Announcements Sept 19 – Sept 26

summer meadowNURSERY CARE: is provided for infants and toddlers during the 10 a.m. service.

Sunday, September 20: ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL – Parish Hall, 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Adult Sun-day School sessions resume. We’ll be taking on the Epistle of Paul to the Romans. The format for our sessions will be similar to what we used for John’s Gospel. We read a short portion together, and then launch in, together, with our questions and insights, learning from one another. Please come!

Sunday, September 20: Shepherd Groups: The Eastham/Wellfleet group will meet at 5 p.m. at Kathy Musser’s home, 570 North Sunken Meadow Rd., Eastham. Bring a favorite dish to share! The Brewster/Dennis group will meet at 5:30 p.m. at 64 Nickerson Road, Orleans. Questions? Call the Merritt’s at (508) 240-6998. The Orleans group will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Wes and Bev Dreher at 15 Pride’s Path, Orleans 508-255-4433.

Wednesday, September 23: THE REVELATIONS AND THEOLOGY OF A MEDIEVAL MYSTIC, JULIAN OF NORWICH – Father Adam will lead us through a study series focused on Julian of Norwich’s Revelations of Divine Love. These sessions, in the Parish Hall, will begin with a simple supper at 5:15 followed by a short introductory presentation and small group discussion. We will end by 6:45 p.m. Participants are urged to buy and read the specific translation Revelations of Divine Love, Julian of Norwich, Elizabeth Spearing, translator, Penguin Classics (1999), ISBN-13: 978-0140446739, before the sessions begin. Come join us!

HELP NEEDED:  Donna White’s Funeral Reception on September 26 at 11 a.m. needs homemade offerings for a light lunch. Ruth Campbell and Nancy Munson’s hospitality team is coordinating the reception but would love to invite everyone who would like to make cookies or deviled eggs or a small cheese/cracker donation to email Ruth at or Nancy at let us know what you would like to deliver to the church on the morning of the funeral or the day before on Friday, September 25. Thank you and peace, Nancy and Ruth

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 con-tact Mary Anne Bragdon at or 508-896-3481. Refresher and training for this year will be announced for sometime in early September.

RUMMAGE SALE: Wait! Don’t throw that out! The Rummage Sale will be held on Friday, October 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Donations accepted starting Tuesday October 13. Many helping hands will be necessary to make this year’s sale a success! Watch for the sign-up sheets which will be posted in the Reception Room.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of September is Natalie Tudor. Through her art, she has turned the chaos and hard times in life into beautiful pieces that are very colorful. The medium is acrylic on canvas and the mosaic bowl that is displayed on the window sill is made of glass. Natalie is a new member of CHS and a volunteer/Site Manager at Food For Kids. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton: or 508-255- 7277.

FREE SHOP: The shop is open Mondays 12 noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Free Shop is gladly accepting FALL clothing! Donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed, donations can be left in a container outside the shop door. Thank you for your continued support of this CHS ministry. Questions? Please call Sharyn Laughton at 508-255-7277 or

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Thanks for all who volunteered to work in the Galley during the summer. We were delighted to welcome some new staff members and send out thanks and appreciation to all volunteers for your support enabling the shop to maintain an extended schedule. That’s a good thing! During September and October the shop will be open on Mon-days from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon and on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Barbara Hoffman

MUSIC NEWS: New members for all music groups are invited to join us. Adult Choir rehearsals are on Wednesdays 7 to 8:30 p.m. and resume on Wednesday, September 9, in the North Transept of the Church. Sunday warm-up rehearsal is at 9 a.m. in the church prior to the 10 a.m. Service. The Bell Choir rehearsals are in the Parish Hall on Monday afternoons beginning September 14, 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Although reading music is a great help, it is not a requirement to participate. If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13.

SAVE THE DATES! The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its 38th Annual Antiques Show and Sale on Friday, November 27, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Saturday, November 28, 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

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