Announcements May 26 – June 1

Sunday, May 27:  ADULT EDUCATION – We continue a journey through Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, one of the earliest books of the New Testament to be written.  It’s inspiring, deeply nourishing and occasionally controversial too. It makes for very lively discussion!  We meet in the Fireplace Room starting at 9 am and end at  9:45 am. Adam+

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of May is F4Ks. This year we will be serving free meals to 400-500 children in 15 community programs on the Lower/Outer Cape from June 25 – August 24.  We make and distribute those lunches with a very small paid staff and the generous efforts of volunteers like you.  Back this year by popular demand is the ability to sign up online. It was so successful last year that we are signing everyone up online from the start this summer. TO SIGN UP ONLINE visit our website at www.food4kidscapecod.org and click on VolunteersNEED HELP SIGNING UP? Members of the F4K Steering Committee will be in the Church of the Holy Spirit Reception Room/Gallery every Sunday morning in May to assist you OR email us at info@food4kidscapecod.org OR call Brenda Ridgeway at 1-207-557-3478.

Parking Lot Safety:  We’ve noticed that we have more people ignoring our “Exit Only” and “Entrance Only” signs, and driving in the exit. This is a real concern, and could result in a serious accident. So let’s look out for one another and “keep with the flow”!

PASTORAL CARE:  Please help us to provide pastoral care by sending an email to: pastoralcare@chsorleans.org about anyone in the parish who has gone to a hospital or nursing home, or who has suffered any major loss or life changing circumstance. If YOU are taken to the hospital please inform the staff there, that you want your home parish to be informed.  Volunteers needed to visit people once a month. Please let me know, by this email or my personal one below. If you are already visiting someone; please let me know who they are and how they’re doing. Celia Calhoun, Coordinator (ccalhouncape@comcast.net)

Sunday, May 27:  Book Discussion Group  We will have a brief meeting on Sunday May 27, Memorial Day weekend, to decide on a book . Brian and Brooke Skea

Sunday, May 27:  The Brewster/Dennis Shepherd Group will meet at the home of Cynthia and Tom Murray at 5:30 p.m.  For directions call the Murrays at (508) 896-5634. Questions? Call Elizabeth at 508-240-6998.

Thursday, June 7:  Ladies Lincheon:  This is our last Ladies Luncheon for this school year.  Let’s make it a joyful get-together by inviting others to join us. Meet us in the Parish Hall at 12 Noon and bring a sandwich to share. Our June committee is:  Betty Yearing, chips; Joan Proctor, Paper goods; Sue Stevens, Table decorations; Georgia Schneider, Juice; Jane Affleck, 1/2 and 1/2 and lemon; and Dilys Smith, dessert.  Please come.

Sunday, June 10:  Eastham/Wellfleet Shepherd GroupWill meet at 5 pm at the home of Jean and Bob Collins. Questions? Call the Collins’ at 508-349-7356.

Friday, June 15:  Garden Party – Weeding, mulching, pruning, 9am to noon. Coffee, Real and Decaf, water, Hole in One donut holes. Bring your gardening tools or use ours. Come for a little while or all morning. There are things that ANYONE can do. Come have fun with us and make our parish grounds a little bit more beautiful.

HELP WANTED: SUNDAY CHILD NURSERY CAREGIVER:  We are committed to providing staffed nursery care for younger children whose parents attend the 10 am Sunday service. This is a 2-hour weekly paid position (9:30 – 11:30) and starts immediately. Applicants must be 18 years or older. Call Sandy Marshall, 508-255-9971 or email at svm2@comcast.net.

 Calling ALL CraftersJune is crafters month in the Gallery/Reception Room. Please contact Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281 if you would like to contribute to this show.

CHURCH SCHOOL FAMILIES:  Visit The Church of the Holy Spirit website, click on Spiritual Formation and click on Church School. Here you will find all the “activities and events” in the Church School for May through August. It’s a beginning for Church School presence online. Soon we will offer Registration and Sign up for events and MORE online – stay tuned!

COFFEE HOUR HOSTS:  Please signup on the posted sheet in the Parish Hall. The beverages are provided, you just need to bring something of your choice to go with them! Thank you to those of you who have helped out with Coffee Hour, to keep this fellowship going.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gratefully accepting spring clothing. We are open Monday: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm. Donations can be dropped off during shop hours or placed in the box outside the shop door any time the parish hall is open. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP:  The shop is open to the public on Sundays from 11:15 am to 12 Noon and on Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm, except on Holidays. New: Janet Winter’s ready to frame water colors for children’s rooms! You know her work, you know her talent! Share with your friends and family. Please stop by, browse, and shop! Susan Owens

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  May is Eye Health Awareness Month.  We will offer brief topics on Glaucoma, Cataracts and Macular Degeneration.  We will have some simple eye tests for home use as well as information on surgeries offered. You can pick up information in the Parish hall after the 10 am service and speak to one of our ministry members directly. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

Prayer Shawls:  Welcomed, needed at so many stressful times. Knit or crocheted; all happily accepted, blessed, distributed where needed.  Thanks to all who help in this ministry. Questions or instructions needed? Please let me know. Helen Richardson

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Announcements May 19 – 25

Sunday, May 20:  ADULT EDUCATION – We continue a journey through Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, one of the earliest books of the New Testament to be written.  It’s inspiring, deeply nourishing and occasionally controversial too. It make’s for very lively discussion!  We meet in the Fireplace Room starting at 9 am and end at  9:45 am. Adam+

Sunday, May 20:  PENTECOST, The Church of the Holy Spirit’s 85th Birthday. We’re welcoming our new Minister of Music, Joan Marie Kirchner. It’s also Youth Recognition Sunday! Please join us after the 10 am service for a parish Cook-Out and Birthday Party. Please come; share the joy. And remember that it’s our tradition to wear RED on Pentecost!

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of May is F4Ks. This year we will be serving free meals to 400-500 children in 15 community programs on the Lower/Outer Cape from June 25 – August 24.  We make and distribute those lunches with a very small paid staff and the generous efforts of volunteers like you.  Back this year by popular demand is the ability to sign up online. It was so successful last year that we are signing everyone up online from the start this summer. TO SIGN UP ONLINE visit our website at www.food4kidscapecod.org and click on VolunteersNEED HELP SIGNING UP? Members of the F4K Steering Committee will be in the Church of the Holy Spirit Reception Room/Gallery every Sunday morning in May to assist you OR email us at info@food4kidscapecod.org OR call Brenda Ridgeway at 1-207-557-3478.

Parking Lot Safety:  We’ve noticed that we have more people ignoring our “Exit Only” and “Entrance Only” signs, and driving in the exit. This is a real concern, and could result in a serious accident. So let’s look out for one another and “keep with the flow”!

Sunday, May 20:  Book Discussion Group  No meeting this Sunday, Pentecost and CHS’s Birthday. Brian and Brooke Skea

Sunday, May 20:  The Orleans Shepherd Group will meet at Sally and Tom Dewing’s at 5:30 pm, 16 Packet Landing, Orleans. Questions?  Please call 508-255-2656.

Sunday, May 27:  The Brewster/Dennis Shepherd Group will meet at the home of Cynthia and Tom Murray at 5:30 p.m.  For directions call the Murrays at (508) 896-5634. Questions? Call Elizabeth at 508-240-6998.

Tuesday, May 22:  REMINDER – CHS HOLIDAY BAZAAR PLANNING SESSION – 10 am – Fireplace Room –  Come find out how you can help us have another successful Holiday Bazaar on November 3rd.  There are many fun tasks that you can share.  If you are unable to attend the meeting but are willing to help, please contact Sue Sasso at 508-255-1732 or susansasso@hotmail.com

HELP WANTED: SUNDAY CHILD NURSERY CAREGIVER:  We are committed to providing staffed nursery care for younger children whose parents attend the 10 am Sunday service. This is a 2-hour weekly paid position (9:30 – 11:30) and starts immediately. Applicants must be 18 years or older. Call Sandy Marshall, 508-255-9971 or email at svm2@comcast.net.

Calling ALL CraftersJune is crafters month in the Gallery/Reception Room. Please contact Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281 if you would like to contribute to this show.

CHURCH SCHOOL FAMILIES:  Visit The Church of the Holy Spirit website, click on Spiritual Formation and click on Church School. Here you will find all the “activities and events” in the Church School for May through August. It’s a beginning for Church School presence online. Soon we will offer Registration and Sign up for events and MORE online – stay tuned!

COFFEE HOUR HOSTS:  Please signup on the posted sheet in the Parish Hall. The beverages are provided, you just need to bring something of your choice to go with them! Thank you to those of you who have helped out with Coffee Hour, to keep this fellowship going.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gratefully accepting spring clothing. We are open Monday: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm. Donations can be dropped off during shop hours or placed in the box outside the shop door any time the parish hall is open. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP:  The shop is open to the public on Sundays from 11:15 am to 12 Noon and on Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm, except on Holidays. New: Janet Winter’s ready to frame water colors for children’s rooms! You know her work, you know her talent! Share with your friends and family. Please stop by, browse, and shop! Susan Owens

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  May is Eye Health Awareness Month.  We will offer brief topics on Glaucoma, Cataracts and Macular Degeneration.  We will have some simple eye tests for home use as well as information on surgeries offered. You can pick up information in the Parish hall after the 10 am service and speak to one of our ministry members directly. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

Prayer Shawls:  Welcomed, needed at so many stressful times.  And such good projects during these wintery, often shut-in days. Knit or crocheted; all happily accepted, blessed, distributed where needed.  Thanks to all who help in this ministry. Questions or instructions needed? Please let me know. Helen Richardson

 Nauset Interfaith Association:  I HAVE A DREAM:  Most Americans are familiar with Martin Luther King’s “ I Have A Dream,” speech but few have read or studied what many scholars consider his most important writing, the 7000 word “ Letter From Birmingham Jail.” During 2018, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King, the Nauset Interfaith Association is sponsoring a 4 or 5 session study of this historic letter. Holy Spirit will be participating in this study and observance at our parish’s Wednesday early evening adult education program in the Parish Hall at 5:30 pm beginning on July 11. Please consider registering to participate. Study leaders will be Ken Campbell+ and Bill Heuss+. To register call or email Ken at 413-478-5719 or ksbcampbell@verizon.net.

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Announcements May 12 – 18

Sunday, May 13:  ADULT EDUCATION – We begin a journey through Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, one of the earliest books of the New Testament to be written.  It’s inspiring, deeply nourishing and occasionally controversial too. It will make for very lively discussion!  We meet in the Parish Hall starting at 9 am and end at  9:45 am. Adam+

Wednesday, May 16 (and following weeks):  Pray and Ponder –  In the Parish Hall at 5:30 pm. The heart  of our session will be open discussion of faith issues, in particular, questions that participants will bring to the group to explore together. The focus in this series will be practical and experiential. Our sessions will conclude at 6:30 pm. Adam+

Sunday, May 20:  PENTECOST, The Church of the Holy Spirit’s 85th Birthday. We’re welcoming our new Minister of Music, Joan Marie Kirchner. It’s also Youth Recognition Sunday! Please join us after the 10 am service for a parish Cook-Out and Birthday Party. Please bring a side dish to share. The Church School and Shepherd Groups will provide all “the Grills”. Please come; share the joy. And remember that it’s our tradition to wear RED on Pentecost!

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of May is F4Ks. This year we will be serving free meals to 400-500 children in 15 community programs on the Lower/Outer Cape from June 25 – August 24.  We make and distribute those lunches with a very small paid staff and the generous efforts of volunteers like you.  Back this year by popular demand is the ability to sign up online. It was so successful last year that we are signing everyone up online from the start this summer. TO SIGN UP ONLINE visit our website at www.food4kidscapecod.org and click on VolunteersNEED HELP SIGNING UP? Members of the F4K Steering Committee will be in the Church of the Holy Spirit Reception Room/Gallery every Sunday morning in May to assist you OR email us at info@food4kidscapecod.org OR call Brenda Ridgeway at 1-207-557-3478.

Saturday, May 12:  Youth Outreach & Hospitality, will host a BENEFIT CONCERT at 7 pm in the Parish Hall. Singer/songwriter Jodi Heights will be here from Boston and Celtic Roots, a band of young musicians from the Nauset and Monomoy schools will perform a CONCERT TO BENEFIT HOMELESS AND AT-RISK YOUTH on the Lower and Outer Cape. Tickets are on sale at brownpapertickets.com. Please support this wonderful organization and enjoy a special event! Questions? Contact Brooke Eaton-Skea at brookeskea@gmail.com or 774-279-3453.

Sunday, May 13:  Book Discussion Group  In the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading “All Shall be Well”. Brian and Brooke Skea

Saturday, May 19:  A “Visitor” Conversation  In the Parish Hall from 10 am to 12 Noon. If  you are regularly visiting someone in the Parish or you would like to be involved; then we are inviting you! All Eucharistic Visitors are urged to attend. Please let us know you will attend; call the parish office at 508-255-0433. Celia Calhoun, Coordinator, Pastoral Care Leadership Team.

Sunday, May 20:  The Orleans Shepherd Group will meet at Sally and Tom Dewing’s at 5:30 pm, 16 Packet Landing, Orleans. Questions?  Please call 508-255-2656.

Sunday, May 27:  The Brewster/Dennis Shepherd Group will meet at the home of Cynthia and Tom Murray at 5:30 p.m.  For directions call the Murrays at (508) 896-5634. Questions? Call Elizabeth at 508-240-6998.

Tuesday, May 22:  REMINDER – CHS HOLIDAY BAZAAR PLANNING SESSION – 10 am – Fireplace Room –  Come find out how you can help us have another successful Holiday Bazaar on November 3rd.  There are many fun tasks that you can share.  If you are unable to attend the meeting but are willing to help, please contact Sue Sasso at 508-255-1732 or susansasso@hotmail.com

Calling ALL CraftersJune is crafters month in the Gallery/Reception Room. Please contact Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281 if you would like to contribute to this show.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gratefully accepting spring clothing. We are open Monday: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm. Donations can be dropped off during shop hours or placed in the box outside the shop door any time the parish hall is open. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP:  The shop is open to the public on Sundays from 11:15 am to 12 Noon and on Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm, except on Holidays. New: Janet Winter’s ready to frame water colors for children’s rooms! You know her work, you know her talent! Share with your friends and family. Please stop by, browse, and shop! Susan Owens

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  May is Eye Health Awareness Month.  We will offer brief topics on Glaucoma, Cataracts and Macular Degeneration.  We will have some simple eye tests for home use as well as information on surgeries offered. You can pick up information in the Parish hall after the 10 am service and speak to one of our ministry members directly. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

Nauset Interfaith Association:  The Refugee Support Team of Nauset Interfaith Association is collecting gift cards during March to support refugee families and individuals in Worcester and on Cape Cod. Cards requested: Star Market, Stop & Shop, Walmart, Visa. These can be given to Ken+ or left in the Justice & Peace mailbox in the office.  Thank you!

The Refugee Support Team is sponsoring a 2nd annual “Weekend on Cape Cod” for refugee families and individuals living in Massachusetts on July 13-15 and August 10-12. If you are interested in being a host, contact Ken+ at kscampbell@verizon.net or 413-478-5719 or Nancy Ludewig who hosted a family last summer at ngludewig@gmail.com or 774-323-0032.

REQUEST FROM SUE SASSO –  Would you like to learn how to make pottery?  I need help for about 8 hours a week thru June (flexible time based on your schedule) doing some easy tasks that will help me prepare for a 1 week Pottery  Show & Sale in July.  In exchange for your time; will give pottery lessons later this summer and you will get to create fun and functional items to keep and learn a new craft. Interested? Call me at 508-255-1732/susansasso@hotmail.com.
Teens age 15+ welcome too… we can work out schedule and transportation.

Parking Lot Safety:  We’ve noticed that we have more people ignoring our “Exit Only” and “Entrance Only” signs, and driving in the exit. This is a real concern, and could result in a serious accident. So let’s look out for one another and “keep with the flow”!

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Announcements May 5 – 11

Wednesday, May 9 (and following weeks):  Pray and Ponder –  In the Parish Hall at 5:30 pm. The heart  of our session will be open discussion of faith issues, in particular, questions that participants will bring to the group to explore together. The focus in this series will be practical and experiential. Our sessions will conclude at 6:30 pm.

Sunday, May 13:  ADULT EDUCATION – We begin a journey through Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, one of the earliest books of the New Testament to be written.  It’s inspiring, deeply nourishing and occasionally difficult and controversial too.  It will make for very lively discussion!  We’ll be meeting in the Parish Hall starting at 9 am and end at  9:45 am.

Sunday, May 20:  PENTECOST, The Church of the Holy Spirit’s 85th Birthday. We’re welcoming our new Minister of Music, Joan Marie Kirchner. It’s also Youth Recognition Sunday! Please join us after the 10 am service for a parish Cook-Out and Birthday Party. Please bring a side dish to share. The Church School and Shepherd Groups will provide all “the Grills”. Please come; share the joy. And remember that it’s our tradition to wear RED on Pentecost!

PARKING LOT SAFETY:  We’ve noticed that we have more people ignoring our “Exit Only” and “Entrance Only” signs, and driving in the exit. This is a real concern, and could result in a serious accident. So let’s look out for one another and “keep with the flow”!

Sunday, May 6:  Book Discussion Group  In the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading “All Shall be Well”. Brian and Brooke Skea

Sunday, May 6:  YOUTH GROUP BRUNCH – In the Parish Hall after the 10 am service. Please come and enjoy a delicious brunch prepared and served by our Youth Group!

Friday, May 11:  GARDEN PARTY –  Please join us at the next party on the 11th.  Bring your tools and meet us in the back parking lot. Coffee, water and Hole In One donut holes will be provided at break. Questions? Call Gilbert Merritt at 508-360-1125 or 508-240-6998.

Friday, May 11:  LABYRINTH WALK – In the Parish Hall at 10 am. This month we will begin to explore Ed Bacon’s book “The Eight Habits of Love”. Our theme will be Generosity. We plan to have monthly Labyrinth Walks. Gail Smith+

Saturday, May 12:  Youth Outreach & Hospitality, will host a BENEFIT CONCERT at 7 pm in the Parish Hall. Singer/songwriter Jodi Heights will be here from Boston and Celtic Roots, a band of young musicians from the Nauset and Monomoy schools will perform a CONCERT TO BENEFIT HOMELESS AND AT-RISK YOUTH on the Lower and Outer Cape. Tickets are on sale at brownpapertickets.com. Please support this wonderful organization and enjoy a special event! Questions? Contact Brooke Eaton-Skea at brookeskea@gmail.com or 774-279-3453.

Saturday, May 19:  A “Visitor” Conversation  In the Parish Hall from 10 am to 12 Noon. If you are regularly visiting someone in the Parish or you would like to be involved; then we are inviting you! The purpose is to give resources to help you help those you visit. All Eucharistic Visitors are urged to attend. Please let us know you will attend by calling the parish office at 508-255-0433. Celia Calhoun, Coordinator, Pastoral Care Leadership Team.

Sunday, May 20:  The Orleans Shepherd Group will meet at Sally and Tom Dewing’s at 5:30 pm, 16 Packet Landing, Orleans. Questions?  Please call 508-255-2656.

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of May is F4Ks. This year we will be serving free meals to 400-500 children in 15 community programs on the Lower/Outer Cape from June 25 – August 24.  We make and distribute those lunches with a very small paid staff and the generous efforts of volunteers like you.  Back this year by popular demand is the ability to sign up online. It was so successful last year that we are signing everyone up online from the start this summer. TO SIGN UP ONLINE visit our website at www.food4kidscapecod.org and click on VolunteersNEED HELP SIGNING UP? Members of the F4K Steering Committee will be in the Church of the Holy Spirit Reception Room/Gallery every Sunday morning in May to assist you OR email us at info@food4kidscapecod.org OR call Brenda Ridgeway at 1-207-557-3478.

Calling ALL CraftersJune is crafters month in the Gallery/Reception Room. Please contact Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281 if you would like to contribute to this show.

COFFEE HOUR HOSTS:  Please signup on the posted sheet in the Parish Hall. The beverages are provided, you just need to bring something of your choice to go with them! Thank you to those of you who have helped out with Coffee Hour, to keep this fellowship going.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gratefully accepting spring clothing. We are open Monday: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm. Donations can be dropped off during shop hours or placed in the box outside the shop door any time the parish hall is open. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  May is Eye Health Awareness Month.  We will offer brief topics on Glaucoma, Cataracts and Macular Degeneration.  We will have some simple eye tests for home use as well as information on surgeries offered. You can pick up information in the Parish hall and speak to one of our ministry members directly. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

Nauset Interfaith Association:  The Refugee Support Team of Nauset Interfaith Association is collecting gift cards during March to support refugee families and individuals in Worcester and on Cape Cod. Cards requested: Star Market, Stop & Shop, Walmart, Visa. These can be given to Ken+ or left in the J & P mailbox in the office, (please identify giver).  Thank you!

The Refugee Support Team is sponsoring a 2nd annual “Weekend on Cape Cod” for refugee families and individuals living in Massachusetts on July 13-15 and August 10-12. If you are interested in being a host, contact Ken+ at kscampbell@verizon.net or 413-478-5719 or Nancy Ludewig who hosted a family last summer at ngludewig@gmail.com or 774-323-0032.

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Announcements April 28 – May 4

Sunday, April 29:  Book Discussion Group  In the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We will continue with “All Shall be Well”, reading pages 261-292, chapters 41-45. We hope to read pages 293-323 on May 6, and finish the book by May 13, 324-346. Brian and Brooke Skea

Thursday, May 3:  LADIES LUNCHEON – Please circle the date on your calendar for our Ladies Luncheon at 12 Noon in the Parish Hall. Bring a sandwich to share and join us. The May committee is:  Chips, Maggie MacLeay; Paper goods, Sue Stevens; Table decoration, Fay Cole; Juice, Marge Farrell; Lemon and 1/2 and 1/2, Jane Affleck; Dessert, Ginny Clarendon.

Sunday, May 6:  YOUTH GROUP BRUNCH – In the Parish Hall after the 10 am service. Please come and enjoy a delicious brunch prepared and served by our Youth Group!

Wednesday, May 9:  Pray and Ponder –  In the Parish Hall at 5:30 pm. The heart  of our session will be open discussion of faith issues, in particular, questions that participants will bring to the group to explore together. The focus in this series will be practical and experiential. Our sessions will conclude at 6:30 pm. Please just come!

Friday, May 11:  GARDEN PARTY –  Please join us at the next party on the 11th.  Bring your tools and meet us in the back parking lot. Coffee, water and Hole In One donut holes will be provided at break. Questions? Call Gilbert Merritt at 508-360-1125 or 508-240-6998.

Friday, May 11:  LABYRINTH WALK – In the Parish Hall at 10 am. This month we will begin to explore Ed Bacon’s book “The Eight Habits of Love”. Our theme will be Generosity. We plan to have monthly Labyrinth Walks. Gail Smith+

Saturday, May 12:  Youth Outreach & Hospitality, will host a BENEFIT CONCERT at 7 pm in the Parish Hall. Singer/songwriter Jodi Heights will be here from Boston and Celtic Roots, a band of young musicians from the Nauset and Monomoy schools will perform a CONCERT TO BENEFIT HOMELESS AND AT-RISK YOUTH on the Lower and Outer Cape. Tickets are on sale at brownpapertickets.com. Please support this wonderful organization and enjoy a special event! Questions? Contact Brooke Eaton-Skea at brookeskea@gmail.com or 774-279-3453.

Saturday, May 19:  A “Visitor” Conversation  In the Parish Hall from 10 am to 12 Noon. If you are regularly visiting someone in the Parish or you would like to be involved; then we are inviting you! The purpose is to give resources to help you help those you visit. All Eucharistic Visitors are urged to attend. Please let us know you will attend by calling the parish office at 508-255-0433. Celia Calhoun, Coordinator, Pastoral Care Leadership Team.

Sunday, May 20:  The Church of the Holy Spirit’s 85th Birthday and Pentecost. Please join us after the 10 am service for a parish “Cook-In” and Birthday Party! It is a tradition to wear RED on Pentecost! We will also welcome our new Minister of Music:  Joan Marie Kirchner. Also please bring a side dish to share.

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of April is Gail Smith+. “Celebrating the Creation Stories in Genesis”, Gail’s quilt panels are monochromatic in the colors of the rainbow.  She created all the designs and turned them into applique pictures and then hand quilted each panel. In the center of Gail’s exhibit is the Church School Easter Tree.  Enjoy this colorful creative exhibit – Alleluia! The 2018 Gallery calendar is full – thank you!  The 2019 Gallery Calendar will be available for monthly sign-ups this July. Please consider your God given talents/gifts and sign-up to share them with us. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

Calling ALL CraftersJune is crafters month in the Gallery/Reception Room. Please contact Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281 if you would like to contribute to this show.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gratefully accepting spring clothing. We are open Monday: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm. Donations can be dropped off during shop hours or placed in the box outside the shop door any time the parish hall is open. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP:  The shop is open to the public on Sundays from 11:15 am to 12 Noon and on Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm, except on Holidays. New: Janet Winter’s ready to frame water colors for children’s rooms! You know her work, you know her talent! Share with your friends and family. Please stop by, browse, and shop for yourself, family, and friends.

Food 4 Kids is preparing for another busy summer of delivering snacks and meals to the children of the Lower and Outer Cape. Volunteers will be needed once again to assist in preparation, packing, and driving. Volunteer signups will be held during the month of May. For more info, please be sure to visit our website at www.food4kidscapecod.org.

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  May is Eye Health Awareness Month.  We will offer brief topics on Glaucoma, Cataracts and Macular Degeneration.  We will have some simple eye tests for home use as well as information on surgeries offered. You can pick up information in the Parish hall and speak to one of our ministry members directly. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

Nauset Interfaith Association:  The Refugee Support Team of Nauset Interfaith Association is collecting gift cards during March to support refugee families and individuals in Worcester and on Cape Cod. Cards requested: Star Market, Stop & Shop, Walmart, Visa. These can be given to Ken+ or left in the J & P mailbox in the office, (please identify giver).  Thank you!

The Refugee Support Team is sponsoring a 2nd annual “Weekend on Cape Cod” for refugee families and individuals living in Massachusetts on July 13-15 and August 10-12. If you are interested in being a host, contact Ken+ at kscampbell@verizon.net or 413-478-5719 or Nancy Ludewig who hosted a family last summer at ngludewig@gmail.com or 774-323-0032.

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Announcements April 21 – 27

Sunday, April 22:  Book Discussion Group  In the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading “All Shall be Well”, Chapters 36 to 40, pages 228 to 260. Brian and Brooke Skea

Sunday, April 22:  SHEPHERD GROUPS – The Brewster/Dennis Shepherd Group will meet at 5:30 pm at the home of Jack and Karen Gentile, 98 Moss Lane, Brewster. For directions call the Gentiles at 508-896-0024. Questions? Call Elizabeth Merritt at 508-240-6998. The Orleans Shepherd group will meet at 5:30 pm at the home of Bill and Judy Gardiner, 35 Payson Lane, East Orleans. Questions? Call 508-255-2326.

Saturday, April 28: CONFIRMATION will be held on Saturday, April 28 at 10:30 am at The Church of the Holy Spirit. The class includes Annika Idman, Caroline and Parker Keeffe-Jones, Charlotte LaBranche, Connor Pike, and Michael White.  Nice work, confirmands!

Thursday, May 3:  LADIES LUNCHEON – Please circle the date on your calendar for our Ladies Luncheon at 12 Noon in the Parish Hall. Bring a sandwich to share and join us. The May committee is:  Chips, Maggie MacLeay; Paper goods, Sue Stevens; Table decoration, Fay Cole; Juice, Marge Farrell; Lemon and 1/2 and 1/2, Jane Affleck; Dessert, Ginny Clarendon.

Sunday, May 6:  YOUTH GROUP BRUNCH – In the Parish Hall after the 10 am service. Please come and enjoy a delicious brunch prepared and served by our Youth Group!

ALTAR FLOWERS:  In the Reception Room you will find a NEW SIGN UP SHEET where you can choose which Sunday(s) you would like to donate flowers for the altars of CHS. Please fill out an Altar Flowers request card. You may choose to do this to remember someone or perhaps to celebrate a special anniversary or birthday. For a donation of fifty dollars the Flower Guild will purchase and arrange flowers, and the name(s) of the loved ones being honored will be noted in the service bulletins of the weekend services of the chosen date.

COFFEE HOUR HOSTS:  Please signup on the posted sheet in the Parish Hall. The beverages are provided, you just need to bring something of your choice to go with them! Thank you to those of you who have helped out with Coffee Hour, to keep this fellowship going.

CHS ARTIST:  The featured CHS artist for the month of April is Gail Smith+. “Celebrating the Creation Stories in Genesis”, Gail’s quilt panels are monochromatic in the colors of the rainbow.  She created all the designs and turned them into applique pictures and then hand quilted each panel. In the center of Gail’s exhibit is the Church School Easter Tree.  Enjoy this colorful creative exhibit – Alleluia! The 2018 Gallery calendar is full – thank you!  The 2019 Gallery Calendar will be available for monthly sign-ups this July. Please consider your God given talents/gifts and sign-up to share them with us. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

CALLING ALL CRAFTERSJune is crafters month in the Gallery/Reception Room. Please contact Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281 if you would like to contribute to this show.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gratefully accepting spring clothing and paper shopping bags. We are open Monday: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm. Donations can be dropped off during shop hours or placed in the box outside the shop door any time the parish hall is open. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP:  The shop is open to the public on Sundays from 11:15 am to 12 Noon and on Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm, except on Holidays. New: Janet Winter’s ready to frame water colors for children’s rooms! You know her work, you know her talent! Share with your friends and family. Please stop by, browse, and shop for yourself, family, and friends.

FOOD 4 KIDS is preparing for another busy summer of delivering snacks and meals to the children of the Lower and Outer Cape. Volunteers will be needed once again to assist in preparation, packing, and driving. Volunteer signups will be held during the month of May. For more info, please be sure to visit our website at www.food4kidscapecod.org.

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  Health Ministries invites you to stop by our table during coffee hour. April is Addiction awareness month. You will find our handouts in several locations if you don’t attend coffee hour: the reception desk and at the entrances to the church. Let us know what you think!

Nauset Interfaith Association:  The Refugee Support Team of Nauset Interfaith Association is collecting gift cards during March to support refugee families and individuals in Worcester and on Cape Cod. Cards requested: Star Market, Stop & Shop, Walmart, Visa. These can be given to Ken+ or left in the J & P mailbox in the office, (please identify giver).  Thank you!

The Refugee Support Team is sponsoring a 2nd annual “Weekend on Cape Cod” for refugee families and individuals living in Massachusetts on July 13-15 and August 10-12. If you are interested in being a host, contact Ken+ at kscampbell@verizon.net or 413-478-5719 or Nancy Ludewig who hosted a family last summer at ngludewig@gmail.com or 774-323-0032.

 

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Announcements April 14 – 20

Sunday, April 15:  Book Discussion Group  In the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading “All Shall be Well”, chapters 32 to 35, pages 171 to 227. Brian and Brooke Skea

Sunday, April 15: Shepherd Groups – Eastham/Wellfleet will meet tonight at 5 pm at the Goddard’s, 905 Doane Rd., North Eastham. Please bring your favorite poem to share during our “Poetry Read”!

Wednesday, April 18:  MEN’S LUNCHEON is resuming! We will meet at 12 Noon in the Fireplace Room.  Coffee with  snacks  provided by donation; bring your sandwich.  Our attendance has been seriously dropping. Perhaps it is time to reimagine our group. We’ll discuss this. In any event, it’s time for a leadership change. See you there! Bruce Lederhouse, 508-240-2853.

Sunday, April 22:  SHEPHERD GROUPS – The Brewster/Dennis Shepherd Group will meet at 5:30 pm at the home of Jack and Karen Gentile, 98 Moss Lane, Brewster. For directions call the Gentiles at 508-896-0024. Questions? Call Elizabeth Merritt at 508-240-6998. The Orleans Shepherd group will meet at 5:30 pm at the home of Freddie Fitzgerald, 349A Tonset Road, 508-255-0247.

Saturday, April 28: CONFIRMATION will be held on Saturday, April 28 at 10:30 am at The Church of the Holy Spirit. The class includes Annika Idman, Caroline and Parker Keeffe-Jones, Charlotte LaBranche, Connor Pike, and Michael White.  Nice work, confirmands!

Thursday, May 3:  LADIES LUNCHEON – Please circle the date on your calendar for our Ladies Luncheon at 12 Noon in the Parish Hall. Bring a sandwich to share and join us. The May committee is:  Chips, Maggie MacLeay; Paper goods, Sue Stevens; Table decoration, Fay Cole; Juice, Marge Farrell; Lemon and 1/2 and 1/2, Jane Affleck; Dessert, Ginny Clarendon.

ALTAR FLOWERS:  In the Reception Room you will find a NEW SIGN UP SHEET where you can choose which Sunday(s) you would like to donate flowers for the altars of CHS. Please fill out an Altar Flowers request card. You may choose to do this to remember someone or perhaps to celebrate a special anniversary or birthday. For a donation of fifty dollars the Flower Guild will purchase and arrange flowers, and the name(s) of the loved ones being honored will be noted in the service bulletins of the weekend services of the chosen date.

CHS ARTIST:  The featured CHS artist for the month of April is Gail Smith+. “Celebrating the Creation Stories in Genesis”, Gail’s quilt panels are monochromatic in the colors of the rainbow.  She created all the designs and turned them into applique pictures and then hand quilted each panel. In the center of Gail’s exhibit is the Church School Easter Tree.  Enjoy this colorful creative exhibit – Alleluia! The 2018 Gallery calendar is full – thank you!  The 2019 Gallery Calendar will be available for monthly sign-ups this July. Please consider your God given talents/gifts and sign-up to share them with us. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

CALLING ALL CRAFTERSJune is crafters month in the Gallery/Reception Room. Please contact Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281 if you would like to contribute to this show.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gratefully accepting spring clothing and paper shopping bags. We are open Monday: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm. Donations can be dropped off during shop hours or placed in the box outside the shop door any time the parish hall is open. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP:  The shop is open to the public on Sundays from 11:15 am to 12 Noon and on Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm, except on Holidays. New: Janet Winter’s ready to frame water colors for children’s rooms! You know her work, you know her talent! Share with your friends and family. Please stop by, browse, and shop for yourself, family, and friends.

FOOD 4 KIDS is preparing for another busy summer of delivering snacks and meals to the children of the Lower and Outer Cape. Volunteers will be needed once again to assist in preparation, packing, and driving. Volunteer signups will be held during the month of May. For more info, please be sure to visit our website at www.food4kidscapecod.org.

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  Health Ministries invites you to stop by our table during coffee hour. April is Addiction awareness month. You will find our handouts in several locations if you don’t attend coffee hour: the reception desk and at the entrances to the church. Let us know what you think!

Nauset Interfaith Association:  The Refugee Support Team of Nauset Interfaith Association is collecting gift cards during March to support refugee families and individuals in Worcester and on Cape Cod. Cards requested: Star Market, Stop & Shop, Walmart, Visa. These can be given to Ken+ or left in the J & P mailbox in the office, (please identify giver).  Thank you!

The Refugee Support Team is sponsoring a 2nd annual “Weekend on Cape Cod” for refugee families and individuals living in Massachusetts on July 13-15 and August 10-12. If you are interested in being a host, contact Ken+ at kscampbell@verizon.net or 413-478-5719 or Nancy Ludewig who hosted a family last summer at ngludewig@gmail.com or 774-323-0032.

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