Evening with Nancy Collins – November 16, 6:15 pm

The Mission Committee is hosting an evening with Nancy Collins!

On the evening of November 16, Nancy Collins, our PC(USA) regional liaison for East Central Africa, will share her insights into the work done on our behalf in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, and Zambia.

Nancy has a long history of mission work in Egypt focusing on social justice issues. She worked in the International Relations Department of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), and she facilitated Egypt’s Joining Hands Against Hunger group, the Together for Family Development Network. Her work in East Central Africa began in 2009 and has a special focus is on evangelism, leadership development, and church-growth, and is sure to strengthen our own church’s commitment to missions in the Congo and in the Sudan.… Continue

Youth Group News – November 2011

The Youth Groups had a delightful afternoon apple picking last month. They collected enough to share with our friends at Columbus House, and to take home to their own
families.

This month they are planning, cooking, and serving a meal at Columbus House. Advisors Sharon Anderson and Anthony Damelio will be waiting at the church on
Saturday, November 5th at 3 p.m.

Then on Sunday, November 20th, the youth will hang out at the church for a movie and conversation night. Fun times will begin at 5 p.m.

The Youth Group is for all youth in grades 6-12.

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Join the Choir for Special Christmas Music

The choir will present its annual Advent and Christmas music during the sermon time on the Third Sunday of Advent, December 11. Like last year, we will present a selection of carols and choruses from different times and places.

Included will be the opening chorus from one of J.S. Bach’s Christmas cantatas (Cantata No. 63), carols from Denmark and England, John Gardner’s setting of “Tomorrow Will Be My Dancing Day,” and “His Yoke Is Easy,” the final chorus from the first section of Handel’s Messiah.

We hope you will join us!

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Dinner with Friends – November 12 6:00 pm

The second “Dinner with Friends” this fall with take place on Saturday, November 12, at 6:00 p.m.
A sign-up sheet will be on the Welcome Table.

The hosts usually prepare a main dish and guests take appetizer, salad, vegetable or dessert. For more information, e-mail Bonnie Sherman at sherman_bonnie@yahoo.com or Candice Gray at cmcrepeau@sbcglobal.net.

This is a wonderful way to catch up with old friends and make new ones!

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Join Us At The Yale Repertory Theatre – Monday November 28

Join us for a performance of Molière’s A Doctor in Spite of Himself, at Yale Repertory Theatre on Monday, November 28, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 each. Please sign up at the Welcome Table.

Playing doctor” takes on a whole new meaning as a marital squabble escalates into comic pandemonium. The spirited Martine exacts revenge on her scoundrel of a husband, Sganarelle, by convincing the town that he’s the best doctor around and that he can cure any ailment. But the trickster turns the tables on his wife—and everyone else—with his own definition of “in sickness and in health.”

– Yale Rep

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