UCC Medfield Annual Events
Kick-Off Sunday: On September 16, 2018 we kicked off our Confirmation, Focus on Youth, Senior High Fellowship, and Sunday School programs!
Heifer Sunday: On October 28, 2018, our Fellowship Hall was transformed into a Living Gift Market in support of Heifer International. Throughout the month of October the children learned about Heifer International and how the organization transforms the lives of needy people around the world. Each class studied a specific animal and will make headdresses to wear at their tables that day. This is an important stewardship event for our children. For more special dates pertaining to children, follow the link.
UCC Medfield Service Day: On Saturday, November 3, 2018 members of the congregation came together to serve the community.
Medfield Interfaith Thanksgiving Service: On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 7 pm, representatives from all the churches in Medfield, as well as Temple Beth David in Westwood, took part in a Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at the First Parish UU of Medfield (26 North Street, Medfield.)
Community Carol Sing: Our Sanctuary Choir led the annual carol sing at our church on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm to complement the town tree lighting.
Christmas Pageant/Play: On December 9, 2018, our annual Sunday School Christmas play was presented.(Snow date: December 16)
Advent Supper and Cookie Wrap: Sponsored by the Women's Ministries, we met on December 11, 2018 at 6 pm to share a supper of soup and bread and then package homemade cookies for those who could use a little extra joy during the holiday season.
Christmas Eve: On Saturday, December 24, 2018, candlelight worship services were held at 4 pm, 5:30 pm, and 7 pm.
Service of Lessons and Carols: We held this special service at 9:30 am on Sunday, December 30, 2018. There was no Sunday School. Children were invited to remain in the sanctuary with their parents.
Pancakes with a Purpose: (a fundraiser for the youth mission trip) Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 6 pm - 7:30 pm.
Ash Wednesday: On March 6, 2019, we will observe the beginning of Lent with a service at 7:30 pm.
Women's Retreat: March 3 - March 5, 2019. Stay tuned for more information coming in the fall.
Confirmation Sunday: On April 7, 2019 we celebrate our ninth grade confirmands' decision to reaffirm their baptism and join the church.
Palm Sunday: On April 14, 2019, we will observe the beginning of Holy Week.
Maundy Thursday: On Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm, we will hold a Service of Tenebrae and will share Holy Communion in remembrance of the Last Supper. Our 5th graders partake of their first educated communion after studying the Sacraments of Baptism and Communion during the previous weeks.
Good Friday: On Friday, April 19, 2019, we will remember Jesus' crucifixion and death on the cross.
Easter: On the morning of Sunday, April 21, 2019 we have two worship services at 8:30 am (includes a children's message) and 10 am. Special music and flowers mark this important celebration of Christ's resurrection.
Graduation Sunday: On June 2, 2019 we celebrate our high school graduates.
All Church Picnic: On June 9, 2019 from 11 am - 1 pm.