Rocky Hill Congregational Church
United Church of Christ
805 Old Main St.,   Rocky Hill, CT 06067   (860) 529-4167
an Open and Affirming church

Mission Activities for September – December 2012

September 23rd – May 2013
Try to meet and greet Zulu, a student of the International Peacemakers Program at the Hartford Seminary, and our guest congregant from India.

October 7th – November 3rd
Cereal Box Drive - to support Haitian artists.

October 27th - Church Fair
Please visit the Mission’s Booth in the Youth Room – Ground Floor.

November 4 - Global Missions Sunday
Global Missions Church Designation to be presented by Shari Prestemon,
Refreshments afterward in Chapin Hall,
Holiday shopping opportunity - sale of Haitian artesian products - jewelry

November 18th - Turkey and a Thirty
Foodshare has launched its Turkey and Thirty campaign and Rocky Hill Congregational Church UCC is going to lend a hand. This year Foodshare is asking for $30 donations in honor of their 30-year anniversary. We have signed up to collect FROZEN Turkeys and $30 donations, however monetary donations of any amount are welcome. We’ve set a team goal of 100 turkeys and $2100.

  • Look for the signup board in Chapin Hall and let us know you'll be participating, so we can be prepared to deliver the turkeys to Foodshare.
  • Bring your FROZEN turkey and monetary donation to the church anytime between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm on Sunday November 18th. (Checks should be made out to FOODSHARE.)
  • See Cindy Hunt or Kari McCaw-Blaise for more information or go to and look for our team "Rocky Hill Congregational Church, UCC".
December 9 - Toy drive for Covenant to Care
This year our Project Toy Drive will be a little bit different.  We are teaming up with our Covenant-to-Care Social Worker to provide Christmas gifts to children in the Hartford area. The presents that we purchase will be the only presents that many of the children receive.  We have a list of 50 children to provide gifts for. Each child has one gift request.  The name, gender, age and request for the child will be printed on an ornament that can be taken off of a Giving tree that will be located in Chapin Hall. Please take the ornament, purchase the gift and bring the wrapped gift with the ornament attached to church on December 9th. We will bless the gifts and present them to our DCF social worker.  Please see Kari McCaw-Blaise ( for questions or if you want to purchase a present and the ornament tree is empty.  .

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