Jeremiah Banto (second from the left), a student at Southern Connecticut State University was baptized on October 22, 2017 for the forgiveness of his sins! He made strides throughout his journey as he studied the bible and realized that there was nothing holding him back from making Jesus Lord of his life. Jeremiah said that “I knew I would become a disciple of Jesus it was more of a matter of when I would do that.” After attending an inspiring campus retreat Jeremiah said “there is [Read more...]
Camille Goodman was baptized into Jesus on October 8, 2017! She made the decision to make Jesus Lord of her life after many realizations in her journey to this point. I asked Camille what really helped her to make the decision to make Jesus Lord of her life and she said, "I didn't want sin to run my life anymore and have hatred towards God anymore, because it was tiring and I was making up dumb reasons to be mad at him". Camille realized that the only way to be free from sin was to obey the [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.
The SCTCOC Teen Ministry will be having our All CT Halloween party This Saturday and we are very excited about it! This is an awesome opportunity for our Teens here in CT to build unity and have some good clean fun together! When: Saturday, October 28 from 7:00pm-10:00pm Where: 1115 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824 (Fairfield Woods Middle School Cafeteria). Who: Teens (including 8th graders) from Groton/New London, Hartford, and Southern Connecticut and any friends they would [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.
Our HOPE Team met and proposes an immediate fund-raiser to aid the Disaster Relief Efforts of HOPE WW for Puerto Rico and Mexico. Goal: To raise $3,000 for HOPE Relief in Puerto Rico and Mexico. For every disciple to fill 4 large (30 gal) garbage bags to donate What: Collection of "soft-goods" (all clothing, bedding, towels, kids' apparel, shoes, pillows, accessories, purses, bath items, etc) to donate for money at SAVERS store in Orange. When: Drop-off on October 21st, Sat morn, 9am [Read more...]
There is a kid at your school. This kid is a really nice kid, he doesn't get in trouble and is actually really inspiring but seems like a “goody-goody” not really into bad stuff. He comes to you one day and say, “i want to be your best friend, if you let me i can show you how to live so you don’t have to suffer so much in this life and the one after” You respond awkwardly, “uh... ok...thanks...” thinking to yourself how weird of an interaction that was. You go about the rest of your school year [Read more...]
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...]
Matthew 19:4-6 4 “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,5 and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? 6 So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” Recently the young married crew (married for fewer than 5 years) went apple picking! This was an incredible fun time of fellowship, hanging [Read more...]