Yankee Fair 2022: CCB Thrives at 265!

Yes, the Yankee Fair will be here before you know it … on October 15th, it's the 265th anniversary year of our wonderful church… founded in 1757!


October 9th Worship, Nursery Care, and Church School

8:30 & 10:30am Worship (and 10:30am Live Stream)

"Sharing Family Stories: Breaking Down the Walls"





Our 10:30am service is LIVE STREAMED and RECORDED.  You can  live stream our 10:30am service for October 9th, from the following link: External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://youtu.be/hXd7iKgMQnA 

Recordings of our worship services can be found on our YouTube page "External link opens in new tab or windowuccbvideo".

 

In-Person Worship: 8:30am and 10:30am in the Meetinghouse

We will join together in the Meetinghouse for our in person worship.  We are looking to keep these services to no more than 45 minutes. 


 Church School & Nursery Care at 8:30 & 10:30am: If you have questions about Church School, please be in touch with our Church School Coordinator, Barbara Crandell at External link opens in new tab or windowbarbara@uccb.org.  The Nursery is open for both Sunday services as well.

 

Some Special Notes:

  • Movable chairs for greater social distancing are available in the Balcony and in Brooks Hall.

  • While we want to be able to see everyone, we ask that anyone who is feeling ill or experiencing any Covid symptoms stays home from worship and worships with us via live stream or recording. Also, if you fear you may have been exposed to someone with Covid in the past week, or are awaiting test results, please take advantage of our live streaming.
Please be in touch with our Church Office at 203-775-1259 or External link opens in new tab or windowoffice@uccb.org if you have any questions.




Worship Recording:

You can view the recording of our 10:30am service for October 2nd, from the following link: External link opens in new tab or window https://youtu.be/ugNZ6tFEG_M

If you are not able to watch the service live from the beginning, or if you need to join the service late, there will be an opportunity to view the entire recording in a few hours, after YouTube processes it and uploads it to our church YouTube channel. For instant notifications of Live Streams, you can also subscribe to that channel, uccbvideo, by clicking on the red "Subscribe" button on the YouTube page or click on the link above.

NEW for Fall 2022... updated CCB Covid Safety Guidelines:

    • Masks are no longer REQUIRED for worship or for entering the Church Office.
    • Masks are still RECOMMENDED for those who are unvaccinated or immunocompromised. 
    • Masks will be WELCOMED for anyone who wishes to wear them for health and safety purposes.



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Pastors Fund Thanks & Information

Our pastors wish to thank you so much for your generous support of the Pastors Fund during these difficult and ever-changing times.  With your help bills have been paid to cover housing costs, medical bills, and emergency repairs as well as to cover other everyday costs like food, gas, and clothing for members & friends of our church and wider community.  The Pastors Fund is supported through the honorarium from the funerals/memorials that our pastors officiate, as well as through the generous gifts of members and friends of our community.  The Thrift Shop has supported the Pastors Fund with gifts from sale profits, and the Pastors Fund is also one of the options for holiday support through our Virtual Giving Tree this year. 
If you are feeling moved to make a direct gift to the Pastors Fund, gift cards for groceries and gas are always welcome, as are donations made payable to Pastors Fund.

Your Pastors are Here for You!

Pastoral Care Appointments

Pastor Bryn and Pastor Jen are available for individual pastoral care appointments either in-person or via phone or Zoom.  If you have something that you would like to address or speak with them about, please feel free to reach out,  ( External link opens in new tab or windowbryn@uccb.org or External link opens in new tab or windowjennifer@uccb.org ) to set up a time to talk and pray together.

 

Worship Opportunities

Labyrinth & Children's Garden:

One of our confirmands recently cleaned over at our Labyrinth - making sure the path is clearly outlined and instructions for use of the labyrinth are posted at the beginning.  We encourage people to stop over to the church and use the labyrinth during this nice weather (while maintaining physical distancing practices).  (Note: Our Labyrinth and the story of how it came to be were recently published in a book of New England Labyrinths, so we are excited to share that with people in our area and beyond.)  Work will also begin soon on our Children's Garden, a garden that will be planted in raised beds around our Labyrinth, where kids will be able to remember loved ones and go to play and pray at our church.


Keep an eye on your email, the Congregational Church of Brookfield Facebook Page, or our website on Sunday morning for the links to join us (and please feel free to share the links with family and friends). Afterward, if you are willing to share a photo of you or your family worshipping with us online that may be used on our CCB Facebook page or website, please send it to External link opens in new tab or windowuccbsocialmedia@gmail.com.   If you have missed any of our online worship services you can find them linked below, and you can subscribe to our YouTube channel External link opens in new tab or windowuccbvideo, where our worship services are archived.

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Church Office Hours

Monday- Thursday - 9:00am - 2:00pm



  The church door will remain locked for safety reasons, but our Ring doorbell system helps us to know who is coming to the door.

If you want to ensure someone will be available to assist you, you can always call ahead to the Church Office at 203-775-1259.


We are an Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ.

Know that "No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!"

 

 

 At Home Electronic Worship Options

 

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Congregational Church of Brookfield

Listen to the Congregational Church of Brookfield's External link opens in new tab or windowPODCAST.

Don't have time or an internet video connection?

Subscribe to our podcast and listen on the go to past sermons.

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