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MEXICO -- The Mexico Congregational Church, United Church of Christ (the "Green Church") is announcing events listed on its September calendar.
On Sunday, Holy Communion will be served by the pastor and deacons during the 10 a.m. worship service. Sunday School classes for the children will resume on this date. Children attend worship at 10 a.m. and move to their classrooms after Pastor Izzie Radford-Nash's family message. The choir will rehearse at 9 a.m. on Sunday and again following worship. Coffee hour and social time will be held in the dining room after worship.
The Board of Trustees will hold its first meeting of the fall on Monday at 6 p.m.
On Tuesday, Adult Bible Study will resume after a summer hiatus. The devotional publication "The Upper Room" will be used as a discussion resource. All are welcome to attend the study group, which is held at 11 a.m. in the Conference Room on the main floor.
A public roast pork supper will be served in the church dining room on Saturday, September 14, at 5 p.m.
Following the worship service on Sunday, September 15, church members will have a pot luck lunch and a Council meeting in the dining room. Reports and updates will be given by church officers and chairmen of committees. Also on this date, church members are invited to attend a Party to Bless the Pilgrim Lodge Capital Campaign from 2 to 5 p.m. at Pilgrim Lodge on Cobboseecontee Lake. Pilgrim Lodge is owned and operated by the Maine Conference of the United Church of Christ and has been attended by many children and adults from the Mexico church since the 1950's.
The Women's Fellowship will hold its first meeting of the season on Tuesday, September 17, at 1 p.m. in the church dining room. The group hosts coffee hours and other social gatherings, supports fund-raising efforts, assists the Mission Committee, and enjoys two purely social times during the season. All women of the church are invited to attend the meetings, which will be held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month beginning in October.