Announcements For November 16 – 22

pleasant bay moonSaturday, November 16 & Sunday, November 17: Kennedy Memorabilia: Doug Delano has an amazing collection of Kennedy memorabilia which will be on display in the Parish Hall on Saturday, November, 16 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sunday, November, 17 during the coffee hour. Doug’s collection also includes recordings of President Kennedy’s inaugural address and other speeches which you will hear as you enjoy looking at his collection.

Sunday, November 17: Adult Education, at 9 a.m. – Parish Hall. Leviticus: A Study of the “Law” in its own context and ours (led by Sharon Inger). Come and take a look at the third book of the Old Testament with us. November 17: The Holiness Code – what does Leviticus say to us today?

Sunday, November 17: Book Discussion Group – after the 10 a.m. service in the Fireplace Room. Continuing discussion on Lauren Winner’s book Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis.

Sunday, November 17 – Shepherd Groups: Brewster/Dennis Group at 5 p.m. at Tom & Cynthia Murray’s, 173 Crocker Lane, Brewster, 508-896-5634; questions to Elizabeth Merritt at 508 -240-6998. Eastham/Wellfleet Group at 1 p.m. at Kate Paradise’s, 10 Richard Lane, Eastham. Orleans Group at 5 p.m. at Freddie FitzGerald’s, 349A Tonset Road, Orleans, 508-255-0247.

Tuesday, November 19: Living the Questions at 12:30 p.m. in the Library. The final week on Transformation led by Fr. Ken Campbell. Call 508-240-5169 or November 19: Embracing Mystery. A 25-minute video with discussion following. Coffee provided.

Wednesday, November 20: Men’s Lunch Group at 12:30 p.m. in the Library, NOT the Fire- place Room. Members bring lunch; coffee, chips and grapes provided. Co-facilitors, Brian Skea and Bruce Lederhouse.

Thursday, November 21: Thursdays at Three at 3 p.m. in the Gathering Room – East Asian Brush Painting and the Writings of Thomas Merton. The Rev. Dr. Judith Davis, Rector of Christ Church Episcopal in Harwich Port, will lead us in this last session of a series of “Thursdays at Three.” Participants will observe a demonstration and practice techniques of East Asian Brush Painting.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Save the date: Saturday, November 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. We will have our usual offerings from the food table, cheddar cheese, cookie walk, jewelry, scarves, pottery, crafts, Christmas decorations, White Elephant and much more. We need BOOKS!! Also enjoy a delicious lunch of soups and sandwiches. Please leave any “Elegant White Elephant” in the Fireplace Room after November 10. There is a basket in the Reception Room for jewelry and scarf donations. Please come. There’s something for everyone!

Thursday, November 28: Our Thanksgiving Service with Eucharist will be held at 10:00 a.m. Due to this service, there will be no Morning Prayer or Centering Prayer.

Thursday, November 28: Thanksgiving Dinner is being served at: The Elks in Eastham from 12 Noon to 4 p.m., 508-240-5826; The United Methodist Church in Wellfleet from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., 508-349-7217; and the West Dennis Community Church on Route 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 508-398-6420.

SAVE THE DATES – The 36th Annual Holiday Antiques Show and Sale – Friday, November 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, November 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket).

The Annual Antiques Show & Sale is in DIRE need of volunteers. We need porters for Friday morning, November 29 and kitchen help all day for Saturday, November 30. Sign up sheets are in the Reception Room. Thank you for your support.

ATTENTION YOUTH! Your help is needed! The church is looking for volunteers to serve as acolytes for the 10 a.m. service. If you are in grades 3-12 and would like to serve, please let Deacon Sarah know ASAP to get on the schedule. Training will take place as needed directly after the 10 a.m. service.

CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS: SIGN UP NOW – Christmas Pageant – Dec. 24; Gingerbread House Making – Dec.7; Epiphany Trope – Dec. 29. ALL sign up sheets are in the Gathering Room.

CHRISTMAS PAGEANT REHEARSAL – only one – Main characters – Saturday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m., Total cast at 5:30 p.m.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE MAKING & PIZZA PARTY – Saturday, Dec. 7 – 6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.



ADVENT WREATH MAKING for the WHOLE PARISH – December 1 – in the Parish Hall after the 10 a.m. service. Please bring “greens” if you can – extra sets of Advent candles will be offered for sale.

CHS Artist: The featured artist for the month of November is Wilma Morris. Don’t miss the beautiful “hand & heart” of Wilma! Calling all CHS artists (ALL 65 of you) to consider showing/ selling your art one month in 2014 – the early months of 2014 are still OPEN! Comments? Call Sharyn Laughton – 508 255 7277 –

Free Shop: Hours: Monday, 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kathy Chap- man, 508 255 4657, Sharyn Laughton , 508 255 7277 – Co Directors. Galley West: Winter Hours: The shop is now open Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon and Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon. Thank you.

Grocery Cards: Please help end homelessness on Cape Cod by purchasing grocery cards from Stop and Shop, Shaw’s and Friends in $200, $100, $50, and $25 amounts. The merchants will donate 5% of your purchase to The Homeless Prevention Council, located in Orleans, and you receive full value of your card. You can buy these after church in the Parish Hall.

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