No Matter Who You Are or Where You Are on Life's Journey,
You are Welcome at Mittineague Congregational Church!
We worship every Sunday at 10:00 AM
Holy Communion (gluten-free) is served on the
First Sunday of Each Month.
News & Announcements
Easter and Mother’s Day Vendor Fair
Saturday, April 13th, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
On Saturday, April 13th, the church will host a Vendor Fair from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM in King Fellowship Hall. We will have vendors selling Avon, Pampered Chef, Mary Kay, handmade soaps, and much, much more. (Raffle prizes, too!) We will also have lunch items available for purchase. Hope to see you there!
Holy Week 2019
The public is warmly welcomed to Mittineague Congregational Church, UCC, for services of worship offered during Holy Week. Palm or Passion Sunday Service, on April 14th at 10:00 AM, includes a story that combines the triumphal spirit of Palm Sunday with the sadness of the passion of Christ, as told through music and scripture. Palms will be distributed to all in attendance following worship.
On Maundy Thursday evening, April 18th, a service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae will be held in the church sanctuary at 7:30 PM. The Office of Tenebrae dates back to the 7th and 8th centuries and is characterized by the extinguishing of candles and the reading of scripture, telling the story of the falling away of the disciples before Jesus’ crucifixion. A service of devotional significance, Tenebrae is a contemplative and meditative experience.
On Easter Sunday morning, April 21st, an abbreviated Sunrise Service will be held at 6:00 AM at the front of the church, under the guidance of Lauri Osip, Director of Christian Education. (The service will be moved indoors if inclement weather.) The service will include Easter scripture, stories, and music. Following the Sunrise Service, a continental-style, free-will-offering breakfast will take place in King Fellowship Hall.
Traditional Easter worship, on April 21st at 10:00 AM in the sanctuary, led by Rev. Bart Cochran, features a joyous Service of the Resurrection with prayers, scripture, and Easter hymns and anthems sung by the congregation and Church Choir. For this special service, we encourage worshippers to bring a cut flower with them to help turn a plain wooden cross into a flowering cross, which remains a centerpiece for worship and reflection. Children will be in church to participate in the opening part of the service, then will be invited to an Easter Egg Hunt on the grounds of the church. Children ages 3 thru Grade 6 are welcome to participate. A time to visit with family and friends will follow worship in King Fellowship Hall. An Easter celebration cake, along with other baked goodies and beverages, will be offered.
2019 CROP Walk
The 2019 Church World Service CROP Hunger Walk for West Springfield/Agawam will be held on Sunday, April 28th, at Feeding Hills United Church of Christ, 21 North Westfield Street, Feeding Hills, MA. Registration will begin at noon with the Walk beginning at 1:00 PM. Twenty-five percent of all funds raised will be donated to The West Springfield Parish Cupboard. Our church family has always been a supporter of this event, so please consider participating. You can “like” the Walk on Facebook at “AandWSCropWalk”. For more information or a fundraising form, please contact Chrissy Norton at 413-734-1290.
Bookkeeper Position Available
Mittineague Congregational Church has a job opening for a Bookkeeper. This person will be responsible for paying the bills of the church and the processing of cash reimbursements on a weekly basis, preparing monthly financial reports of Expenses and Asset Accounts, submitting payroll amounts bi-weekly, and assisting with annual reports, budgets and worker’s compensation audits. (A full job description is available upon request.)
This is a paid position, approximately 5 hours per week. Candidates should have at least a 2-year degree in the field or 5 years of bookkeeping or accounting experience and should be familiar with industry accounting software.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com or Mittineague Congregational Church, 1840 Westfield Street, West Springfield, MA 01089, Attn: Bookkeeper Position