Announcements Oct 1 – Oct 8

pleasant bay moonOur rector, Fr. Adam Linton, and his wife Lori will be returning from sabbatical toward the end of this week. Fr. Adam will be back in time to take the weekend services on October 8 and 9.

Sunday, October 2: ADULT EDUCATION – 9 am to 9:45 am in the Fireplace Room. Our last adult education class conducted by Mother Liza will be today. We will be discussing: Anglican Spirituality: Incarnational, Sacramental, Mystical, Pastoral. Adult Education classes will resume once Father Adam returns. Stay tuned for details

Sunday, October 2: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading Chapters 1 and 2 of Falling Upward by Richard Rohr. Brian & Brooke Skea.

Sunday, October 2: YOUTH BRUNCH – Every first Sunday of the month the Youth Group hosts a brunch. Please attend the Youth Brunch in the Parish Hall just after the Sunday 10 am service. Come and join the fun!

Thursday October 6: WOMEN’S LUNCHEON at 12 Noon. We resume meeting the 1st Thurs-day of the Month. Bring a sandwich to share. Chips, drink, and dessert are provided. The October committee is Sue Stevens – chips, Dilys Smith- paper goods, Sandy Marshall or Betty Yearing – milk, and Fay Cole – center pieces. Remind each other often and reach out to “new” women. All they may need is your personal invitation.

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture. On Saturday, October 8 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the first of four talks by four of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The topic is the human genome. The speaker is Eric Juengst, Director of the Center for Bioethics at UNC. His talk is entitled, And Who Are Your People? Personal Identity and Tribalism in 21st Century Genomic Medicine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain deeper appreciation into the issues confronting medicine. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, Parish Hall after 10 am service. Better still, the entire series of 4 talks is available for suggested donation $50. Save the dates: Oct 22– on experiencing wonder, Nov 5– family and sexual identity, Nov 12– performance enhancing drugs in sports. Thanks to Tom and Cynthia Murray for making this series possible.

Nominating Committee:  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term. Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

CHS ARTIST: This month we have the pleasure of showcasing the art of three talented 17 year old Nauset Regional High School students: Hanna Sweeney, Isabelle Eastman, Julia Telman. Come and enjoy the show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP: Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the Free Shop door at the foot of the elevator. Questions? Call Sharyn Laugh-ton at 508-255-7277 or artoff@comcast.net.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Thanks to our faithful volunteers and to our customers who support the Galley West Gift Shop. As of September 6, the shop will be open Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon and Sunday’s from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.

ST. MARTHA’S WOMEN’S GUILD: Is in need of coffee cans with tops. Please drop them off at the office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE—Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15. Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Wednesday October 12. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condition, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. Publicity – there are 100 bright orange flyers on the receptionist’s desk. We need to blanket Orleans with these. If 50 people take 2 flyers each, or 25 people take 4, that’s it, job finished!

SAVE THE DATES! The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its 39th Annual ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE on Friday, November 25, from 10 am – 4 pm and on Saturday, November 26, from 10 am – 3 pm in the Parish Hall. Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket). There will be 25 quality dealers from around New England. All donations: Please make out your check to “The Church of the Holy Spirit” – and note that it is for the Antique Show. Mail your donation to the Church office or place it in the Sunday offering plate. We sincerely appreciate your patronage! Thank you, Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair

Announcements Sept 24 – Oct 1

book studyPlease keep our rector, Fr. Adam, and his wife, Lori in your prayers during their sabbatical time.

Sunday, September 25: ADULT EDUCATION – 9 am to 9:45 am in the Fireplace Room. We
resume this Sunday discussing: Hallmarks of Anglican Spirituality.

Sunday, September 25: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am
service. We are reading Falling Upward by Richard Rohr, available in paperback for under $10.
at Amazon or your local bookseller. Brian and Brooke Skea.

Sunday, September 25: A Food 4 Kids Thank You Celebration begins during the 10 am service with a presentation of the New Partnership Award. After the service, in the Parish Hall we will enjoy a Brown Bag Lunch (Meatball Subs – the favorite!), a F4K Slide Show and Golden Coupons! All are welcome as we say thanks to everyone who made F4K 2014 a huge success!

Sunday, September 25: SHEPHERD GROUPS – Brewster/Dennis: 5 pm at the home of Gilbert
and Elizabeth Merritt, 64 Nickerson Road, Orleans for a Pot Luck supper. Call 508-240-6998.
Eastham/Wellfleet: 5 pm at the home of Kate Paradise, 10 Richard Lane, Eastham. Call 774-
207-0435. Orleans: 5:30 pm at the home of Sally & Tom Dewing, 16 Packet Landing, Orleans.
Call 508-255-2656. NEWCOMERS WELCOME TO ALL GROUPS!

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture. On Saturday, October 8 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the first of four talks by four of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The topic is the human genome. The speaker is Eric Juengst, Director of the Center for Bioethics at UNC. His talk is entitled, And Who Are Your People? Personal Identity and Tribalism in 21st Century Genomic Medicine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain deeper appreciation into the issues confronting medicine. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, Parish Hall after 10 am service. Better still, the entire series of 4 talks is available for suggested donation $50. Save the dates: Oct 22- on experiencing wonder, Nov 5- family and sexual identity, Nov 12- performance enhancing drugs in sports. Thanks to Tom and Cynthia Murray for making this series possible.

Nominating Committee.  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry at large members, each for a two year term. Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of September is Caroline Keeffe-Jones. She is a talented seventh grader at the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School. Come and enjoy her show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP: Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the Free Shop door at the foot of the elevator. Questions? Call Sharyn Laugh-ton at 508-255-7277 or artoff@comcast.net.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Thanks to our faithful volunteers and to our customers who support the Galley West Gift Shop. As of September 6, the shop will be open Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon and Sunday’s from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.

ST. MARTHA’S WOMEN’S GUILD: Is in need of metal coffee cans with tops. Please drop them off at the office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE—Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15. Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Wednesday October 12. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condi-tion, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. ALSO – Mark your calendars and plan on helping make this year’s RUMMAGE SALE a success. Look for more information about volunteer schedules plus donation drop-off dates and times in the October Together!

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

SAVE THE DATES! The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its 39th Annual ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE on Friday, November 25, from 10 am – 4 pm and on Saturday, November 26, from 10 am – 3 pm in the Parish Hall. Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket). There will be 25 quality dealers from around New England. All donations: Please make out your check to “The Church of the Holy Spirit” – and note that it is for the Antique Show. Mail your donation to the Church office or place it in the Sunday offering plate. We sincerely appreciate your patronage! Thank you, Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair

Announcements Sept 17 – Sept 24

goldenrodA special thank you to The Rev. Gail Smith for officiating at all the services this weekend.

Please keep our rector, Fr. Adam, and his wife, Lori in your prayers during their sabbatical time.

Sunday, September 18: ADULT EDUCATION – Mother Liza is off this weekend, so no adult education this Sunday. We will resume next Sunday, September 25 discussing: Hallmarks of Anglican Spirituality.

Sunday, September 18: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are going to start off our Fall reading with Falling Upward by Richard Rohr, available in paperback for under $10. at Amazon or your local bookseller. Brian and Brooke Skea

Wednesday, September 21: MEN’S LUNCH – Bring your bag lunch and join the fellowship in the Fireplace Room at 12 Noon. Questions? Call Bruce Lederhouse at 508-240-2853.

Thursday, September 22: Sign up now for ANOTHER FABULOUS ALL PARISH POT LUCK! Sign up board in the Parish Hall. Bring your cold dish or already warmed dish at 5:30 pm. Enjoy complementary beer and wine and nonalcoholic beverages with light appetizers. Dinner will be served ASAP as TOAST AND JAM, a very well known Blue Grass band, will entertain us from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Fun for the whole family!

Friday, September 23: GARDEN PARTY – 9 am to 11:30 am – If you can pull weeds, trim a bush, rake up debris, then we need you! We have lots of summer and early fall clean up in the church gardens. Please join us and bring your tools and gloves. Coffee and Donuts provided.

Saturday, September 24: Vivian Stacey’s funeral service will be held at 2 pm followed by a reception in the Parish Hall.

Sunday, September 25: SHEPHERD GROUPS – Brewster/Dennis: 5 pm at the home of Gilbert and Elizabeth Merritt, 64 Nickerson Road, Orleans for a Pot Luck supper. Call 508-240-6998. Eastham-Wellfleet: 5 pm at the home of Kate Paradise, 10 Richard Lane, Eastham. Call 774-207-0435. Orleans: 5:30 pm at the home of Sally & Tom Dewing, 16 Packet Landing, Orleans. Call 508-255-2656. NEWCOMERS WELCOME TO ALL GROUPS!

Nominating Committee.  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term.Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of September is Caroline Keeffe-Jones. She is a talented seventh grader at the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School. Come and enjoy her show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE—Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15. Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Wednesday October 12. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condition, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. ALSO – Mark your calendars and plan on helping make this year’s RUMMAGE SALE a success. Look for more information about volunteer schedules plus donation drop-off dates and times in the October Together!

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

SAVE THE DATES! The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its 39th Annual ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE on Friday, November 25, from 10 am – 4 pm and on Saturday, November 26, from 10 am – 3 pm in the Parish Hall. Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket). There will be 25 quality dealers from around New England. All donations: Please make out your check to “The Church of the Holy Spirit” – and note that it is for the Antique Show. Mail your donation to the Church office or place it in the Sunday offering plate. We sincerely appreciate your patronage! Thank you, Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture. On Saturday, October 8 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the first of four talks by four of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The topic is the human genome. The speaker is Eric Juengst, Director of the Center for Bioethics at UNC. His talk is entitled, And Who Are Your People? Personal Identity and Tribalism in 21st Century Genomic Medicine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain deeper appreciation into the issues confronting medicine. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, Parish Hall after 10 am service. Better still, the entire series of 4 talks is available for suggested donation $50. Save the dates: Oct 22- on experiencing wonder, Nov 5- family and sexual identity, Nov 12- performance enhancing drugs in sports. Thanks to the Murrays, Tom and Cynthia, for making this series possible.

Announcements Sept 10 – Sept 17

cape-cod-sand1Please keep our rector, Fr. Adam, and his wife, Lori in your prayers during their sabbatical time.

Sunday, September 11: CHURCH SCHOOL – REGISTRATION SUNDAY AT 9:30 am – Nursery
through High School.

Sunday, September 11: ADULT EDUCATION – In the Fireplace Room from 9 to 9:45 am. We will
be discussing Anglican Spirituality: The History of Anglicanism (with a DVD). There will be NO
class next week, September 18. We will resume on Sunday, September 25.

Sunday, September 11: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am
service. Members are invited to bring books they have been reading this past summer for consideration for further reflection. Brooke and Brian Skea

Monday, September 12: The ST. MARTHA AND KIMBALL GUILDS will resume at 10 am in the
Fireplace Room and Kimball House. Bring a sandwich for lunch at noon and we will provide the
tea and good cheer.

Wednesday, September 21: MEN’S LUNCH – Bring your bag lunch and join the fellowship in
the Fireplace Room at 12 Noon. Questions? Call Bruce Lederhouse at 508-240-2853.

Thursday, September 22: Save the Date! Welcoming Paths Committee has planned a wonderful ALL PARISH POT LUCK in the Parish Hall from 5:30 pm to 8 pm. We will have TOAST AND JAM, our favorite musical group, provide a show for you. More information will follow!

Friday, September 23: GARDEN PARTY – 9 am to 11:30 am – If you can pull weeds, trim a
bush, rake up debris, then we need you! We have lots of summer and early fall clean up in the
church gardens. Please join us and bring your tools and gloves. Coffee and Donuts provided.

Saturday, September 24: Vivian Stacey’s funeral service will be held at 2 pm followed by a
reception in the Parish Hall.

Sunday, September 25: SHEPHERD GROUPS – Brewster/Dennis: 5 pm at the home of Gilbert
and Elizabeth Merritt, 64 Nickerson Road, Orleans for a Pot Luck supper. Call 508-240-6998.
Eastham-Wellfleet: 5 pm at the home of Kate Paradise, 10 Richard Lane, Eastham. Call 774-
207-0435. Orleans: 5:30 pm at the home of Sally & Tom Dewing, 16 Packet Landing, Orleans.
Call 508-255-2656. NEWCOMERS WELCOME TO ALL GROUPS!

Nominating Committee:  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term.  Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of September is Caroline Keeffe-Jones. She is a talented seventh grader at the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School. Come and enjoy her show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE—Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15. Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Wednesday October 12. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condition, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. ALSO – Mark your calendars and plan on helping make this year’s RUMMAGE SALE a success. Look for more information about volunteer schedules plus dona-tion drop-off dates and times in the October Together!

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

Pet Food Drive: Thank you to all who helped make this drive a huge success! CCDART will be distributing to those who need help feeding their pets. Amy Crocker, St. Mary’s Church
PLEDGE STATEMENTS: Through the end of JULY are in the reception room. Please pick up your statement, so CHS can save postage!

MUSIC NEWS: The Bell Choir rehearsals are in the Parish Hall on Monday afternoon beginning September 12, from 1:30 to 3 pm. Although reading music is a great help, it is not a requirement to participate. During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture. On Saturday, October 8 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the first of four talks by four of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The topic is the human genome. The speaker is Eric Juengst, Director of the Center for Bioethics at UNC. His talk is entitled, And Who Are Your People? Personal Identity and Tribalism in 21st Century Genomic Medicine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain deeper appreciation into the issues confronting medicine. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, Parish Hall after 10 am service. Better still, the entire series of 4 talks is available for suggested donation $50. Save the dates: Oct 22- on experiencing wonder, Nov 5- family and sexual identity, Nov 12- performance enhancing drugs in sports. Thanks to the Murrays, Tom and Cynthia, for making this series possible.

Announcements Sept 3 – Sept 10

400px-St_Mary_LakePlease keep our rector, Fr. Adam, and his wife, Lori in your prayers during their sabbatical time.

Sunday, September 4 & September 11: ADULT EDUCATION – In the Fireplace Room from 9 to 9:45 am. We will be discussing Anglican Spirituality: The History of Anglicanism (with a DVD).

Sunday, September 4: YOUTH BRUNCH – Every first Sunday of the month the Youth Group hosts a brunch, in the Parish Hall, just after the Sunday 10 am service. Come and join the fun!

Sunday, September 4: CHS wishes to extend its sympathy to the family and friends of Nancy Barker, who died recently. Her committal will be on Sunday, September 4 at 12 Noon in the Orleans Cemetery. Mother Liza will be officiating.

Thursday, September 8: LADIES’ LUNCHEON – In the Parish Hall at 12 Noon. Hostesses: Joan Proctor, Pat Carroll, and Dot Cross. Dessert will be provided by Dilys Smith. Please bring a sandwich to share. Chips and paper supplies are provided.

Friday, September 9: Please join us for our LABYRINTH WALK at 10 am in the Parish Hall. Theme: True Freedom. Meditative music by Jazz musicians. At 5:30 pm, we will celebrate the Eucharist with an additional walk. Meditative piano music; Brian Longridge. Walks are facilitated by The Rev. Anne Koehler, Director of Music Darlene Hagon and Dr. Margaret Rappaport.

Saturday, September 10: SPECIAL EVENT: The first Labyrinth Pilgrimage Walk at three labyrinth sites will take place at 10 am in the Parish Hall (Bonsai plants/candlelight/music). Our walk will be followed by another in the outdoor labyrinth at the Federated Church of Orleans at 12 Noon (Wind chimes/rhythm sticks). The third walk will occur at the outdoor labyrinth in Baxter Park in Chatham at 2 pm (Meditative offerings). Additional information in our brochure.

Monday, September 12: The ST. MARTHA AND KIMBALL GUILDS will resume at 10 am in the Fireplace Room and Kimball House. Bring a sandwich for lunch at noon and we will provide the tea and good cheer.

Wednesday, September 21: MEN’S LUNCH – Bring your bag lunch and join the fellowship in the Fireplace Room at 12 Noon.

Thursday, September 22: Save the Date! Welcoming Paths Committee has planned a wonderful ALL PARISH POT LUCK in the Parish Hall from 5:30 pm to 8 pm. We will have TOAST AND JAM, our favorite musical group, provide a show for you. More information will follow!

CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS:  SUMMER SUNDAY VEGGIE TALE THEATER – Through September 4 – Under the Parish Hall & across from the Nursery from 9:45 to 10:45 am – then children join their families in church. Nursery care available for infants & toddlers – 4 years and younger! September 4: Moon Men-ace on Planet Tell-a-Lie – featuring 3, 2, 1, penguins. A New Church School Year Begins Sunday, September 11 – REGISTRATION SUNDAY AT 9:30 am – Nursery through High School.

ATTENTION YOUTH!  Your help is needed! The church is looking for volunteers to serve as acolytes for the 10 am service. If you are in grades 3-12 and would like to serve, please contact Mary Anne Bragdon at capecodbragdon@gmail.com or 508-896-3481.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of September is Caroline Keeffe-Jones. She is a talented seventh grader at the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School. Come and enjoy her show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE—Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15. Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Wednesday October 12. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condition, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. ALSO – Mark your calendars and plan on helping make this year’s RUMMAGE SALE a success. Look for more information about volunteer schedules plus donation drop-off dates and times in the October Together !

PLEDGE STATEMENTS: Through the end of JULY are in the reception room. Please pick up your statement, so CHS can save postage!

NOMINATING COMMITTEE: The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris.
At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term.  Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

MUSIC NEWS:  The Bell Choir rehearsals are in the Parish Hall on Monday afternoon beginning September 12, from 1:30 to 3 pm. Although reading music is a great help, it is not a requirement to participate. Willingness to learn and interest are. During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

 

Announcements Aug 27 – Sept 3

Fruits and vegetablesPlease keep our rector, Fr. Adam, and his wife, Lori in your prayers during their sabbatical time.

Sunday August 28: ADULT EDUCATION: In the Fireplace Room from 9 to 9:45 a.m. we will be discussing Mary the God-Bearer: A Model for All Christians.

Tuesday, August 30: RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE – From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. – Red Cross Blood Drive will be held here at Church of the Holy Spirit, in the Parish Hall.

Friday, September 9: Please join us for our Labyrinth walk at 10 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Theme: True Freedom. Meditative music by Jazz musicians. At 5:30 p.m. we will celebrate the Eucharist with an additional walk. Meditative piano music provided by Brian Longridge. Both walks are facilitated by The Rev. Anne Koehler, Director of Music, Darlene Hagon, and Dr. Margaret Rappaport.

Saturday, September 10: SPECIAL EVENT: The first Labyrinth Pilgrimage Walk at three labyrinth sites will take place at 10 a.m. in the Parish Hall (Bonsai plants, candlelight and music). Our walk will be followed by another in the outdoor labyrinth at the Federated Church of Orleans at 12 Noon (Meditative offerings). The third walk will occur at the outdoor labyrinth in Baxter Park in Chatham at 2 p.m. (Wind chimes and rhythm sticks). Additional information coming in our brochure.

Monday, September 12: The St. Martha and Kimball Guilds will reconvene at 10 a.m. in the Fireplace Room and Kimball House. Bring a sandwich for lunch at noon and we will provide the tea and good cheer.

Thursday, September 22: Save the Date! Welcoming Paths Committee has planned a wonderful ALL PARISH POT LUCK on Thursday, September 22 in the Parish Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will have TOAST AND JAM, our favorite musical group, provide a show for you. So, do save the date and more information will follow!

CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS:  SUMMER SUNDAY VEGGIE TALE THEATER – Now through September 4 – Under the Parish Hall & across from the Nursery from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – then children join their families in church. All ages will enjoy! Nursery care available for infants & toddlers – 4 years and younger! August 28: Madame Blueberry – a lesson in thankfulness. September 4: Moon Menace on Planet Tell-a-Lie – featuring 3, 2, 1, penguins. A New Church School Year Begins Sunday, September 11 – REGISTRATION SUNDAY AT 9:30 a.m. Nursery through High School.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of August is Cheryl Kyle. Cheryl’s show includes Tinga Tinga paintings from Tanzania and Maasai beaded jewelry. All proceeds from the sales are donated to Endupoto Primary School, a Maasai school with over 404 students in Tanzania. Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery – contact Sharyn Laughton at artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

FREE SHOP: Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the Free Shop door at the foot of the elevator. Questions? Please call Sharyn Laughton at 508-255-7277 or artoff@comcast.net.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Thanks to our faithful volunteers and to our customers who support the Galley West gift Shop. As of September 6, the shop will be open Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon and Sunday’s from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.

PET FOOD DRIVE: The Creation Care Team at St. Mary’s in Barnstable, with CCDART (Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team), is holding a pet food drive here from Sunday, August 21 to Sunday, August 28 (look for the basket in the reception room). Please donate dry and/or canned dog and cat food to distribute to help elderly and low-income members of our community feed their pets. Our Team is also working to educate local Episcopal churches about issues of animal welfare, of treating God’s creatures with the same love that God has for them.

ST. MARTHA’S WOMEN’S GUILD: Is in need of metal coffee cans with tops. Please drop them off at the office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

HELP WANTED.  Our CHS nursery needs a caregiver for Sunday mornings, beginning September 3rd. This paid job is for two hours every Sunday beginning at 9:15 a.m. Contact Sandy Marshall, personnel chair, at 508-255-9971 or svm2@comcast.net if interested.

SAVE THE DATES! The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its 39th Annual Antiques Show and Sale on Friday, November 25, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Saturday, November 26, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket). There will be 25 quality dealers from around New England. All donations: Please make out your check to “The Church of the Holy Spirit” – and note that it is for the Antique Show. Mail your donation to the Church office or place it in the Sunday offering plate. We sincerely appreciate your patronage! Thank you, Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair

Announcements Aug 20 – Aug 27

cape cod springA special thank you to The Rev. Anne Koehler for officiating at all the services this weekend.

Please keep our rector, Fr. Adam, and his wife, Lori in your prayers during their sabbatical time.

Sunday, August 21: ADULT EDUCATION: Mother Liza is off this weekend, so no adult education this Sunday. We will resume next Sunday, August 28 in the Fireplace Room from 9 to 9:45 a.m. with a discussion of Mary the God-Bearer: A Model for All Christians.

Saturday, August 27: A funeral service for Lucy C. Chandler will be held at 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 30: RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE – From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. – Red Cross Blood Drive will be held here at Church of the Holy Spirit, in the Parish Hall.

Friday, September 9: Please join us for our Labyrinth walk at 10 a.m. in the Parish Hall. At 5:30 p.m. we will celebrate the Eucharist with an additional walk. Both walks are facilitated by The Rev. Anne Koehler, Director of Music, Darlene Hagon, and Dr. Margaret Rappaport.

Saturday, September 10: SPECIAL EVENT: The first Labyrinth Pilgrimage Walk at three labyrinth sites will take place at 10 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Our walk will be followed by another in the outdoor labyrinth at the Federated Church of Orleans at 12 Noon. The third walk will occur at the outdoor labyrinth in Baxter Park in Chatham at 2 p.m. Additional information forth coming in our brochure.

Thursday, September 22: Save the Date! Welcoming Paths Committee has planned an ALL PARISH POT LUCK on Thursday, September 22 in the Parish Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. TOAST AND JAM, our favorite musical group, will provide a show. Please save the date; more information will follow!

PLEDGE STATEMENTS: Through the end of JULY are in the reception room. Please pick up your statement, so CHS can save postage!

HELP WANTED:  Our CHS nursery needs a caregiver for Sunday mornings, beginning September 3rd. This paid job is for two hours every Sunday beginning at 9:15 a.m. Contact Sandy Marshall, personnel chair, at 508-255-9971 or svm2@comcast.net if interested.

CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS:  SUMMER SUNDAY VEGGIE TALES THEATER – Now through September 4 – Under the Parish Hall & across from the Nursery from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – then children join their families in church. All ages will enjoy! Nursery care available for infants & toddlers – 4 years and young-er! August 21: Pistachio, the little boy who woodn’t – a lesson in listening to your parents. August 28: Madame Blueberry – a lesson in thankfulness. September 4: Moon Menace on Planet Tell-a-Lie – featuring 3, 2, 1, penguins.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of August is Cheryl Kyle. Cheryl’s show includes Tinga Tinga paintings from Tanzania and Maasai beaded jewelry. All proceeds from the sales are donated to Endupoto Primary School, a Maasai school with over 404 students in Tanzania. Questions about the CHS Gallery – contact Sharyn Laughton at 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP: The Free Shop is gladly accepting SUMMER clothing. Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the Free Shop door at the foot of the elevator. Questions? Please call Sharyn Laughton at 508-255-7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Thanks to our faithful volunteers and to our customers who support the Galley West Gift Shop. As of September 12, the shop will be open Mondays from 10 AM to 12 Noon and Sundays from 11 AM to 12 Noon.

PET FOOD DRIVE: The Creation Care Team at St. Mary’s in Barnstable, with CCDART (Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team), is holding a pet food drive here from Sunday, August 21 to Sunday, August 28 (look for the basket in the reception room). Please donate dry and/or canned dog and cat food to distribute to help elderly and low-income members of our community feed their pets.

ST. MARTHA’S WOMEN’S GUILD: Is in need of metal coffee cans with tops. Please drop them off at the office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

SAVE THE DATES! The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its 39th Annual Antiques Show and Sale on Friday, November 25, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Saturday, November 26, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket). There will be 25 quality dealers from around New England. All donations: Please make out your check to “The Church of the Holy Spirit” – and note that it is for the Antique Show. Mail your donation to the Church office or place it in the Sunday offering plate. We sincerely appreciate your patronage! Thank you. Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair

With Deep Sympathy:  The Parish wishes to extend its sympathy to the family and friends of
Lucy C. Chandler and Laura M. Kowalker, (Meredith Perkins’ mother), who died recently.

SUMMER CHOIR: Our tradition at CHS is to provide a Summer Choir for the 10 a.m. service each week (June 5 – Sept. 4). Singers – all voice ranges – are invited to come any Sunday for a rehearsal in the Church at 9 a.m. Since this is the only weekly rehearsal during the Summer, we ask those who wish to participate on Sundays to be present for this important rehearsal at 9 a.m. Vestments are not worn. Please come and join the choir any Sunday and bring your relatives and friends. All are welcome. Darlene Hagon