Upcoming Events

Visit the Follen Monthly Calendar to see all events at Follen

Submit Prayers of Joy and Sorrow Online

New Form for Prayers of Joy and Sorrow

Use this form to submit your contribution to be lifted up in Sunday’s online worship service. These offerings from our hearts and lives are how we share the prayers of the people of Follen Church. Plan ahead, please submit these by 8am Sunday morning.

Sunday Morning Pulpit Announcement Form

We have a new form for submitting Sunday morning announcements for the welcomers to read. Please note that they need to be relevant to all Follen members and friends, and they need to be under one minute in length.

More info is on the form!

Sunday Morning Pulpit Announcements

Cardigan Lodge–Sign up Now!

Cardigan Lodge is an Appalachian Mountain Club Lodge in Bristol New Hampshire.The lodge sleeps 60, with bunkroom style accomodations and family-style dining. Many folks who haven’t been to cardigan lodge think it’s all about skiing,but skiing is only one activity.During the day, some participants travel to nearby downhill ski slopes. Others take advantage of on-site sledding, cross country skiing,hiking or snowshoe on the local trails. At night there may be a naturalist tour of the night sky including bat calling as well as reptile and snake viewing and touching if desired. In the morning there may be a bird watching or listening tour by a resident naturalist. Follen has reserved 15 spots for Friday and Saturday night, March 1st-3rd,2024.Six meals will be provided,starting with Friday evening hot buffet and ending with lunch on Sunday. Follen has a January 2nd deadline for commitment to the 15 reserved spots for the weekend. More information about the lodge is on the AMC website: http:// www.outdoors.org/lodging/lodges/cardigan/index.cfm.

The AMC has changed their reservation policy since Covid came into the picture.  Now with the below instructions, you can call and reserve/pay for  an entire room with 2-4 or 6-8 bunkbeds. For example, a room with 2 bunkbeds with a minimum reservation of 2 including meals, will cost a total of $450.50 with a AMC membership. If you have more people interested in being in the room with you, you as the person who reserved the room would need to contact AMC to inform them of the names of your added friends and pay  the extra cost of food or $55 per person per night. Lastly, if you choose to do so, you can ask your friends to help split the cost of the room.

Below are the group number and name with instructions on how to book into the group.

1.       Call the Contact Service Center at 603-466-2727  select option #1,  Mon-Sat, 9 am to 5 pm
2.       Ask to reserve into Follen Community Church Group # 664683
3.       Payment in full is required when you reserve. We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover.
4.       Cancellation Policy varies by service level and destination: Please refer to your confirmation of reservation.

For more information, speak with Jenny Marshall.

Choir Rehearsals Tuesdays and Wednesdays

All Are Welcome to Join the Choirs!

Music Director Chris Eastburn and Assistant Music Director Shaylor Lindsay invite you to join a choir! No auditions necessary. You can visit a rehearsal any time and try it out before making a commitment. For children and youth, please use this registration form.

Adult Choir  Tuesdays 7:30-9pm
Children’s Choir  Wednesdays 4:45-5:40pm (mixed social time 5:30-5:40pm)
Youth Choir  Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm (mixed social time 5:30-5:40pm)

Even if you are not sure, feel free to come to one of our rehearsals to check it out. Questions? Email Music Director Chris Eastburn at chris.eastburn@follen.org.

Follen Stitches

Blue knitted socks

The Follen Stitches, Follen’s knitting group, meets every Wednesday morning from 10am til noon. The first Wednesday of the month is via Zoom, and the remaining weeks are in person in the Anne Smith Room. Many knit, some do other needlework, but no handiwork is required to join and chat.  We have a stash of yarn and some needles and can teach beginners.

Contact Laura Dickerson for details and link to join at knitters@follen.org.