Events May 22nd and June 18th. Working with our Church Wider Mission Committee, Jim Robertson has been involved with faith leaders from throughout the greater Waterbury area in an effort to promote good will and understanding among people of different faiths. As set forth below, they are inviting members of the communities to attend one of two dinners (one at a mosque and one at a synagogue) to learn from each other and to discuss possible joint projects to be undertaken this summer. Representatives of various groups will be present at the dinners to describe different available service projects. Send Jim an email at email@example.com , to RSVP for one of the dinners. We are very hopeful th
First Church will again be participating in the town's Night Out on Main Street on June 15th. A small group of people are needed to help set up, "man" the booth, and take down the booth. Help is needed for two shifts: 5 - 7 and 7 - 9:15pm. Contact the Church Office if you are interested. The event runs from 6 - 9PM.
Date: Sunday, May 19th. Register between 12 noon - 1PM at GWIM, 770 East Main St., Wtby. Donation is $10 per person. The walk is from 1 - 3PM. The Greater Waterbury Interfaith Ministries (GWIM) is hosting a fund raiser Walk- a- Thon, whose objective is not only to raise awareness of those less fortunate than we are, but to contribute to funding which serves to address the needs of those who receive support through supplemental food distribution and meals. The walk begins at GWIM, up East Main St to Meriden Road, around the Brass City Mall-down towards South Main St and returning to GWIM. You can walk whatever part of the circuit you are up for. We will gather at GWIM as representatives of ou
Flower gardens are valuable, and the beauty they offer the world is appreciated. However, we live in a world of spiritually starving people and they can't or won't eat flowers. They want vegetables. Liberating Hope, Michael S. Piazza The First Congregational Church Vitality Team is looking for a few good families to "adopt a plot", to help plant and maintain our first community garden. We are looking for families to help plant and tend (water and weed) the garden for a week long period during the summer. The vitality team envisions the garden to consist of approximately 10-12 raised beds in the courtyard, consisting of a variety of herbs and vegetables that can be harvested to share in fello