A warm welcome to all visitors. If the Pastor or any member of the
congregation may be of service to you, please contact the church office at
802-228-4211 or Rev. Harpster at 802-875-8895. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be sure to sign the guestbook located at the entrance to the church.
Women’s Group - Every Wednesday at 10:00 A.M.
Deacon’s Meeting – Today, after Service of Worship.
Annual Meeting – Sunday, November 10.
Offerings and other cash receipts for the week of October 13 were $717.00 and
for the week of October 20 were $706.00. The cost of each week is
$1,330.00 (derived by dividing the annual budget by 52 weeks).
Betty Helberg is serving as the Altar Guild person during the month of October.
On Sunday, October 27, Harpster will remember members who died this past year and
dedicate gifts to the church during that time period.
A time of fellowship following the service of worship is held in the social
hall. Coffee, juice and refreshments will be served.
Estimate of Giving Forms
Kindly submit your Estimate of Giving form. This will help your Executive
Board in planning for next year.
Service of Harvest Home
The annual service of Harvest Home will be celebrated on Sunday, November 10.
Gifts of food items to the Good Neighbors Food Shelf are encouraged.
The following is a list of food most needed by the Food Shelf: canned
fruits, esp. apple sauce, pancake mix and syrup, cereal, tuna fish, canned
meats, canned vegetables, evaporated milk, crackers, and pasta or rice sides.
Monetary gifts are also encouraged. Checks should be made out to United
Church of Ludlow specified for the Good Neighbors Food Shelf.
Robert Fleming from Malayaka House
Robert Fleming will visit the Church at 7:00 P.M. in the Ladies Parlor on
Wednesday, November 6th to speak about Malayaka House, the Entebbe, Uganda,
orphanage he founded eight years ago.
Malayaka House is one of several organizations being considered in the
Church's revision of our Outreach Program.
Malayaka House is a small organization (37 children) with roots and much
support here in Vermont. Robert is an engaging speaker, and the mission of
Malayaka House is heartwarming.
Please plan on attending this meeting to hear the Malayaka House story first-hand.
Vermont Conference of the UCC Fall Meeting
The Windham Union Association, Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ,
will hold its fall meeting on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont.
The Reverend Jim Antal, Conference Minister and President of the Mass.
Conference, UCC will speak on the subject, “The Vocation of the Church and
Climate Change – Leading the Next Moral Revolution.”
All are invited to hear his address and a reception which will follow.