Thank you to our Veterans

On Friday, November 6, 2015, our church had a potluck dinner to honor our veterans.  We shared a meal and then listened to stories from men and women who served this country.    The honest accounts were very moving.  Pictures shared may be viewed in Fellowship Hall.

 

Organist/Accompanist Position Available

Position Available: Organist/Accompanist Westbrook Congregational Church, Ct. 1984 two manual Schantz, 22 rank, 24 stops, 1881 Steinway Grand. Two services Sunday a.m., weekly choir rehearsal thurs. p.m. in season, 3 additional services during year. For additional information contact Patti Pessoni – search chair – pattisoni@comcast.net 860-399-6800 or Charles Stannard – former organist – stannard@comcast.net 860-669-5469

Church Fellowship Fair – August 22

The Westbrook Congregational Church is holding its annual Fellowship Fair on August 22nd.  There will be Crafts, Vendors, Jewelry, a Children’s Table, and a Food Tent on the Westbrook green.  In addition at 8:30 there will be a church wide yard sale on the church lawn with collectables and a clothing boutique inside.  Please join us on the green, browse our wares while enjoying the Westbrook muster.  If you are interested in having a booth on the green (space is still available) please contact the church office (860)399-9367.

Christmas Fair – Sat, Dec 6, 9am-2pm

We hope you’ll come to the Ladies Society Annual Christmas
Fair a fun and festive event held in Fellowship Hall. Craft items of all sorts will be featured, as well as wreaths, centerpieces and jewelry.

“White Elephant” items will be sold, too. As you go through your Christmas decorations, set aside any that you may no longer use and bring them into the Church beginning on December 1. We can also use jewelry donations.

The Youth Group will provide a menu of inexpensive lunch items for hungry customers who would like to enjoy a meal while they shop.

The Ladies are looking for donations of baked goods. These items can be dropped off anytime on Friday, December 6 between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., as well as on Saturday morning. This year we will be including a “Tea Cup Raffle” ~ shoppers may purchase tickets and bid on items donated by our congregation!

Christmas Eve Services 2014

5:00pm  Family Service & Instant Pageant

This is a worship service for all ages with the singing of Christmas Carols and the reading of the Christmas story. To remind our children that Christmas is about the birth of Christ, we hope that they will come to church on “the night before Christmas.” The Children’s Choir is scheduled to sing. Nursery care is provided.

All children who wish to be in the pageant are invited to do so. Costumes will be available in Fellowship Hall before the service for those who don’t have them.

7:30pm Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols

This traditional service will include music by our Adult Choir, as well as special music. We will read the Christmas story from the King James Bible, and sing Silent Night by candlelight. Nursery care is provided.

11:00pm Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols

This quiet candlelight service of the reading of the Christmas story from the King James Bible, and the singing of carols is designed, after all else is finished, to help persons experience the peace, holiness and awe of the birth of Christ. Guest musicians will play.

Fellowship Fair :: August 23

On the Westbrook Green & Church Lawn, the Fellowship Fair will be held on Saturday, August 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. At the fair we will have baked goods for sale, as well as jewelry, food, clothes, children’s books and a tag sale.