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!
SOUP & SPIRITUALITY WEDNESDAYS 6:30pm in the Parish House – Come join Bob Stephens as he leads a discussion that further explores the prior Sunday’s sermon topic. SIGN UP REQUIRED (in Narthex, call the office or email by 7:00pm Tuesday 4/9/19).
FIRST SUNDAY BRUNCH – we will celebrate First Sunday with Brunch following service in the Dining Room. Please bring something to share.
EASTER FLOWERS FOR SALE – attached and enclosed with the bulletin this week will be an order form for the sale of Easter Flowers. Marla Lindsay and Sally Shattuck will have order forms and information if needed.
RELAY FOR LIFE RAFFLE – Sally Shattuck is collecting items for baskets to be raffled off for our “BUCC Angels - Relay for Life Team”. Please see Sally for information or to donate.
BELCHERTOWN COMMUNITY HANDBELL CHOIR needs bell ringers. You must be able to read music: treble and bass clef. We practice for 1-1/2 hours on Mondays after Labor Day to Mid-May 7-8:30pm. If interested, contact Judith Shattuck 323-7639 or Mary Ellen Bracey 323-5170.
BUCC has once again made the Parish House available for the Belchertown Cultural Council Artwalk on April 27th. Chris Shirtcliff will be coordinating the use of the Parish House. If you are interested contact Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org or 323-6653.
NOHO PRIDE PARADE MAY 4, 2019 AT 11:00AM, we will meet at the GREEN staging area. Let Bob Stephens know if you are interested in participating.
BUCC ANNUAL QUILT SHOW & SALE WITH SEWING TAG SALE is happening on May 9 - 11th. Jane Crutchfield is accepting sewing and craft donations of any kind until the first of May. MOTHERS DAY PLANT SALE May 11, 9 – 2. Get your hanging plants before their gone!
SAVE THE DATE
Helping Hands Cupboard 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
Belchertown United Church of Christ
18 Park St., P.O. Box 603, Belchertown, MA
Church office email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: www.belchertownucc.org “Friend” us on Facebook: Belchertown