2018 Theme: Be Imitators of God
Christ’s Love Compels Us to Live for Him (2 Cor. 5:14-15)
We encourage everyone at CC to join one of our Growth Groups and sign up for a Bible Study for a time of studying God's word, sharing and praying for each other as we build Christ-centered relationships!
Growth Groups (GG)
GG’s are informal and meet monthly in homes. A typical meeting will include fellowship with refreshments and a time to share life and pray for one another. Our four groups are: South Windsor/Vernon, East Hartford/Manchester/South Windsor, Glastonbury, West Hartford/ Hartford/Farmington/ Avon.
Sunday Bible Study
We offer various studies throughout the year based on sign-up.
Wednesday Night Bible Study (Open to All):
We meet Wednesdays, 7:30 PM rotating between church and people’s houses.
Agape Fellowship (Families):
Seminars held throughout the year on marriage and parenting. Based on sign-up.
Covenant Chapel Fellowship (CCF) @ UConn:
We meet Thursdays, 8:00 PM on UCONN Campus FSB 103.
Join us as we cultivate sisterhood and encourage each other in Christ. Based on sign-up.
Building up one another in the brotherhood of Christ. Based on sign-up.
11/17 Church clean up
11/18 Thanksgiving Sunday - Special Offering
11/18 Operation Christmas Child/ Thanksgiving Dinner Fellowship
11/25 CC Season of Advent Begins (Sun 25th)
Praying @ 1230
We will continue to pray at 1230 every day until the end of November for the various needs in our church for physical, emotional and spiritual healing.
Church clean up – 11/17
Sat. November 17th we will have our annual fall church clean up. Please come help rake leaves and tidy up the church, baby room and CC office. Breakfast will be served at 7am.
Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner – 11/18
We will have our annual Thanksgiving Potluck dinner on Sunday November 18th @ Pastor Fred’s house. Tentative start time 4pm. Please bring some food and join us for fellowship with one another. Please sign up here.
Thanksgiving Offering – 11/18
Our Thanksgiving offering will be collected on November 18th. We will distribute thanksgiving offering envelopes on November 11 and November 18. Please consider giving a special offering during this Thanksgiving season.
Operation Christmas Child: Shoebox Gift Packing – 11/18
We will be packing and donating shoebox gifts to the organization Operation Christmas Child on Sunday November 18th, after our Potluck dinner! Please bring your unwrapped gifts and shoeboxes to the dinner. These gifts are given to children in need all around the world, while also evangelizing the Word of God to them. Please see PFred or Dan for more info regarding gifts that can be purchased and as well consider the following guidelines:
Please DO include: Personal care, crafts activities, school supplies a personal note. You can find other suggestions here.
DO NOT include: Candy; toothpaste; gum; used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives, or military figures; chocolate or food; seeds; fruit rolls or other fruit snacks; drink mixes (powdered or liquid); liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers; aerosol cans.
You can shop for gifts at Hobby Lobby as well. Here is a coupon.
Canned Food Collection for Evergreen Ministry
We will collect canned food items for the Disabled American Veterans home in Manchester through Nov. 25th.
Snacks and Fellowship Sign-Up
We are asking for volunteer sign-ups to provide snacks during our Sunday fellowship for January to March. You may sign up as individuals or in groups. Please sign up here, also on Facebook. To relieve you of any financial burden, CC can reimburse up to $30 to assist the cost spent to provide snacks for that Sunday.
Growth Groups (GG)
The purpose of Growth Groups is to provide a space for spiritual growth and outreach in the context of loving relationships. GG’s meet monthly in homes. A typical meeting will include fellowship with refreshments and a time to share life and pray for one another. We have three groups based on location. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Fred or a person listed below.
S.Windsor/Vernon/E.Hartford/Manchester: Anthony and Jennis, Pastor Fred and Hyein
Glastonbury: Tom and Jisun
West Hartford/Hartford/Farmington/Avon: Josh Park, Dave Cha
Bible Study: Biblical Theology Introduction – 11/25
On Sunday November 25th, please join us in the Conference Rm in the Education Building @ 1215 pm as we take a look at an overview of the bible through the lens of biblical theology which shows us that Christ central to the scriptures. We will go through the book According to Plan. Only to be offered if there is interest. Sign up here.
12/2 Lord's Supper
12/23 Christmas Sunday - Special Offering (Sun 23rd)
Joint FKPC Christmas Eve Worship Service in Afternoon (Children’s Performance)
Pray for growth groups as we continue to cultivate community
Pray for those who are sick in our congregation.
Pray for those looking for jobs.
Pray for our college freshman as they adjust to college life and our college students as they go through the year.