It’s not always comfortable visiting a new place, especially a church. Each congregation seems to have it’s own language and way of doing things. At BCCUCC, we work hard to be as welcoming and open as we can to members and visitors alike. Here are some of the ministries we hold to help welcome people for the first, or one hundred and first, time.
Affirmation of Welcome
We believe that all people are blessed and loved equally by God. Following the teachings of Jesus we heartily welcome everyone into God’s covenantal community. Whatever your race, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic or marital status, variety of thoughts and beliefs, physical or mental ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression – whoever you are and wherever you come from you are welcome into the full life and ministry of our church.
Our greeters are one of the first faces you will meet on a Sunday morning. They stand in our narthex waiting to welcome you to worship and answer any questions you may have.
To join this group and welcome our friends and visitors reach out to Trinki Brueckner at email@example.com
In case you don’t know, an elevette is a small elevator. We installed an elevette years ago to allow those with hardship walking or who are wheelchair bound to attend worship in our sanctuary. Each week members of our elevette team come to ferry folks to and from our second floor sanctuary. Thanks team!
To volunteer, contact our Elevette Team leader, Jay Buckley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Doors Sunday
We kick off each program year with a special celebration Sunday. Not only is worship an all-ages event, but we also often have a cookout with a bouncy house, dunk tank, or some other wild activity! And, yes, it seems a tradition that the ice cream truck MUST make an appearance!
Trunk or Treat
Park Place Congregational UCC, 71 Park Place Pawtucket.
Our church prepares and serves a meal one Saturday every 2 months on a rotating basis with other churches. Volunteers are welcome and needed to provide food and/or to serve at the soup kitchen. We also make an annual financial contribution to help defray expenses. To volunteer, contact our Soup Kitchen Coordinator, Dianne Todd at email@example.com.
Easter Egg Hunt
What’s Easter without an good old easter egg hunt? Well, a celebration of the Resurrection! That’s what! But even so, it’s still fun to have a hunt outside for the little kiddos. We hold an annual, young-child-friendly, easter egg hunt on our grounds. Come and help out or just come and enjoy the fun!