Announcements Nov 6 – 11

cape-cod-sand1PLEASE NOTE: IMPORTANT CHANGES! Our Saturday Eucharist has moved to 4:00 pm. DAYLIGHT SAVINGS ENDS Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 am – Please remember to “Fall back” one hour!

Sunday, November 6: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading Chapters 8 and 9 of Falling Upward by Richard Rohr. Brian & Brooke Skea.

Sunday, November 6: YOUTH BRUNCH – Every first Sunday of the month the Youth Group hosts a brunch. Please a end the Youth Brunch in the Parish Hall just a er the Sunday 10 am service. Come and join the fun!

Thursday, November 10: HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE – at 3:30 pm in the library. We will be holding regular meetings the second Thursday of the month. We are working to define our scope and goals and would welcome any and all who have an interest in health related topics. Questions? Contact: Ann Pike-Paris at

Friday, November 11: Church Of The Holy Spirit LABYRINTH WALK at 10 am in the Parish Hall. A guided walk “True Beauty” by Dr. Margaret Rappaport, Veriditas-certified Labyrinth facilitator, with selected meditative music by Samuel Barber provided by Darlene T. Hagon, Director of Music, and a brief theological reflection ordered by The Rev Anne Koehler. All are welcome! A finger labyrinth is available as well.

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture – Calling all sports fans! On Saturday, November 12 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall comes the final in our ethics series. We will hear “our own” Tom Murray: his topic is entitled, On the Future of Sport: Values, Meanings, and Performance Enhancing Drugs. Tom Murray is President Emeritus of The Hastings Center, a leading Bioethics research institute. Tom has a decades-long interest in the ethics of performance-enhancing drugs in sport. He serves currently on the Ethics Board of IAAF, the world’s governing body for Athletics. If you haven’t already, make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656;, or in the parish hall a er the 10 am service. Suggested donation $20, as able.

Wednesday November 16: MEN’S LUNCHEON at 12 noon. Bring your bag lunch and join the fellowship in the Fireplace Room.

Sunday, November 20: PARISH FORUM – following the 10 am service, for the purpose of presenting a final financial update for 2016 and some considerations for 2017.

Saturday, November 19: THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR – sponsored by the Kimbal and St. Martha’s Ladies Guilds and the Galley West Gift Shop. We are asking parishioners to bake cookies for the cookie walk (small enough to fit into a 13 oz. coffee can). All types of homemade donations: baked items (no brownies), soups, candy, etc. Please clearly label your items, especially those that contain nuts or nut products. Drop off: Friday, November 19, Parish Hall between 10 am to 3 pm or Saturday morning. Questions? Call Barbara at 508-255-3912 or

Sunday, November 20: THANKSGIVING INTERFAITH SERVICE FOR THE HEALING OF OUR NATION – Orleans United Methodist Church at 2 pm – The annual Nauset Interfaith Thanksgiving service this year will take its theme from President Abraham Lincoln’s proclamation making Thanksgiving a national holiday towards healing our nation. Our offering will be to support Nauset Interfaith outreach to new Americans and ‘at risk,’ youth on the lower and outer Cape. Questions? Fr. Ken Campbell at or The Rev. Wesley Williams at

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of November is JANET WINTER. Janet’s exhibit is a combination display of “just finished works” in colored pencil and watercolors done in years past. Both new and older work show Janet’s interest in depicting the landscapes around us. Janet’s children’s books & cards can also be seen & purchased at the CHS Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 19.

CHS ARTIST: Back by popular demand! During the month of December, we will be displaying Crèche collections in the reception room. Do you have a special nativity set that you are willing to share in this show? We all enjoyed seeing the remarkable variety of nativity sets from our congregation a couple of years ago. Contact Cynthia Murray at 508-896-5634 or

FREE SHOP: Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesdays: 10 am to 1 pm. Your do- na ons can be dropped o any me 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? Call Sharyn Laughton at 508-255-7277 or

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: The shop is open Mondays from 10 am to 12 Noon and Sundays from 11 am to 12 Noon.

39th ANNUAL HOLIDAY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE – SAVE THE DATES! Friday, November 25, 10 am – 4 pm and Saturday, November 26, 10 am – 3 pm. 25 dealers from the New England will gather in the Parish Hall offering a wide range of choice antiques. In June you received a letter asking for your support of this longstanding CHS fund raising tradition. Please join us and help to make our 39th year the best yet! If you have any questions or wish to volunteer to help make this show a success, please contact Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair at 508- 255-8819. Thank you for your support!

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