NOVEMBER 2022

WORSHIP SCHEDULE

10:00 AM Worship

11:00 a.m.: Fellowship

 

 

 

WORSHIP HOURS

 

10:00am

 

 

E-mail ADDRESS: uccwhitman@gmail.com

 

Rev. W. Scott Wasdin

swasdin@gmail.com

Church Office # 781-447-5557

 

 

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Margaret Mannke – Secretary

Office phone: 781-447-5557

 

Sexton:

 

Organist:  Tom Hoisington

 

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Go paperless!!  Now you can give online!!

Click the link below

 Online WebPay

 

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Upcoming Events

 

FOOD PANTRY: Dotty, who works at the Whitman Food Pantry, updated the list of what is most needed. These items include: Chef Boyardee canned items, regular mayonnaise, paper napkins, laundry detergent, facial tissues, canned mixed fruit, orange or other tropical fruit juices in bottles, jello, pudding and cranberry sauce.  Cash or checks made out to the Whitman Food Pantry are most welcome as well. Thank you for the wonderful response you always show; and a huge thank you to John Barr, who volunteers as our representative.

 

 

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS: SOUND THE ALARM Campaign is offering to Whitman residents FREE smoke detector w/installation.

 

Schedule an appointment by texting your name and contact phone number to

ARC Volunteer, Anne Williams at 508-345-8988

 

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SUNDAY’S SERMON

for December 13th, 2020

Click here to view Sunday's sermon

 

 

 

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Home Communion and visitation now available- please call the church at (781) 447-5557 to arrange.

 

 Mask restriction lifted (if fully vaccinated)!

As of Sunday, June 6th, 2021, anyone fully vaccinated is not required to wear a mask.

Social distancing guidelines will remain for another week until June13th service.

 

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Church and Fellowship hall are available for your event

 

Please contact the church office for available times and costs

 

Baby showers- Wedding Showers- Collations

Weddings and Special Events

 

The fellowship Hall underwent a beautiful face lift.

 

Check us out when planning that special event.

 

 

 

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All Ages Welcome

Volunteers needed – signup sheets in sanctuary.

 

 

 

 Church Openings Right-Click on the filename below to download this image and choose "Save Target As" or "Save Link As"

Interested in joining a committee or be a representative on the board?

Openings are available for all church members young and not so young.

Learn more at fellowship or by asking a current committee or board member

Or

How about greeting, usher or counting collection?  Sign up on the clipboard in the back of the sanctuary.

Thank you for considering taking a more active role in your church as a much-needed volunteer! Any time you can give, is sincerely appreciated.

 

  "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. " Henry Ford

 

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Sandwiches for MainSpring

Every month

This wondrous mission program sends 100 lunches each month

Meet in the kitchen just after service – many hands make light the load

 

 

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Thanksgiving Message

for the Congregation

 

May each of your families have a safe, peaceful, and very blessed Thanksgiving. Our church could not open its doors each week without the extraordinary volunteers who make worship, Christian education, pastoral support, facilities and grounds management, finance, administration, communications, and prayers flow together so seamlessly and beautifully.  Each of our volunteers is a gift from God. We are truly thankful for all of you!

 

Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!

– 1 Chronicles 16:8

 

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

– Colossians 3:17

 

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever. 

– Psalm 136:1

 

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Thursday Thoughts –November 17th     

 

 

From the desk of Rev. Scott Wasdin:

 

 

Please join us this Sunday morning NOVEMBER 20th for a special communion and stewardship service at 10:00 am.

We will celebrate the ancient communion ritual of intinction during our worship service.

 

The Church Office will only be open on Monday morning next week due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

 

 “God is in control, and therefore in EVERYTHING I can give thanks - not because of the situation but because of the One who directs and rules over it.” –Kay Arthur

 

“In happy moments, PRAISE GOD. In difficult moments, SEEK GOD. In quiet moments, WORSHIP GOD. In painful moments, TRUST GOD. Every moment, THANK GOD.” –Rick Warren

 

Colossians 4:2  “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” 

 

 

ADDITIONAL NEWS

 

Samaritan’s Purse

61 Christmas Shoeboxes are ready for shipping.

Thank you for your generous donations that filled the boxes.

Special thanks to Roberta Spencer and Barbara McLaughlin.

This mission program continues in fond memory of Carol Seward.

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS SUNDAY, November 20th

 

Thanks For Giving Bake Sale

Buy or Bake a special treat.

Goodies will be available before and after the Worship Service.

All proceeds go to the Shipping fees for the Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Boxes.

Each box costs $10.00 to ship, so all donations are gladly accepted.

 

Third Sunday Fellowship

While you’re buying a treat to take home, enjoy a cup of coffee with conversation.

Volunteers needed to expand this important get together time after our Worship Service.

 

OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS COMING UP

Sunday, November 20th at 3PM, there will be a concert at Unity Church in  North Easton.  Linda Brown-San Martin will be playing and Roberta Spencer will be singing!

 

Holiday Vendor Craft Fair

On Saturday, December 10th from 11AM to 3PM, our church will be holding a Vendor-Craft Fair.

There will be something for everyone,  with over 25 vendors participating. 

Raffles, goodies and stress free fun!

 

PRAYERS

Joan, Diane I’s sister

Steven B, Gail C’s brother

Reiss M, Gail and Bruce’s granddaughter

Andy T, hospitalized again 

 

 

 

 Fellowship is back every third Sunday

November’s fellowship is on Nov. 20th  and December’s Fellowship Gathering will be on Sunday, December 18th.

 

SAMARITANS PURSE MISSION PROJECT

Box filling donations greatly appreciated with almost 100 boxes filled.

There is time to donate to help with the cost for shipping.

Please see Roberta Spencer if you wish to donate.

 

 

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***Reminder***

If you are not up to date on your covid vaccinations, please wear your mask at all times when at church.

Hand sanitizer stations are available

Sanitizing measures have been ongoing throughout the church

 

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Thursday Thoughts will be the resource for updates on worship services and prayer requests.

Please email Gail at iamgjc@icloud.com with joys and concerns to share.

 

A live Facebook broadcast (available also as a link on this website) will be available each Sunday until further notice.

 

 

God Cares. Yesterday today and tomorrow

 

 

All over the world folks are doing what they can to support and give comfort in this time of uncertainty.

Everything has changed but God is our constant. 

God will comfort the grieving and give strength to those who are in need

There is hope found through prayer and our continued faith that God will be there for all of us.

 

 

Our church family is amazing when called upon to help. 

Some ideas.....
Fill the plastic container outside the parking lot door with food for the food pantry

Drop off cards in the office mail box to be mailed to area nursing homes or our shut-ins.

Put a sign with a word or picture of encouragement in a window or in your yard

Every day at 3PM let's all take a moment to connect spiritually with prayer.

A moment in time each day to pray for those who need God’s comfort and care.

 

Your deacons are available via email or phone. We are committed to help however we can.

Gail Clement:  781-447-4052

Russ Greene:  781-447-5047

Wayne Brundige:  781-447-1021

Frank Kawa:  781-308-5511

 

 

The Lord hears when I call to him. There are many who say, “O that we might see some good!”

Lift up the light of thy countenance upon us, O Lord

In peace I will both lie down and sleep.

For thou alone. O  Lord, makest me dwell in safety.

 

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