Category: outreach

outreach reflections

Conference Calls for Prayer as Violence Strikes in Washington Navy Yard

<re-posted from > by Eric Anderson HARTFORD and WASHINGTON, DC (09/16/2013) — At least one gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard in the nation’s capital today. In an afternoon press conference, Washington Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier said that twelve people had been confirmed dead, with additional people injured. With facts still in […]


We’ve gone social!

After a wonderful conversation with Rev. Eric Anderson at the Connecticut Conference office today, Westbrook Congregational Church has gone social … Starting today, you will find our posts on Facebook and Twitter.  Hopefully this will help us communicate with seekers and current members in the 21st century. Be sure to follow our Twitter feed @WestbrookUCC […]


One Great Hour of Sharing – April 15

On  April  15,  the  Mission  Committee  will  be  collecting  envelopes  sent  to   church  members  for  One  Great  Hour  of  Sharing,  which  supports  Church   World  Service. Since  1949,  Presbyterians  have  joined  with  millions  of  other  Christians   through One Great Hour of Sharing to share God’s love with people  experiencing  need.  Our  gifts  support […]

education & youth outreach

Christmas Caroling (Dec 17)

Saturday, December 17 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. An Intergenerational Event! Come join us! We‘ll be driving to the homes of some of our Homebuddies to bring them a touch of joy this season. We invite people of all ages (and all singing abilities) to come along ~ the more, the merrier! We will be carpooling, […]

education & youth outreach

Flock of Hope

The Board of Christian Education extends its appreciation to all who participated in this year’s Heifer campaign. We, as a church, exceeded our goal and preliminary counts show that we raised enough to send 52 Flocks of Hope to the people of Nepal! Special thanks to the Sunday School teachers, parents, and Rev. Wilson for […]

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