Tree of Life Journey!

On February 15 – a day after Valentine’s Day – 30 travelers will embark on our next Tree of Life Journey to Palestine/Israel with many traveling on for an extension in Saudi Arabia. I’m very pleased and grateful that our Senior Associate Minister, Laura Fitzpatrick...

Tree Of Life Journey: March 2022

I was very proud and grateful that Alex Pinkowish (on left in blue jacket), son of Tom Pinkowish and Mary Boone, members of our church community, took part in our recent Tree of Life Journey to Palestine, Israel and Turkey. Here is a message I sent to Alex just before...

Witness Stones Clean-Up

Please consider joining us after church on Palm Sunday, April 10, as we clean and polish the brass plaques of the Witness Stones found along Lyme Street. Materials provided. Contact Laura at lfitz.nager@gmail.com if you’d be willing to spend an hour with us in...

Habitat Build Day

We’re gathering volunteers for a day of home construction with Habitat for Humanity. Our next build day is March 12th. We’ll be working on a project in Norwich, where 10 homes are being constructed concurrently. We need a team of 10 to 12 volunteers who...

Church World Service Blanket Drive

The LBS started the CWS Blanket Drive in 1982. Over the decades the generosity of our congregation has donated thousands of blankets. Last year 65,260 blankets were distributed domestically and 3,500 were shipped internationally. Each blanket costs $10. Please make...

Board of Missions 2021

Many of you may have seen the December 12th edition of 60 Minutes on CBS, which featured a long segment entitled “Negotiating With The Taliban.” While the international community has had little success so far in negotiations that would alleviate Afghanistan’s...

Ladies Who Stitch

We will reconvene in the Sheffield Auditorium on Monday, January 10th, returning to our pre-COVID hours of 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. We welcome visitors and shoppers while we work and the Partnership Store will also be open during that time. Due to the generosity, time,...