News & Notes

Notices, links to events and articles, and so on, are in this section.

List of acceptable electronics for recycling

Were you wondering just what kinds of electronic or electrical items are accepted at our annual Bye-e! event? The full list is here (click this link).  You may be surprised at just what can be accepted. You may even find a

Livestream Frequently Asked Questions

We livestream our worship services whenever available. Waterford UCC wants to make itself accessible, even when people can't be with us personally. Maybe you'd like to take advantage of our livestream. But, it sounds a little exotic. So, you have

Summer 2018 livestream schedule announced

We will livestream select worship gatherings this summer. Here is all you need to know about watching our livestream video service.

CTUCC: Local Clergy Take Part in Washington Demonstration

Clergy process to White House, May 24, 2018
CTUCC: Local Clergy Take Part in Washington Demonstration: This procession was a humbling experience for me. When I think of “demonstrations,” I think of anger, violence, and conflict in the service of getting a point across. But this procession was

Remembering the Four Chaplains and Their Ultimate Sacrifice - The New York Times

Each year on the first Sunday in February, St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church here rings with the remembrance of a selfless act of valor now 75 years old. On Feb. 3, 1943, the U.S.A.T. Dorchester, a military transport ship carrying

Pastor on sabbatical leave starting February 1

Rev Matt McCaffrey will begin a sabbatical leave period starting February 1, 2018 and extending through April 2018. The congregation will be worshipping at 10 a.m. on Sundays with its host congregation, Crossroads Presbyterian Church, during the sabbatical period. Rev

Sunday school provides parting gifts for Christmas Eve 2017

The Sunday School ministry at Waterford UCC made gifts for our guests at the upcoming 2017 Christmas Eve service. The “M&M Christmas Poem” offers several ways to view the candy-coated milk chocolate pieces. For example, when the candy is rotated

Women's Fellowship prepares for Christmas with cookie swap

The Waterford UCC Women’s Fellowship enjoyed a holiday cookie swap at its final 2017 meeting on Dec. 20. The long-standing tradition pools cookies and baked treats from the members’ kitchens into gifts for shut-ins and others that need a reminder

Christmas food collection draws support

Waterford UCC’s 2017 Christmas food collection drew a great response from the congregation at our December 17 worship gathering. The church added a special food offering opportunity to its regular support for the Waterford Food Pantry that is collected on

Joint Services Dec. 31

Waterford UCC and Crossroads Presbyterian Church will share a single worship service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. The service will include an opportunity to reflect on the year just past and look forward to 2018. The two


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