Happenings  September 21, 2022

Celebration of

Hilda Banks Shapiro

Tomorrow-Thursday, September 22

 from 2:00pm – 5:00

Ceremony of Sharing will start at 2:30

at French Park Pavilion 

65 Prospect Lake Rd.

N. Egremont

Come with a memory or story to share, or just a smile and the

song in your heart. Please bring a chair.  


At worship this Sunday, there will be a special collection that we will send to BCAC (Berkshire Community Action Council) in her memory.  



Walk as individuals or small groups; walk any time, anywhere—or not at all.


As a larger group--SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 @ 10 AM.

Gather at the Elizabeth Freeman statue. Walk Miller Ave. & Cook Rd. to the Sheffield Covered Bridge and back.


Donation envelopes are available at Old Parish or Christ Trinity. 

See Marcia Brolli or Karen Byers.

You can donate via Facebook (on the Christ Trinity website), check or cash.

Or go you can donate HERE


Two of the recipients will be the Sheffield Food Assistance Program and Feeding Sheffield.

Church Picnic!

This Sunday

September 25 after worship

At the Bennett Farm on Rt 7A

We hope you can join us for games, fun and fellowship

                We will have burgers and hot dogs, plus a potluck. 

Please email Pastor Jill to let us know how many in your party will be coming, and what dish you will bring: a side, main/meat dish, beverage or dessert.

Quilt Raffle
Stop by the Stone Soup table at the Farmers' Market to get your raffle tickets for this
"Timeless Traditions" queen-size quilt.
    Tickets are $5 for 1 or $20 for 5
    The drawing will be October 7th.

Cow Plop Drop Game

Tickets: $20 each or 2 for $30

Only 200 being sold!

Grand prize $1,000


Tickets available at the

Sheffield Farmers’ Market, from

church members, or by emailing: office@firstuccsheffield.org

 Drawing at the Sheffield

Farmers’ Market

                      Friday, October 7, 2022

Reply to this email to sign up for our

Intro to Wood-Oven

Bread Making

Monday, October 10

from 2:00-4:30 pm


Sam Coates Fink of Backyard Bread will be our guide in the process of bread making in our outdoor community oven.

Space is limited to 12 participants. To register, please reply to this email


We will reply with a confirmation and additional details. 

Be the Light!

Thank you for supporting the ministries of our church!

Checks are welcome

    by mail:         

First Congregational   

Church of Sheffield    

PO Box 387    

Sheffield, MA 01257 

Donate at our website:

Visit our website

Let gratitude and generosity lead

We are the church together

Lighting the Steeple

For the month of September, the steeple will be lit by Belle Fox-Martin in recognition of the work being done by the Berkshire Immigrant Center.
For 2023, the months of February through December are available. If interested, reply to this email with your desired wording and drop off or mail your contribution to the church.
It is a touching way to honor someone in your life!
Dates to Keep in Mind:
  • Sheffield Food Assistance Program - Monday mornings.
  • Weekly Wednesday Zoom Social Hour at 5:00pm.
  • Celebration of Hilda Banks Shapiro, Thursday, September 22, French Park Pavilion in N. Egremont, 2-5pm
  • Church Picnic - September 25 after worship, at the Bennett Farm.
  • Sheffield Crop Hunger Walk - Saturday, September 25 at 10am, meet at Elizabeth Freeman statue. 
  • SBRSD Family Food Box - weekly on Thursdays at 11:30am. Our next distribution will be September 29. Help packing is welcome.
  • Sheffield Farmers' Market, Fridays 3-6pm. Stop by Stone Soup to get your Quilt & Cow Plop Drop Game raffle tickets. Last day of market, October 7 "Octoberfest"
  • Bread Making Workshop - Monday, October 10, 2:00-4:30pm, reply to this email to sign up.

125 Main Street

PO Box 387

Sheffield MA 01257




You are invited to worship with us.

To find out how, visit our website

We are an Open and Affirming Congregation

of The United Church of Christ