WEST BRATTLEBORO -- Sept. 22 is the 18th Sunday after Pentecost at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 880 Western Ave. in West Brattleboro. Friends and neighbors from the Marlboro Meeting House are especially welcome as they will be worshipping with us this week. Their pastor, Heidi Carrington Heath, will bring the message this week, "One of These Things is Not Like the Other," based on Luke 16:1-13.
Organist and pianist George Soulos will share a prelude of "Sinfonia from Cantata No. 156" by J. S. Bach, a postlude of "Toccatta in G Major" by J. S. Bach. The choir will share an offertory of "Come & Be Among Us, Lord." The congregational hymns this week are "You Servants of God, Your Sovereign Proclaim," "Living for Jesus," and "Born of God, Eternal Savior."
Sunday worship at First Congregational Church is at 10 a.m. Preceded by 9 a.m. choir rehearsal. Following worship there is a coffee hour. For those with disabilities, there is a ramp leading to the Fireplace Room level, as well as large-print hymnals and bulletins. For a ride to worship call 802-257-4408.
There is an ongoing collection of canned fruits and vegetables, pasta and sauces, peanut butter, tuna fish, and cereals for the Drop-In Center’s Food Shelf.
Tickets for the special 55th Annual Bazaar Quilt are available from members of the church, for more information contact Anita Bobee or Carol Eddy through the church office.
Ongoing weekly events include the Prayer Fellowship at 8:30 a.m. Sunday mornings and the Handicraft group on Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
Everyone is welcome. Church office hours are Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.