Announcements March 24 – 30


Saturday, March 24:  Palm Sunday Eucharist:  5 p.m.

Sunday, March 25:  EPISCOPAL VISIT – Bishop Gayle Harris. One combined service at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, March 28:  Children’s Walking the Way of the Cross:  5:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 29:  Maundy Thursday:  6:30 p.m., Parish Hall – Holy Eucharist with
Mandatum, (ritual of Washing of the Feet) and Agape Supper

Friday, March 30:  Good Friday:  3 p.m. Labyrinth Walk and 7 p.m. Good Friday Liturgy

Saturday, March 31:  Holy Saturday:  7 p.m.- The Vigil and First Eucharist of Easter

Sunday, April 1:  Easter Sunday:  8 a.m. & 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Easter Egg Hunt after 10 a.m. service

Lenten Array Meditation Booklets are at all entrances to the church. Please take one!

Sunday, March 25: Book Discussion Group  The group will NOT be meeting the next two Sundays: Palm Sunday, March 25, and Easter Sunday, April 1. We will renew our reading on Sunday, April 8 after the 10 am service in the Fireplace Room, reading chapters 21 to 31, pages 117-170. Brian and Brooke Skea

Sunday, March 25:  SHEPHERD GROUPS:  The Brewster Shepherd Group will gather at Elizabeth & Gilbert Merritt’s at 5:30 pm at 64 Nickerson Rd., Orleans. The Orleans Shepherd Group will gather at 5:30 pm at Anne & Steve Koehler’s: 14 Cheney Rd., Orleans.  Parking available in their driveway or the driveway across the street (17 Cheney). RSVP: or 508-255-0453.

Wednesday, March 28:  Holy Wednesday – Walking the Way of the Cross and Supper at 5:30 pm. This is for all Church School families and their extended families and friends.  “Sign-up” for this traditional event is necessary to determine amount of food to purchase. The sign-up sheet is posted on the Church School bulletin board in the Gathering Room.

Friday, March 30:  GOOD FRIDAY ECUMENICAL SERVICE – Please consider attending the annual Nauset Interfaith Good Friday service at the Brewster Baptist Church, (next to the Brewster Ladies Library on route 6A) from 12 Noon to  1 pm. There will be short reflections from several lay and clergy leaders from different denominations, a choir anthem, hymns, prayers and moments of silence.  For more information contact Ken+ at 413-478-5719.

Thursday, April 5:  Ladies Luncheon – Check your calendar and make sure April 5 is circled and marked Ladies Luncheon at 12 Noon in the Parish Hall. The April Committee volunteers are;  Ginny Lucil-chips; Barbara Mahoney-paper goods; Jane Affleck-1/2 & 1/2 and lemon; Joan Proctor-table decorations; Susan Owens-dessert;  Fay Cole-juice. Hope to see you there.

33rd Annual United People for Kids Good Friday Walk – U.P. for Kids is proud to sponsor the thirty-third Annual Good Friday Walk on March 30, 2018.  The walk benefits children with special needs and their families on Cape Cod and the Islands. If you can’t walk with us but would like to pledge, you can speak with one of our youth groupers, or Donna Tavano, or myself at the coffee hour, or you can mail your donation to U.P. for Kids, P.O. Box 297 Yarmouthport, Ma. 02675. We hope that you will join us for this worthy cause in the Spirit of our Lords Ultimate Sacrifice. Questions? See Rich Weeks, Chairman, U.P. for Kids at 508-362-1586 or 508-685-8746 or e-mail: Thank you and God Bless you!

CHS Artist:  The CHS artist for the month of March is Pat McLeod. Pat has dabbled in various art forms most of her life. In recent years she has concentrated on painting with water colors and quilting. Please come and enjoy her show! The 2018 Gallery calendar is full – thank you!  The 2019 Gallery Calendar will be available for monthly sign-ups this July. Please consider your God given talents/gifts and sign-up to share them with us. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – – 508 255 7277.

Calling ALL CraftersJune is crafters month in the Gallery/Reception Room. Please contact Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281 if you would like to contribute to this show.

Food 4 Kids is searching for one Program Assistant to assist Managers and Volunteers to ensure meals are prepared and delivered efficiently, safely, and on a timely basis. 40 hours a week, 6 am – 2:30 pm from June 25 – August 24; $13 per hour. We also need several Site Supervisors to transport coolers to sites where you will serve meals to the children. 2-3 hours a day; $13 per hour, plus  mileage. Please contact Brenda Ridgeway or Anne Koehler+ at (

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  March is brain awareness month. Be sure to stop by the table at coffee hour or look for handouts at the reception desk and the main entrance of the church. Topics to be covered include general brain health, diseases of the brain, issues related to our aging brains and concussions.

Nauset Interfaith Association:  The Refugee Support Team of Nauset Interfaith Association is collecting gift cards during March to support refugee families and individuals in Worcester and on Cape Cod. Specific cards requested: Star Market, Stop & Shop, Walmart and Visa. These can be given to Ken+ or left in the Justice & Peace mailbox in the office, (please identify giver).  Thank you!

The Refugee Support Team is sponsoring a 2nd annual “Weekend on Cape Cod” for refugee families and individuals living in Massachusetts on July 13-15 and August 10-12.  If you might be interested in being a host please contact Ken+ at or 413-478-5719 or Nancy Ludewig who hosted a family last summer at or 774-323-0032. Thank you!




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