Announcements May 26 – June 2

Sunday, May 28: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – After the 10 am service in the Fireplace Room. We will be reading Chapter 2 of “Grounded” by Diana Butler Bass. Brooke and Brian Skea.

Thursday, June 1: LADIES LUNCHEON: Please mark June 1 on your calendar and come with a sandwich to share. The food is always good, and the company is be er! Our collection for A Baby Center (ABC) has been very successful, so we’ll be doing it again this Fall. Please look for buys on baby things. The committee for June: Barbara Mahoney, chips; Ginny Lucil, 1/2 & 1/2 and a lemon; Betty Yearing, paper goods; Fay Cole, centerpieces; Joan Proctor, dessert.

Sunday, June 4: YOUTH PENTECOSTAL BRUNCH – Come celebrate Pentecost with pancakes with RED strawberries, ham and RED fruit punch… and enjoy some “Church Birthday Cake” and Coffee too!

Friday, June 9: GARDEN PARTY – All you Happy Gardeners bring your tools and energy and join us as we clean up our campus. Usual time: 9 am; Usual place: rear parking lot of CHS; Usual treats: coffee, Hole in One Donut holes & water; Usual tasks: weeding and dead heading.

Friday, June 9: LABYRINTH WALK – 10 am in the Parish Hall. Our guided walks on the second Friday of every month continue with a special program on Celtic symbols and history. Opening reflections by The Rev. Anne Koehler. The Rev. Bill Heuss will offer a talk about the Infinite Knot and its connections to the labyrinth. Banners displaying paintings by Rev. Heuss made during a Pilgrimage to Celtic sites in England and Wales will be available for viewing. Selected types of Celtic music are offered by Director of Music, Darlene T. Hagon. Please join us whether you choose to walk the labyrinth or to quietly sit, meditate and pray.

Tuesday, June 13: CHS CHRISTMAS BAZAAR BRAINSTORMING MEETING at 10 am Fireplace Room – We’ve been asked to rethink how and when we hold a Christmas Bazaar this year. Details about this meeting are in the June edition of Together. If you have ideas and want to help us figure this out, come to this meeting. Questions? Contact Sue Sasso 508-255-1732.

Sunday, June 18: The ALL PARISH COOKOUT following the 10 am Eucharist sponsored by the Church School and Shepherd Groups. Hamburgers and Hot Dogs provided! Families A-P: please bring side dishes/salads and Q-Z: desserts. Please leave dishes in kitchen before the service. Volunteers needed to move food outside, set up and clean up. To help: email Ruth Campbell rwcampbell@verizon.net. Thank you.

CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS – DATE CHANGES: The last Sunday of Church School classes will be June 11. Youth Recognition Sunday and all parish cookout will be Sunday, June 18. Veggie Tale Summer Theater begins on Sunday, June 25 in the room across from the Nursery.

Please bring sardines to church next week for the Food Pantry. This is a simple task, but so rewarding to help people in need!

CHS ARTIST: For the Month of May, the CHS Gallery features Food 4 Kids. Food 4 Kids’ mis- sion is to feed the children of the lower and outer Cape during the summer months. It also brings together volunteers of all ages and faiths as we work to further God’s Kingdom in our communities. You will find great information about the program and also ways to volunteer. Sign up to show your work in 2017 for one month. Sign up sheet is located in the Gallery/ Reception Room. Questions/comments, call Sharyn at -508 255 7277 or artoff@comcast.net.

JUNE IS CRAFTERS MONTH in the Reception Room – if you: carve, stitch, pleat, paint, weave, decorate, glue, shape or repair – welcome! This year please plan to exhibit a long-time favorite creation or two? Call Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281.

COFFEE HOUR HOSTS: Please sign up on the posted sheet in the Parish Hall. The beverages are provided, you just need to bring something of your choice to go with them! A special thank you to those of you who have helped out with Coffee Hour, to keep this fellowship going.

FREE SHOP: The Free Shop is gladly and gratefully accepting SPRING and SUMMER clothing. Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesdays: 10 am to 1 pm. 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? Sharyn Laughton at 508-255-7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: We are open on Sundays from 11 am to 12 Noon.

HARBOR FOR HEALING: Free REIKI clinic for adults living with cancer. In CHS’ Church School Gathering room on Thursdays at 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm. Call Ann at 508-432-7017.

The Food 4 Kids Steering Committee wishes to thank all those who have signed up to volunteer on the charts in the Reception Room or online. If you plan to sign up, there are s ll many opportunities for you. We wish to underscore the need for drivers to deliver the coolers to the various sites. If you can t 4+ coolers in your car and can commit to at least one day per week all summer, please let us know. We are also s ll looking for a Staff Assistant and two Site Supervisors. Please speak to Brenda Ridgeway or Anne Koehler + if you or someone you know might be interested.

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