Announcments and Events 

Hobart Chapel and the Reallocation of Space

Please join the Council at its November meeting, Tuesday the 23rd at 7:30 pm for an open, candid, conversation to share your thoughts, questions, or concerns about the recent decision by Council on how to best allocate space in our buildings. The meeting will be held in-person in Wakeman Hall and available online: 


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Meeting ID: 857 3237 5892
Passcode: 823522

Dial in:

  +1 929 436 2866 US (New York)





 Gift Cards for Thanksgiving

In lieu of Thanksgiving Baskets Covenant for Care will be accepting donations for Stop & Shop and ShopRite Gift Cards.  Please make checks payable to First Church and place Covenant to Care Thanksgiving in the memo line.



Starting Sunday, November 28


Sundays on Zoom

9:00 AM

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+1 929 436 2866 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 891 0559 4924

Passcode: 973427

Wednesdays on Zoom


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+1 929 436 2866 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 822 7095 7206

Passcode: 123917

Mondays In-person and on ZOOM

7:30 PM

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Meeting ID: 883 9830 9514

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+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)


Welcome the Stranger - Items Needed!

Mobile Phones and Laptops Needed


Interfaith Refugee Resettlement Coalition (IRRC) are in need of 8 mobile phones and 2 laptops for our new families that have arrived from Afghanistan. Please contact David McKinnis with any questions regarding the laptops at







6pm – 8pm on the lawn of First Church

Please join us for an outside version of our Three Kings Bazaar. We will have hot dogs, hot chocolate, hot cider and a bake sale. Special activities for the kids will include writing a letter to Santa, ornament making and writing a wish to hang on our Christmas Tree.


Frank Martignetti, Director of Music and Organist will lead our choir in carols with instrumentalists and anyone who wishes to join them.


Please consider baking cookies, cookie bars, 3-5 cookies in baggies, depending on size of the cookie, brownies, cakes or pies. Please drop off in Wakeman Hall, right outside of the kitchen, starting on 10/2.  “You bake it, we take it!" If anyone has any questions, please call:

Cathy Kane  203-257-2276, or email.,  or Wendy Muschett 203-521-7793. or email.

Don’t forget the Town Tree Lighting will be at 7PM across the street and Santa will arrive on the fire truck.


Get into the holiday spirit and join our festive bazaar.


If you would like to volunteer that evening, please call Joy Nazzaro, 203-572-4669.


Thank you so much.


You Can Help!!


Deliver Non-Perishable Food, Diapers, Checks, and Gift Cards to Wakeman Hall

By Thursday Noon for delivery

 to the Food Pantry at Mercy Learning Center on Friday Morning!!


 These are basic items that will help right now:

·    bags of rice and bags of any type of dried beans, lentils, etc.

·   tomato paste, tomato sauce, or diced tomatoes

·   oatmeal, cream of wheat, corn meal,

·    pasta, cooking oil, flour      

·   powdered or evaporated milk

·   canned meats, canned fruit, canned vegetables

·   toilet paper, bars of soap, other toiletries

·   Diapers: sizes 4, 5, and especially 6

·   Gift cards: Stop and Shop, Shop Rite, Walgreens, CVS

·   Financial Donations: Mail to First Church, check payable to Mercy Learning Center.    

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