REGULAR OFFICE HOURS OF THE MINISTER - Vance Taylor, will be available for appointments every
Wednesday from 10 AM until noon, both for general and for confidential conversations.
He will also be available to meet at other times during the day and other days of the week, to better accommodate your schedule. You can also leave a confidential message for Vance on
his office phone (203-488-8456, ext.1), or his cell phone (860-480-3307).
You may call his cell phone at any time, especially if you have an urgent need.
PASTORAL VISITS - if you or someone you know would like a pastoral visit at your home or other location,
please call or e-mail me to arrange a time.
CHURCH PHONE DIRECTORY From the Office: Many have asked me to put together an updated
"Church Member Telephone Directory". I have finally completed it! Copies can picked up in the church on
Sunday or in the church office. If there are any corrections or additions to be made please be sure to
let me know. Thank you for your patience as I know it took time for me to put this directory together.
Fran, Church Office Manager
SUNDAY SCHOOL The Twelve Apostles Series: Lesson For This Sunday, January 26 The Great Commission
Please Note for February: There will be NO Bible Study on the first Tuesday , February 4. We will meet again
on the third Tuesday, February 18, at 6:30 PM. Until then continue to read about Luke who was one of
the twelve Apostles. He was not only considered the most literary of the New Testament writers but
also one of the church’s earliest historians.
FEBRUARY MONTHLY MEETINGS IN THE CHAPEL Worship The Worship Committee will meet on Monday,
February 3 at 7:00 pm Leadership Board Will meet on Tuesday, February, 11 at 6:30 pm
STEWARDSHIP Pledges Stewardship committee report. We are progressing well as many have already
sent in their pledge. We hope that we can encourage others to send their pledge back to us as soon as
possible. If we know what we can expect it makes it easier to plan our budget for the year.
Whatever amount you are able to pledge to your church will be a greatly appreciated. If you have lost
the pledge card, you can call Skip Borgerson at (203) 483-1116 or email to .
Or, see Skip at church and let him know if you would also like to receive weekly envelopes.
TIME AND TALENT SURVEY What is Your Passion?
Time and talent is what God has given to each of His children and we must put that talent into action
so we can enrich the life of our church. If you haven’t already please be sure to return the completed
form when you attend church this Sunday. If you did not receive a survey form you will be able to pick
one up in church.
PRAYER REQUESTS - Dee Fey, Mark Bauchmann, Jane Auclaire, Michael Sabia, Issac Bodwell, Terry Malcom,
Marc Bachman, Ginny Montelius, Lew Reid, Luella Eastwood, Alex Yerganian, Edmund Pevich
MIDNIGHT RUN Volunteers are needed to help with The Midnight Run which takes place every 3rd Monday of each month.
Everyone meets at the NBCC church parking lot at 7 pm where they carpool to the men’s shelter on Grand Avenue,
New Haven. Donations of sandwiches, packaged snacks, fruit and drink boxes may be brought to the church anytime
on the day of the Run. The men at the shelter are always in need of underwear, socks, pants, shirts, heavy jackets,
and toiletry items. Cash donations are always welcome. We hope you will plan to join us on any third Monday to
witness this wonderful ministry in helping others. Please call the church office 203.488.8456 if you would like to sign up.
MISSION OPPORTUNITIES Open Shed There is an Open shed for used clothing donations in the church parking lot. NBCC
is partnering with St. Pauly Textile Inc. where these donated clothing items will be given to those in need, here in the U.S.
ON – GOING Important – Church Facilities It is very important that anyone wanting use of the church building, whether
member or non- member, must complete a reservation form and leave with Fran at the church office. Please do not
just assume that the space you want on any given evening or weekend is free. Any questions, please call Fran, 203.488.8456.
Flower Sign Up Sheet If you would like to place flowers on the altar in memory of someone or for a special occasion please
use the sign-up sheets which are posted in the hallway before entering the Sanctuary or by calling the church office
GET TO KNOW OUR CHURCH Live Streaming Worship On-Line! Are you are unable to attend Sunday Worship but would still
like to feel the closeness of your church family? Just click on the following link below to watch our Worship Live on Sunday
Morning at 10:00 AM. With this link you can also watch a recap of any past Sunday worships you might have missed.
Remember, your church family is never far away! Click on this link -
If you can’t be with us in the pew, you can be with us on the phone, via a speakerphone connection, every Sunday morning.
Call Vance at 860.480.3307 for details on how to call in
Would You Like To Become A Member: Anyone desiring to become
a member of NBCC can do so by speaking to one of the Deacons or calling Vance at 860.480.3307
or the church office at 203.488.8456.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Wednesday at 6:00 PM in Fellowship Hall.
Big Y, Stop & Shop & Shop Rite Don’t forget to purchase these gift cards at coffee hour every Sunday after service.
Someone will be sitting at a table with the cards for you to make your purchase. What a great way to help your
church with this fundraiser.
As a community outreach the following groups have been given permission to use
our church Fellowship Hall for their weekly meetings:
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) – a weight-loss support program meets every Wednesday @ 6:00 PM
Narcotics Anonymous – NA – Meets every Saturday evening at 7:00 PM
Alcoholics Anonymous – AA – Meetings every Thursday evening at 7:00 PM
We also have a Scout pack which is sponsored by NBCC Church–
Scouts meets every Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. (Cub Scouts meet one Friday per month)
North Branford Congregational Church is a welcoming Christian community located at 1680 Foxon Road, North Branford. Sunday service is at 10:00 a.m.