Faith Formation News – 11/23/22

Dear SUUS Families,

A special thanks to all who participated in the Thanksgiving Gratitude service last Sunday! Thank you, Gordon, for playing the beautiful prelude, Chris for lighting the chalice, Lucienne, Grace, Viviana and Maeve for joining the choir! I am grateful for you ALL!

We will not have a Faith Formation Exploration this Sunday, but we will regather on Sunday, December 4, for Christmas Pageant rehearsal from 9 – 10am and then Worship & Faith Formation at 10:30am. Please note: OWL will be from 10:30am – 12pm on December 4th!

I wish you ALL a happy & healthy Thanksgiving.


Faith Formation Happenings

Sunday, November 27 at 10:30am – Multiplatform Worship Service
*CLICK HERE to access the Facebook LIVESTREAM.

REGISTRATION: Children & youth must be REGISTERED ONLINE to participate in Faith Formation activities.
CHILDCARE: Childcare will be provided on Faith Formation Exploration days only. We encourage all families to participate in whole congregation worship for multigenerational services. Children ages preK and younger can sign-in with Childcare Assistant at 10:15pm in the Fellowship Hall. Parents/Guardians will need to sign children out after worship.

OWL Grades 7 – 9
Sunday, December 4 at 10:30am – OWL #3 *Note Time Change!
Saturday, December 17 at 2:30pm – Sunday, December 18 at 12pm – OWL SleepOver Retreat at SUUS!
*OWL classes will be from 10-11:30am at: All Souls New London unless otherwise noted.

December Theme – “Wonder”
Sunday, December 4 at 10:30am – FF Exploration (OWL #3 @ 10:30a *Note time change!)
Sunday, December 11 at 10:30am – Christmas Pageant Multigen Service & Caroling
Sunday, December 18 at 10:30am – FF Exploration
Saturday, December 24 at 5pm – Christmas Eve Multigen Service (Carols at 4:30p)

*Please Note: Schedule Subject to Change!

COVID 19 SAFETY: Masks required indoors for all those over 2 years of age. We encourage all who are eligible to be vaccinated to the fullest extent possible. Please remain at home if you experience any of the following symptoms: Fever 100 or higher, chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea. Thank you!

Do you have a High School youth interested in joining Youth Group? All high school aged youth are welcome to participate and create together a space of friendship and fun! Youth Advisors for 2022-23 are Benna Lehrer & Amy Buckley Velasquez. Contact us for more details!

Faith Formation TOY DRIVE!
We are so pleased to join “Faith’s Fifth Annual Toy Drive” in support of Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital Toy Closet.

Drop-off unwrapped toys at SUUS by December 9th!
(bin at the top of the steps OR
the toy box in the Fellowship Hall)
Drop-off Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9am – 3:30pm at:
What’s Cookin’
78 Boston Post Road in Madison

SUPPORT Madison Food Pantry! Faith Formation will continue to support efforts to help stock the Madison Food Pantry! We will collect items listed below until further notice. Help spread the word and help Faith Formation with this SOCIAL JUSTICE project!

Toothpaste (full size)
Shampoo (full size)
Conditioner (full size) 
Period products – pads, tampons, cups

Collection bins are in the fellowship hall and outside by the front door. Any extra items will be shared with the Guilford and Clinton pantries. Please contact Amy Buckley or Beth Skudder if you have any questions. Thank you!

Little Free Library – Our LFL could use some more books! Please considering donating both children and adult books to replenish our library. For more information please contact our LFL Steward, Karis Lagasse. Thank you!

Sunday, December 11 at 11:45am – Caroling, Cookies & Cocoa by the Fire Pit at SUUS!
Save the date for holiday caroling following the Christmas Pageant on December 11. More details to be announced soon!

Sunday, December 11 – Cookie Dash! (Time TBD)
Faith Formation Families spread holiday cheer to SUUS members & friends!

Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30pm – FF Monthly Committee Meeting

Scroll to Top