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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 A.M.

Holy Communion (gluten-free) is served on the

First Sunday of Each Month.

 

News & Announcements

                                         

ANNUAL CHURCH BUDGET AND BUSINESS MEETING - FEBRUARY 25TH

All members of the congregation are encouraged to attend the Annual Budget and Business Meeting of the church on Sunday, February 25th, in the Sanctuary following worship.  The articles to be considered are:  1. To accept the 2017 Financial reports.  2. To see if the Congregation will adopt the proposed Operating Budget for 2018.

Annual Budget Reports for your review are available at the church or you may have one emailed to you.  Please contact the Church Office at 413-734-1290 or mittcong@comcast.net to attain a copy and please remember to bring it with you to the meeting on February 25th.

 

NOW TAKING ORDERS FOR EASTER LILIES!

If you would like to purchase an Easter Lily ($10 each) to help beautify the Church Sanctuary on Easter Sunday, April 1st, order forms are available at the church or you may click on the following link:    Easter Lilies Order Form

Deadline for orders is Sunday, March 18th.

 

Holy Week 2018

Holy Week begins on Sunday, March 25th, the Sixth Sunday of Lent, known as Palm Sunday.  Palm Sunday is also referred to as Passion Sunday and includes telling the story of Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem, to the waving of the palms and then moving on to his arrest, trial and execution.  Once again, we are combining the triumphal spirit of Palm Sunday with the sadness of the passion of Christ, through music and scripture.  Palms will be distributed to all in attendance following the service.

Later in Holy Week, on Maundy Thursday, March 29th, a service of Tenebrae, with gluten-free communion, will be offered at 7:30 PM in the Church Sanctuary.  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.

Easter Sunday with the Flowering Cross - April 1st

Christ is risen!  Christ is risen, indeed!  For over 1500 years, Christians have whispered, spoken, shouted, and sung those words on Easter Sunday morning.  We will be saying them once again this Easter, as we celebrate the Day of Resurrection, 2018.  The Flowering Cross will be a part of this special worship service.  We encourage everyone to bring a cut flower with them to help turn a plain wooden cross into a beautiful, flowering cross.  Roses, daffodils, daisies, carnations, and just about every kind of flower adorns the cross in preparation for the opening call; Christ is risen, Christ is risen, indeed!

American Red Cross Blood Drive - Thursday, April 5th, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in King Fellowship Hall 

Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule your life-saving appointment today.  Walk-ins welcome but appointments will have priority.  Please drink plenty of water and eat breakfast/lunch before donating and please bring a picture ID or Donor Card.

Life Line Screening - Friday, April 13th, in King Fellowship Hall

Pre-registration is preferred.  Appointments are available between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.  To schedule an appointment and get special Community Circle pricing call 1-866-229-0469, go to www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle, or text the word circle to 797979.  Screenings available:  Carotid Artery/Plaque, Heart Rhythm (Atrial Fibrillation), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Peripheral Arterial Disease.  An Osteoporosis Risk Assessment is also available.  These screenings may be purchased individually or as a package deal.  Don't wait!  Schedule your Life Line Screening today! 

Erna Slicer Memorial Scholarship Offered at Mittineague Congregational Church

The Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that scholarships will be offered this year from the Erna Slicer Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Graduating High School Seniors, students enrolled in College Undergraduate Studies, and students preparing for the Christian Ministry in Advanced Degree Studies, will be considered.  Applicants must be church members or members of the immediate family of church members.  Detailed criteria and applications may be obtained from the Church Office in person, by regular mail, or email.  In order for applications to be considered by the Scholarship Committee, all material required must be completed and returned no later than Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Questions may be addressed to the Scholarship Committee through the Church Office at 413-734-1290 or mittcong@comcast.net.

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