April 2024 Sunday services are at our Higganum Campus
An Open & Affirming Congregation

Missions (Page 6)

Make-A-Blanket Day

FCCH and HCC are joining forces to create beautiful hand-tied fleece blankets for the children at Riverview Hospital in Middletown, the state’s psychiatric hospital for children. We will be working on them on April 19th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 pm to 8 pm in the HCC Fellowship Hall.  A light lunch…

Harvest House Dinner April 17th

Harvest House Dinner Sunday, April 17th Twice a year FCCH  prepares and serves the Sunday evening dinner at St. Stephen’s Harvest House Community Soup Kitchen.  If you would like to help out for a few hours with either purchasing ingredients, cooking, and/or serving, please contact the church office or Ginny Evensen. As posted on St. Stephen’s website:…

A Beautiful Feast

This Thanksgiving, the congregation donated enough food items to fill fourteen turkey baskets (lovingly decorated by our Sunday school children!) for families in our community through Haddam Public Health. The baskets included everything needed for a Thanksgiving Feast, all but the turkeys, which were graciously donated by Michelle Crete from Northeast Clearing.  Thank you one and all!

Giv2 Feeding Children Everywhere Event

Thirty spots for Giv² participants have been reserved at the Feeding Children Everywhere Holiday Hunger Project December 12, 11 a.m. – noon We are going to be packing meals for malnourished children. This is very meaningful, especially during our holiday season so filled with food and treats. They also make these events very fun with competitions…

St. Vincent de Paul Dinner

On Sunday, October 25th, the church served 100 people at the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen in Middletown, CT. Thank you to Deb Livingston who organized the dinner, our cooks (Ginny Evensen, Suzanne Wintsch, June Lamoureux, Sue Craffey, Bari Edmondson, and Nancy Thody), and our confirmation class  for serving the dinner. Approximately 100 people…

CROP Walk raises over $2,500

What do you get when you combine 3 Churches 57 Participants 5 dogs 1 cat (in a stroller!) and a beautiful walk through the state park? $2,625 raised for Church World Service! Thank you to all our walkers and their sponsors!

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

This Halloween, Collect for UNICEF! Inspire your children to be global citizens by collecting coins for children around the world along with their Snickers and Peanut Butter Cups! On October 25th during regular Sunday school class time, children will learn about UNICEF’s work and the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign.  They’ll learn that by simply collecting…