Announcements Oct 29 – Nov 5

labyrinth_4Sunday, October 30: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading Chapters 7 and 8 of Falling Upward by Richard Rohr. Brian & Brooke Skea.

Thursday, November 3: LADIES LUNCHEON – 12 Noon in the Parish Hall. It is early this month, so put it on your calendar and come join us. Call and email your CHS friends and ask them to come too. It’s easy, just bring a sandwich. Drinks, chips and dessert will be provided. Our committee volunteers for this month are Joan Proctor bringing centerpieces, Fay bringing chips, and Ginny Lucil and Georgia Schneider bringing lemon for tea and milk for coffee. Lorrie Linton will be back with us as co-chair.

PLEASE NOTE: IMPORTANT CHANGES! Please remember to change all the church office personnel’s email addresses to our new Comcast email addresses (see the yellow sheet) before November 1! Our Saturday Eucharist will move to 4:00 pm on Saturday, November 5. DAYLIGHT SAVINGS ENDS Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 am – Please remember to “Fall back” one hour!

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture, on Saturday, November 5 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the third of four outstanding talks by some of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The speaker will be Jamie Lindemann Nelson: her topic is entitled, “Sex and Sensibilities: Medicine, Ethics and Gender as Choice.” Jamie Lindemann Nelson is Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University and a very influential and prolific author with deep interest in literature, the family, and sexual identity. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656;, or in the parish hall after the 10 am service.

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

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 offered by The Rev Anne Koehler. All are welcome! A finger labyrinth is available as well.

Saturday, November 19: THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR – sponsored by the Kimbal and St. Martha’s Ladies Guilds and the Galley West Gi Shop. We are asking parishioners to bake cookies for the cookie walk (small enough to t into a 13 oz. co ee can). All types of home- made donations: baked items (no brownies), soups, candy, etc. Please clearly label your items, especially those that contain nuts or nut products. Drop o : 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: This month we have the pleasure of showcasing the art of three talented 17 year old Nauset Regional High School students: Hanna Sweeney, Isabelle Eastman, Julia Tel- man. Come and enjoy the show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: or 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP: Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations 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

39th ANNUAL HOLIDAY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE – SAVE THE DATES! Friday, November 25, 10 am – 4 p.m. 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!

Nominating Committee – The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merri and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two-year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one-year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two-year term. Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

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