Please be aware that local UCC churches in the area have been targeted by scams. The scammers send an initial email posing as the pastor (sometimes including a photo), requesting assistance in the form of gift cards or money for a friend. They have also been able to locate phone numbers of members and request this assistance by text as well. Please be aware that no one in the congregation or representing the church should ever ask you for money for personal reasons by email or text. If you have received a request from the church or a church representative via email or a text message asking for funds or for you to buy gift cards or send money, please contact the church office as soon as possible. Always check on the validity of any email or text request. Please note that we have a process in place to help people in need.