Category Archives: Serve

Thankful Hearts Bazaar

November 19th. 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall  A variety of handcrafted items will be on sale including Christmas ornaments, decorations, jewelry, wreaths, jams, homemade desserts and much more. There is also a treasure table with high-quality used items. It’s a great place to buy gifts and get ready for the holidays. The bazaar is […]
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Community Conversation and Potluck Series: Mental Health

November 16th, 6 p.m. Helen Henry Fellowship Hall At this potluck, local non-profits and town representatives will educate us about the area’s mental health needs, share a wide variety of resources across income levels and identify ways that we can support those experiencing mental health crises in our community and in our lives.

Community Conversation and Potluck Series: Housing

November 3rd, 6 p.m., Connecticut River Museum, Essex, CT Community partners and churches are coming together to further the conversation, and take action, on the topic of affordable housing.  This event is part of our ongoing work of caring for our neighbors, particularly those who work hard and still struggle to get by (ALICE).  Come […]
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Welcoming and Ministering to our Veterans

From Rev. Dr. Jan Gregory-Charpentier at Westbrook UCC: Last fall our Deacons hosted a “harvest potluck” with a theme of welcoming veterans in our community to our table. We were overwhelmed by the response! Veterans from all over the community as well as church members attended. We provided a time and space for veterans, if […]
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Community Conversation and Potluck Series: Mental Health

*This event has been postponed* At this potluck, local non-profits and town representatives will educate us about the area’s mental health needs, share a wide variety of resources across income levels and identify ways that we can support those experiencing mental health crises in our community and in our lives.

Shoreline Soup Kitchen: October 2016

October 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 Each Monday night at 5:30 p.m., we host the local Monday night Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries dinner at our church. We are looking for new volunteers. Please contact Pastor Joy at revjperkett@gmail.com or 860-581-0493 if you are interested in volunteering your time.

Giving the Gift of Life: A Learning Event & Fundraiser

 

Advancing Dignity and Justice for Garment Workers

July 27th, 6 p.m., First Baptist Church in Essex Join us for a community potluck and conversation on advancing dignity and justice for garment workers, led by Liana Foxvog. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and the program is at 6:45 p.m. Childcare will be provided. 105 years after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New […]
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Shoreline Soup Kitchen: June 2016

June 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th. Each Monday night at 5:30 p.m., we host the local Monday night Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries dinner at our church. We are looking for new volunteers. Please contact Pastor Joy at revjperkett@gmail.com or 860-581-0493 if you are interested in volunteering your time.

Service Opportunity: Habit for Humanity Build Day

June 4th  at 8:30 a.m. We are currently coordinating a team from FBC in Essex to volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity build in Portland on Saturday, June 4th  from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.   If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Pastor Joy at 860-581-0493 or revjperkett@gmail.com .