Messages from the Pastor
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Many of us are tied to our clocks and calendars. After all, we have appointments to keep and deadlines to meet, and wasting time is a luxury most of us cannot afford. In the Bible, this kind of time is called Chronos. Chronos is the linear, measurable time that determines our schedules. . . . .
Pain and Prayer
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
This has been a week of excruciating pain for our nation. We have been horrified and outraged over the videos George Floyd lying restrained with a knee on his neck, as we watched some of the last moments of his life. As a result, the pain and anger of his killing has erupted across the country in destructive and deadly ways. . . . .
Wednesday May 27, 2020
The American culture has grown used to having access to food in countless places. Depending on what we want to eat, we could go to the farmers market, the Indian grocery, the Asian market, the kosher deli, even the gas station for groceries. Not having access to as many food options during the pandemic has required adjustments for many of us. While we have plenty of food in our house, preparing it has been the challenge; I have served coal black chicken overcooked on the grill, slightly crunchy spaghetti, and brown scrambled eggs (I still don’t know what happened to them). . . . .
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The church building may be closed but the ministry is not. Please continue to reach out to one another to offer concern and conversation. If you need pastoral, spiritual, or emergency care, please let me know!
You are welcome to join the Prayer Ministry! Let me know if you want to be included in the group that receives prayer requests, and I will happily add you. The more people praying right now, the better! If you have any prayer requests, please let me know.
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10 am Sunday Worship from Sept - June
Summer worship starts at 9:30 am during July & August
with Sunday School and Nursery Care
Fellowship Hour immediately following the service
New Weekly Church Office Hours:
Monday - Friday from 9 - 1
--- Our office is temporarily closed ---
NGCC follows the Guilford Public School snow schedule; if Guilford has a snow day, the office will also be closed.
County Emporium Edition
Saturday, August 15, 2020
9:00 a.m. ~ 2:00 p.m.
NGCC is hosting an Old Fashioned Country Emporium, which will be held entirely outside.
Date: Saturday, August 15 ~ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Rain Date: Sunday August 16 ~ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The entire Emporium will be help OUTSIDE!
Welcome to NGCC!
If you are a seeker, a sojourner, a saint or a sinner, you are welcome at NGCC.
If you are a lifelong church-goer or brand new to the faith, you are welcome at NGCC.
If you are searching for a safe haven from life’s worries or striving for social justice in the world, you are welcome at NGCC!
North Guilford Congregational is a church with a long history of faithful service, as well as a rich and relevant ministry today. We are nourished by prayer, inspired through worship, blessed with gifted members of all ages, and determined to live our faith in the world. We would love to get to know you, learn what you are passionate about, and be a part of your faith journey.