Announcements October 14 – 20

ALL SAINTS SERVICE – Remembrance Forms (Blue form) The ushers will have these forms available this weekend (October 14 & 15) and next weekend (October 21 & 22). If you would like to have your loved one remembered at our All Saints Service on November 5, please fill out the form and place it in the offering plate.  Deadline, Tuesday – October 24.

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

CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS – 14 families were represented at our family camping trip to the Barbara Harris Camp in Greenfield, NH last weekend. A good time was had by all!  Look for more on our trip in the November Together.

Sunday, October 15:  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.

Sunday, October 15:  Book Discussion Group – After the 10 am service in the Fireplace Room. We will continue reading Richard Rohr’s “The Divine Dance” reading up to p117, the end of Part I. Brian & Brooke Skea

SHEPHERD GROUPS – NOTE DIFFERENT DATES AND TIME BASED ON LOCATION:  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.

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.

Friday, October 20:  10 am Labyrinth Walk & 5:30 pm Labyrinth Walk with EucharistAt 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.

Monday, October 23:  The Enough Abuse Campaign  6:30 pm to 8 pm in the Parish Hall. Please join us for a presentation focusing on creating a community that protects children from the epidemic of child sexual abuse. Child care will be provided. To register, contact

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.

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

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.

FREE SHOP:  The shop is gladly and gratefully accepting fall clothing and paper shopping bags. We are open Monday: 12 Noon to 3 pm and Wednesday: 10 am to 1 pm. Donations can be dropped off during shop hours or placed in the box outside the shop door any time the parish hall is open. Questions? Call Sharyn Laughton or email:

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP:  The shop is open to the public on Sundays from 11:15 am to 12 Noon and on Mondays from 10 am to 1 pm, except on Holidays. Please stop by, browse, and shop for yourself, family, and friends. Susan Owens



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