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Posts from November 2017

Advent Craft Workshop

December 3rd after service in Gordon Hall. Come make Christmas crafts at the annual Advent Workshop! Children are more than welcome to bring a friend along to join in the holiday spirit as we prepare for Christmas. For more information, contact

Looking Ahead to December

Save the Dates! 3rd Advent Craft Sunday, following worship  *  10th Lessons & Carols, 5:00 pm  *  15th Handbell Extravaganza, 7:30 pm  *  16th Gingerbread Houses, 11 am – 3 pm  *  17th Holiday Dinner, 5:30 pm  *  24th Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 11 pm

The Giving Tree

Once again, this year, the FBC and Park Congregations will participate in the Giving Tree Event on Sunday, November 26th, in tandem with Hanging of the Greens. After the church service, stop by the Giving Tree in Gordon Hall and select one or two (or more!) decorations. On the back of each decoration is the…

The Common Table

The Common Table A dinner church experience. Wednesday, November 29th, 6:30 pm, Gordon Hall. All are welcome. Please call the FBC office at 508-755-6143 if you are planning to attend and talk to Lynne Carroll about what you might like to contribute to the potluck!

Harvest Service

In the spirit of Thanksgiving for the bounty of the earth and ocean, we will be collecting canned and dry foods and sending them to the Carty Cupboard Food Pantry in Worcester. There will be a huge display of our gifts on November 19th as we did last year, with a special centerpiece made by…

Wheat Sheaf Special Sunday School

November 12th Sunday School will be rescheduled and will not be held at its regular 9 am time. Instead, on November 12th, following the service, Lynne Carroll will lead us through creating a traditional Wheat Sheaf that the children will assemble. Then it will be baked and made ready for Harvest Sunday on November 19.…