Posts from 2014

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Congregation says Goodbye to Pastor Michael and Laurie

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When you drive down Route 154 you may not notice anything out of the ordinary about the First Congregational Church of Haddam. But if you take a closer look you will see what makes this church so extraordinary. Reverend Michael Malone and his wife Laurie moved to Haddam five years ago. During this time, his […]

VBS Blankets donated to Oncology Center

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This summer, fifty-five Vacation Bible School participants made six warm blankets as a mission project.   After  inserting a red felt heart in between the layers of the blanket, the children tied the ends and said a prayer over each blanket, praying that whomever used this blanket would feel the love and comforting hand of God. […]

Community Quilting Group Starting New Holiday Project

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This project has a holiday theme and uses two new techniques, applique and triangle squares.  Directions for the project and a list of needed items can be obtained by emailing vrgnensn@aol.com. The Community Quilting Group meets the first Wednesday of the month from 9:30 – 11:30 am and on the third Wednesday from 6:30 – […]

VBS Penny Wars raised record amount!

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Started as a friendly competition between the four  Vacation Bible School age groups back in 2009, Penny Wars has grown into an annual mission fundraiser that continues to amaze us. Exceeding last year’s total by more than $100, Serengeti Trek Safari Crews brought in over 10,000 coins for a total of $456!  The recipient of this year’s fundraiser is The Hole in […]

Children’s Ministry to raise money for The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

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This year the Children’s and Youth Ministry will be raising money for The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.  Founded in 1988 by actor Paul Newman, the camp provides “a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families throughout the Northeast, completely free of charge. All year, the children and youth of the […]

Put Your Sneakers On!

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Introducing the Old Ponsett Road Walking Group Come join us every Tuesday – Rain or Shine – at 5:30 p.m. We’ll walk, run, hop, skip around the Old Ponsett neighborhood.  Old Ponsett Road is a dead end that’s just about a mile round trip.  This is a great opportunity for members and friends to get […]

Malone and Thompson appointed Youth Outreach Coordinators

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Congratulations!  FCCH members Laurie Malone and Tracy Thompson have been named Chapter Coordinators for the Middlesex County Chapter of Giv2.  Cheryl Hager, Chapter Coordinator for the past three years, will hand over the reins following the group’s May 17th community outreach project in Killingworth, CT.  We would like to thank Cheryl for her outstanding service […]

Announcing a new Community Quilt Group

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Have you ever wished you could create a beautiful quilt that could be passed down from generation to generation?  Well, this is your chance!  A new Community Quilting Group meets at the First Congregational Church of Haddam on the first Wednesday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and on the third Wednesday […]

Small Group Gathering : Micah 6:8

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Micah 6:8 Gatherings Have you given any thought to making a New Year’s resolution that will not only change your life but will also change the world?  We aren’t talking about starting an exercise program or a new diet where you eat only  broccoli.  We are talking about changing things that are eternal, like your […]