Doing good works as a church mission

Winchester Center Congregational Church members Judy Boyle and Holly Martin and, at right in the photo, Pastor Jackie Hall collected diapers for the diaper bank at The Winsted Second Congregational Church as part of the Doing Sundays program. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINCHESTER CENTER — The Rev. Jackie Hall, who has been pastor of the Winchester Center Congregational Church for nine years, believes that church should be about more than just Sunday services.

“I always wanted to do much more than just get up in front of the church and give a sermon to our members,” Hall said. “I read from the Book of James that ‘faith without works is dead.’ That was when I told our members that we really need to do some things to give back to the community.”

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