COFFEE HOUSE UPDATES:
First church of Winsted

95 North Main Street
Winsted, Connecticut 06098
860-379-1778
American Baptist   ~   United Church of Christ
Established 1778





















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STEAM VENT Coffee House...where the Music is FREE...Dinner'll cost ya...
and donations go to Missions!  Come on down... kick your shoes off... sit a
spell, you'll be happy you did!!
Benefit Missions ~ Donations are tax deductible!

STEAM VENT Coffee Houses will run every 2nd Saturday from 6-10:00 pm
March through June and September through November
 If you would like a
chance to perform, please call Debbie at 860-482-3491 or email
info@firstchurchofwinsted.org


Next performance is Saturday, April 12, 2014

April 12th Performers:
6:00 – Open Mic
6:30 – Brad DuBow
7:00 – Keyborgg
7:30 – Mark Moriarty
8:00 – Blue Yonder (Jeanne McMillan)
8:30 – Water2Wine
9:00 – Ron Anthony & Denny Collins
9:30 – Open Mic
Free Will Offering to Benefit Missions

Steam Vent Café will serve light supper, desserts and beverages for
the evening from 6 – 8 PM.

In the Café...
Chinese Night!

Upcoming Vents…

May 10th Performers:
6:00 – Open Mic
6:30 – David Conrad
7:00 – Blackberry Jam
7:30 – Eric Paradine
8:00 – Bill Benson
8:30 – Life Station
9:00 – Chronic Rhythm
9:30 – Open Mic

June 14th Performers:
6:00 – Open Mic
6:30 – David Conrad
7:00 – OPEN
7:30 – Jim Moore
8:00 – OPEN
8:30 – Russell Band
9:00 – OPEN
9:30 – Open Mic

Steam Vent's sixth season continues in the spring of 2014!  Join us
the second Saturday in March, April, May and June  for more musical
escapades...pickin'...singin'...good food and friends!

Thanks to all the performers who have graced our stage to help us
accomplish our mission...and thanks is not enough.  We are blessed
to have so many talented performers in our little state...and beyond...
who are willing to share their talents!

Many of our performers have websites and cd's of their own.  Check
them out...Support your local musicians...!!

Free Will Offering to support Mission Activity!
First Church Mission Activities include support local and global
missions. Locally we help support the Open Door soup kitchen and
the YMCA homeless shelter, and provide scholarships for area youth.
Globally we have been helping out in Oaxaca, Mexico at an orphanage
for special needs children and building houses and planting trees to
help to improve the lives of folks who live in the dump there.  

This year, the mission will be continued help to establish the coffee
co-op, for small coffee farmers who live in the hills around Oaxaca.  
Their farms are too small for the major dealers to be bothered with,
and it has caused extreme poverty in these areas.  They walk miles
out of the hills for food and supplies, and everyone has to come and
carry back their own supplies…from young children to the most
senior members of the villages.
This year's participants will help to distribute food and supplies to the
people in a remote mountain village in the impoverished state of
Oaxaca, Mexico.  The mission group will also help with construction
work at the Simply Smiles base camp, and help on a school building
project in the mountains.
Very strenuous…but very rewarding!
River Road
Kristen Graves