Announcements for July 13 – 19

summer meadowAdult Education: Sundays at 9 a.m.A Mystic Sampler Led by Deacon Sarah Kelb: Join us for four weeks as we explore the writings within Christian Mysticism. “Studying the great Christian mystics inspired me to pursue an extra certificate in Spirituality and has lead to the deepening of my own spirituality and prayer life. I am thrilled to share this time with the mystics with you. Come and bring a friend!” Blessings, Sarah.

Giving Statements: Your half year statements are in the Reception Room. Please help us save postage – come in and pick yours up!

PLEASE NOTE: The Guilds pot luck lunch planned for Monday, July 15 has been postponed and may take place later in the summer.

Summer Sings: Wednesday, July 17 at 7 p.m. in the Church. Dilys Smith has organized an- other series of “Summer Sings”. Join us in the North Transept for a singing delight, with refreshments to follow in the Reception Room.

Thursdays at Three: At 6:30 p.m. in the Library. July 18 through August 29 “Living the Ques- tions”, Part 2, of a 25 minute per segment film series featuring theologians and scholars argu- ing for a progressive, open, inclusive Christianity, will be presented in the LIBRARY. Each week is a separate unit so come when you can. The focus is RECONCILIATION.

Racing Demon Discussion: Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Bill Huess will lead a discussion of some of the many issues raised in the play, which was presented at Holy Spirit on May 23. The program will also include reading some significant parts of the play and comments by Gail Smith about her experience working in the diocese of Southwark, the diocese mentioned in the play.

CHS Gardeners: Come join us on Friday, July 19 from 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon for our monthly Garden Party. Please plan to donate some time to help keep your Church grounds neat. Come for all morning or only stay for a little while. Bring a clipper or weeder and container to collect weeds and trimmings. Questions? Contact Gilbert Merritt at 508-360-1125.

Walking the Labyrinth: Friday, July 19 at 10 a.m. Margaret Rappaport will facilitate these monthly indoor walks in the Parish Hall. Each event will include a brief talk on the spiritual practice of walking the labyrinth. The labyrinth will be available for individual walks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day. Questions? Contact Margaret at

Vox Fidelis Concert: Sunday, July 21 at 4 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Vox Fidelis is a vocal ensemble specializing in sacred Renaissance Music. This is a fundraiser for CHS – please come!

The Angelica Center 2013 Speakers Series at the Church of the Holy Spirit: Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Parish Hall. July 27 – Walter Brueggemann and The Counter-world of the Psalms. “I wish you had told me he would be “electric.” — that’s what you’ll be saying if you miss Walter Brueggemann’s talk! Tickets available for a suggested donation of $20. Call 508-255-2656 or e -mail

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