Announcements July 2 – July 9

June 2016 Garden PartyCHURCH SCHOOL NEWS –  SUMMER SUNDAY VEGGIE TALE THEATER – Now through September 4 – Under the Parish Hall & across from the Nursery from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – then children join their family in church. All ages will enjoy! Nursery care available for infants & toddlers – 4 years and younger! Today—July 3: Noah’s Ark, a lesson in trusting God. July 10: A Snoodle’s Tale, a lesson in self-worth. July 17: Larry Boy and the Bad Apple, a lesson in fighting temptation. July 24: King George and the Ducky, a lesson in selfishness. July 31: Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas

Sunday, July 3: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – is on vacation for July and August. Enjoy our
beautiful summer! Brian and Brooke Skea

Sunday, July 3: YOUTH BRUNCH – Please attend the Youth Brunch in the Parish Hall just after
the Sunday 10 a.m. service. Every first Sunday of the month the Youth Group hosts a brunch.
Come July 3rd and join the fun!

July 7: Women’s Luncheon: Since we are on vacation for the Summer, you are welcome to
join us at the Hearth & Kettle at 12 Noon on July 7. Questions? Call Dilys at 508-255-9647.
Please Note: June McDonald’s funeral service will be celebrated on Saturday, July 9 at 2 p.m.

OOPS! Last week’s information concerning the Men’s Lunch meeting on Wednesday, July 20
is incorrect! The Men’s Lunch is on break for July and August, see you in September! Questions?
Call Bruce Lederhouse at 508-240-2853.

ACOLYTES: Have you ever wanted to be an Acolyte? Now’s your chance! We need volunteers
during the summer. Contact Mary Anne Bragdon at 508-896-3481.

FREE FIREWOOD: We are cutting up trees on the church grounds. As a result we have free firewood available for you. Please contact Nat at 774-722-5352 or Gilbert at 508-240-6998

Labyrinth Walks.  Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Hall a guided walk “True Quality of Life” (Dr. Margaret Rappaport, Veriditas-certified Labyrinth facilitator), with selected meditative music featuring recorded cellist, Yo Yo Ma (Darlene T. Hagon, Director of Music), and a brief theological reflection (The Rev Anne Koehler). Also on Friday, July 15 at 5:30 p.m. Labyrinth walk within the celebration of an intimate, meditative Eucharist in the Parish Hall. Wind Chimes and recorded sounds of nature provided by Darlene Hagon. The Rev. Anne Koehler will lead our worship.  All are welcome!

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of July is Leslie Jones. Leslie’s exhibit is titled Doors, Windows, Passageways & Facades. It is comprised of photos/painting photos depicting subjects taken in England & Ireland. The displayed images are enlarged, but 5×7 cards of each image will be available; send to a friend or to keep like prayer cards to assist you on your journey of getting to know God and yourself more intimately. Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery – contact Sharyn Laughton at or 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP: The Free Shop is gladly accepting SUMMER clothing. Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the Free Shop door at the foot of the elevator. Questions? Please call Sharyn Laughton at 508-255-7277 or

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: SUMMER HOURS FOR GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Please bring ALL your company by! Barbara Hoffman

LEMONADE ON THE LAWN: For the months of July and August we will be serving lemonade and cookies after the 10 a.m. service. Please sign up on the posted sheet in the Parish Hall to bring cookies. The lemonade is provided. We hope you will all enjoy this new and delicious change for the summer!

NOAH: NO OTHER AFFORDABLE HOUSING – CHS has been taking the evening meal to the shel-ter in Hyannis on the 4th Friday of the month for years. All of the grand volunteers who have served, baked and made cookies need help! Are you interested in putting in some time for those less fortunate once a month or every other month? Please call Georgia at 508-255-2368.

Rabbi Lerner CDs. Many of you enjoyed the visit by Rabbi Lerner on May 22 and asked if there was a recording of his talk. We did make a recording in CD form. Each CD is $8.75 made out to Church of the Holy Spirit. They are being sold on a first come first served basis. Please contact Amanda in the Office.

ST. MARTHA’S WOMEN’S GUILD: Is in need of metal coffee cans with tops. Please drop them off at the office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

It’s POP TOP time again! Please leave them on the window sill in the Kitchen.

SUMMER CHOIR: Our tradition at CHS is to provide a Summer Choir for the 10 a.m. service each week (June 5 – Sept. 4). Singers – all voice ranges – are invited to come any Sunday for a rehearsal in the Church at 9 a.m. Since this is the only weekly rehearsal during the Summer, we ask those who wish to participate on Sundays to be present for this important rehearsal at 9 a.m. Vestments are not worn. Please come and join the choir any Sunday and bring your relatives and friends. All are welcome. Darlene Hagon

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