Sermon Deep Dive - This Sunday, February 17 from 11:30 am - 12 pm
Want to take Sunday’s message deeper? Ready to think about how this week’s Scriptures apply to your life and to our world? Grab some coffee and a treat from Coffee Hour and join Pastor Phil in the Lounge/Meeting Room for a casual discussion about the Bible text used in worship. Come with questions and thoughts about how to apply the text further in your everyday life. Attending worship is all you need to do to prepare for the discussion. A children’s program with games and crafts for ages 4 and up and Nursery coverage will be provided during the meeting.
Pancakes with a Purpose - Tuesday, March 5 from 5:30 pm - 7 pm
Senior High Fellowship is raising funds for the 2019 mission trip! Come support our students by eating some delicious pancakes and ice cream sundaes! Drop by anytime between 5:30 pm - 7 pm. Families and friends of all ages are invited. Suggested donation $8 adults, $6 kids.
Meditative Ash Wednesday Experience - Wednesday, March 6 from 7 pm - 8:30 pm
The Sanctuary will be open from 7 pm - 8:30 pm for a self-guided Ash Wednesday experience designed for families to engage in together. Attendance is required for 9th grade confirmation students. Follow this link for more details.
Senior High Fellowship 30 Hour Famine - Friday, March 8 - Saturday, March 9
9 million people die every year because they do not have enough food to stay alive. Senior High Fellowship knows that God cares deeply about this crisis and is committed to making a difference. Learn more about world hunger and stay tuned for more details!
2 New Bible Studies Starting Thursday, February 28
Photos From the Cornbread and Chili Lunch
Thank you to all who were able to attend our Cornbread and Chili Lunch last Sunday! Attendance was terrific and we definitely have some amazing cooks and bakers in our midst. A special thank you to Margi Goetz, Art Davies, Laura Stanton, and Tayne Quinn for organizing the lunch. Check out the photos of all the fun.
Vacation Bible Adventure is Taking a One Year Hiatus
The Church of the Advent has a new tenant using their downstairs classrooms. Unfortunately, this means that we will not have access to their facilities this summer. We are taking the year off to reevaluate logistics for the program. If you are interested in helping with VBA 2020, please contact Carrie Quinlan.
Practice Hospitality - Romans 12:13
There is a role for everyone! Do you have the gift of hospitality? Host a Coffee Hour and support our warm community. Do you like serving with a team? Partner with family, friends, or a Small Group. Do you just love to create delicious treats? Volunteer to contribute a food item. Do you enjoy yummy food and lively conversation? Be our guest! Find out more details and sign up today.
Sing With Us in the New Year
We will be rehearse on Wednesday evenings. Can’t make a weekly commitment? That’s OK! Talk to Heidi about the schedule. We look forward to making new music and building relationships together. If you’d like more information, please contact Heidi Willson.
New Life Furniture Bank UCC Volunteer Day - Saturday, February 16
Your help is needed this Saturday between 8:45 am - 11:45 am at New Life Furniture Bank. Volunteers ages 14+ will receive furniture and housewares donations from donors dropping off at the Donation Center located at 102 Elm Street in Walpole. Please take a moment and sign up Today.
Contact Wendy Greaves at 617-909-6067 with questions.
Upcoming Sermon Series February 17 - March 3
Proverbs: Wisdom for the Journey: Navigating the twists and turns of life together. Life can trip us up as we try to become the people God created us to be. Join us in the book of Proverbs and discover how we can better live life by God’s design.
Next Date for Soup to Go - Saturday, February 23
Kids ages 10 and up are invited to cook with us! We are in need of servers for this Saturday. Please consider signing up today. Cards - Along with the meals, we also pass out hand-made, encouraging cards to the women at the shelter. The cards have become something the women really look forward to when we visit, so we'd love to have one for each of the 70-75 women. Cards and toiletries can be dropped off in the Church Lobby.
Prayerful Yoga at UCC Medfield - Thursday, February 28 from 7 pm - 8 pm
Relax, stretch, breathe, and pray with our own Tayne Quinn (a 500 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher). Men, women, and youth of all experience levels are welcome! There is a $5 charge per class (either cash or check made payable to Tayne Quinn) due at the door to help defray start up costs and to support Flying Kites. Tayne will prayerfully lead you through mindful breathing, stretching, and moving thru alignment based yoga poses. If you have a yoga mat and blocks, you are welcome to bring them, but they are not necessary to participate. Meeting in the Great Room.
Session 1: Thursday, February 28 – Thursday, March 28
Additional dates will be added depending on interest
Heidi Willson & Friends Saturday, March 9 at 7 pm
This concert is always a highly anticipated event for our church, and a wonderful opportunity to invite people from our local communities to UCC. Join us in the Sanctuary to hear some great music with your friends and family!
Welcome to Adam Feldman, our New Accompanist!
A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Adam is a professional pianist, arranger and composer who has performed throughout New England, the U.S and abroad, both as a soloist and a member of ensembles. A music educator at Northeastern University and Boston College, Adam also freelances as a soloist at The Four Seasons Hotel, The Ritz Carlton, The Copley Plaza and other notable establishments, and performs with various ensembles in the Boston area. Adam has served as an accompanist at several churches in the Boston area, and his imaginative arrangements have been showcased on various recordings, jingles and CD’s. We are thrilled to have him join our music ministry!
Mobile Giving at UCC Medfield
Mobile Giving is now available at UCC Medfield! To set up your one-time or recurring offering, follow the instructions below. A detailed tutorial will be provided during this Sunday's service but if you have any questions or need help, please contact Jean Mineo.
The Medfield Food Cupboard – February Update
This month the Medfield food cupboard is looking for kid friendly cereal, instant oatmeal (packages with individual packets), beef stew,
chili, juice (boxes and large containers), salty/sweet snacks, boxes of individual snacks (e.g. granola bars, cereal bars, cheese/pb and crackers.) Thanks to the community's generosity, we are currently fully stocked on soup. Please place your donations in the baskets located in the corner of the Lobby marked for the Food Cupboard. Next distribution dates February 14 and 28. The Food Cupboard is always looking for volunteers to help sort and distribute the donations. Check out their website at www.medfieldfoodcupboard.org.
Please do not park in either the back or front parking lots at Park Street Books during Sunday worship or other Church related events. They open on Sundays at 10 am.
2019 at a glance
February 28 Prayerful Yoga from 7 pm - 8 pm
March 1-3 Women's Retreat
March 5 Pancakes with a Purpose
from 5:30 pm - 7 pm
March 6 Ash Wednesday Service from
7 pm - 8:30 pm
March 8 - 9 SHF 30 Hour Famine
March 9 Heidi Willson & Friends Concert
at 7 pm in the Sanctuary
April 6 Women's Lenten Breakfast from
9 am - 11 am
April 7 Confirmation Sunday
April 14 Palm Sunday
April 18 Maundy Thursday
April 19 Good Friday
April 21 Easter Sunday
June 9 All Church Picnic