Church holiday bazaar on Dec. 8

The Waterville Federated Church will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8. The church is located at 220 W. Ash St. Over 18 vendors will be on hand selling homemade crafts and gift items.
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Fellowship, movie at Orondo church

Members and constituents of Orondo Community Church gathered Nov. 17 for food, fellowship and to watch a movie. “This is something I have had on my heart to do,” Pastor Bill Lane said.
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Waterville attends harvest dinner

The Federated Church of Waterville held its community harvest dinner Nov. 14. The annual event celebrates another successful harvest on the Waterville Plateau and is a precursor to the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Church fills Christmas shoeboxes

The Mansfield Community Church on Nov. 11 hosted its 8th annual Operation Christmas Child event to pack shoeboxes for children in need around the world.
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St. Joseph’s Altar Society bake sale Nov. 21

If you are looking for some help completing your Thanksgiving table, consider buying freshly-baked cinnamon rolls, or white or wheat dinner rolls from the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Altar Society bake sale that begins at 8 a.m. on Nov. 21.
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Voices sought for Christmas Cantata

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent For the second year in a row, the Waterville Federated Church will be putting on a Christmas Cantata this year. The cantata will be performed at 7 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the Federated Church. The music for this year’s cantata is “The Glory of Christmas: Celebrating Christ’s Birth” by Lloyd Larson. Phyllis Browning, who is directing the cantata, is...
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Winter clothing giveaway on Oct. 27

The Federated Church in Waterville hosted a winter clothing giveaway on Oct. 27 for everyone in the community. The focus was mainly on winter clothes for children, however, there was plenty of apparel for everyone.
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Waterville traditions on Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means that it is time for the Young Life Food Drive and the United Lutheran Church/Gateway Ministries Halloween Party.
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Federated Church to hold winter apparel distribution on Oct. 27

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent Members of the Federated Church in Waterville have been collecting winter clothing to be distributed on Oct. 27 to anyone in the community in need. The distribution will be held at church, located at 224 W. Ash St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members will be distributing items such as coats, hats, gloves, scarfs, snow pants, boots and warm shirts...
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Free lunch on Fridays for Waterville students

WATERVILLE — All Waterville school students are invited to have free lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays throughout the school year at the Waterville Federated Church, 224 W. Ash St. Students are required to turn in a signed permission slip at the church to receive lunch on their first visit. Permissions slips are available at the school office, church office or online...
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