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!
BAD WEATHER CLOSINGS - Check for Sunday Worship Service cancellations, before leaving your home, on the First Warning Weather Storm Closing System, the television broadcast, on WGGB ABC40 / WSHM CBS 3 / EGGB FOX 6 - Springfield. Thanks in advance.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19TH AT 9:00 please join Sally to help take down the decorations in the Sanctuary.
A WINTER READING will be held on SATURDAY, JANUARY 26TH FROM 4 TO 6 in the Ryther Room. The Belchertown Cultural Council will present seven authors who will read from published and new work. A Winter Reading is free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale and signing after the event. Refreshments will be offered.
BUCC Tag-Less Sale Coordinator Needed - This August sale provides financial support to the Sunday School for our children and to our general fund. Please see Meghan Overgaard for details on planning, coordination, sorting, setup and all, or get her phone number from the church office
“It Takes a BUCC” Stewardship Drive 2019
Please remember to place your 2019 time and financial pledges in the offering plate.
This will help to plan our (your) budget for next year. Thanks!
SAVE THE DATE
FEBRUARY 2, 2019 - BUCC PLAYERS with Belchertown Historical Association will present its annual murder mystery, . “Murder by Merlot” at Villa Rose, Ludlow. Tickets are available at Cold Spring Wine & Liquor, 8 Park Street and at the Church and at Villa Rose.
FEBRUARY 9, 2019 – The BUCC Players will perform “Murder by Merlot” at the Eastern Mountain Country Club, 1458 E Mountain Rd in Westfield (413) 568-1539 http://www.easternmountaincc/calendar/ or reserve yours by calling Eastern Mountain Country Club
LOAVES AND FISHES, FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2019 South Congregational Church, 45 Maple Street, Springfield. Shepherd’s Pie and Brownies. Sign-up sheets in the Narthex!
BUCC QUILT SHOW & SALE WITH SEWING TAG SALE is happening on May 9 - 11th. Jane Crutchfield is accepting sewing and craft donations of any kind, in any form, from now until the first of May. Tell your co-workers, neighbors and friends - anyone who is cleaning out an estate, has unfinished or unwanted sewing projects, etc.
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
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