Announcements August 18 – 24

CHS ARTIST:  The featured CHS artist for the month of August is a new parishioner, Jim Sadoski. Jim learned the basics of stained glass crafting in 1973. As an avocation for the past 45 years, he has created, gifted, sold, and installed hundreds of works of art in glass. Please come and see his creative talent on display! If you are an artist who would like to display your art at CHS, please sign up for a month in 2019. A sign up sheet is posted in the Gallery. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

Sunday, August 19:  Can you have too much of a good thing? Not when it comes to ICE CREAM! Please come to our final Sundae Sunday of summer 2018 after the 10 o’clock service on August 19. Weather permitting it will be held in the Memorial Garden; rain or extreme heat will find us in the Parish Hall. Ice cream, homemade chocolate sauce, whipped cream and sprinkles!

CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS:  Church School begins September 9 and is LIVE on the CHS Website holyspiritorleans.org – click on Church School to REGISTER NOW! Veggie Tales Theater is available for children during the 10 am service until then. You can still SIGN UP ONLINE for the BCH Camp weekend Oct 6-8. We have nearly half the funds needed for the trip. Please help us raise the remaining $5,000+ by participating in these fundraisers:  2 CAR WASHES at First Citizens’ Bank, Skaket Corners – TODAY, August 19 at 11 am and Saturday, September 8 at 1 pm. HAM AND BEAN SUPPER – Friday, August 24, 6 pm in the Parish Hall. A PARISH-WIDE (children and adults) TALENT SHOW and Supper, Friday September 21 at 6 pm in the Parish Hall. Sign up for the ham and bean supper and the talent show and supper on posters in the reception room/gallery.

HELP WANTED3 or 4 volunteers to  make 1 gallon size ziplock bag of shredded green cabbage for the Ham and Bean Supper August 24. If you can help, please contact Ruth Campbell:  rwcampbell@verizon.net.  We are using Marge Colwell’s coleslaw recipe!

YOUTH SUNDAY BRUNCH – There will be 2 Brunches in September on 9/2 and 9/30. Please join us  after the 10 am service in the Parish Hall.

NEWS FROM FOOD 4 KIDSWe are looking for a dry basement or garage to store our coolers over the winter. We will drop them off and stack them neatly at your location at the end of August and retrieve them next June. Easy access and close proximity to the church are bonuses. Please contact Brenda Ridgeway: 207-557-3478 or Anne Koehler+: 973-879-5986 if you can help us out. Food4Kids has been enjoying a very busy summer. At this point, we are more than halfway through, and some of our recreation programs will soon be finishing up for the season. We have enjoyed working with so many new volunteers as well as the faithful returnees.  We see daily how important these lunches and snacks are for many children in our neighborhoods.  We are so very thankful for everyone’s support!

ACOLYTESHave you ever wanted to be an Acolyte?  Now’s your chance!  We need volunteers
during the summer.  Contact Mary Anne Bragdon at  508-896-3481.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP:  Due to the many distractions of summer we are going to take August off and renew our reading in September. Brooke and Brian Skea

CHS GARDENS and GROUNDS:  Do you appreciate the CHS Gardens and Grounds but can’t participate in our monthly Garden Parties? Then a donation to the St Fiacre Fund could be an option. A gift to the St. Fiacre Fund is a fitting memorial to a loved one or to honor a notable individual or occasion in your parish life or just to ensure our gardens and grounds will have sufficient income in future years. Please include “For St. Fiacre Fund” on your check.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gratefully accepting summer 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:  Have you checked out the Galley West shop recently? It’s a one of a kind shop with many wonderful items for sale. The summer hours for the GALLEY WEST SHOP have begun for July and August: in addition to Sundays, the Galley West is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am-3 pm, except holidays. When Susan Owens calls, please try to fit a 2 and 1/2 hour for the church and the Galley West Shop.  Thank you, Susan Owens.

 HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  “We’re going on vacation!” Following our brief summer hiatus, the Health Ministries returns in September when our topic will focus on keeping up with the immunization recommendations made by the CDC.  All ages will be included along with other information. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

The KIMBALL GUILD is a long standing Parish Guild. There are currently three hammerers producing aluminum pieces and we would love to have new members. The Kimble House is open from 11 am to 12 Noon on Sunday and 10 am to 12 Noon on Monday, please come and check it out, maybe it will appeal to your creative ability!

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. We’re looking for a new Prayer Shawl Ministry leader; If you are interested please contact Helen Richardson at 508-255-0065.

READING FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH ON TUESDAY MORNINGS The “Tuesday Study Group” has a new name:  Reading For Spiritual Growth. We meet in the Parish Library twice a month on Tuesday mornings at 10 am to discuss books related to our spiritual journeys. Come join us! On September 4 we will re-convene to begin to discuss Amy-Jill Levine’s Short Stories by Jesus, reviewing Jesus’ parables. Contact Sandy Marshall for more information: svm2@comcast.net or 508-255-9971.

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements August 11 -17

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of August is a new parishioner, Jim Sadoski. Jim learned the basics of stained glass crafting in 1973. As an avocation for the past 45 years, he has created, gifted, sold, and installed hundreds of works of art in glass. Please come and see his creative talent on display! If you are an artist who would like to display your art at CHS, please sign up for a month in 2019. A sign up sheet is posted in the Gallery. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

Sunday, August 12:  Veggie Tales (Summer Church School) During the 10 am service, in the Creation Room across from the Nursery – we welcome visitors! Nursery care is offered for infants and toddlers.

Sunday, August 19:  Can you have too much of a good thing? Not when it comes to ICE CREAM! Please come to our final Sundae Sunday of summer 2018 after the 10 o’clock service on August 19. Weather permitting it will be held in the Memorial Garden; rain or extreme heat will find us in the Parish Hall. Ice cream, homemade chocolate sauce, whipped cream and sprinkles!

CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS:  Church School begins September 9 and is LIVE on the CHS Website
holyspiritorleans.org – click on Church School to REGISTER NOW! Children are invited to Veggie Tale Theatre during the 10 o’clock service each Sunday until then. MARK YOUR CALENDARS and SIGN UP ONLINE – we have nearly half the funds needed for the BCH Camp Weekend! Please help us raise the remaining $5,000 + by participating in these events:  2 CAR WASHES – First Citizens’ Bank, Skaket Corners: Sunday, August 19 at 11 am and Saturday, September 8 at 1 pm. HAM AND BEAN SUPPER – Friday, August 24, 6 pm in the Parish Hall. A PARISH-WIDE (children and adults) TALENT SHOW and Supper, Friday September 21 at 6 pm in the Parish Hall.

YOUTH SUNDAY BRUNCH – There will be 2 Brunches in September on 9/2 and 9/30. Please join us  after the 10 am service in the Parish Hall.

NEWS FROM FOOD 4 KIDS:  We are looking for a dry basement or garage to store our coolers over the winter. We will drop them off and stack them neatly at your location at the end of August and retrieve them next June. Easy access and close proximity to the church are bonuses. Please contact Brenda Ridgeway: 207-557-3478 or Anne Koehler+: 973-879-5986 if you can help us out. Food4Kids has been enjoying a very busy summer. At this point, we are more than halfway through, and some of our recreation programs will soon be finishing up for the season. We have enjoyed working with so many new volunteers as well as the faithful returnees.  We see daily how important these lunches and snacks are for many children in our neighborhoods.  We are so very thankful for everyone’s support!

ACOLYTESHave you ever wanted to be an Acolyte?  Now’s your chance!  We need volunteers
during the summer.  Contact Mary Anne Bragdon at  508-896-3481.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP:  Due to the many distractions of summer we are going to take August off and renew our reading in September. Brooke and Brian Skea

CHS GARDENS and GROUNDS:  Do you appreciate the CHS Gardens and Grounds but can’t participate in our monthly Garden Parties? Then a donation to the St Fiacre Fund could be an option. A gift to the St. Fiacre Fund is a fitting memorial to a loved one or to honor a notable individual or occasion in your parish life or just to ensure our gardens and grounds will have sufficient income in future years. Please include “For St. Fiacre Fund” on your check.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gratefully accepting summer 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:  Have you checked out the Galley West shop recently? It’s a one of a kind shop with many wonderful items for sale. The summer hours for the GALLEY WEST SHOP have begun for July and August: in addition to Sundays, the Galley West is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am-3 pm, except holidays. When Susan Owens calls, please try to fit a 2 and 1/2 hour for the church and the Galley West Shop.  Thank you, Susan Owens.

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  “We’re going on vacation!” Following our brief summer hiatus, the Health Ministries returns in September when our topic will focus on keeping up with the immunization recommendations made by the CDC.  All ages will be included along with other information. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

The KIMBALL GUILD is a long standing Parish Guild. There are currently three hammerers producing aluminum pieces and we would love to have new members. The Kimble House is open from 11 am to 12 Noon on Sunday and 10 am to 12 Noon on Monday, please come and check it out, maybe it will appeal to your creative ability!

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. We’re looking for a new Prayer Shawl Ministry leader; If you are interested please contact Helen Richardson at 508-255-0065.

READING FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH ON TUESDAY MORNINGS The “Tuesday Study Group” has a new name:  Reading For Spiritual Growth. We meet in the Parish Library twice a month on Tuesday mornings at 10 am to discuss books related to our spiritual journeys. Come join us! On September 4 we will re-convene to begin to discuss Amy-Jill Levine’s Short Stories by Jesus, reviewing Jesus’ parables. Contact Sandy Marshall for more information: svm2@comcast.net or 508-255-9971.

 

 

 

 

Announcements August 4 -10

CHS ARTIST:  The featured CHS artist for the month of August is a new parishioner, Jim Sadoski. Jim learned the basics of stained glass crafting in 1973. As an avocation for the past 45 years, he has created, gifted, sold, and installed hundreds of works of art in glass. Please come and see his creative talent on display! If you are an artist who would like to display your art at CHS, please sign up for a month in 2019. A sign up sheet will be posted soon. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

Sunday, August 5:  Veggie Tales (Summer Church School) During the 10 am service, in the Creation Room across from the Nursery – we welcome visitors! Offered for infants and toddlers.

Sunday,  August 5:  YOUTH  SUNDAY – Please join us for a delicious brunch! After the 10 am service in the Parish Hall. Note: There will be 2 Brunches in September on 9/2 and 9/30.

Friday, August 10:  LABYRINTH WALK – 10 am, Parish Hall. This month we will be exploring and walking with Rev. Ed Bacon’s “Habit of Candor.” Practicing candor is about having the courage to engage in difficult conversations. Relationships can be complex, bringing with them joy and sorrow, laughter and tears, hard times and good times. When we walk the labyrinth with candor we open ourselves to letting this spiritual practice open our hearts and help us move from fear to love. Come join us for our walk as we begin to explore living our lives with “Candor” and what it means on our life long journey of love. Gail Smith+

Friday, August 24:, YOUTH GROUP FUNDRAISER Ham and Bean Supper at 5:30 pm. All are welcome!  Sign up in reception room and Parish Hall. You are welcome even if you forget to sign up!

LADIES’ LUNCHEON:  REMEMBER!!! SEE YOU ON SEPTEMBER 6. Our June Ladies Luncheon was held on Thursday, June 7th and we “finished” our year with wonderful fellowship and conversation well beyond dessert! We are taking July and August off, but will be hoping you all will join us when we meet again on September 6. Have a happy, healthy and safe summer filled with all the things you like the most about being on Cape Cod.

News from Food 4 KidsWe are looking for a dry basement or garage to store our coolers over the winter. We will drop them off and stack them neatly at your location at the end of August and retrieve them next June. Easy access and close proximity to the church are bonuses. Please contact Brenda Ridgeway: 207-557-3478 or Anne Koehler+: 973-879-5986 if you can help us out. Food4Kids has been enjoying a very busy summer. At this point, we are more than halfway through, and some of our recreation programs will soon be finishing up for the season. We have enjoyed working with so many new volunteers as well as the faithful returnees.  We see daily how important these lunches and snacks are for many children in our neighborhoods. We are so very thankful for everyone’s support!

ACOLYTESHave you ever wanted to be an Acolyte?  Now’s your chance!  We need volunteers
during the summer.  Contact Mary Anne Bragdon at  508-896-3481.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP:  Due to the many distractions of summer we are going to take August off and renew our reading in September. Brooke and Brian Skea

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 summer 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:  Have you checked out the Galley West shop recently? It’s a one of a kind shop with many wonderful items for sale. The summer hours for the GALLEY WEST SHOP have begun for July and August: in addition to Sundays, the Galley West is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am-3 pm, except holidays. When Susan Owens calls, please try to fit a 2 and 1/2 hour for the church and the Galley West Shop.  Thank you, Susan Owens.

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  “We’re going on vacation!” Following our brief summer hiatus, the Health Ministries returns in September when our topic will focus on keeping up with the immunization recommendations made by the CDC.  All ages will be included along with other information. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

The KIMBALL Guild is a long standing Parish Guild. There are currently three hammerers producing aluminum pieces and we would love to have new members. The Kimball House is open from 11 am to 12 Noon on Sunday and 10 am to 12 Noon on Monday, please come and check it out, maybe it will appeal to your creative ability!

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. We’re looking for a new Prayer Shawl Ministry leader; If you are interested please contact Helen Richardson at 508-255-0065.

READING FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH ON TUESDAY MORNINGS The “Tuesday Study Group” has a new name:  Reading For Spiritual Growth. We meet in the Parish Library twice a month on Tuesday mornings at 10 am to discuss books related to our spiritual journeys. Come join us! On September 4 we will re-convene to begin to discuss Amy-Jill Levine’s Short Stories by Jesus, reviewing Jesus’ parables. Contact Sandy Marshall for more information: svm2@comcast.net or 508-255-9971.

 

 

 

Announcements July 28 – August 3

Sunday, July 29:  ADULT EDUCATION – In the Fireplace Room starting at 9 am and ending at 9:45 am. Continuing on July 29, we will be reading through The Rev. Ed Bacon’s book: “The Eight Habits of Love.”  We will be exploring the habit of Candor. Gail Smith+

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of July is Pia McKenzie. Come enjoy her show entitled:  Recent collages-Memory, Inspiration and My Childhood Faith. Her series of collages were completed over the past 6 months; remembering her experiences in her Christian faith as a child. If you are an artist who would like to display your art at CHS, please sign up for a month in 2019. A sign up sheet will be posted soon. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

Sunday, July 29:  Veggie Tales (Summer Church School) During the 10 am service, in the Creation Room across from the Nursery – we welcome visitors! Offered for infants and toddlers.

Sunday, July 29:  BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP  In the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service.  The group will continue reading Chapter 6 of “Living Jesus”. Due to the many distractions of summer we are going to take August off and renew our reading in September. Brooke and Brian Skea

Friday, August 3:  GARDEN PARTY – 9 am to 12 Noon. The August Garden Party is on the 3rd. Usual weeding, mulching, pruning. 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. Questions? Call Gilbert Merritt: Cell 508-360-1125; Home 508-240-6998.

Sunday,  August 5:  YOUTH  SUNDAY – Please join us for a delicious brunch! After the 10 am service in the Parish Hall. Note: There will be 2 Brunches in September on 9/2 and 9/30.

Friday, August 10:  LABYRINTH WALK – 10 am, Parish Hall. This month we will be exploring and walking with Rev. Ed Bacon’s “Habit of Candor.” Practicing candor is about having the courage to engage in difficult conversations. Relationships can be complex, bringing with them joy and sorrow, laughter and tears, hard times and good times. When we walk the labyrinth with candor we open ourselves to letting this spiritual practice open our hearts and help us move from fear to love. Come join us for our walk as we begin to explore living our lives with “Candor” and what it means on our life long journey of love. Gail Smith+

The KIMBLE GUILD is a long standing Parish Guild. There are currently three hammerers producing aluminum pieces and we would love to have new members. The Kimble House is open from 11 am to 12 Noon on Sunday and 10 am to 12 Noon on Monday, please come and check it out, maybe it will appeal to your creative ability!

ACOLYTESHave you ever wanted to be an Acolyte?  Now’s your chance!  We need volunteers
during the summer.  Contact Mary Anne Bragdon at  508-896-3481.

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 summer 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:  Have you checked out the Galley West shop recently? It’s a one of a kind shop with many wonderful items for sale. The summer hours for the GALLEY WEST SHOP have begun for July and August: in addition to Sundays, the Galley West is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am-3 pm, except holidays. When Susan Owens calls, please try to fit a 2 and 1/2 hour for the church and the Galley West Shop.  Thank you, Susan Owens.

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  “We’re going on vacation!” The Health Ministry committee will be taking time off for July and August and will bring back the Health Information table in September. Watch for information on immunizations. 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. We’re looking for a new Prayer Shawl Ministry leader; If you are interested please contact Helen Richardson at 508-255-0065.

READING FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH ON TUESDAY MORNINGS The “Tuesday Study Group” has a new name:  Reading For Spiritual Growth. We meet in the Parish Library twice a month on Tuesday mornings at 10 am to discuss books related to our spiritual journeys. Come join us! On September 4 we will re-convene to begin to discuss Amy-Jill Levine’s Short Stories by Jesus, reviewing Jesus’ parables. Contact Sandy Marshall for more information: svm2@comcast.net or 508-255-9971.

SUMMER CHOIR:  All singers are invited to come any Sunday for a rehearsal in the church at 9 am to sing at the 10 am service. Since this is the only weekly rehearsal we hold during the summer, all who wish to participate on Sundays need to come to this important rehearsal at 9 am. No vestments, no procession, and a great variety of music! Joan Kirchner

 

 

 

Announcements July 21 – 27

Sunday, July 22:  SUNDAE SUNDAY!  Immediately following the 10 am service, please come and enjoy a DELICIOUS Ice Cream Sundae in the Memorial Garden.  YUM!!

Sunday, July 22:  ADULT EDUCATION – In the Fireplace Room starting at 9 am and ending at 9:45 am. Continuing on July 22 and 29, we will be reading through The Rev. Ed Bacon’s book: “The Eight Habits of Love.” On Sunday, July 15 we will be looking at the habit of stillness.  Gail Smith+

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of July is Pia McKenzie. Come enjoy her show entitled:  Recent collages-Memory, Inspiration and My Childhood Faith. Her series of collages were completed over the past 6 months; remembering her experiences in her Christian faith as a child. If you are an artist who would like to display your art at CHS, please sign up for a month in 2019. A sign up sheet will be posted soon. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

Sunday, July 22:  Veggie Tales (SUMMER CHURCH SCHOOL) During the 10 am service, in the Creation Room across from the Nursery – we welcome visitors! Offered for infants and toddlers.

Sunday, July 22:  BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP  In the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. There will be NO Book Discussion Group Sunday July 22 due to the Ice Cream Social. The group will continue reading Chapter 6 of “Living Jesus” on Sunday July 29. Due to the many distractions of summer we are going to take August off and renew our reading in September. Brooke and Brian Skea

READING FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH ON TUESDAY MORNINGS The “Tuesday Study Group” has a new name:  Reading For Spiritual Growth. We meet in the Parish Library twice a month on Tuesday mornings at 10 am to discuss books related to our spiritual journeys. Our time together includes worship and “checking in” on what’s going on in our lives while nurturing our spiritual gardens, weeds included! Come join us! On September 4 we will re-convene to begin to discuss Amy-Jill Levine’s Short Stories by Jesus, reviewing Jesus’ parables. Contact Sandy Marshall for more information: svm2@comcast.net or 508-255-9971.

ACOLYTESHave you ever wanted to be an Acolyte?  Now’s your chance!  We need volunteers
during the summer.  Contact Mary Anne Bragdon at  508-896-3481.

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 SUMMER 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:  Have you checked out the Galley West shop recently? It’s a one of a kind shop with many wonderful items for sale. The summer hours for the GALLEY WEST SHOP have begun for July and August: in addition to Sundays, the Galley West is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am-3 pm, except holidays. When Susan Owens calls, please try to fit a 2 and 1/2 hour for the church and the Galley West Shop.  Thank you, Susan Owens.

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  “We’re going on vacation!” The Health Ministry committee will be taking time off for July and August and will bring back the Health Information table in September. Watch for information on immunizations. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

PASTORAL CARE:  Please help us to provide pastoral care by sending an email 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 to: pastoralcare@chsorleans.org. 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)

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. We’re looking for a new Prayer Shawl Ministry leader; If you are interested please contact Helen Richardson at 508-255-0065.

SUMMER CHOIR:  All singers are invited to come any Sunday for a rehearsal in the church at 9 am to sing at the 10 am service. Since this is the only weekly rehearsal we hold during the summer, all who wish to participate on Sundays need to come to this important rehearsal at 9 am. No vestments, no procession, and a great variety of music! Joan Kirchner

 

 

 

July 14 – 20

A Financial Forum will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 After the 10:00 am service in the Parish Hall .

Sunday, July 15:  ADULT EDUCATION – In the Fireplace Room starting at 9 am and ending at 9:45 am. Continuing on July 15, 22 and 29, we will be reading through The Rev. Ed Bacon’s book: “The Eight Habits of Love.” On Sunday, July 15 we will be looking at the habit of stillness.  Gail Smith+

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of July is Pia McKenzie. Come enjoy her show entitled:  Recent collages-Memory, Inspiration and My Childhood Faith. Her series of collages were completed over the past 6 months; remembering her experiences in her Christian faith as a child. If you are an artist who would like to display your art at CHS, please sign up for a month in 2019. A sign up sheet will be posted soon. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

Sunday, July 15:  Veggie Tales (Summer Church School) During the 10 am service, in the Creation Room across from the Nursery – we welcome visitors! Offered for infants and toddlers.

Sunday, July 15:  Book Discussion Group  In the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. Continue with “Living Jesus” by Luke Timothy Johnson, Chapter 4. Brian and Brooke Skea

Sunday, July 22:  SUNDAE SUNDAY!  Immediately following the 10 am service, please come and enjoy a DELICIOUS Ice Cream Sundae in the Memorial Garden.  YUM!!

TUESDAY STUDY GROUP – COME JOIN US! The “Tuesday Study Group” grew out of the EfM program. Participants do not need to be EfM graduates. We meet in the Parish Library twice a month on Tuesday mornings at 10 am to discuss books related to our spiritual journeys. Though we focus on specific books for discussion, we also have time for worship and personal “checking-in” on what’s going on in our lives. Contact Sandy Marshall for more information: svm2@comcast.net or 508-255-9971.

Saturday, July 21:  A commemoration ceremony will be held at Nauset Beach at 5 pm to mark the 100th Anniversary of the attack by a German submarine on four barges being towed by a tug boat, the Perth Amboy, off Nauset Beach.  All Orleans churches, will ring their bells for this event at 10:30 am. Listen for the bells!!

AcolytesHave you ever wanted to be an Acolyte?  Now’s your chance!  We need volunteers
during the summer.  Contact Mary Anne Bragdon at  508-896-3481.

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 SUMMER 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:  Have you checked out the Galley West shop recently? It’s a one of a kind shop with many wonderful items for sale. The summer hours for the GALLEY WEST SHOP have begun for July and August: in addition to Sundays, the Galley West is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am-3 pm, except holidays. When Susan Owens calls, please try to fit a 2 and 1/2 hour for the church and the Galley West Shop.  Thank you, Susan Owens.

 HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  “We’re going on vacation!” The Health Ministry committee will be taking time off for July and August and will bring back the Health Information table in September. Watch for information on immunizations. Ann Pike-Paris, Coordinator

PASTORAL CARE:  Please help us to provide pastoral care by sending an email 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 to: pastoralcare@chsorleans.org. 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)

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. We’re looking for a new Prayer Shawl Ministry leader; If you are interested please contact Helen Richardson at 508-255-0065.

SUMMER CHOIR:  All singers are invited to come any Sunday for a rehearsal in the church at 9 am to sing at the 10 am service. Since this is the only weekly rehearsal we hold during the summer, all who wish to participate on Sundays need to come to this important rehearsal at 9 am. No vestments, no procession, and a great variety of music! Joan Kirchner

 

 

 

 

Announcements July 7 – 13

Sunday, July 8:  ADULT EDUCATION – In the Fireplace Room starting at 9 am and ending at 9:45 am. Beginning Sunday July 8 and continuing on July 15, 22 and 29, we will be reading through The Rev. Ed Bacon’s book: “The Eight Habits of Love.” Our first session on July 8, we will be looking at the Introduction and the Habit of Generosity. Come join us for what I hope will be lively and fruitful conversation.   Gail Smith+

CHS Artist:  The featured CHS artist for the month of July is Pia McKenzie. Come enjoy her show entitled:  Recent collages-Memory, Inspiration and My Childhood Faith. Her series of collages were completed over the past 6 months; remembering her experiences in her Christian faith as a child. If you are an artist who would like to display your art at CHS, please sign up for a month in 2019. A sign up sheet will be posted soon. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

Sunday, July 8:  Veggie Tales (Summer Church School) During the 10 am service, in the Creation Room across from the Nursery – we welcome visitors! Offered for infants and toddlers.

Sunday, July 8:  Book Discussion Group  In the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We will continue reading “Living Jesus” by Luke Timothy Johnson, Chapter 4. Brian and Brooke Skea

Wednesday, July 11:  Nauset Interfaith Association – Beginning on this date, in the Parish Hall at 5:30 pm.  During 2018, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King, the Nauset Interfaith Association is sponsoring a 4 or 5 session study of Dr. King’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail”. Study leaders will be Ken Campbell+ and Bill Heuss+. To register call or email Ken at 413-478-5719 or ksbcampbell@verizon.net.

Friday, July 13:  LABYRINTH WALK—  10 am in the Parish Hall. This month we are continuing our journey through “The Eight Habits of Love”. For this walk we will be exploring the Habit of Truth. Come join us for our walk as we begin to explore “Truth” and what it means on our life long journey of love. Gail Smith+

Sunday, July 22:  SUNDAE SUNDAY!  Immediately following the 10 am service, please come and enjoy a DELICIOUS Ice Cream Sundae in the Memorial Garden.  YUM!!

TUESDAY STUDY GROUP – COME JOIN US! The “Tuesday Study Group” grew out of the EfM program. Participants do not need to be EfM graduates. We meet in the Parish Library twice a month on Tuesday mornings at 10 am to discuss books related to our spiritual journeys. Though we focus on specific books for discussion, we also have time for worship and personal “checking-in” on what’s going on in our lives. Contact Sandy Marshall for more information: svm2@comcast.net or 508-255-9971.

AcolytesHave you ever wanted to be an Acolyte?  Now’s your chance!  We need volunteers
during the summer.  Contact Mary Anne Bragdon at  508-896-3481.

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 summer 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:  Have you checked out the Galley West shop recently? It’s a one of a kind shop with many wonderful items for sale. We are open daily during the Summer months and need volunteers to take a 2 1/2 hour shift. Interested? Please contact: Susan Owens, at 508-240-1788 for details. Please stop by, browse, and shop! Susan Owens

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  “We’re going on vacation!” The Health Ministry committee will be taking time off for July and August and will bring back the Health Information table in September. Watch for information on immunizations. 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. We’re looking for a new Prayer Shawl Ministry leader; If you are interested please contact Helen Richardson at 508-255-0065.

SUMMER CHOIR:  All singers are invited to come any Sunday for a rehearsal in the church at 9 am to sing at the 10 am service. Since this is the only weekly rehearsal we hold during the summer, all who wish to participate on Sundays need to come to this important rehearsal at 9 am. No vestments, no procession, and a great variety of music! Joan Kirchner

Saturday, July 21:  A commemoration ceremony will be held at Nauset Beach at 5 pm to mark the 100th Anniversary of the attack by a German submarine on four barges being towed by a tug boat, the Perth Amboy, off Nauset Beach.  All Orleans churches, will ring their bells for this event at 10:30 am. Listen for the bells!!