To: The Churches and Pastors of the Hampden Association, Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ
Greetings in Christ!
The Hampden Association of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ and the First Congregational Church of Chicopee invite you to:
A Service of Ordination and Installation
Sunday, March 31, 2019
First Congregational Church of Chicopee
United Church of Christ
306 Chicopee Street
Chicopee, MA 01013
All Pastors and Delegates are invited to convene as an Ecclesiastical Council at 3:00PM. The Hampden Association Church and Ministry Committee, having examined the credentials of Mr. Gary Grimes and the covenantal call of the First Congregational Church of Chicopee, United Church of Christ, commend him the Association as Pastor.
Should the delegates and clergy vote to install, a Service of Ordination and Installation will be held at 4:00PM in the Sanctuary. All clergy are invited to vest and process, wearing red stoles.
A reception will follow, to which all are cordially invited. May the afternoon be one of joyful celebration of our mutual covenants.
Wishing you grace, mercy, and peace, we are:
Mr. Willard, McKinstry
First Congregational Church, UCC
The Rev. Rob Donaldson
Moderator, Hampden Association