Catherine Kidder, from Help Kids India, will be speaking to our congregation on Sunday, May 14 about her trip to India this past fall. We will learn about the work of HKI to help impoverished children and mothers.
In addition she and her husband Tom will be at Tenney Library for a slide show “Love at the Creches: Education, Health and Hope for Impoverished Children in South India” on Sunday, April 30, 6-7 pm.
Please join us for the annual Winter Warmer Dinner, a fundraiser hosted by the children of Bradford Congregational Church! Featuring a delicious Italian buffet, including gluten free, lactose free, nut free, and vegetarian options, all by donation. Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 11, 2017, 6 p.m.
On September 25 in Sunday School, the kids learned how Joseph’s dreams showed his people to save up food during their seven years of plenty so they would have enough during their seven years of famine. Then Julie Porter, Sunday School teacher and King Arthur Flour employee, helped the children prepare rolls to bake and donate to the food shelf. (You can learn more about King Arthur’s Bake for Good program at http://www.kingarthurflour.com/bakeforgood/kids/)
The church was beautifully represented in the Connecticut Valley Fair parade last night with long-time member Vida Perry Munson as Parade Grand Marshall, driven by our Assistant Moderator, Dan Perry. (Photo courtesy of Lucia Button)
Our own Willow Smith (in the red t-shirt) organized a bell ringing on the afternoon of July 4th, 240 times to mark the number of years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Family and friends gathered and took turns pulling the rope and carefully counting each ring of the bell.