April 12 – DIFFERENT
NIGHT for the Somewhere Coffee
House from 7-9pm: Join us for games, fun, and fellowship!
April 8—2 things!
Birthday Potluck – help us celebrate those who were born in April
2. Board Meeting --
follows fellowship and all are welcome to attend
Sunday April 15 from 12-1pm: Internship Committee meeting follows fellowship.
Friday April 20—Rootin’ Tootin’
Chili Competition from 6-9pm: You won’t want to miss the 6TH annual
competition. All who attend vote for the winners after ‘sampling’ the entries; then prizes
will be awarded! This is an ‘all you can eat’ event and the recommended donation is $8.
Contact the Pastor (lead cowboy) or email the church office (firstname.lastname@example.org)—to register your chili entry.
Make sure you name your chili as all entries are anonymous to the voters! Good luck to the competitors
and may the best chili win. Cowboy hats and western attire encouraged!
Sunday April 22—Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice and Planned Parenthood
Presentation from 12-1pm: RCRC
and Planned Parenthood are teaming up to talk to people of faith about the unique power of their voices at this crucial moment
for reproductive rights and freedom. They are going to spend some time introducing the two organizations, letting folks know
what's at stake for our communities in the current legislative fight, and give concrete ways that folks of faith can
take action and make their voice heard in the fight for justice. All are welcome.
April 28—Transgender Lives Conference: The 12th
annual conference is being held at the UConn Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington CT from 8-5pm. MCC
Hartford will host a table and is presenting the workshop “The Vital Role of Religion, Faith, and Spirituality in
the Health and Well-being of Trans People.” For more information and to register please visit the website: http://www.transadvocacy.org/transgender-lives-conference Sunday April
29—GLAD Annual Fundraiser from 1-3pm:
This year, GLAD is honoring Connecticut’s Lt.
Governor Nancy Wyman a long time champion and staunch supporter of the LGBTQ community. And, as you know,,
GLAD is doing amazing (and critically necessary) work to protect the LGBTQ community. So, come and honor
the Lt. Governor and show support for GLAD. Tickets are $75ea and may be ordered on the website, by following
this link: https://donate.glad.org/hartford/events/2018-connecticut-event/e161473 Mention MCC Hartford as we are on the Host
Wednesdays Radical Bible Study: 11am-noon.
All are welcome as we explore the Bible in new and radical ways! All are welcome…
Food for the
body, love for the soul: We are collecting
PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY during the month of April --to
support the Hands on Hartford Food Pantry. Remember, all non-perishable food is welcome! Thank you for
helping to feed those who are hungry and extending our communion table to the homes of those in need.
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CONTACT THE PASTOR!
Do you want to schedule an appointment to speak face-to-face?
Would you like to speak by phone?
Do you need prayer?
The pastor is available by call or text…at (203)209-1504
and prayer are kept strictly confidential.
Box Do you have a suggestion or a comment—about the church, worship service, etc?
We welcome your feedback! All notes can be placed in the red lockbox (found on the credenza as you enter the church) and each submission
will be reviewed by the Board of Directors. Thank
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