Faith Formation News – 1/6/22

Dear SUUS Families,

Happy 2022! Despite what we all might be feeling right now, YES, it is a happy one because of the strength, hope and dedication of this faith community and what we can do together. Although the start of the new year was not exactly what many of us had hoped for and/or anticipated, but what it does offer is an opportunity to lean in to our faith and on each other.

The original weekend plan was to gather at Hammonasset this Sunday to “Pitch In & Pick Up trash, but due to the snow we are now going to meet at 1pm to HIKE at CHATFIELD HOLLOW in Killingworth. We will meet in the parking lot of the main entrance. Address and details are below.

Looking forward to being with you on Sunday!


P.S. Faith Formation is looking for a steward(s) for our Little Free Library! This is a great opportunity for an individual and/or the whole family to do a year long project! Tend our little library with guidance from the national LFL organization to create special opportunities and resources to serve the greater community! Perhaps February consists of books related to Black History Month or the post is decorated for Valentine’s Day. Could we add a smaller box for canned goods and feed those who need a book and something to eat? There are many ideas for tending our library and making it grow fruitful for the whole community. What ideas might you have? Thanks for considering it! Please be in touch if you are interested.

Faith Formation Happenings

Sunday, January 9 at 10:30am – Zoom Service with Rev. Terry
“Paint the Sky Blue” – Living the faith of a little god; at least that’s what they told us in Faith Formation.
Meeting ID: 891 9341 3275

Please REGISTER ONLINE all children & youth participating in Faith Formation activities this year. Thanks so much!

January Theme – “Living w/Intention”
January 9 – 1pm Chatfield Hollow HIKE around the POND
Grab your snow boots and maybe an umbrella and join us for an ALL AGES Faith Formation New Year HIKE at Chatfield Hollow State Park
Address: 381 CT-80, Killingworth, CT 06419
Park Map
*Rain or Shine
January 16 – 1pm FF Gathering
January 23 – 1pm FF Gathering
January 30 – 1pm FF Gathering

Sunday, January 30 at 11am – Hike at Chapman Mill Pond Trail in Westbrook
Directions: Take Exit 64 and make a left onto Rt. 145 (Horse Hill Rd)
The entrance to the parking lot is a quarter mile on your left past the Dept. of Transportation/Public Works
February 6 (Time TBD) – Zoom chat with Kara Fikrig
Check with Advisors for more info

Bring on your ideas for the NEW YEAR! What projects are you interested in? Share your thoughts as we explore opportunities together for Social Justice.

MOMs group is back this month! Stay tuned for date, details & more!

Wednesday, January 12 at 6:30pmFaith Formation Committee Meeting on Zoom

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