Category Archives: Service Trips

Service Trip to Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO SERVICE TRIP DETAILS & DONATION INFORMATION      We have an incredible team of people getting ready to head to Puerto Rico for disaster recovery work on September 30th. In light of the recent finding about the number of … Continue reading

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Summer Service Opportunity for High Schoolers

The second week of July will find a group of gifted and generous teens and adults from First Congregational Church devoting time and enjoying themselves as they volunteer in support of the Sara Holbrook Community Center’s New Arrivals Summer Program … Continue reading

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CROP Hunger Walk- Oct 14th

Hosted by First Church, the walk covers 3 miles, including a tour of the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf.  Registration begins at First Church at 1:30 pm; the walk starts at 2 after our opening ceremony. Refreshments on the church lawn … Continue reading

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Colachel, India: Post Tsunami (J Clements)

Colachel, India: Post Tsunami December 26, 2004, a tsunami submerged much of coastal Colachel, India creating a large-scale humanitarian crisis. Our previously planned trip took on new significance as a relief mission and First Congregational Church brought some $150,000 from … Continue reading

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Middle East Experiences – Israel/Palestine

Among the joys of my service at First Congregational Church has been the opportunity to organize trips to the Middle East. One of the most memorable was a trip that 12 of us took to Israel/Palestine. This trip included visits … Continue reading

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