• November 21 2018,  Revere

    First Congregational Church to hold Thanksgiving Eve service

    First Congregational Church to hold Thanksgiving Eve service The First Congregational Church of Revere (230 Beach Street) will hold a worship service on the Eve of Thanksgiving this Wednesday (November 21st) night at 7:30 p.m. Congregationalists (known as the Pilgrims) began this wonderful tradition in 1621 in Plymouth. 397 years later, the tradition continues! All are invited to come and give thanks to the Lord. This Thursday (Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd), Thanksgiving Dinner (food provided by the Good Diner!) will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone needing a place to go for Thanksgiving is most welcome to come!

  • November 2 2018,  Saugus

    A Big Thanks from the Pumpkin Patch

    The First Congregational Church in Saugus Center extends a “big thanks” to all who supported the Pumpkin Patch this year. A successful event was the result of all those who helped unload the trucks, those who volunteered to do shifts selling pumpkins and those who purchased pumpkins. This was the 15th Annual Pumpkin Patch, which couldn’t have been done without the support of the Saugus community.

  • October 26 2018,  Saugus

    Pumpkin Patch Appreciation Day Saturday

      To show appreciation to all who have supported this year’s Pumpkin Patch, free cider, free popcorn and free cotton candy will be offered this Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church (300 Central St. in Saugus Center). Pumpkins of all sizes are displayed on the church lawn and are available for purchase every day from 10 a.m. to closing.  Volunteers unloaded the last shipment of pumpkins earlier this month from “The Pumpkin Truck,” which traveled from the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico. The 15th Annual Pumpkin Patch will run through Halloween, October 31. Proceeds from the Patch help fund a yearly $500…

  • October 12 2018,  Saugus

    Many hands make light work!

    The First Congregational Church in Saugus Center greatly appreciates all the community help to unload the first shipment of pumpkins for its Annual Pumpkin Patch. The church is again hosting this event for the fifteenth year; it will run through Halloween, October 31. A large group of players from Saugus Pop Warner Football, Patrick Follis from Agganis Construction and many other Saugus and out-of-town people, including the very dependable Lahey family, made the unloading of the “Pumpkin Truck” happen. Pumpkins of all sizes are now displayed on the church lawn and will be available for purchase every day from 10 a.m. to closing. The next Pumpkin Truck will arrive this…

  • October 5 2018,  Saugus

    The Pumpkins are back!

    More than 3,000 pumpkins arrived at the First Congregational Church in Saugus Center last Saturday for the Annual Pumpkin Patch. The church is again hosting this event for the fifteenth year, which will run through Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31. The church thanks all the nearly 100 volunteers who unloaded the pumpkin truck. Pumpkins of all sizes are displayed on the church lawn and will be available for purchase every day from 10am to closing. Volunteers are needed to fill the various selling shifts. Anyone interested in helping should contact Carolyn Davis at 781-233-4555. The Pumpkin Patch looks forward to having everyone come to celebrate this great fall season event. The…

  • Saugus,  September 28 2018

    Pumpkins Arrive Saturday!

    Pumpkins Arrive Saturday!  Help is needed from the Saugus community to help unload the “Pumpkin Truck” this Saturday, September 29. About 3,000 pumpkins will be arriving at The First Congregational Church in Saugus Center at 9 am for this yearly fall event. The church is again hosting the Annual Pumpkin Patch which will run through Halloween, Oct. 31. Pumpkins of all sizes will be displayed on the church lawn and will be available for purchase every day from 10 am to closing. Volunteers are not only needed to help with the unloading but also to fill the various all-day, every day selling shifts. “THE PUMPKIN PATCH” looks forward to having…

  • Saugus,  September 21 2018

    Pumpkin Patch returns

    The First Congregational Church in Saugus Center will again host the Annual Pumpkin Patch, which will run from Sept. 29 through Halloween, Oct. 31. Pumpkins of all sizes will be displayed on the church lawn and will be available for purchase every day from 10:00 a.m. to closing. The “Pumpkin Truck” will arrive Saturday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. with 3,000 pumpkins. Volunteers are needed to help with the unloading. Volunteers are also needed to help staff the various shifts for the selling of pumpkins during the month of October. If interested please contact Carolyn Davis: 781-233-4555. “The Pumpkin Patch” looks forward to having everyone come and enjoy this great…

  • Saugus,  September 14 2018

    The Pumpkin Patch returns

    The First Congregational Church in Saugus Center will again host the Annual Pumpkin Patch, which will run from September 29 through Halloween, October 31. Pumpkins of all sizes will be displayed on the church lawn and will be available for purchase every day from 10:00 a.m. to closing. The “Pumpkin Truck” will arrive Saturday, September 29 at 9 a.m. with 3,000 pumpkins. Volunteers are needed to help with the unloading. Volunteers are also needed to help staff the various shifts for the selling of pumpkins during the month of October. If interested please contact Carolyn Davis at 781-233-4555. “The Pumpkin Patch” looks forward to having everyone come and enjoy this…

  • August 17 2018,  Saugus

    Pumpkin Patch Scholarship winners announced

    The First Congregational Church UCC’s Danny Panico “Pumpkin Patch” Scholarship recipients were recently announced. They are Ricardo Martinez, Olivia Rando and Lauren Patterson. All recipients are Saugus residents who will enter college this fall. These scholarships are one of the Church’s ways of giving back to the community that supports its annual October Pumpkin Patch fundraiser. A portion of the proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch are used to contribute in some way to the Saugus community. This scholarship is named after Danny Panico, a longtime church member and Pumpkin Patch worker who passed away last year. The church is proud to honor him for his dedicated service. The Pumpkin Patch…