WEST BRATTLEBORO -- Jan. 19 is the Second Sunday after Epiphany at the First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, 880 Western Ave. in West Brattleboro. Pastor Joseph Amico will share a sermon entitled "Called into the Fellowship" based on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9. Pianist Bill McKim will share a prelude of Fantasy on "Softly and Tenderly" by Thompson and a postlude Sonata in "c" by Cirri. The choir will share an anthem of "The Lord Bless You and Keep You" by Lutkin. The congregational hymns this week are "Christ for the World We Sing," "Holy Spirit, Come, Confirm Us," and "What a Fellowship."
Sunday worship at First Congregational is at 10 a.m. preceded by 9 a.m. choir rehearsal. 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 in January call Jesse at 802-257-1710.
There is an on-going collection of canned fruits and vegetables, pasta and sauces, peanut butter, tuna fish, and cereals for the Drop-In Center’s Food Shelf.
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. First Congregational Church is An Open and Affirming Congregation. The church’s website is www.wbucc.com. Church office hours are Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For further information, call 802-254-9767 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.