Christmas Eve, 12/24/18, 7 PM We welcome the birth of the Christ Child in a traditional service of carols and lessons. The Chancel Choir, under the direction of Kathy Jellison, will add to our worship service. Pastor Mark Doty will offer a meditation, “A Gift of the Heart” by Norman Vincent Peale. The service concludes … Continue reading Candlelight Service
Once again, we're honored and delighted that the Chamber Singers from Mount View High School will be presenting their wonderful “Carols in the Round” this coming Sunday, December 16th, at 4:00 PM in our Sanctuary. Under the direction of Rebecca Childs, the Chamber Singers have concertized in venues ranging from Ground Zero to the Crystal … Continue reading Carols in the Round, Sunday Dec. 16th at 4 p.m.
This year’s pageant will be our “traditional” pageant, “Gifts for the Christ Child”. There will be Friendly Beasts in the manger, Shepherds from the hillsides, Kings following the star, and Angels over-seeing all. Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus will be portrayed this year by the Duncan family. And our wonderful Walt Cupples will be our … Continue reading “Gifts for the Christ Child!” Children’s Pageant, Sunday December 16th at 10 a.m.
On December 2, we welcome the Black Bear Men’s Chorus in our sanctuary. For the past decade, we have been blessed to have them sing during our 10 am worship service the first Sunday of December. Under the direction of Danny Williams, the students and community members who comprise the choir never cease to please … Continue reading Black Bear Men’s Chorus
Andrew McKnight performing on November 9. For the last four years, Pastor Mark has been Pastor of the Week during the same week Andrew McKnight has been Musician of the Week at Ferry Beach Retreat, near Saco, Maine. During that time, they created a friendship which blossomed into Andrew’s concert at HSCC, Friday night. Some … Continue reading Andrew McKnight Concert
7 p.m., November 9, 2018 The Hammond Street Congregational Church, UCC, is privileged to present singer/song writer, Andrew McKnight on Friday, November 9th, in our Fellowship Hall. Andrew’s one-man shows are entertaining and reflect the down-home comfort and warmth of his native Virginia Blue Ridge home. He mixes flat picking and well-crafted songs with humorous … Continue reading Andrew McKnight in Concert
What better way to spend an evening then with the Four F’s: food, fun, fellowship, and fundraising. Around two dozen HSCCer’s gathered for a pot luck and mini auction. Some attending usually eat alone or have limited time to visit with others, so sharing dinner and conversation was a welcome change. We … Continue reading Pot Luck Mini-Auction
Each year Hammond Street Congregational Church has been an enthusiastic participant in Pride Week. For years, Associate Pastor Greg and his husband, Mark, have spearheaded the effort, not just for HSCC but also for organizing the Bangor parade. This year, Greg was recognized for his efforts. Our resident banner maker, Audrey, created the colorful … Continue reading Pride Week 2018