During Lent, Thrifty Threads collected men’s ties for Year Up, an organization in Boston helping young men prepare for the workforce.

We appreciate your donations!

We can accept:

Gently-used or new clothing for all ages and sizes

Small household items like: kitchenware, vases, artwork, and books


We cannot accept:

Large items like furniture

Special thanks to all those who donated food and flowers, and volunteered their time to make this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner a success. We once again filled Willett Hall with over 220 guests, 100 volunteers, 50 pies, 20 turkeys and God’s love!

Each year, we decorate the Sanctuary on the Sunday before Christmas Eve with poinsettias donated by individuals and families honoring or in remembrance of a family member or friend.

On Sunday, December 8 after worship, the Hearts and Hands ministry team will be selling handmade origami ornaments. Proceeds will benefit the United Parish Emergency Fund. Contact

On Tuesday, December 3 at 7pm in the Deepening Room, the Endowment Ministry Team will meet with representatives from the Bank of America (US Trust) to review investment performance for 2019 and any recommended changes for 2020. The meeting is open to everyone in the congregation.

We'll be gathering on Saturday, November 16 at 4:30pm in the parlor at United Parish and will share a simple meal - please indicate as your RSVP if you can contribute to the repast.

On Sunday, November 17, we will hold an All-Parish meeting in Willett Hall following the church service. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Come to the meeting to:
- connect and get to know each other;
- get updates on our finances and priorities;

We will offer a 50% discount to all veterans who come shopping in honor of Veterans Day this weekend. We are also looking for donations of larger shopping bags for coats and larger clothing. Contact

Help the Exalting Ministry Team decorate the Sanctuary for Christmas on Sunday, November 24 after worship! We'll have festive music and refreshments to get in the holiday spirit. We'll need volunteers to help hang garland, wreaths, and put up the Christmas trees and lights.