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The First Church of Christ, Woodbridge for November 2023

October 26, 2023
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The First Church of Christ, Woodbridge for November 2023
Valerie Tutson

The First Church of Christ welcomes you to our Worship Service every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the Meetinghouse.  Kid’s Church every Sunday morning at 10:10

Interim Minister

The Rev. Susan Murtha is the Interim Minister at FCCW and has made quite an impact.  Plan a visit to see what is “happening.”  You can also read about her on our website.  We are honored to have such an extraordinary individual here with us at First Church!

Kid’s Church at First Church!

Families meet at the church at 10:00 and at 10:10 the children are walked over to the Parish House for Kid’s Church by Forest Vandeflor, our project leader for children’s ministries, along with an adult volunteer.  This is a great time for the children while their parents are at the worship service!  We’ve also added a fabulous new program:  Picture the Bible that has already been a great success here at First Church!

Weekly Bible Study

Bible Study meets at the Parish House each Wednesday, 10:30 am.  All are invited!

Boy Scout Troop 907

Troop 907, chartered by First Church, has an active upcoming schedule.  This includes working with the town of Woodbridge and other Woodbridge troops with the annual “Scouting for Food” which occurs on Saturday, October 28 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  Please donate non-perishable food items.  Troop 907 will be assisting at the Our Lady of the Assumption church annual Holiday Bazaar on November 11.  The Woodbridge Veterans Day ceremony is also on November 11 and the scouts will be participating.  Recently scouts and adult leaders helped with Woodbridge Camp Whiting maintenance work on Saturday, October 14th; troop 907 uses this town-owned camp twice a year every year.  The troop recently hiked Sleeping Giant State Park as a “shakedown” hike also on October 14th, before the upcoming Appalachian Trail hike, see the photos.

Troop 907 is an active a vibrant troop and is always welcoming new scouts.  Feel free to stop by the usual troop meetings at the First Church Parish House, rear entrance, on Thursday evenings at 7:00 to check us out.  Annual rechartering is underway, this is an excellent time to welcome new scouts and adult leaders!  More at

Best wishes,

Rich Forselius, Troop 907 Committee Chair/Chartered Organization Representative

Upcoming Events

Monster Bash

Sunday October 29th @ Parish Hall, 5 Meeting House Lane, Woodbridge from 3-4:30PM

Join us in your costumes for our spooky family event.  There will be plenty of tricks and treats at Parish Hall.

Valerie Tutson

Sunday November 19th @ Parish Hall, 5 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge 1:30-3:00PM

Award-winning Storyteller Valerie Tutson is coming to Woodbridge.  Join us in the Parish Hall for refreshments and an hour of spirited stories by Valerie Tutson.

Zoom Option

The option to attend Sunday Service via Zoom continues to be available.  To receive an invite, please email the office or log on to our website and add your name to our church email list.  All people in the community are welcome in person or via Zoom.

*If you would like assistance gaining access to Sunday Services, please call us by Friday morning, at 203-389-2119, or email us at

Office Hours

The Church office in the Parish House is open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Join the FCCW Choir!

New members are always welcome.  Join us for rehearsals each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

For More Information

Visit our website at for resources such as our calendar of events, monthly newsletter, ministry and volunteer opportunities, photo galleries, scout info, and much more!  Follow us on Facebook and stay up to date with parish happenings, including memorials and baptism announcements.

Feel free to email us or call the office with all your questions.  We are happy to hear from you!

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