Announcements Oct 18 – Oct 25

sundialPLEASE NOTE: Our Saturday service will move to our winter hours – 4 p.m. – on Saturday, November 1. Also, please remember to turn your clocks back on Saturday evening, November 1 as we “Fall back” Sunday.

ALL SAINTS SERVICE – Remembrance Forms  The ushers will have these forms available this weekend (October 18 & 19). If you would like to have your loved one remembered at our All Saints Service on November 2, please fill out the form and place it in the offering plate. Deadline, Thursday – October 23

Nominating Committee 2015 is up and running. Members are Wes Dreher (chair), Amy Corcoran (Spiegel), Gilbert Merritt, Meredith Perkins, and Cynthia Wieboldt. Positions to be filled on Sunday at the next Annual Meeting’s elections (Sunday, January 25, following the 10:00 o’clock service) are: one Warden for two years, a Treasurer and a Clerk each for one year, and four Vestry members for two years. Those with ideas or interest are encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

Acolytes: Every Sunday at 10 a.m. our priests, their assistants and the CHS choir enter the church to start our main service of the week. But did you ever notice they are led to the altar by our own young people? These are our Acolytes, and now we have an opportunity for your students (grade 3 to 12) to join them. It’s a chance to serve this parish and God at the altar. Please contact Mary Anne Bragdon at or 508-896-3481.

Sunday, October 19: Adult Sunday School, 9 a.m., Parish Hall – Now through November 2 – “Beginning with Barth (Again)” We pick up again with the good Doctor Karl, as he works his way incrementally through the Apostles’ Creed. No homework required – but those who wish to read beforehand may do so. Jump right in with us; the water’s fine!

Sunday, October 19: CHILDREN’S SABBATH CELEBRATION – “Precious in God’s Sight” at the 10 a.m. service, favorite F4K summer bag lunch to follow in the Coffee Hour! No church school, children attend church with their families. Regular Nursery care provided.

Sunday, October 19: Book Discussion Group – after the 10 a.m. service in the Fireplace Room.  We are discussing Barbara Brown Taylor’s book, Learning to Walk in the Darkness. All are welcome.

Sunday, October 19: The Brewster/Dennis Shepherd Group will meet at the home of Jane and Jack Nixon, 5 Dune Rd., Brewster. Please call 508-896-7662.

Sunday, October 19: The Orleans Shepherd Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Judy and Bill Gardiner’s, 35 Payson Lane, East Orleans. Please call 508-255-2326 if you plan to attend.

Thursday, October 23: Thursdays at Three – This series of four will be a set of reflections with Father Adam on key areas of our common faith life. Each session will begin with a short presentation of his and will then open up to broader group conversation. The point will not be to debate, but to share—from our core—as Rector and parish, different ways that we connect in our life together.

Friday, October 24: AFFORDABLE HOUSING: A CALL TO ACTION – “THE NETWORK,” which is a coalition of faith communities and human service organizations on the lower and outer Cape (including CHS ) is sponsoring a FORUM in our Parish Hall from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. See the Forum Agenda flyers on the receptionist’s desk in the Reception Room. To register contact Fr. Ken at or 413-478-5719.

RAGTIME FESTIVAL, October 25th and 26th:  The Church of the Holy Spirit will be hosting a Ragtime Festival! It will be held on October 25th and 26th (Saturday and Sunday). On Saturday at 2:00 pm there is a seminar with Glenn Jenks ($20) and at 7:30 pm there is a Ragtime Piano Concert ($30). On Sunday at 4:00 pm The Entertainers (the movie!) will be shown ($20) and at 7:30 pm a Ragtime Piano Concert ($30). An All Event Ticket is $75. Call Or E-Mail for Tickets & Information (508) 255-2979 /

Wednesday, November 5: Justice & Peace: INTERFAITH BOOK STUDY at 10 a.m. in the Library. Fr. Ken Campbell and his colleagues, Dr. Abdul Raoof, expert on Middle East culture and politics and Dr. Sharon Leder, expert on Judaism and women’s studies will lead a 6 session study of Embracing Israel/Palestine: A strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East, by Rabbi Michael Lerner. To register call Fr. Ken at 413-478-5719 or Registrations are limited!

CHS Artist: The featured CHS artists for the month of October is Ian Ellison. Ian Ellison is an inter-nationally known timber framer/woodworker and his art is using wood to create magnificent living spaces. Don’t miss Ian’s exhibit in the CHS Gallery! Please sign up to show/exhibit/sell your art or craft for one month in 2015! Call Sharyn Laughton at 508-255-7277 or

Free Shop: The shop is now accepting FALL Clothing. Please no summer or winter clothing because our storage space is limited. All donations can be dropped off any day the parish hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the door. The shop is open Mondays 12 noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sharyn Laughton 508-255-7277 or

Galley West: Fall 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.

YOUTH CHOIR: It has been the custom for a Youth Choir to sing at the Church of the Holy Spirit Christmas Eve service. The opportunity to do so again this year is available. Beginning the first Sunday in October (10/5), and continuing on the first and third Sundays of each month, we will be rehearsing in the church immediately following the 10 a.m. service. Rehearsals will be limited to 30 minutes. Readers in third grade and above may join. Please let Fr. Charles Morris know if you would like to join the Youth Choir. His email is:

SAVE THE DATES – The 37th Annual Holiday Antiques Show and Sale Friday, November 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, November 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket).

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