Our Church enjoys organizing and running a variety of fundraisers!
Supporting the Journey: A Raffle & Auction for Local Asylum Seekers
Saturday, May 25, from 7:30-10 PM at Temple Beth Shalom
21 E. Foster Street, Melrose
Admission Tickets: $20 in advance/ $25 at the door, which includes finger food & one glass of wine or beer (a 21+ event)
* PAINTINGS * SPA BASKET * ZOO MEMBERSHIP * WEEK & WEEKEND VACATIONS * LAUGHTER YOGA SESSION * HMONG REVERSE APPLIQUE BEDSPREAD…AND MUCH MORE!
Subsequent drinks available at $5.00 each.
Raffle; Silent Auction; and Paddle Auction all complemented by live music from our local group Blue of a Kind. For both silent and paddle auctions, volunteer proxy bidders will stand in for those in absentia.
Purchase tickets at https://www.tbsmelrose.org
Learn about this interfaith initiative through Refugee Immigration Ministry here.
Winter Wonderland Fair
First Congregational Church’s annual Winter Wonderland Fair is always a highlight of Melrose’s Home for the Holidays weekend! The Fair is Friday night from 6 PM – 8 PM, and Saturday from 9 AM – 2 PM.
There are fabulous raffle baskets and silent auction offerings as well as a great variety of baked goods, and tables full of gently used Christmas decorations, jewelry, collectibles, tools, books, and gifts.
In Santa’s Workshop kids can decorate gingerbread houses, get their faces painted, and make crafts!
On Friday night – we offer a Baked Potato Bar, as well as Mac and Cheese and Hot Dogs and “Comfort Food” Lunch on Saturday.
Church Yard Sale
Held in May, an important fundraiser for the mission of the church, our annual indoor Yard Sale is always an event not to be missed!
Shopping with Igive and Amazon
Turn your everyday online shopping into a donation to First Congregational Church. There are two ways that you can generate donations to our church when you shop online:
iGive, a free service to causes and members. It’s free, it’s easy, and every purchase you make generates a donation to our church! Start by going to http://www.iGive.com/FCCMelrose to make First Congregational Church your cause.
For all shopping on Amazon, shop via smile.amazon.com and designate First Congregational Church in Melrose as your cause.