NEWFANE -- The First Congregational Church of Newfane will meet for morning worship at 10 on Sunday, Oct. 27. The title of the Rev. Robert Hamm’s sermon is "Faith’s Persistence" with scripture from Luke 18:9-14. The congregation will sing the hymns "I Sing the Almighty Power of God," "Open My Eyes, That I May See" and "How Can I Keep from Singing." The choir will offer the anthem "Jesus, the Thought of You" by Robert Lau. The prelude "I Sing the Mighty Power of God" by Lani Smith and the postlude "Postlude in E Flat" by James Marsh will be played by organist/music director Martha LaMoria. The church is handicap accessible with both an elevator and a chair lift.
The Music Department welcomes Julie Olsson as the new handbell director. Olsson has extensive music background and the bell choir is looking forward to "ringing" under her direction.
Events for the upcoming week include Al-Anon at 7:30 p.m. on Monday; Sew What’s at 5 p.m. on Tuesday; Men’s Group at 10 a.m., Prayer Quilt Group at 1 p.m., Handbell rehearsal at 5 p.m. and Choir rehearsal at 6:30 p.m.
Other information may be found by visiting the church website at www.newfanechurch.org or calling the church office at 802-365-4079.