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We are an open and caring community of Christians gathered to hear and share the word of God. In the Spirit of Christ, we minister to one another through worship, prayer, education and fellowship. We seek to live our faith by example and action in service to the larger community.

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The Reverend Dr. Charles C. Close, Minister
Mark Jacobson, Music Director
Laurie Milne, Parish Administrator
Sarah Johnson, Awakening Heart Ministry Team Contact
William Howell, Building Superintendent
Eric M. True, Custodian

500 Main St., Wilbraham, MA 01095
fax (413)596-2512

We videotape and broadcast our services on Wilbraham Public Access television,
Channel 5, at 8:00 PM on Monday evenings and 8:00 AM on Tuesday mornings.

Sunday Service Schedule
for December

Our Sunday morning services begin at 10:00 AM
Sunday school and nursery care is provided.
So come as you are! Everyone is welcome!
And be sure to bring a friend!


Dec. 21: 4th Sunday of Advent – Pageant Sunday
--Our Annual Christmas Pageant featuring our children, youth and adults--
Lighting the Advent Wreath
Special Music & Drama

Dec. 21: "Blue Christmas" Service
4:00 pm in the Zeckhausen Room
This is a special Sunday evening service of quiet reflection and healing for those who find the holidays a sad and difficult time. It will be held in the Zeckhausen Room, across from the sanctuary.

Dec. 24: (Wednesday) – Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. – A family-friendly, intergenerational service will be offered, featuring our Advent Wreath, Children’s Choir, Lessons and Carols, and a special Christmas Story for the children.

7:30 p.m. – A Traditional Candlelight Service with our Advent Wreath, lessons, carols and special music

11:00 p.m. – A Traditional Candlelight Service with our Advent Wreath, lessons, carols and Holy Communion

Dec. 28: 1st Sunday after Christmas
There will be special family friendly service for all ages
There will be a Christmas Carol Sing
There will be no Sunday School classes

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2015 Stewardship Under Way
Please see the Stewardship Letter >HERE<
And use the printable pledge card >here< to send in your pledge.

Blessings for your committment and generosity
from Stewardship Commission


Dress a Girl

Dress a Girl will continue through the summer and youth age 10 and up are invited to learn the art of machine sewing and help support other girls around the world.  Watch the Branchline and Bulletins for dates and times.

Join us for the Middle School and Senior High Youth Fellowships.

The following is a list of Save- The- Dates for Youth Fellowship
and their families. Mark your calendars.

YF Calendar 

 Our Youth Fellowship program continues to grow and thrive, offering our youth various opportunities to engage in  fun, friendly and faith building experiences. Both YF groups have also received a special invitation to enjoy a concert at St Cecilia’s featuring Joseph Reed and Synergy, from 7-8:30pm on Feb 28th . For more details on these and other YF activities in February, please see the Branchline or the attached calendar.

Please consider yourself personally invited to make a difference in a child’s life by sharing your time and talents in support of the youth of Wilbraham United Church. The Education Commission is always looking for adult volunteers to support our many regular and special event offerings. Some opportunities include: Sunday School teachers and substitutes, Youth Advisors, Retreat and 30-Hour famine chaperones, snack makers, planning committees, Vacation Bible School support, and much more. We can utilize any skills and time commitments available.  Please feel free to contact Carrie Kagan to express your interest and/or learn more.  

As always if you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please feel free to reach out to any member of the Education Commission.  Feedback is a gift, and your Education Commission members love presents!!!

Faithfully, your Education Commission


See the Branchline for more of the latest news

The most recent Annual Report (2013) is 2013 Annual Report



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