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SATURDAY, APRIL 30th 8AM-NOON: SPRING CLEAN-UP MORNING. Please bring a rake, shovel, or tarp from home to help pick-up, rake-up, and shovel-up with others to ready the church grounds for summer. Rake the old thatch and gravel from the lawns; sweep winter gravel off the parking lot and pick up branches and junk outside. Inside are 2 refrigerators, a well-used …

Easter

A glorious array of lilies on the altar, exuberant music by the singing choir and the hand bell choir, an inspiring sermon by Pastor Mary Lee-Clark, an Easter egg hunt for the children, and special “prizes” such as the purple potted plant…all made for a memorable Easter celebration.

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Easter 2016

A glorious array of lilies on the altar, exuberant music by the singing choir and the hand bell choir, an inspiring sermon by Pastor Mary Lee-Clark, an Easter egg hunt for the children, and special “prizes” such as the purple potted plant…all made for a memorable Easter celebration.

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Jungle Wilderness

On Sunday March 13 a Wilderness of Jungle surrounds a jar of nard, the fragrant oil that Mary poured on Jesus’ feet.

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Knitting

A hand-knit sweater and hand-knit baby blanket are pictured above. As in past years, knitters of our congregation made a large number of each. With Church World Service no longer “doing” baby kits,” 25 baby blankets and 25 baby sweaters (many with intricate patterns) were donated to the US Committee for Refugees. The women also donated “one-zies,” and receiving blankets …

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Ocean Wilderness March 6

Blue waves of ocean wilderness rolled on the altar table, surfing onto a shore of beautiful shells and drawing congregation members after worship to yet another “Wilderness” diorama during our Lenten exploration of wildernesses, geographic and spiritual

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The Wilderness – Desert

Congregation members admire the desert wilderness created on the altar by Barbara True-Weber and Mike Weber.

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2CC Donations for Refugees

Jackets, hats, mittens and boots as well as large pots and pans were donated by 2CC members for refugees being settled in Albany. Large pots and pans for stove-top cooking are especially needed for families with many children. Women of the congregation knit and donated 25 baby blankets and 25 baby sweaters, many with intricate patterns. The women also donated …

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Mary’s for Banner

From middle of town intersection of Routes 7 & 9, take Route 7 south 2 blocks. Turn left onto Hillside St. (just before Friendly‚Äôs). Church is located on right at top of hill. All people of faith or in search of faith are welcome in our worship and work at Second Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, at 115 Hillside …

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