Communion and Second Sunday in Advent, December 4 at 9:30 AM.

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9:30 am, December 4, 2022 - Worship in person or on-line! We celebrate Communion and the Second Sunday in Advent and will have a special moment for lighting the candle of Peace. Field Ed Student Lori Bruni will give a sermon entitled Our Child of Peace, using Isaiah 11:1-10 and Romans 15:4-13 as the scriptures. The sermons are available on our website. Sunday School is at 9:30.

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COME WORSHIP WITH US!:  Join us for in-person church service in the sanctuary at 9:30 AM.  Following CDC recommendations, seating will be social distanced and masks are optional.   

MONDAY BIBLE STUDY AT 7 PM: Please join us for a discussion https://us04web.zoom.us/j/8442825744?pwd=bEYzWkNveEsvMFhsbERmR2h5akkrdz09
Meeting ID: 844 282 5744
Passcode: 639534

HELPING THE UNHOUSED:  There are still opportunities to prepare meals and deliver them to the unhoused people in Plymouth.  If you would like to help, see Rev. Peter.  If you would like to donate, you may do that through the website (Give/Other), or mail a check to the office made payable to FCC Hanover with “Meals” in the memo line.

RING IN DECEMBER:  The First Congregational Church of Hanover is honored to be hosting the celebrated bell choir New England Ringers as they present a holiday concert - 2022 Christmas Past and Christmas Present(s).  The concert will take place in our sanctuary on Sunday, December 4, at 3:00 pm. What a festive way to begin December and to celebrate the second Sunday of Advent!  Reserve the date, bring family and friends, and rejoice with the bells

SPREAD CHRISTMAS CHEER WITH OUTREACH & SERVICE:  For Christmas this year we will once again be asking for gift cards. Choose $25 gift cards from local stores such as Kohl’s, Amazon, Target and so on. We will have a special moment on December 11 during worship to collect the cards.  The Hanover VNA will distribute them to those in need in our community.

JOYS and CONCERNS: Please email the church office with your life changes so that we can lift you up in prayer.               

The church is now on YouTube where the weekly worship services are posted.  Click here to go to the church YouTube channel.

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