Announcements October 7 – 13

PLEASE NOTE: Your 3rd quarter Pledge Statements are available in the Reception Room. Please pick yours up and help us save postage.

Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8: NO CHURCH SCHOOL & Nursery this Sunday!
Many Church School Families, teachers & clergy are at the Barbara Harris Camp in Greenfield, NH this weekend. THANK YOU for this wonderful gift! See you next Sunday!

Sunday, October 8:  Book Discussion Group – After the 10 am service in the Fireplace Room. We will read up to page 80 of Richard Rohr’s The Divine Dance. Brian and Brooke Skea

Sunday, October 8:  Adult Education – 9 am in the Fireplace Room. Come join an ongoing study group which meets Sundays at 9 am in the Fireplace Room. All are welcome. NEXT Sunday, the 8th, the Rev Gail Smith will lead  us  in a discussion of Richard Rohr’s meditation on Prophets and the Church. Future topics TBA.

Friday, October 13:  PLAY READING GROUP 1 pm in the Library. Please join us on the 2nd Friday of each month. Questions? Contact Betty Suraci at 508-240-2785 or Jody Mines at 508-25504958.

Friday, October 13:  (4 pm to 7 pm) and Saturday, October 14 (9 am to 12 Noon): RUMMAGE SALE – DONATION DROP OFF AT THE PARISH HALL BEGINS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10. Please see times for all activities and all donations needed in your October Together newsletter. CLEAN UP: Saturday, October 14, 12 Noon – 2:00 pm (Need TRUCKS, VANS, and SUVs to drive our “leftovers” to various locations.) SIGN UP SHEETS IN PARISH HALL & RECEPTION ROOM – If you haven’t signed up, please come anyway: Many hands make light work! Questions? Call Melissa Keeffe at 607-426-0916 or email

Wednesday, October 18:  MEN’S LUNCHEON – 12 Noon in the Fireplace Room. Rides can be arranged.  Bring your own sandwich and cold drink; coffee and snacks are provided by our donations.  Questions? Call Bruce Lederhouse at 508-240-2853.


Brewster/Dennis will meet Sunday, October 15 at Jack & Jane Nixon’s home, 5 Dune Rd, Brewster 508-896-7662; 5:00 p.m.

Orleans will meet Sunday, October 22 at Jay Haun’s home, 29 Harbor View Lane, Orleans 508-240-1883  5:30 p.m.

Eastham/ Wellfleet will meet Sunday, October 22 at Martha & Tom Armstong’s, 48 Indian Way, Eastham 774-722-9251; 5:00 p.m.

Friday, October 20:  10 am Labyrinth Walk & 5:30 pm Labyrinth Walk with Eucharist – At the 10 a.m. walk, the parish hall will be silent. The labyrinth will be candlelit waiting for the golden sound of God’s love in music and movement. Banners will be displayed around the edge of the labyrinth. Anne Koehler+ will offer an opening prayer before a brief commentary on the theme: Meditation, by Dr. Margaret Rappaport, Veriditas-certified Labyrinth Facilitator. Darlene T. Hagon, Director of Music/Labyrinth, and Veriditas-certified Labyrinth Facilitator will begin the walk with selected music to enhance the meditative experience. Join us in the evening at 5:30 p.m. for our scheduled quarterly walk and celebration of the Holy Eucharist by  Anne Koehler+.  Please remember you are welcome whether or not you walk the labyrinth.

Saturday, October 21:  PUMPKIN CARVING PARTY –  4 pm to 8 pm in the Parish Hall. The CHS Youth Group/Church School is having the second annual family Pumpkin Carving and Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner with salad and drinks. Please RSVP to Matt Thompson: by October 13 for the food and pumpkin count. The pumpkins and dinner are supplied by the Youth Group/Church School. Please bring your pumpkin carving tools if you have them. If you have a friend or another family that you would like to invite just let me know. We look forward to a fun night of carving, food and fellowship.

Saturday, November 4:  All Parish Holiday Bazaar from 9 am to 3 pm. HOLIDAY BAZAAR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES – We need your help to make our Holiday Bazaar a success. There are many ways you can volunteer.  Please complete one of the GREEN volunteer forms and place it in the offertory plate, bring to the parish office or contact one of the bazaar leaders to signup.  Please help us! Questions? Contact Sue Sasso at 508-255-1732.

CHS GALLERY/CHS ARTISTS:  The featured CHS artist in the Reception/Gallery Room for the month of October is Gail Smith+. Her paintings come from her travels in the U.S., overseas and on the Cape. Come and enjoy her show! The 2018 Gallery sign up sheet is available to sign up to exhibit your craft for one month in 2018. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – – 508 255 7277.

SAVE THE DATES for the 40th Annual Antiques Show and Sale to be held on Friday, November 25, from 10 am to 4 pm and on Saturday, November 26, from 10 am to 3 pm in the Parish Hall. There will be 25 dealers from the New England area offering you a wide range of choice antiques. You will receive a letter asking for your support of this longstanding fund raiser for our parish.  We hope that you will be a PATRON of this show that has been such a tradition here at the CSH. Monies raised at this annual event are used to support our parish programs. If you have any questions or wish to volunteer, please contact Debbie Meguerdichian at 508-255-8819. Thank you for your support!

The 40th Annual Antiques Show and Sale Committee wants to thank all of you who have submitted your donations to the show. If wish to make a donation, you still have time. Forms are available in the parish office. Please make out your check to the “Church of the Holy Spirit” and note: Antique Show. Please mail your donation to the church or place it in the offering plate at any service. Thank you, Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair


Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s