On Sunday April 1st, Mikayla Sebourne made Jesus Lord of her life. She was baptized by her parents and surrounded by so many of her new brothers & sisters. Mikayla began studying the Bible in August of 2017 after realizing how much God loves her! She was able to see this through the teen and campus ministries in the church & the ways God had saved through the low moments in her life. She fought hard to grow in trusting her God & making this commitment to follow Him forever. She has [Read more...]
Logan Donough is a junior at the University of New Haven studying forensic science. Originally from Hershey, PA Logan made Jesus his Lord on Easter Sunday April 1st. Logan was met on campus in the middle of the Fall semester as he was on his way to class one day. From there it was clear that God had been seeking to know him in a deeper way. He studied the scriptures diligently for almost two semesters searching for what God wanted for him. After studying the Bible and wrestling to understand [Read more...]
On Sunday, February 25, 2018, Brielle Coleman was added to God's Kingdom. She started studying the Bible in September 2017. Through reading God's Word, she decided to make Jesus Lord of her life. She has really embraced God's forgiveness and the love of the body of Christ. She's currently a junior at Southern Connecticut State University in the Social Work program. She was so excited to have both of her parents attend her baptism, to celebrate this new journey. She has such a sweet soul [Read more...]
It took Tavonna "Tavy" McKenzie two years to wrestle and fight for her relationship with God. But on Sunday, March 4, 2018, she decided to make Jesus Lord of her life, vowing to trust His perfect plans for her life. Tavy describes some of her thoughts on this new journey. I was inspired to become a disciple because I was beginning to understand that I was not happy with the direction that my life was going in with me as the sole decision maker. I wanted to be able to hear God for myself and [Read more...]
On Feb 4, 2018, Karen Barlett was baptized for the forgiveness of her sins and added to God’s kingdom. For Karen, it was both the end of a journey and its beginning. “For many years I felt a void in my life that I could not figure out how to fil,” she said. “I always felt empty inside, but not for any particular reason. I had a happy childhood and a good life. There was just never any lasting joy.” She said that although she had a religious upbringing and believed in God, she never [Read more...]
March 7—A memorable day. A day of miracles. A day where God intervened. A day of salvation. This was the day (according to Esther 3:7 in the NLT which uses the Hebrew lunar calendar) that Haman planned to annihilate God’s people. Thankfully, that didn’t happen! Mordecai discovered the sinister plan and enlisted the help of his niece, Queen Esther. She requested fasting and prayer, as nothing less than a miracle could stop Haman’s evil plan. Esther and company prayed and fasted, [Read more...]
Women's Day REGISTRATION will begin on Wednesday March 7th before Midweek Sundays 9:45 to 10:25 Midweeks 7:10- 7:30 Payments CASH - please bring EXACT change CHECK - make payable to the church (Please make a note in the memo line "for women's day") APP- The app is all set up to accept payment WEB - https://sctcoc.aware3.net/give/ You will have to select your amount first --> Click "Give to Campaign" --> Then click "Women's Day". If you pay this way via APP or WEB, [Read more...]
Are you ready to make a bountiful basket (or two or three)? Each of our Family Groups will be purchasing non-perishable supplies, and a few perishable, to allow families in need to make a hearty holiday meal. Please see the attached list 2017 Thanksgiving Basket List Thank you for your willingness to encourage families in Bridgeport and New Haven with the Thanksgiving baskets. I wish all of you could meet the families that are served. They are incredibly appreciative and I've heard [Read more...]
All of our members will contribute non-perishable items to create meals for families who otherwise could not make a full Thanksgiving meal. Our goal is to serve over 20 families canned vegetables, makings for pies, stuffing. As well as personal items for the families: like coloring books, candles. Please join our effort to help others have a special meal.
There will be an evening devotional for Singles on October 27th from 7:30 - 9:00pm. We will meet in the cafeteria at Fairfield Woods Middle School, 1115 Fairfield Woods Road, Fairfield. The theme for the end of the year is UNITY. We hope to see everyone. Friends are welcome.