"whatever you do for the least of these,
                                                         you do for me." Matthew 25:40
      Missions Monthly Focus

January - consider how you will serve others in 2016;
                                 Valentines for Soldiers
February - SOUP-er Bowl hunger offering

March - One Great Hour of Sharing Special Offering received

April - Easter baskets and dinner for local families in need

May - Mission team and Silver Lake Campers - HomeFront repair -

June & July - GWIM Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry Summer
                                                                           needs and homeless outreach
August -

September - Elon Homes awareness

October - Neighbors in Need Offering

November - Thanksgiving food baskets for local families in need

December - Winter Wishes and Christmas Fund UCC Special Offering
Wolcott Congregational Church
Missions  
Serving the community around the corner and
around the world for over 200 years in the name of Jesus Christ!          
Get to Know Some of Our Mission Partners

GWIM: The Greater Waterbury Interfaith Ministries, Inc.  
www.gwimwaterbury.org
hosted at St John's Episcopal in downtown Waterbury, GWIM serves the
homeless, hungry
and indigent poor with meals six days a week from the Soup Kitchen, bagged
meals of groceries from the Food Pantry, and social services, and advocacy.
GWIM faith based communities meet to support GWIM together.

Check out the website:
www.gwimfaithbase.org


Alpha Ministries: Alpha is Bible Study program being used in some of our
Connecticut Correctional facilities in support of growth in faith and
encouragement in discovering the life God intends for each one.
Hungry and Homeless
These items are included in
the bags of groceries
provided through
GWIM
The Greater Waterbury
Interfaith Ministries, Inc

www.gwimfaithbase.org
Each week our generous
congregation quietly
provides food and other
necessary goods for those
unable to supply their own
by simply bringing their
donation and leaving it in the
baskets provided in the
vestibule or in the Hall.
Thank you
.
    MOST NEEDED
    Peanut Butter
    Jelly
    non-fat dry milk
    boxed pasta
    soup
    tomato sauce
    canned fish, tuna
    dry cereal
    box mac and cheese
    can stew, hash, chicken
    juice
    beans or chili
    canned vegetables
    rice
    instant potatoes

Also: water, snack packs,
juice boxes, travel size
hygiene items, tooth brushes
and paste, soaps.
250 Lunches ready
to go to GWIM.
Thanks for all the
help and donations.