UCC Christmas Fund Offering

“Good news… Great joy… All the people!” Luke 2:10  The Christmas Fund has been caring for active and retired United Church of Christ clergy and lay employees and their families for over 100 years, providing emergency financial help, supplementation of small annuities and health premiums, and Christmas “thank-you” checks to our lower-income retirees. This year,Continue reading “UCC Christmas Fund Offering”

Donate to the Last Minute Toy Store by Dec. 12th

In Brookmeade tradition, this Christmas season we will be collecting toys for the “Last Minute Toy Store.” This project provides free gifts for children and teens whose families are unable to. They are looking for donations of new toys, stocking stuffers, books, games, sporting goods, and arts & crafts! Janet L. has offered to organize theContinue reading “Donate to the Last Minute Toy Store by Dec. 12th”

Learn & Grow Advent Study Series begins Dec. 2nd!

Learn & Grow is a time of study and reflection on the Bible, theology, and the issues of today. We meet on Zoom each Thursday at 7:30 pm for about an hour or so. For Advent, we will use a study guide from Amy-Jill Levine called “Light of the World.” Here is our upcoming schedule for theContinue reading “Learn & Grow Advent Study Series begins Dec. 2nd!”

Sat. Nov. 20th: Hanging of the Greens

Please join us Saturday, November 20th as we decorate our church building for the Advent Season starting at 10:00 am. There is a Christmas tree that will need to be put together and decorated. We are asking folks who have access to fresh greenery such as pine sprigs, evergreen branches and magnolia leaves to bringContinue reading “Sat. Nov. 20th: Hanging of the Greens”

Accepting Poinsettias Orders for Christmas until November 17th!

In Brookmeade tradition, we are accepting orders for Red and White Poinsettias for the Christmas season. 6.5″ poinsettias are $9.00 , 8″ poinsettias are $16.00. The poinsettias will decorate our sanctuary for the Christmas season and are available for you to take home after the Christmas Eve service. Please fill out an order form (located in the frontContinue reading “Accepting Poinsettias Orders for Christmas until November 17th!”

Thurs. Dec. 24th – Interactive Online Christmas Eve Service

After the success of our last interactive Thanksgiving Service on Zoom, we have decided to hold our annual Christmas Eve Service together in the same way. We hope to have even more participants for this Christmas service. This will be a simple service with the reading of the Christmas story and featuring Christmas carols. We will gather atContinue reading “Thurs. Dec. 24th – Interactive Online Christmas Eve Service”

UCC Christmas Fund Offering

During the month of December, Brookmeade will be collecting for the UCC Christmas Fund which has been caring for active and retired clergy and lay employees of the United Church of Christ for over 100 years by providing emergency grants, supplementation of small annuities and health premiums, and Christmas “Thank You” gift checks each DecemberContinue reading “UCC Christmas Fund Offering”

Sign Up to help with the Brookmeade Christmas Pageant today!

Calling all Brookmeaders! This year’s Christmas Pageant, The Unicorn at the Manger, will be brought to your home virtually with “a little help from your friends”. Please see your weekly email to read the script and find the link to sign up for your favorite character ASAP. Once you sign up, you’ll be asked toContinue reading “Sign Up to help with the Brookmeade Christmas Pageant today!”

December 2nd-10th: Donate Toys to the Last Minute Toy Store

Once again this year, we will continue our tradition of collecting toys for the “Last Minute Toy Store.” This project provides free gifts for children whose families are unable, for whatever legal or practical reasons, to access state financial benefits to supplement their income, which would otherwise entitle them to state help. This “last resort”Continue reading “December 2nd-10th: Donate Toys to the Last Minute Toy Store”