Serving Up Love,
Faith & Compassion
As we walk out the doors of the Sanctuary after a time of meaningful Sunday worship, we understand our work is just beginning. Taking what we've learned through scripture and the examples that Jesus taught us and sharing it in ways that serve others is a true blessing.
The youth and adult members of First Congregational UCC of Oconomowoc set forth into the mission field to share gifts and blessings in the hopes of making this world a better place to live and grow in faith and love. Our mission trips have reached locally, nationally and internationally. We have traveled to Milwaukee, Chicago, Oklahoma, New York, Kentucky, Mexico, Costa Rica and Honduras.
Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Their mission is to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Currently, a group from First Congregational of Oconomowoc is working on a house in Beaver Dam.
Hearts and Hands Christian Preschool is a state-licensed, non-profit, inter-denominational preschool located at First Congregational of Oconomowoc.
Contact Cindy Meckl for more information.
Family Promise of Western Waukesha County was developed to provide a collaborative community effort linking existing community resources together to provide cost effective shelter, meals, and support services to local homeless children and their families, assisting them to achieve and sustain independence.
First Congregational of Oconomowoc now serves as a Host Church and is partnered with a St. Jerome's Church in Oconomowoc. To sign up to help click the link below!
Contact Deb Bursinger for more information.
Non-perishable food items are collected at church on the first Sunday of the month.
For more information contact Lois Jackson.
"You see faith in it's rawest, most real form on mission trips, and it humbles you. The people you meet humble you, and they stir something inside of you, something that makes you want to be better."
~ Catie Middleton - UCC Church Member
And more ...
Our congregation regularly donates time, talents and treasure in the following ways to help make our community and world a better place to live:
Helping Hand Fund
LakeWalk for Cancer
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
Connecting volunteers to
church members in need.
Joining us together in love.
Caring Connection is a network of volunteers from our congregation who direct God’s healing message to Church Family members in need. Everyone is invited to participate in this meaningful mission, living out your faith through a variety of caring opportunities.
Caring Connection provides the following*:
+ Transportation to church services/events
+ Meals to families or individuals in need
+ Assistance with church funeral luncheons
+ Participation in a confidential prayer chain
+ Long-term or short-term visitation
+ Sending cards of sympathy and celebration
+ Delivering Christmas poinsettias to members who are homebound or bereaved
+ Knitting and sharing prayer shawls
+ Caring help as needed, in response to special joys and concerns
These caring opportunities are flexible with volunteers’ schedules, and participants are called on as needs arise.
*To help in this ministry, simply sign up on the Time and Talent sheet or call the church office.
If you or someone you know could use a little
help from Caring Connection, contact the pastor at the church office: 262-567-4461
My prayer is that our fellowship with you as believers will bring about a deeper understanding of every blessing which we have in our life in union with Christ. Your love, dear brother, has brought me great joy and much encouragement! You have cheered the hearts of all God’s people.