right under the sign-up sheet. Please sign up!
Contributions are now easier and you don't even need a computer! Here's how it works: You authorize a specified amount to be electronically transferred from your checking or savings account to the church account or use a credit card. You specify the frequency of the transfer. It's fast, safe, easy, and secure. To sign up, fill out the Electronic giving form and return it to the church office.