Newsletters

Newsletters

December 2018 COG

Pastors Corner: “Waiting and Preparing for Christmas” by Pastor Marisa Contents: Christmas Fair Poinsettias Advent/Christmas Schedule Mitten Tree Intergen’l Advent Program Christmas Pageant Adopt-a-Book Storytelling on the Green Neighbor to Neighbor Church Without Walls Social Justice Events: Bible in a Year, Friday Evening Fellowship Sing-Along, Guest Speaker: Dr. Jason Sokol, [more…]

November 2018 COG

Pastors Corner: “A Chance to Act on Your Core Beliefs” by Pastor Pam Contents: Minister’s Discretionary Fund Guest Preacher: Rabbi Katz Haiti Matters Message from ONA Celebrating 35 Years Storytelling on the Green Interfaith Programs Church Fair Dinner for 8 Library News Events Christian Education Family Ministries Youth Ministries Guest [more…]

October 2018 COG

Pastors Corner: Eat, Pray, Love —A Reflection on Voting this November with a personal testimony: “How Transgender People have changed my life” by Pastor Marisa Contents: Meet Rev. Don Remick ONA Message Stewardship October Services Storytelling on the Green Interfaith Programs Library Update Backpack Thank You Christmas Fair Bible in [more…]

September 2018 COG

Cover article: Pastor’s Corner, “Mystical Tales” by Pastor Pam Contents: Assoc. Pastor Column Stewardship Telling Our Stories: A First Church Focus for the Year Interfaith Programs & Events New Directory Coming Narcan at First Church Library Update Music Opportunities Christmas Fair Women’s Benevolent Tag Sale Homecoming Weekend: Bluegrass on the [more…]

July – August COG 2018

Minister’s Message: Year in Review Contents: Youth Director Needed Associate Pastor’s Note Church Cleanup Help Needed Summer at First Church: Preaching Series, Sermon Talk Back, Worship in the Garden, Pastors go to the Movies UCC News Social Justice Update Haiti Fund Drive Update Children’s Library ONA News Church Fair Church [more…]

June 2018 COG

Minister’s Message: Calling Forth Praise by Pastor Pam Contents: Associate Pastor Column Church Without Walls Moderators Message: On Being ‘Political’ but not ‘Partisan’ Confirmation and Senior Recognition Sunday Choir Sunday Summer at First Church: Preaching Series, Sermon Talk Back, Pastors Go to Hell Series, Summer Worship and the Return of [more…]

May 2018 COG

Cover article: Zaccheus, the Pride Parade, and Shared Values by Pastor Pam Contents: Associate Pastor Column Ruth Perry Award for Graduating Seniors Church Without Walls Haiti Scholarship Drive Moderators Message: The Poor People’s Campaign is Underway Landscape Team News Mother’s Day Festival Choir Library Update Church Fair Meetings to Begin [more…]

April 2018 COG

Minister’s Message: What’s Holy About Easter Candy? by Pastor Pam Contents: Easter Service Schedule Associate Pastor Column Church Without Walls Pioneer Valley Project Update ONA Team News Church Boiler Update New Baptismal Font Church Library Events: Women’s Benevolent Luncheon, New Member Sunday, Bible in a Year, Interfaith Conference, ONA Movie Night, [more…]

March 2018 COG

Minister’s Message:  White Noise by Pastor Pam Contents: Associate Pastor Column One Great Hour of Sharing Annual Meeting Update Holy Week and Easter Mardi Gras Recap Church Boiler News Social Justice Team News ONA Team News Events: Rev. Pam Installation Service, Read the Bible in a Year, Lenten Video Series, [more…]

February 2018 COG

Ministers Message: From Our Past into Our Future by Pastor Pam Contents: Associate Pastor Note Saturday Celebrations Call to the Annual Meeting Read the Bible in a Year Social Justice Team News ONA Teams News Lent Events: Mardi Gras, Lenten Video Series, Women’s Benevolent Luncheon, Stewardship of Eden, February Fling, [more…]