W O R S H I P
Join us for worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday — all are welcome!
ALL ARE WELCOME!
The Charlemont Federated Church is affiliated with the United Church of Christ — No matter who you are, no matter where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here. As progressive and open Christians, we remember the life of Jesus Christ and the call towards living as best we can in God’s love, seeking peace and justice for all of creation. We draw from the traditions of our faith and allow God’s Word to unfold in ever-new ways through scripture, prayer, music, preaching and our interactions with one another. Our doors are open to the larger community and the world. You are invited to bring your own spiritual gifts to our faith community, a place with “theological elbow room.” You are invited to share in the journey with us.
We utilize a tiered Covid protocol to keep us worshiping in ways that are life-giving and safe. Covid case numbers for Franklin County will guide which phase (tier) we use and we will adjust worship options as appropriate. The full Covid plan is available here (view via link). Each week, the tier level/color will be posted on the website [*currently Yellow*] and that helps you know what to expect. Masks are required. Please take a moment to review the Covid tier plan and join us as you are able.
Care has been taken to adjust seat spacing and to manage air filtration and flow. Please come a bit early to get situated. We invite those wearing masks to be seated inside the sanctuary. As restrictions and guidelines change over the next few weeks and months, we will post updates using the Covid planning guide now posted.
J U L I A K H A N J O I N S CFC
Charlemont Federated Church welcomes Julia Khan as settled pastor
Julia has a Master of Divinity (MDiv) in Pastoral Ministry and Theology from Union Theological Seminary and is a graduate of University of Southern California with a BA in Sociology. With a strong theological background, she brings fresh ideas that speak to the challenges of daily life. She believes in the rights of all people and has a strong counseling background, which includes working for Soldier On as Chaplain for homeless veterans and being Minister for Spiritual Formation at St. Mark’s Church in New York City. Most recently, she was Interim Summer Minister at Westhampton Congregational United Church of Christ in Massachusetts. Julia joined Charlemont Federated Church August of 2021. Welcome Julia!
S T A Y I N T O U C H
Visit Julia: drop-in office hours are Thursdays from 2-4 pm.
- Church news will be shared during in-person Sunday morning announcements
- through the Clarion (newsletter)
- on the website
- and via email [subscribe] to the weekly eNews to keep in touch
We invite you to join us as we worship together. If you have questions, you are encouraged to leave a message on the church answering machine (413) 339-4294. As we step into an in-person life, using protocols to keep safe and after having been apart, we ask you to reach out to us and please stay connected in any way you are able.
Please note, as we begin to transition to other building usage, stay-tuned. We are in a period of transition as we seek to provide a safe environment for all who gather in our space.
Charlemont Federated Church is of this world and in this world, celebrating life and fully engaged in responding to the joys, sorrows, challenges and spiritual and physical needs of our own community and beyond.
Good Neighbors Food Pantry continues to serve our community with food distribution from 4 to 5:30 on the third Tuesday each month at Charlemont Federated Church. We have returned to indoor food distributions that will be managed in a way to ensure physical distancing and as minimal contact with others as is possible (to stay safe). Masks are required and vaccination for Covid -19 is very strongly encouraged.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call.
Church phone: 413-339-4294