Thank you to all who made our CROP walk awesome!

This year the First Congregational Church of Westbrook raised over $6,000 for Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries and Church World Service.  Thank you to all who organized, walked, fundraised, supported and donated! It was a day for all ages! “The Church as left building… Faith in Action!”  

Conference Calls for Prayer as Violence Strikes in Washington Navy Yard

<re-posted from http://www.ctucc.org/news/20130916_washingtonprayer.html > 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…

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…

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…

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…

Crop Walk (moved to November 6)

The walk will take place November 6 @ 1pm due to the snow storm. Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty Some 2,000 communities in our country take part in a CROP walk every year. Together people with age, faith, and cultural differences walk to take a stand against hunger in the…

Micro-finance & Kiva.org

The eighth grade confirmation class each year helps re-lend money in our micro-finance account with kiva.org.  To learn more, visit our lender page on kiva.org http://www.kiva.org/lender/westcongchurch

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,…