Thomas Upham House Service This Sunday
All are invited to meet the team in the lobby at 10:45 to walk over and share scripture and hymns with our friends down the street for a 30-40 minute worship service.
Soup to Go Returns June 10 and 24
We will be preparing a hearty lunch in our kitchen at UCC, bringing it to Boston and serving at the day center at the Woods Mullen shelter. Please join us to help cook a meal, serve at the shelter and join the guests in bingo or other games. Details and sign-ups can be found here.
Cookie Competition At The Annual All Church Picnic
Calling all cookie chefs! Dust off your favorite old stained recipes or come up with something new to surprise and delight judges and picnickers. Bring a batch of tasty treats for our annual cookie competition on Sunday, June 11. First, second, and third place ribbons (and bragging rights) will be awarded! All ages are welcome. Entries should be registered by 11 am at the picnic.
We’re also looking for three volunteers for judging. It’s a tough job but somebody has to do it. If you’re willing to taste a lot of cookies and pick your favorites, please contact Margi Goetz: 508-359-4096 or email@example.com.
Summer “Pick-Up” Choir Opportunity
Come sing your praises to God this summer. Beginning June 25 we will begin our "Pick-Up" choir most Sundays throughout the summer except for when the Praise Team leads worship. We will meet Sunday morning at 8:45 to rehearse for that Sunday's service. Repertoire will be familiar and accessible and no prior choral or musical experience necessary. Come join us for one or for all: whatever works for you. The Sundays we will meet are: June 25, July 2, 16 & 23, August 6, 13 & 20 & September 3.
Soup to Go May 27
We will be preparing a hearty lunch in our kitchen at UCC, bringing it to Boston and serving at the day center at the Woods Mullen shelter. Please join us to help cook a meal, serve at the shelter and join the guests in bingo or other games. Follow this link for details and to sign up.
Focus On Youth (FOY) Registrations Are Due June 1
FOY is our middle school program for students entering grades 6 – 8 this fall. Parents of current 5th graders, AND of students new to FOY in 2017, must attend the last Parent Orientation meeting May 21 at 5:30 pm if you didn’t attend May 11. If your student is entering 7th or 8th grade and you have questions about the program or about the Youth Minister Search Process, you may also want to attend the meeting. More details and registration can be found here.
Graduation Sunday June 4
We invite graduating high school seniors and their families to attend this service where we’ll acknowledge and celebrate their achievement before they head off for graduation ceremonies.
Annual All Church Picnic June 11
Join us from 10:45 am – 1 pm following the one service in the Sanctuary at 9:30. Pack your lunch and join us in the grassy area around Meeting House Pond (behind the Unitarian Church) for games, races and contests. All are welcome! Please RSVP here.
One Worship Service Starts June 11
During the summer, UCC holds one worship service in the sanctuary at 9:30 through September 3.
Summer Sunday School Begins June 11
Taught by Erin Quinn and Jenevieve Erickson, this multi-age class for children who have completed kindergarten – 5th grade, takes place after the children are dismissed from the 9:30 worship service. Each class begins with a short group prayer time and will focus on a service project, a Bible story lesson or a faith lesson based on a secular children’s book. There will be games and crafts too! No registration required, please contact Liz Lisciandra with questions.
Make Soup to Go Cards At Coffee Hour
The Soup to Go card-making project is in full swing and we are now offering the opportunity for families to make cards during coffee hour after both services. Check out the new Soup to Go station in Fellowship Hall and the Meeting Room for supplies, examples of cards and a bin for donated cards. Let’s continue to spread God’s love by making encouraging cards for the women at Wood’s Mullen Shelter.
Amilia's Light Volunteer Opportunities
You can empower a survivor of trafficking by helping to prepare for the Annual Garden Party on June 17. Volunteer positions available for a variety of skills and time commitments. Learn more and signup today.
Save The Date Vacation Bible Adventure This August 14-18
All rising K- 5th grade students are invited to join us for the next Vacation Bible Adventure from 8:45 am – 12:15 pm. This year’s theme is the “Maker Fun Factory” which includes amazing experiments, hilarious games, delicious snacks, surprising adventures and incredible music for just $35 per child. Registration is required, signup here. Contact Carrie: firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
The Medfield Food Cupboard
This month, donations of canned fruit, jelly, juice – large and boxes, kid friendly cereal, drink mixes, canned chicken, baked beans, bagged white rice, and pasta sauce are welcomed. Thanks to the community’s generosity, we are currently fully stocked on soup and canned green beans. Please place your donations in the baskets located in the corner of the lobby marked for the Food Cupboard. They are always looking for volunteers to help sort and distribute the donations. Check out their website at www.medfieldfoodcupboard.org.
2017 at a glance
May 28 Thomas Upham House Service
June 4 Graduation Sunday
Last Day of Regular Sunday School
June 7 Faith on Tap
June 11 Start of the Summer Worship Schedule
Summer Sunday School Begins
5th Grade Crossing Over Ceremony
Annual All Church Picnic
June 18 Commissioning of The Mission Trip Participants
June 25 Start of The Summer "Pick-Up" Choir
August 14 - 18 Vacation Bible Adventure
8:45am - 12:15pm