The Holidays can be a challenging time spiritually. The temptation of the flesh are strong during the Holiday seasons. There are the temptations for Teens and kids to be self focused and lazy and there are temptations for adults to be stressed and anxious with all the work and preparations that go into this time. However, the holidays also presents an amazing opportunity to have life slow down a bit, get some time off of work, and really connect with God. It is very important to make sure that [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...]
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.
Will and Kristen Lambert are missionaries that went to Spain from the Southern Connecticut Church of Christ and although they are no longer here physically we can still be unified with them and the entire church of Madrid spiritually. The Madrid church is asking for prayers. The following is a quote from a recent post and video by the European Missions Society and the Madrid Church: Today we are praying for Spain, one of the largest countries in Western Europe and historically known as a [Read more...]
This past Saturday, we had an amazing night with all of the Y&F ministries from the entire state of Connecticut. We covered many things to developing a "Family of Faith" the 2 points were Lordship and Leadership (Church Leadership and Family leadership working together). We wanted to make sure we have a great follow up plan of action. We put the following together to equip parents moving forward! Some key scriptures for our "Families of Faith" is Deuteronomy 4:5-10 Romans 10:9 [Read more...]
In 2 Timothy chapter four, Paul encourages young Timothy to prepare for the spiritual battle in season and out of season. And over the summer the men decided to do just that. For 10 weeks the men consistently met in small groups throughout New Haven and Fairfield county to learn to become better warriors for God’s kingdom. And on Saturday Sept 2 the men got together to conclude their ten week training with an early morning hike up Sleeping Giant. It was an amazing experience as they hiked [Read more...]
After an amazing Y&F conference in Denver, Colorado the Southern Connecticut Church of Christ is excited to host this years Youth Ministry Night. This invitation included Parents and Kids in both the Pre-Teen and Teen Ministry. Date: Saturday, Sept 16, 2017 Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm Where: University of New Haven (UNH) Bartels Hall, Alumni Lounge. Address: 300 Boston Post Rd West Haven, CT 06516 Special note: Please note that this even is only for Parents, Teens, and Pre Teens. [Read more...]
In wake of Hurricane Harvey the church will be collecting items every midweek for those who are able to give. Below is a list of items being collected: Blankets Air Mattresses Batteries Flash Lights Dog Food/Cat Food Food: (please no glass products, easy accessibility, anything non perishable in boxes) Water Gatorade or Powerade (liquid or powder) Canned Foods (Beans, fruit, tuna, ect) Cereal Peanut Butter Jelly Granola Bars Crackers [Read more...]