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    Cornucopia Food Pantry collection

Members of our congregation provide regular hands-on service and financial support in many areas.  Locally, we support programs such as My Friends Place, CrossRoads House, Families First, Dover Friendly Kitchen, the Goodwin Community Health, as well as our own Echo Community Thrift Shop. Each year we deliver Thanksgiving baskets and Christmas gifts through the Waysmeet Center, United Campus Ministry to needy families. Globally, we maintain a partnership with a mission in Honduras, and contribute to many other ministries. We continue to give through the four United Church of Christ offerings of “Our Church’s Wider Mission.” Increased Mission generosity is an ongoing goal.  Additionally, we continue to explore various justice issues pertinent to our faith such as the environment, immigration, hunger and world peace.


Provide a Meal for Families in Transition at Families First

Community Church provides dinner for Family Fun Night on the first Monday of every month.  The menu always includes a main dish, vegetable or salad, bread or rolls, fruit and milk.


Provide or Serve a Meal at the Dover Friendly Kitchen

When a month has a fifth Thursday, our congregation provides a supper for Dover Friendly Kitchen.  The menu always includes a main course, vegetable dishes or salads and assorted desserts.


Help Drive Seniors to Doctor’s Appointments

Volunteer with Ready Rides, an organization assisting the elderly and handicapped get to medical and dental appointments when they cannot drive themselves. To learn more, call Ready Rides at 603-244-8719.


Usher or Read at Services, or Host Fellowship Hour

Are you interested in more actively becoming part of our Sunday morning worship service and time of fellowship?  Please sign up in Fellowship Hall or call the church office to find out more.


Help Out at a Concert

Love music? Looking to volunteer without making an on-going commitment? Consider helping out at one of the concerts our choir, musicians, and friends offer. To find out what’s coming up, contact the church office by phone at 603-868-1230 or .


Spend Some Sunday Mornings with Some of the World’s Greatest Kids

We love our kids.  Being with them is one of the great joys of being a part of this church community.  If you like to teach, consider teaching church school on a Sunday morning.  If you like caring for infants and toddlers, helping out in the nursery (“Kinderkirk) during church may be your thing. And if what you really love is the energy and excitement of teens, working with our Pathfinders or high school group may be just the place for you. For more information please contact our Christian Education Director, Paula Norton at:….


Work a Shift at Our Echo Community Thrift Shop

Echo is our own, very cool thrift shop.  Located on-site and run entirely by volunteers Echo offers great quality, affordable clothing, accessories, small household items, vintage, and books.  We are open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  Proceeds from the thrift shop support both our work here at Community Church and the work of nonprofits throughout the region.  So if you just want to shop or you’d like to volunteer for a shift, stop by or contact the church office by phone at 603-868-1230 or .


Protect the Environment

We have a long history of involvement in efforts to protect and nurture the world that God has created. In addition to programs like the recent “Eco Resource Fair,” we are in the process of developing a “Green Covenant” that reflects our on-going commitment to caring for God’s good earth. For more information or to add your talents and passion to this work, contact our Earth Steward, Maggie Morrison at …..


Help Spruce up the Church

Twice a year we get together to clean up the church grounds.  Looking for a one-day project where you can do some good hands-on work and get to know a few other people?  This might be just the project for you!

When:

Fall Clean-up                   November

Spring Clean-up              May


Take Cookies or Deliver Flowers to People Who are Homebound

When you are stuck in your house, the simple gift of a box of Christmas cookies or flowers from your church community can go a long way to brighten your day. If you’d like to help out by taking cookies or flowers to members of our church community when they are homebound, please contact the church office by phone at 603-868-1230 or .


Work a Shift at the Annual Yard Sale

We participate in in this town-wide annual event on the second Saturday of September.


Annual Christmas Fair

The Christmas Fair is a much-loved tradition.  Each year we host a bazaar that includes handcrafted items, wreaths, jewelry, and food.  It’s a great way to kick off your Christmas shopping and support the work of the church all at the same time.  Volunteers and shoppers welcome!

When:  First Saturday of December.


Make a Wreath

One of our most beloved traditions is the annual Christmas Fair hosted by our Women’s Guild. If you love to make Christmas decorations, bake special treats, or help make Christmas wreaths for sale at the fair, this is the place for you. For further information, contact the church office by phone at 603-868-1230, , or talk with a member of the Women’s Guild.


Visit Someone Who is Going through a Difficult Time

We are expanding our ministry of visiting the homebound, welcoming new church members, providing help in the form of chores and transportation, offering gifts of music and hospitality, and listening to those who need kind support.  We warmly welcome new CARE team members!


Join a Board or Committee

A great way to get to know other people is by working together on a regular basis on a Board or Committee. For a list of some of our on-going Boards and Committees, check out the “About Us” page. For more information or to get involved with a particular committee, contact the church office by phone at 603-868-1230 or .


Political Advocacy

Join others in “speaking truth to power,” using our faith to thoughtfully engage political leaders on important justice issues of our time.

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