Month: August 2019

A child with his face painted as a cat

Rally Day

Mark your calendars! Sunday school resumes and the choir returns to the loft on Sun., Sept. 8. We’ll have our first Sunday school lesson, meet the new teachers, and have a giant test! OK, no test. But, we are most definitely planning to celebrate on the front lawn after church with food, games, and activities

A woman holds a Bible in her lap

Adult Faith Formation: This Fall Commit to Learning!

Wondering what to do this Fall when the kids go back to school, the leaves begin to tumble, and the days start to shorten? Why not consider one of our adult formation classes? Multiple studies confirm that Bible Studies and other learning opportunities are some of the best ways to deepen your faith and connect

A group of choral singers.

Interfaith Choral Concert to Benefit Berkshire Immigrant Center

On August 15 at 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church, Stockbridge, will host a joint choral concert by the B’Shalom Chorale of the Berkshires and the Berkshire Lyric Chamber Chorus. Led by Jack Brown, the two groups will perform both together and separately in Jewish and Christian sacred choral music from several centuries. There is no

Detail of a carved wooden chair back from the chancel of the First Congregational Church of Stockbridge

Newsletter – August 2019

From this month’s newsletter: “Amazing! Sacrificial! Loving! Transformational! These are words at the center of our faith and our shared life. They also fully apply to the attitude, approach and accomplishments of a group of people who have been tirelessly working on a critical process within our church.”