Whoever you are, and wherever you may be on your journey, you are welcome here.
We're glad you landed here and we hope that it will be the start of a colorful relationship.
We hope that it will be a relationship that will begin with you getting to know us, and lead toward us getting to know you.
At the Belchertown United Church of Christ (BUCC) we believe that the stuff of faith is found in community; folks working and laughing and crying and singing and worshiping together, making a difference in the world. If that's a good place to start, click the TICKET below and let the ride begin!
Worship - Sundays at 9:30am
Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of each month.
We practice an open table. All are Welcome!
Saturday, November 3rd – BUCC ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR, 9am – 3pm.
Come start your holiday shopping as we will have many vendors here selling their crafts – including a glassblower, jewelry makers, quilters, knitters and crocheters, wooden toys, photography, jams and jellies, personalized ornaments and gifts, maple syrup, painted slates, wood burning, and more! We are looking for volunteers to clean-up on Saturday to move the furniture back in place after the Fair at 3:00pm. See Lucy to let her know if you are available to assist.
UN-TAG SALE CONTINUATION
Some collectable items were set aside from general items when sorting for this year’s tag sale. We are looking for someone with online sales experience to sell these items on behalf of the church, please see Dave Crutchfield for details.
SAVE THE DATE – NOVEMBER 9TH “4th Annual Rock the House for Shriners’ Children”
at Knights of Columbus #4044, Memorial Drive, Chicopee. This features some of the Pioneer Valley’s Best to “Rock the House,” featuring such bands as Mid-Life Crisis, RadioXile, Shocker, Cottonwood, and Trailer Trash. All this entertainment and the tickets are only $20. 100% of the proceeds goes to the local Shriners Hospital. See Donna DeRoin for information or to obtain tickets.
SAVE THE DATE - Friday, December 7th and Saturday, December 8th - 7pm
The BUCC's Playhouse Players will be performing the play House of the World
here in the church at 7:00pm. Mark your calendars now to save the evening(s) for this great show.
More details to come in November.
SAVE THE DATE, FEBRUARY 2, 2019 - BUCC PLAYHOUSE PLAYERS
and Belchertown Historical Association will present it’s annual murder mystery, . “Murder by Merlot.” Look for more information to come.
PIONEER VALLEY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
has just broken ground on a one-bedroom home in Florence, MA and will be soon on three, three-
bedroom homes in Northampton this. If you are interested in assisting let
Meghan or Pastor Clare know.
BEAUTIFY SUNDAY WORSHIP
This list is outside the Chapel just waiting for YOU! Thanks in advance for your help.
Helping Hand Food Distribution
Every Third Thursday of the month (4pm-7pm) - Join us downstairs in the Parish House for our monthly distribution, as we can always use an extra set of helping hands! For more details please contact Bob Stephens (email@example.com or 860 558-6351).
If you would be able to provide a ride for people without vehicles on the occasional Sunday, or if you need a ride to church, please contact a Deacon (see below).
Deacons of the Month
Please feel free to contact the Deacons about membership, hospital or shut-in visitation or for other spiritual concerns. Deacons: Tom Shattuck (firstname.lastname@example.org)
OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY!
DIRECTOR OR CO-DIRECTORS OF OUR HELPING HANDS FOOD PANTRY
This is a very rewarding volunteer position which serves an essential need in our community. For an opportunity to serve God, and help your neighbor. This would be a wonderful position for two to fill as a team, please contact email@example.com or (413) 461-1321.
FROM THE CHURCH OFFICE:
CHURCH OFFICE HOURS: 9am-2pm, Tues through Fri
Pastor Clare will be in Tuesday 10 – 1, Thursday 12 – 1, Friday 9:30-1:00pm
CLARE’S HOME PHONE: (413) 586-0024
CLARE’S CELL PHONE: (518) 653-2343
Belchertown United Church of Christ
18 Park St., P.O. Box 603, Belchertown, MA
Church office email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pastor Clare’s email: email@example.com
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