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Diaper Drive Planned

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As everyone knows, the bottom line for parents is that you need LOTS of diapers for babies and toddlers! Celebrate Mother’s and Father’s Days this year with a monetary donation to our Mission/Outreach Committee’s Diaper Drive. This will be a virtual drive, and all donations will be made to the Diaper Bank of Connecticut which […]

Collecting Sports Equipment

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With spring arriving and weather warming ,sometimes our thoughts turn to sports. The Solnit Center which houses 13-17 year olds has expressed a need for outdoor and indoor sports equipment. Due to the pandemic, a donor was unable to contribute this year so our Christian Outreach Committee is looking at ways our church community can […]

Outreach Money at Work

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After contacting Amber Stramm, the Director of the HK Backpack Program, to find out what the program was most in need of, the Joint Outreach Committee voted to donate ten gallons of milk each week from April 23 – May 14. During COVID-19, the program supplies seventeen families each Thursday with enough groceries for a […]

Pennies From Heaven Collection to Benefit Simply Smiles

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The Place Located in South Dakota, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (CRST) Reservation is an autonomous nation within the United States. Four bands of Lakota Indians, approximately 10,000 residents, live in this 1.45 million acre area (roughly the size of Connecticut.) The Response For Lent, make it your mission to help Simply Smiles in their […]

Collecting for Thanksgiving Dinners

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The Mission/Outreach Committee invites everyone to help us fill fifteen “Thanksgiving Dinner” boxes for families in Haddam/Higganum.  A large turkey poster located on the FCCH chancel has tags with all the supplies for the dinners.  Take a tag, bring in the items, and put them on the front pews by Sunday November 24th. After service […]

School Supplies for CWS and Y&FS

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Thank you for your contributions to the school supply ministry! As many of you know, the FCCH Christian Service Committee and the HCC Outreach Committee collected school supplies for both Church World Service and Haddam- Killingworth Youth and Family Services during the month of July and August. Because of your generosity, we were able to […]

Mother’s Day CWS Blanket Sunday

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Mother’s Day Blanket Sunday Sunday, May 12th Starting April 28th, the FCCH Christian Service Committee invites you to remember and honor your mother (or another cherished person in your life) by “purchasing” a blanket. Contributions of $10.00 (or more) allow Church World Service (CWS) to purchase blankets for people in crisis situations in the US […]

Hat & Mitten Collection

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Throughout the month of December we will be collecting new hats, mittens, and scarves for our neighbors in need. Items can be hung on the Hat & Mitten Tree (located in the Fellowship Hall at FCCH) on Sunday mornings during December or dropped off at the First Congregational Church of Haddam during regular office hours.   […]

2018 Yuletide Quilt Show Wrap-Up

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The FCCH Quilt Show Committee would like to thank all our wonderful exhibitors, volunteers, and vendors for making this one of our best shows yet! We had over 140 quilted items on display in the sanctuary!  It was quite a sight!  Congratulations to Stewart Gillmor on winning the “Visitors’ Favorite” Award with his Vintage Grandmother’s […]