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November Events at FBC

November Events

Adult Prayer Forum
Sunday, November 1
11:15 AM Whitney Room
Adult Prayer Forum
Landy Johnson will lead in an exploration of ‘Why We Pray’. Bring your favorite prayer along to share.

Important Refugee Sponsorship Informational Meeting
Tuesday, November 3
6:30 PM – Roy Room
FBC has an opportunity to sponsor a recently resettled refugee family in Worcester through Ascentria Care Alliance (formerly Lutheran Home Services) which is the largest resettlement agency in Central MA.
The Outreach Team will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, November 3rd at FBC at 6:30p.m. in the Roy Room.  Beth Singley from Ascentria will bring us information and answer any questions we may have regarding refugee sponsorship.  Anyone interested in volunteering to help with this project are encouraged to attend or contact Lyn Stevens, Outreach Team Facilitator, lyn1nstevens@gmail.com

Scrogin Book Forum “Fields of Blood”
Sunday, November 8
11:15 AM Roy Room
An exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

Worcester Interfaith Forum
Sunday, November 8
11:15 AM
Frank Kartheiser, Lead Organizer of Worcester Interfaith, will speak about the Fair Share Amendment.

Heifer Living Gift Market
November 8, 15, and 22
Gordon Hall after worship

WPI Sesquicentennial Choral Concert
Saturday, November 14
3:00 PM Sanctuary
New arrangements by Choral Director John Delorey and the first commission of the WPI Sesquicentennial Choral Competition, The Turn, by Colby Niven-Baker ’15 College of the Holy Cross

Meet and Greet with Brent Newberry
Saturday, November 14
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, in Gordon Hall
There will be a reception, with light refreshments, for Brent.  Join other congregants in greeting and meeting him.

Special Worship and Congregational Vote
Sunday, November 15 – 10:00 AM
Pastor candidate Rev. Brent Newberry will preach Sunday, November 15.  Immediately following the service the congregation will vote whether or not to receive him as FBC’s new Minister.

Service of Installation for Rev. Mary Miller
New TABCOM Conference Minister
Saturday, November 21
3 PM in Sanctuary