Welcome Light, Service & Table Come join our faith community. We are an open and affirming church. This means we actively support diversity in all its forms. See Open and Affirming statement. We welcome everyone into the fellowship and service of our congregation. Our Sunday Worship and Sunday School is at 10:00 a.m. (9:30 a.m. during the summer months) Our mission is to grow in our relationships with God and those around us. We find God in the teachings of Jesus Christ and the Holy Scriptures, in service to others, and in the celebration and commemoration of the important milestones in the life of our families and communities. See our Beliefs. What’s the BUZZ at FCC ? November 15, 2018 “Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here! NOVEMBER 17TH at FCC! A special day at FCC Fall Church Clean Up Day From 9 am to…….. Come lend a hand! Bring tools and work gloves, rakes and garden tools. Let’s gussy this place up! They’ll be mostly outside jobs. Something for ALL ages and skill levels! Come to do one task or many, come for an hour or all day. See a job that needs to be done, do it! TO BE CLEAR: *Saturday, we are having a “THANKSGIVING MARKET” in the horse shoe driveway at 29 N Main St. Sharon from 10 am to 1 pm. *We will have produce for a Thanksgiving Dinner: potatoes, sweet potatoes, squash, onions, apples etc. That will be purchased fresh from Restaurant Depot. *We will also have some homemade items from our wonderful cooks. *This is a fundraiser to support our Pantry Soup and Food Pantry Ministry’s. We hope to see you there! How YOU can help 1. Attend Friday night pizza party to help weigh and price the produce at 6:30 pm 2. Help with selling Saturday morning between 10:00 and 1:00 3. Come buy your sweet potatoes, squash, onions, apples and more! Proceeds will go to our Food Pantry and Pantry Soup funds Speak to the Christian Service Committee (Joy, Stuart, Carolyn W. Susanne, or Wendie) Show your support for our local Food Pantry and get some shopping done! See you in the Horse Shoe Driveway! SUNDAY, November 18th, Worship Begins 10 am – INGATHERING – GIVING THANKS TOGETHER! Hymns: “Come Ye Thankful People Come”, “I Would be True”, “Now Thank We All Our God”, “Sent Forth by God’s Blessing” Choir Anthem: Olney from Tennessee Harmony, 1818 Special Music: The Chime Choir, Marty MacMillan, cello with Margaret Clark Scripture: Matt 21: 28 – 32 Lay Reader: Jen Threthewey Sermon: “Showing Up”, Pastor Carol Steinbrecker preaching Stewardship Moment: What Will You Offer?, Sally Morandi Communion served by Deacons: Jen Trethewey, leader, Clare Lemovitz, Cathy Reed, Pat Simmons, Deacon of the Month: Jen Trethewey, Organist: Margaret Clark Choir Director: Jeanne Lucas Friendship Hour Hosts: Louise Hall and Milly Worthley PS. Milly’s 90th Birthday is on Saturday November 24th EVERGREEN BAZAAR MEETING Following worship at 11:15 am in the Parlor. Everyone is welcome to attend! We need your help to pull off our largest fundraiser.