Mission

Neighbors in Need

Neighbors in Need (NIN) is a special mission offering of the United Church of Christ that supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States. One-third of NIN funds support the Council for American Indian Ministry(CAIM). Two-thirds of this offering is used by the UCC’s Justice and Witness Ministries (JWM) to support a variety…

The Neighborhood Supper needs our help

  The Neighborhood Supper takes place every Tuesday night in our Parish Hall.  The  Supper started on June 4, 1991 by our  church members, June Troupe and Marge MacMelville and has continued weekly since then with the exception of year 2014/15 when our church was undergoing a renovation project.  The Supper is governed by a…

Operation Christmas Child wraps up 2017

Mission Outreach is thrilled to announce that we blessed 126 boxes on Sunday, November 12. We are truly grateful for all the support in collecting items and for attending the Packing Party on November 11. While this is not as many as last year we did see several members of the community who are not…

What is the Service is Sweet Shoppe?

We’re all busy people with big hearts.  We want to be the body of Christ but we have errands to run, things to do, responsibilities to keep.  Yet, there are times we are stuck waiting and if there was just something small we could do while waiting at the doctor’s office, or at a restaurant,…

Mission Outreach expanding support for foster children

  Mission Outreach expanding support for foster children The Mission/Outreach committee has a NEW mission! We are collecting donations (monetary and/or supplies) for foster kids in Massachusetts! Jeanne Bracken has a friend who is a foster mother, and we thought it would be a wonderful way to spread God’s love to some kids who really need…

2017 Annual Women’s Retreat

Coming to the Cross of Christ Annual Women’s Retreat Grotonwood Retreat Center March 18, 2017 At the end of the day Rev. Lee Atherton asked us what we would like to reflect on the day and/or what we were taking from it. Here are some responses. Click here to view the Photo Gallery. Just to…

Mission/Outreach Opportunities

Do you want to serve God but wish it could be on YOUR schedule? You’ve got talent but just can’t make up your mind what to do? Or just can’t find the time to buy all the materials? Mission Outreach has an additional way to keep Mission in Motion at CCOL and show you that…

Operation Christmas Child

This congregation has entered the 2016 OperationChristmas Child season with a bang! To truly get thisyear’s drive into gear we have a special speaker, CecilPollydore, from Operation Christmas Child coming to our church. Watch the Sunday bulletins, Parish News and E-blasts for the date. Cecil is the Regional Manager for OCC out of Albany, New…