BCCUCC News

Kids Clothes and Toy Swap

Kids Clothes and Toy Swap

After several months off, the East Bay Kids Clothes and Toy Swap will return on Saturday, October 1 from 9 am - Noon in our Fellowship Hall. It's a place to trade clean children's clothes and shoes that no longer fit and get the next size up. Size newborn to age 12. Toys can also be swapped. Give what you can, take what you need. There's a $5 donation at the door but no-one is turned away. The organizers are probably going to hold the swap less often (only seasonally) so don't miss it! More...

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Help us make Welcome Home Baskets for those wrestling with housing insecurity!

Help us make Welcome Home Baskets for those wrestling with housing insecurity!

Barrington Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in partnership with Crossroads Rhode Island We invite you to create a Welcome Home Basket for families moving into permanent housing.  With the help of Crossroads RI, local families are given a laundry basket filled with essentials to get them settled.  This list contains suggestions though you may have your own ideas! Welcome Home Baskets: (printable copy) Laundry basket Cleaning supplies (disinfectants, broom, etc.) Laundry supplies...

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BCCUCC Announces Our New Associate Minister

BCCUCC Announces Our New Associate Minister

We are excited to announce that on Sunday, September 18, 2022, a special congregational meeting of the Barrington Congregational Church, UCC, voted unanimously to call the Reverend Racquel Ray to be our next settled associate minister. Not only does this call conclude 31 months without a settled associate, it also marks the first calling of an Associate Minister of Congregational Life at our church. As such, Racquel will “focus primarily on the congregational life of the Church” being...

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BCCUCC Announces Our New Associate Minister

Candidating Sunday!!

Join us for a special day this Sunday, Sept. 18th! September 18 is Candidating Sunday for Rev. Racquel Ray! This is the day when we get to hear the candidate for Associate Minister of Congregational Life lead worship and preach. Even though you may have already heard Racquel do both many times as our Acting Associate Minister, this will be an exciting day for her and our church so all are encouraged to attend. The service will be immediately followed by a Special Congregational Meeting when...

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Join Us for Open Doors Sunday

Join Us for Open Doors Sunday

Open Doors Sunday is September 11, and is when we return to the 10 am service time with an All Ages Worship Service. Following worship there will be fellowship, food and fun - including a full hot dog bar, ice cream, and fun activities of sponge toss, sidewalk chalk, and face painting!

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Back to School Blessing on August 28

Back to School Blessing on August 28

Students, Teachers, and Administrators….bring your bookbags, backpacks, totes…..bring your cleats, field hockey sticks, and shoulder pads…..bring yourself! School is hard work and we invite you to start the year off with us as we offer our best wishes and ask God to bless you and your school year. Join us Sunday, August 28 for this special 9:30 am Worship Service. All are welcome. Invite your school friends!

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BCCUCC Visits the Farm School

BCCUCC Visits the Farm School

As the Green Team considers ways to "Green" our church, one persistent idea has been to create a pollinator garden on the church grounds. To learn more about pollinator gardens, the team visited the Barrington Farm School on Sunday and met with Felipe Ferreras and Blaise Rein who were the planners and creators of the garden. Felipe and Blaise shared their enthusiasm and knowledge with us as we toured the garden. Blaise's mother was also there and reminded us of the long connection that the...

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Holy Week and Easter Worship Schedule

Holy Week and Easter Worship Schedule

Join us for Holy Week Services, April 10th – 17th Holy Week begins next Sunday (4/10). Can you believe it? Our Holy Week observations begin with a Lenten Palm Sunday Walk on your way into church on Palm Sunday. Racquel and Dale are lining the Riverwalk behind the education building with reminders of our Lenten journey and a celebration of Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. The walk will begin at the parking lot south of the education building and continue along the Barrington River leading...

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