Announcements Oct 17 – Oct 24

labyrinth_4ALL SAINTS SERVICE – Remembrance Forms:  The ushers will have these forms available this weekend (October 17 & 18). If you would like to have your loved one remembered at our All Saints Service on November 1, please fill out the form and place it in the offering plate. Deadline, Thursday – October 22.

Sunday, October 18: ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL – Parish Hall, 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Adult Sunday School sessions continue. 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 another. Please come!

Sunday, October 18: CHILDREN’S SABBATH CELEBRATION at 10 a.m. service. A Sunday to lift up children everywhere and celebrate Holy Spirit’s many gifts toward lifting children out of poverty on Cape Cod. A brown bag lunch, like the children receive all summer (Italian Subs) for EVERYONE following the service in the Parish Hall with a video (3 minutes) about F4K, created by HaiDi Pye.

Sunday, October 18: Eastham/Wellfleet Shepherd Group will meet at Hunan Gourmet (Underground Plaza) at 5:30 p.m. It is important that we have an accurate count for reservations; please call Jody at 508-255-4058 or Dilys at 508-255-0647. Hope you can come!

Wednesday, October 21: MEN’S LUNCH at 12:30 p.m. in the Fireplace Room. Bring your own bag lunch. Coffee and snacks are provided by our donations. All men in the parish are welcome. If you think of a friend who could come if a ride were provided, please invite them to come with you. Questions? Call Bruce Lederhouse at 508-240-2853.

Friday October 23: LABYRINTH WALK at 10 a.m. in the Parish Hall. The Labyrinth is a spiritual walking exercise that quiets the mind, opens the heart and centers the body to encourage meditation. Margaret Rappaport facilitates a walk on our indoor canvas Chartres-style Labyrinth. Theme: Focusing Our Attention. This walk is candle-lit and is accompanied by music courtesy of Darlene Hagon.

Thursday, October 29: AN EVENING WITH DICK LEHR – at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Author of The Birth of A Nation and Professor of Journalism at Boston University, Professor Lehr will discuss and show clips of this classic film and it’s profound influence on today’s racial attitudes. Some 50 honor students from Nauset Regional will attend and provide refreshments! Pre-registration requested with Pastor Wesley Williams ( or Fr. Ken Campbell ( Sponsored by the MLK Action Team of the Nauset Interfaith Association.

Vestry Nominating Committee: This committee has been appointed by the vestry and convened by Fr. Adam. Their charge is to present a slate of nominees at the annual meeting in January for warden, clerk, treasurer, four 2-year members of the Vestry and our delegates and alternate to represent CHS at Convention and Deanery Assembly. If you are interested in being considered for any of these positions, please contact Ike Cole Chairman at (908)-255-9542.

2016 Stewardship – the 2016 Stewardship packets were mailed to homes October 9th. If you do not receive one, please contact the Parish Office.

Friday, November 6: 9 a.m. to 12 Noon at the Church of the Holy Spirit in the Parish Hall. The Forum: Keeping young families on Cape Cod. Invited to the Table: Cape Cod Children’s Place, Cape Cod Commission and Cape Cod Young Professionals. Convened by The Network of Human Services and Faith Communities of the Lower/Outer Cape.

CHS ARTIST: The art of our Church School children will be featured in the CHS gallery for the month of October – coordinating and corresponding with Children’s Sabbath on October 18. All art was created in response to a Godly Play story and/or scripture. Enjoy the creativity and imaginations of our children! 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 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

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

NAME-TAG NOTES:  We have re-organized the nametag board in Parish Hall and we need your help to maintain it in alphabetical order. When you go to the coffee hour after the 10 a.m. service please do two things:
– Find and put you name tag on so we know who your are and
– Return it to the same place when you leave!!!!
And if your name-tag isn’t on the board do two things:
– Look in your bag, glove compartment, pocket or kitchen desk for it and bring it back or
– Notify Susan Owens, name-tag creator, at 508-240-1788 or and she will make you one. Thanks! The Welcoming Paths Team

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