Sunday Worship Service – January 16

Sunday Worship Service – January 9

 

video production by Bob Ryan                                                                                                                    Permission to podcast/stream License # 21119892 obtained from CCLI

Welcome to Woodridge Congregational United Church of Christ

As a caring and welcoming community, using the Bible as a resource and the teachings of Jesus as our guide, we joyfully welcome everyone into our Christian community, regardless of race, ethnicity, class, age, mental status, family structure, physical or mental ability, religious background or theological perspective, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 

As Christian disciples, we invite all to share in the life, leadership, ministry, worship, sacraments, blessings and joys of our congregation.

Parking & Directions:

Woodridge is located across Reservoir Avenue and just north of the Garden City Shopping Center, near Harmony Masonic Lodge, Seven Stars Bakery and Chelo’s Restaurant on Reservoir Ave. (R.I. Route 2).

GPS:  546 Budlong Road (sanctuary), or 30 Jackson Road (office) Cranston, RI

Parking is available in the lot between Jackson and Woodridge Roads and across Woodridge Road from the sanctuary entrances (behind Chelo’s Restaurant; please do not park behind Seven Stars Bakery), as well as on surrounding streets.

Accessible rest rooms are located in both the sanctuary and Parish House buildings.

The Parish House includes Fellowship Hall, Sunday School class rooms and offices.

Worship with Woodridge

Recorded worship services are posted for viewing above.

 This week’s accompanying bulletin may be viewed here:  January 16 Worship

 

Look for updates here or ask to be added to our email list to receive direct notices which include links to view services, and other news.

We welcome you to Sunday worship in the sanctuary at 10 am, with appropriate precautions (see our In Person Worship page for more information).

 
 What’s Happening at Woodridge
 
January 23 – Sunday worship at 10:00 am
 
January 30 – Sunday worship at 10:00 am followed by the Annual Meeting of the Congregation – read the warrant here:
 

Adult Christian Education:  New “faith formation” class continues on Zoom:  Coping with Covid:  Christian spiritual practices to help us cope with Covid – gratitude; the Bible; worship; caring for others; and prayer.  Pastor Scott will share the teaching with 3 other clergy.  Contact pastor Scott if you would like more information or to sign up for the class – revscottspencer@gmail.com.

  • Jan 3: Developing a life of daily gratitude – starting a “gratitude journal.” Scott Spencer
  • Jan 10: The Bible as a resource for coping. Jim Conley
  • Jan 17: How worship helps us cope after we have left the sanctuary. Scott Spencer
  • Jan 24: How serving and caring about and for others helps us cope with our own struggles. Michael Granzen
  • Jan 31: Prayer as a resource for coping. Carol Steinbrecher 

On-Going Activities

  • In-Person Sunday School has been paused at this time
  • Food Pantry volunteering – Second Saturday mornings – contact the church office if you would like to help out
  • An outdoor collection box for the Cranston Interfaith Food Pantry is now located at the outside entrance on 30 Jackson Road, Cranston – bring your donations anytime
Job Opportunity
 
Woodridge Church is seeking to fill the Sunday School Coordinator position on its Christian Education Ministry Team.
Read the position description and requirements here:
 
Applicants: Send cover letter and résumé to:
Questions: Contact Rev. Scott Spencer at:
or
508-838-6035