Nonviolence Workshop

Nonviolence Workshop – Mondays, 8pm, on Zoom.   Last year around this time, we did a sermon series on Jesus’ way of nonviolence. You can find those talks here. We also did a companion Zoom workshop that went deeper in the practices of nonviolence, including a lot of workshopping with real-life

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Come Holy Spirit

Did you know that the altar call has its origins in the 19th century as a call to join the abolitionist movement? We’ll finish out our month pursuing God’s justice and peace in our community and beyond and honoring the ministry of MLK with a justice-themed Come Holy Spirit gathering

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Joy! A Night of Celebration

When we speak of race, it is easy to focus on problems to be solved to the potential neglect of real people and cultures to be celebrated. Join us at First & Summerfield UMC (425 College Street) on Sunday, February 27th as we continue to honor MLK’s legacy by diving

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ECV MLK Day

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr Day, we will have 2 family events that we invite you to participate in. Pastor Kyanna will do a Facebook Live at 10am on the ECV Sprouts Facebook Page, where kids can join her to read a book, sing some songs, and do

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ECV Christmas Party

ECV’s Family Ministry is starting a new church tradition – a Christmas party! – happening in Trinity Hall at FSUMC from 6pm-8pm on Friday, December 17. Invite a friend and enjoy snacks, music, and a walk-through Bethlehem experience. Join us!

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Christmas Eve Service

Our annual Christmas Eve service of lessons, carols, and candlelight happens just when you might expect it: on Christmas Eve at 6pm at FSUMC. If you’re in New Haven on the 24th, bring your family and friends and join us.

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Blue Christmas Service

Tuesday, December 14 will be a Blue Christmas service. We are told that Christmas is “the most wonderful time of the year” but many of us enter the holiday season carrying hurt, pain, loss, anxiety, and stress. This service is a place to acknowledge our emotional pain and loss, bring

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Contemplative Advent Service

The contemplative Advent Service led by Bill and Lainie Elander from 6:30-7:30. In the busyness of the season, this service is an opportunity to slow down and reflect on the story of the coming King through contemplative prayer and silence.

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Come Holy Spirit

We’ll gather after our regular Sunday gathering at FSUMC for extended worship and a clinic on the Vineyard Five-Step Prayer model for partnering with the Spirit’s work. Come learn, refresh, and experience more!

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Sprouts Christmas Fair

We’ll have our annual Christmas Fair in the church basement after service on the 12th. Bring cash and get ready to buy baked goods, ornaments, bath bombs, and more! All proceeds will go towards “Shelter Exit Funds” through CCA.

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