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Annual Meeting of the Congregation

Sunday, February 11, 2018

12:00 p.m.

beginning with a pot luck luncheon


At the meeting we will celebrate the year that past

all the ways we celebrated, cared and supported others,

and shared God's love

and ready ourselves for the year to come.




 Lenten Opportunies 2018




Ash Wednesday - February 14, 2018

Lent Begins


Ash Wednesday Service

7:00 p.m. at United Church of Christ, Southbury

Main Street, North




Mission Trip Information Meeting

Sunday, February 18, 2018

11:45 a.m. in Fellowship Hall




Come and hear from Samantha Steinmetz of Simply Smiles

as she brings us up to date on the July 7-14, 2018 Mission Trip.

Simply Smiles is the CT-based organization through which we will

travel to South Dakota and onto the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reservation

and the small town of La Plant, SD.


Come and find out and have your questions answered.

Open to all whether you are definately going, thinking about it, are just want to know what this is all about.






Lenten Study Series




Sundays after Worship and Refreshments

in the Chapel Library


February 25, March 4, 11, 25, April 8 & 15,  2018


1 hour format with short DVD and discussion

led by Rev. Peters




Holy Week and Easter at Roxbury Church


Palm Sunday - March 25, 2018

10:30 a.m.

Procession and distribution of Palms



Maundy Thursday - March 29, 2018

Pot Luck Dinner and Tenebrae Service

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Easter Day - April 1, 2018

6:30 am Sunrise Service on Good Hill

Breakfast follows

10:30 am Easter Celebration





This special offering of support beyond Roxbury for Disaster Relief and Development

will be received on Sunday, March 11, 2018. 

Please mark your check OGHS or use the specially mark envelope.

Thank you for your generousity! 



Roxbury Church Membership Opportunity


Orientation Session - April 15 - 11:45 a.m.


Reception of New Members - April 29 - 10:30 a.m.





Annual Ladies Luncheon

Sunday, May 6, 2018 12:00 pm.

location to be announced




Reservations required

there is a menu and the signup on the Opportunity Table in Fellowship Hall



Open to all women of the congregation

Mothers - invite your daughter(s) Daughter - invite your mother!

or someone who you consider your "mother"!


Questions? contact Jeanne Steers



 Spring Church Work Day

Saturday, May 12, 2018

 9:00 am until 12 noon

Help out your church with small jobs

to help out buildings and grounds look loved and cared for.




Come at 8:00 a.m. and join the Men's Group for breakfast...

Refreshments served




Red Cross Blood Drive

Friday, May 11

1 - 6 pm.

Fellowship Hall


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1-800-Red Cross (1-800-733-2767)


Questions: Brooke Wheeler, Coordinator 




Penecost Sunday

May 20, 2018


Rite of Confirmation - 10:30 a.m.







Silver Lake Open House

Sunday, May 20  2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


Have a child going into grades 4- 12 in the fall

and curious about what happens at "the Lake"

during a week-ling summer camp session in Sharon.


This is your way to come up, meet some of the people, tour the camp and buildings 

and have your taste of the magic that is Silver Lake!




Chili Cookoff

Chili Cook-Off!

Date to be set


Come and enjoy different styles of

chef-entered chilli

and choose which one you like the best and have a full bowl.



Proceeds to support the team

going to work on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation 

in South Dakota.



 Spaghetti Supper

to support the outreach and mission of the church


organized by the Men's Group




2018 Mission Trip

to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota.


Group Photo

Group photo of our trip in 2016


Saturday, July 7 - Saturday July 14, 2018

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

LaPlant, South Dakota

We ask for your prayers, financial and material support and supportive activities here in Roxbury, to enable others to travel and make a difference in the lives of the Lakota people.

We have a number of adults and youth traveling to South Dakota to work on housing rehabilitation and upgrades, helping to construct a commnuity garden program and provide children and adolescent suicide prevention through a daily camp program.

We are working through Simply Smiles of Westport, CT and this will be our 4th time on the Reservation. We have also gone to work in Oaxaca, Mexico with them in the past.





Community Yoga 


Yoga is on a winter break. Hoping to start up in late Winter / early spring.

Check back here for information.

Join Roxbury's Suzanne Fitch as she shares her passion for Yoga. 

She teaches a dynamic flow style that is accessible to all. 

The class will increase your flexibility and strength as well as calming your mind.

Cost is $10 per session with 50% going to the Roxbury Fuel Assistance Fund.


Men's Fellowship Breakfast

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Second Saturday of each month - 8:00 am. in Fellowship Hall


Scouting at Roxbury Church


Our congregation is proud to support three Scouting groups:


Cub Scout Pack 465 

Boy Scout Troop 65, Brad Jones, Scoutmaster





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