Check out the September 2019 "Good Word" Newsletter here.

 

 

 

"Evicted" - Discussion of the Housing and Homelessness Crisis

Wednesday, October 2 @ 7PM

Matthew Desmond’s book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City was the UCC “All Church Read” this summer.  Join us to discuss Desmond’s findings from years he spent embedded in public housing in Detroit Michigan as we learn  more about the local story of housing in our area.  We will be joined by Susan Crossley, Director of Family Promise Metrowest and learn more about their program to prevent homelessness for families at risk of eviction.

 

Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, October 5 @ Noon

At noon on Saturday, October 5th, we will PAWS on the front steps of the church to em-BARK on this celebration. Bring your beloved pet, stuffed animal, or even a picture of a beloved animal for this PURR-fect opportunity to give thanks to God for the comfort and joy they give us each day.  The brief blessing service will be followed by pet treats and cider and donuts, depending on your preference!  

 

 "Building Bridges" ~ Portraits of Immigrants and Refugees 

Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20

"Building Bridges" is an exhibit of photographs and interviews with people who have come to the US as immigrants or refugees.  The exhibit was created by Family Diversity Project to challenge the damaging myths and stereotypes about this often-marginalized group of people.