NEWFANE -- Rally Day will be celebrated at the First Congregational Church of Newfane’s worship service on Sunday, Sept. 15. The Rev. Robert Hamm’s sermon is "Coming Back Together" with scripture from Luke 15:1-10.
During the children’s time, there will be the blessing of backpacks and the school year. All children/youth are encouraged to bring their backpacks for blessing.
Congregational hymns are "Come, Christians, Join to Sing," "I Come with Joy" and "In Christ There Is No East or West." The choir will sing "Come Away from Rush and Hurry" and the prelude "Ninety and Nine" and the postlude "How Firm a Foundation" will be played by organist/music director Martha LaMoria. At 11:20 a.m., following coffee hour, the Adult Christian Education group will meet in the Dowley Room for discussion on What It Means to be a Christian.
Events for the upcoming week include Al-Anon at 7:30 p.m. on Monday; Linus Quilters at 1 p.m. and Sew What’s at 5 p.m. on Tuesday; Heritage Festival apple peeling at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday; Ladies Aid meeting at 10 a.m., Hand Bells at 5 p.m. and Choir rehearsal at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
For further information, visit the church website at www.newfanechurch.org or call 802-365-4079.