Worship Services: Sundays in the Chapel
We are very grateful to the First Parish Congregational Church for letting us use their building for worship and temporary office space. We gather for fellowship and refreshments in the vestry at 10:30 on Sundays, then worship in their chapel at 11:00. Parking is available by the common (facing the gazebo), on the street, and in the back lot. Please note that the accessible entrance is located at the front of the building.
Operation Christmas Child Collection: Sundays, November 10-24
This year, First Baptist and First Parish are combining resources to host the Samaritan’s Purse “shoeboxes of love” Christmas Mission Program. On November 10th, we’ll launch the program by making available the shoeboxes, along with instructions for purchasing gift items and packing them. We’ll ask participating members to return the packed shoeboxes no later than November 24th. Learn more at www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child.
As we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ in the upcoming season of Advent, we are asking God to touch our hearts so that we may share His love with “the little children.” By our deeds, may the children we reach be blessed to know they’re loved by the one who humbly entered this world as a babe, suffered and died for our sins, and who lives and reigns eternally with God the Father as our Savior and King.
Shepherd's Table: Monday, December 9, 6:00-7:00pm (doors open at 5:00)
First Parish has also opened their building to us to continue to host the Shepherd's Table meal ministry. Find out more at http://www.fbcwakefield.org/serve/community.
Toys for Tots Collection: Sunday, December 15
This Christmas, FBC Wakefield will continue to support local children by donating new toys to the Marine Toys for Tots Program which is coordinated by the Wakefield Fire Department. Members of the congregation are encouraged to purchase a new toy (or two) for children from 0-14 years of age. Beginning on December 1st, bring unwrapped toys to the back of First Parish's Covell Chapel. On December 15th, toys will be packed into cars and delivered to the Wakefield Fire Department at One Union Street for delivery to children who might otherwise go without a gift this Christmas.