Stewardship Update
We are in the middle of our Stewardship campaign.  To date, we have received 77 pledges and are at 63% of our pledge goal.  Considering that last year we received a total of 136 pledges, we are still very much in need of your support.  click on the link below to be directed to our website. you.

Sunday, May 5 – Confirmation Sunday

The Flower committee will be accepting orders for Memorial flowers after worship on Sunday, May 5 and 12 in Fellowship Hall.


Women’s Coffee will take place on Friday, May 10 at 4pm at Clayton’s Café.  Women’s Coffee is open to all women at First Parish and the Community.

Save the Dates!
Sunday, May 19 – Senior Recognition Sunday
Sunday, May 19 – 2:30 pm at First Parish when we officially recognize Kate’s transition into the Senior Pastor position.
Sunday, June 16 – Annual Meeting

Opportunities to Serve

Musicians and Singers Wanted for Kate’s Installation on May 19 at 2:00pm.  There will be two rehearsals only! Thursdays, May 9 &16 at 6pm.  Email Amanda for Sheet Music | [email protected]

Coffee Hour -There is a new signup sheet on the bulletin board.  There are openings in  May.  You may bring your own snacks or check the bottom shelf of the freezer to use what we have.  We supply the frozen lemonade and the half and half for coffee.  You would come in one hour before church to set up and clean things up after coffee hour.  If you have never been a Coffee Hour volunteer, we will mentor you on your first Sunday.  Thank you for your consideration.

Blanket Sunday is a Special Offering that will be taken on Sunday, May 12. Our donations to Church World Service will provide our neighbors that are experiencing poverty, displacement or disaster with a warm blanket to comfort them in their time of need.

Upcoming Week:

Wednesday, May 1
Staff – 9:30 am
Chair Yoga – 9:30 am
Caring Connection Cookie Drop – 12:00 pm
Food Pantry – 5:00 pm

Thursday, May 2
317 Main Meeting – 9:00 am
Bible Study – 9:30 am
Under 2s – 10:30 am
Royal River Alliance – 1:30 pm
317 Local Vocals – 6:30 pm
Confirmation – 7:00 pm
Friday, May 3
Food Pantry – 10:00 am
Christmas Crafters – 2:00 pm
C. Morrill Recital Rehearsal in Sanctuary – 3:30 pm

Sunday, May 4
Confirmation Sunday
Preble Street – 10:00 am
Worship – 10:00 am
Parenting Class – 4:00 pm
Scout Council – 6:00 pm
Council – 6:30 pm
Scout Leaders – 7:00 pm
Youth Mission Trip Mtg – 7:00 pm

Monday, May 6
AA – 7:00 pm 

Tuesday, May 7
Food Pantry – 10:00 am
Scouts – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, May 8
317 Main Meeting – 8:30 am
Staff – 9:30 am
Chair Yoga – 9:30 am
Food Pantry – 5:00 pm
Deacons – 6:30 pm

Weekly News for May 1

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