This Week at HCC
Hingham Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

Weekly Newsletter

June 16, 2022
SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL
Summer Sunday Schoolwill kick off this week.
For the summer we are excited to explore the Animals we see in our Bible Stories. 
This week we are talking about the Dove. Each week we will learn about a new animal! 
VBS -
ADVENTURE ISLAND

Mark your calendars!
June 12th: Children's Sunday, Baptism of Dwayne and Domonick Bundy and Commissioning of Sr. High Trippers to Corrymeela Community.

Registration for VBS – Adventure Island has begun: hccucc.com/vbs-2022/ Questions: lisabundy106@gmail.com 

Counselor in training program available for grades 6 and up.

Remember, friends are welcome to sign up with you. Share the flyer and spread the word! Great things are happening at HCC!
Children's Sunday was a busy and beautiful day!
Dwayne and Domonick, the children of Lisa and Ray Bundy, where baptized.
BYLAWS / LEADERSHIP STRUCTURE TASK FORCE
The Executive Council has appointed a task force to evaluate the current bylaws pertaining to the structure and composition of Boards and to consider whether updates to the bylaws are needed in light of current church governance trends within HCC and more widely. Things the task force are considering include board size, term length, extending service terms, and other matters relating to the church's leadership. Members of the task force include Reverend Pete, Moderator John Pint, Assistant Moderator Kathi Blair, Parliamentarian George McKay, Executive Council Member-at-Large BJ Gorczycka, and Deacon Grant Pattison. If you have thoughts or ideas to share about the direction of church governance, please contact one of the task force members.The task force is hoping to have specific proposals for the congregation by the fall, for presentation either at a special meeting of the church or at the annual January Finance meeting.
CALL FOR SUMMER MUSIC VOLUNTEERS!
During July and August, we need YOU to provide music for worship services--this is your chance to perform that piano piece you've been practicing, sing the solo you have always wanted to hear in church, get your old band back together, or practice your Theremin, and make a joyful noise during the Sunday service!
For encouragement or more info, call David Giessow at 617-686-2581 or email David@figgypuddin.com

Hello HCC,

I am helping the church office spread the word thru social media (FB & Insta) about how active and special HCC is! Please email me your photos when you grab a good one (or even an ok one) so we can share the great activities with local folks! #hcc #hinghamcongregationalchurch
Thanks, Stephanie
GREEN THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK -
5R’s of ZERO WASTE
Read below - sent out by the Cleaner Greener Hingham town committee:
  “USE WISELY...” HELP US CARE FOR OUR FRAGILE ENVIRONMENT BY REDUCING WASTE.
REDUCE - REFUSE - REUSE - - REPAIR - RECYCLE - ROT (COMPOST)
ONGOING AT HCC
Tuesday Night Bible Study
7:30 pm
Newcomers are always welcome. Please speak with Terri Fortin terrifortin@comcast.net

Wednesday Evening Prayer
each week at 7:00 p.m.
an email with the link will be sent out on Wednesdays
GIFT
Growing in Faith Together
Bible Study -

Thursdays at 9:00 am
To sign up please email
Rev. Pete at
Meditation Group
Please join us on Thursday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm on the third floor, for an introduction to meditation provided by Chris Larsen.<surgical411@aol.com>. Handicap accessible via the elevator from the church parking door.
Chris has found the benefits of meditation to be very helpful in developing mindfulness and becoming centered in life. It has also provided growth in his spirituality. Please join us for an hour and wipe out your cluttered mind and become one with us. You may park in the parking lot, go through the back door and take the elevator to the third floor.
FROM THE OFFICE:
There is a scam going around where people you know are asking you if you shop on Amazon.  If you respond yes, you are asked to purchase something for them and they will pay you.  DO NOT RESPOND.

KEYS: If you are no longer on a committee and do not need your church keys, please return them to the office. Thank you!
Wishing a Happy June Birthday
to our HCC family.
2 Laura Spaziani, Lucas Childs
3 Tommy Hale
4 Sara Warwick
6 Beatrix Boer, Millie Rogers
7 Rachel Scott, Jackson Walker
8 Stephanie Minister, Gary Gorczyea,
Addison Whitner
11 June Pratt,
15 Tracy Allen, Jaxson Thorell
16 Tim Nash

17 Keith Garland
21 Arlene MacKay,
Adele Scoville, Trevor Bates
22 Linda Ricciardelli
23 Mark Ludley
24 Oisin Rowan
25 Giulianna Scappini
26 Guillermo Trinchet
27 Dave Thureson
29 Kathi Blair
30 Holly Johnson, Hannah Fortin
Wishing a Happy June Anniversary to:  

5 - Mark & Kristina Pryor
11 - David & Karen vonLoesecke
13 - Steve & Helga Garland
15 - Todd & Lynn Anderson,
17 - Matt & Stacy Havens
22 - Roger & Nancy Hoit


25 - Laura & Frank Spaziani
27 - Phil & Debbie Edmundson - 41 years
Jeff & Heather Collins - 41 years
Tom & Meghan Rowan
28 - Lynne Powell Pinto & Donald Pinto
29 - Tim & Jody Nash
In Our Community