West Bloomfield Congregational Church will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 28th. 12-2pm. This meal is for anyone who finds themselves alone on the holiday, in need of a meal, or who cannot cook. Do you know of someone who would appreciate a meal? You are welcome to take meals home to those in need. FREE but we appreciate an RSVP to the church at 624-1313.
Our Holy Week traditions provide for us a time of reflection, growth, and, ultimately, joy. There is a definite depth and richness to life centered on worship, gratitude and concern for others. Please join us..
April 14th: Palm Sunday Begin Holy Week waving Palms
April 18th: Maundy Thursday/Last Supper Service, 6:30pm. Join us for a viewing of Jesus Christ Superstar and a simple soup and bread dinner and communion service. This is a lovely quiet service and a wonderful way to prepare our hearts for Easter.
April 21st: Easter Day Events.
8:45 “Welcome Easter” service
9:30-10 Continental Breakfast:
9:45 Easter Egg hunt on the front lawn (Weather permitting. If it is muddy or raining we’ll have the egg hunt inside.)
10am Easter Celebration continuing Celebration of our risen Lord, with Easter messages from our youth, dbdb playing and an anthem from the choir
November 22nd: Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at WBCC, 12-2pm West
Bloomfield Congregational Church will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day. This meal is for anyone who finds themselves alone on the holiday, in need of a meal, or who cannot cook. Do you know of someone who would appreciate a meal? You are welcome to take meals home to those in need. FREE but we appreciate an RSVP to the church at 624-1313.
December 8th: Annual Cookie Sale & Vendor Fair, 9am-1pm Let us be your holiday baker! 100s of cookies sold for $8 a pound, featuring cut-outs and other Christmas favorites including some gluten free items. Also… vendors!
December 8th: Youth Group Christmas Movie Night. Drop off your kiddos to be entertained by the youth group. We’ll have snacks, crafts and watch a Christmas movie. Take some time to go shopping or out to dinner while your kiddos have a great time with the “big kids”! 6-9pm, $5 per child ($20 max per family) RSVP is appreciated
December 16th: Blue Christmas service 6pm, The Christmas season is a time of communal joy and celebration. This is as it should be, but not at the expense of those among us who are grieving, despondent, and/or depressed. It can be an isolating and lonely time for our brothers and sisters who are hurting. This will be a quietly reverent and tenderly comforting service created for those who are hurting emotionally. A simple soup and bread meal will be offered after the service for any who choose to stay.
December 23rd: Christmas Pageant & Hallelujah Chorus during 10am service. An engaging, modern adaption of the story of Christ’s birth followed by a stirring rendition of Handel’s masterpiece.
December 24th: Christmas Eve Services: 10am Sunday Family Service & 11pm Quiet Communion Our early service is boisterous and celebratory. Our late service is quiet and reflective, concluding with candlelight singing and the ringing of the church bell at midnight
Shanty Town will be back at WBUCC on October 13th! Sleep out in a cardboard box in the parking lot of the West Bloomfield Congregational church to raise money and awareness of the homeless and those who find themselves “Housing insecure”. Prizes, games, activities! Dinner is food similar to what is provided at a soup kitchen. Breakfast will be served. $25 minimum sponsorship goes directly to for Habitat for Humanity and other organizations that assist families in need to become stable, employed, and housed. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click below for your registration packet.
Shanty town paperwork 2018
BARNFEST returns to the Big Red Barn this year on August 25th, with headliners Slipton Fell and featuring dbdb and many more performers! Only $10! (pre-sale, $12 at the door). Pack your cooler, bring your lawn chair and be prepared to have a great time! We’ll also have food available for purchase as well. Starts at 4pm. 6525 Rts 5 & 20.
Some Frequently Asked Questions:
•Can I bring a cooler? YES! We’ll have hot dogs, drinks, chips and dessert are available for sale, but feel free to pack a cooler with your own beverages and food.
•Is this event family friendly? YES! Bring the kids!
•Can I walk the 50 acre property? By all means please do! There are well mowed paths through the property and a pond! (No swimming.)
•Can I use the pool? NOPE. Sorry. The pool will be off limits during Barnfest. There is a swing set that kids are welcome to play on under your supervision, and we’ll have some lawn games set up.
•Where do I park? Barnfest parking is in the mowed grass lot directly across The Outdoor Store. Senior and handicapped parking in the driveway and around the back of the barn. If you’re staying till the end you might want a flashlight to find your car.
West Bloomfield Congregational Church Rummage Sale, affectionately known as the “Holy Crap” Sale – Saturday, May 12th, 9am-3pm. Early bird entry at 8am for $5. Looking for jewelry, tools, toys, games, artwork, handcrafts, utensils, garden implements, collectibles, lamps, antiques, small furniture, decor, knick knacks, bric-a-brac, kitchen-ware, clean and gently used clothing? Mother’s Day Flowers & Baked sale as well. **Also, we are collecting diapers for our “Make A Mother’s Day Diaper Drive” to benefit ROC City Bottoms Diaper Bank. 9035 Rts 5 & 20 in W. Bloomfield. Fully wheelchair accessible. 585-624-1313. email@example.com
If you have donations you can drop off:
•any Sunday morning around service time (or whenever you are there for choir practice, etc.) before 5pm on Friday May 4th
•9-12 on Saturday May 5
•Thursday May 10 – 3pm til 7pm
•Friday May 11 – 10am til 6pm
WBUCC will be collecting diapers for our “Make A Mother’s Day” Diaper Drive in honor of mother’s day. We’ll accept disposable and cloth diapers, pull-ups, as well as wipes. We take all sizes in new or opened packages. We’re especially looking for newborn and sizes 4 & 5. (Some people may have leftover diapers their children have outgrown–we take those too as long as they are in new condition.) ROC City Bottoms is a nonprofit community group in Rochester, NY. They work with local organizations (such as Cameron Ministries) & other community agencies to provide diapers for little bottoms in need.