Announcements Sept 26 – Oct 3

beach plumsNURSERY CARE: is provided for infants and toddlers during the 10 a.m. service.

Sunday, September 27: ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL – Parish Hall, 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Adult Sunday 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 with our questions and insights, learning from one an-other. Please come!

Wednesday, September 30: 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 p.m. 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!

Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4: 2nd Annual CAPE COD RAGTIME FESTIVAL: Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit. $25./person/event or $40./ person for both events.

Sunday, October 4: YOUTH BRUNCH – Please attend the Youth Brunch in the Parish Hall just after the Sunday 10 a.m. service! Join the fun!

Friday, October 9: Garden Party – 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We’ll be doing maintenance, weeding and mulching. All are invited, no experience necessary! Come for the whole time or for only a few minutes. Bring your tools or use ours. Coffee, Hole in One donut holes and cold drinks are provided. Meet us in the north parking lot behind the offices.

RUMMAGE SALE: Our annual 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. Fall cleaning? Now is the time to set aside your much needed donations for our very popular sale. Check the sign-up posters in the Parish Hall and the Reception Room. We are in need of volunteers who are “out and about” in our communities who would be willing to distribute flyers and posters to businesses, motels and B & B’s. Please contact Fay and Ike Cole at or 508-255-9542.

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 contact Mary Anne Bragdon at or 508-896-3481.

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. 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.

CALLING ALL CHS ARTISTS – the NEW 2016 Gallery sign up sheet is waiting for you! Sign up to exhibit/sell your art for one month in 2016! The poster is located on a shelf by the gallery
door. Questions? Call Sharyn Laughton at 508 255 7277 or

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 the 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: During September and October the shop will be open on Mondays 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., 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

DRIVERS NEEDED: Volunteers to drive parishioners to church services, activities and medical appointments are sorely needed. If you can help please call Pattie LaBranche at 508-255-3532 or Peter Blank at 508-760-1516.

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