Missions Committee

The Missions Committee is responsible for organizing community outreach and mission projects for the congregation and collecting and disbursing funds for various mission projects. Special offerings supported by the congregation include:

The Church World Service Blanket Sunday – provides blankets, tools, food, and medicines around the United States and the world

The UCC One Great Hour of Sharing – provides disaster relief quickly as the need arises

The UCC Neighbors in Need – provides justice initiatives, advocacy efforts, and direct service projects through grants

UCC Our Churches Wider Mission – supports local church ministries, wider Church missions, and justice and witness ministries.

In our local community we support, through monetary donations and our time, organizations such as the Meriden Soup Kitchen, Shelter NOW (homeless shelter), Chrysalis (domestic violence agency), the YMCA Campership Fund, and other non-profit organizations. We collect food for area food pantries and the Meriden Soup Kitchen. Each Veterans Day we donate the food for the main meal at the Soup Kitchen and volunteer as cooks and servers. Every Thursday, a group of volunteers from Center Church volunteers as servers and cooks at the soup kitchen as well.

We are always looking for new ways to serve our community. If you have an idea or a project you are interested in, please dont hesitate to contact the minister!