Announcements October 27 – November 2

PLEASE NOTE:  Remember to turn your clocks back NEXT Saturday evening, November 3 as we “Fall back”!  Our Saturday service will move to our winter hour: 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 3 through and including Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Sunday, October 28:  ADULT EDUCATION –  in the Fireplace Room, 9 am.  We have resumed our series, working our way through Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians.  This is a lively, interactive Bible study, led by Adam+.  No homework required!  Just come, in spirit, mind, and heart.

Holiday Bazaar Food Table WORKSHOPS:  Join Cynthia Murray & Cris Harter in the Parish Hall kitchen on Tuesday, October 30 at 1 pm (corrected date) and help us make items that we will package and sell at the bazaar Food Table. Supplies to make items will be provided… we just need YOU! Sign up sheets are on the Reception Desk and in the Reception Room. Needed: large sized mason jars!  If you have any to donate, please bring them in. Questions? Cynthia: csamurray@mac.com or Cris: cmhcmhcmh@comcast.net.

Saturday, November 3:  HOLIDAY BAZAAR – 9 am to 3 pm. YOU can help make this a successful fund raising event by donating homemade food items, special homemade cookies for the Cookie Walk , used jewelry, better used books and elegant white elephant items. Drop off at CHS starting Thursday November 1. PLEASE REFER TO SPECIAL FLYER FOR WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT THIS FUND RAISING EVENT. Volunteer sign up sheets are in Reception Room and Parish Hall. Come and enjoy the bazaar – bring family & friends – Lunch room open 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Thursday, November 8:  LADIES LUNCHEON 12 Noon in the Parish Hall. We’re meeting on the SECOND Thursday in November, because so many of us are involved with the Christmas Bazaar. The committee for the November lunch is:  Centerpieces, Gail Binney-Sterne; Paper products, Barbara Mahoney; Chips, Ginny Lucil; Serving help, Sue Stevens; lemon and 1/2 and 1/2, Jane Affleck; and Dessert, Rev. Klondike. Come join us!  Bring a sandwich to share and a smile. Bring unused Christmas cards. The Free Shop can always use them this time of year.

Sunday, October 28:  The Book Discussion Group – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We will continue reading, “Accidental Saints” by Nadia Bolz-Weber reading chapters 7, 8 and 9. Brian and Brooke Skea

Parking Lot Safety:  We’ve noticed that we have more people ignoring our “Exit Only” and “Entrance Only” signs, and driving in the exit. This is a real concern, and could result in a serious accident. So let’s look out for one another and “keep with the flow”!

CHS Artist:  This month’s exhibit is from the Family Diversity Project & Brooke Eaton-Skea. The Family Diversity Project has created this month’s exhibit entitled “Love Makes a Family” and other traveling  photo-text exhibits, books, and curricula to help eliminate prejudice, stereotyping, bullying, and harassment of people who are discriminated against due to sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, national origin, religion, and disabilities of all kinds. A sign up sheet for 2019 is posted in the Gallery. Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP:  The leaves will be falling soon and turning color.  Your FALL clothing donations will be most welcomed. No more summer clothes, please! 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? Contact Sharyn Laughton – artoff@comcast.net – 508 255 7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP:  Have you checked out the Galley West shop recently? It’s a one of a kind shop with many wonderful items for sale. 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. Thank you, Susan Owens

HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  October is domestic violence month. This is not an easy subject to discuss or hear about, but one we all need to be aware of. Can you identify elder abuse? Please stop by our table to learn more. Additionally, on Sunday October 14 from 11:30-12 Noon, we have a speaker coming to share information and insights. Chris Morin will join us in the Parish Hall, please come for this short but important presentation.

Friday, November 23 & Saturday, November 24:  SAVE THE DATES – 41st ANNUAL HOLIDAY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE – Come and support this important CHS fund raising event.  EXTRA HELPING HANDS AT THIS EVENT ARE REALLY NEEDED WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO HELP PREPARE THE LOBSTER ROLLS, SERVE SOUP and SELL TICKETS AT THE DOOR. Contact Rick and Ann Paris at 508-255-3583 or rdparis@his.com if you are willing to take one or more 2-Hour Shifts. On the job training will be provided. They will answer your questions and provide you a list of  tasks.

INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING: SOARING EAGLE – The popular annual Nauset Interfaith Thanksgiving Service this year will feature a talk by the Medicine Man of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, Soaring Eagle, otherwise known as Earl Cash Jr. The theme will be giving thanks and caring for God’s gift of Mother Earth. Hope to see you at Eastham United Methodist Church at 2 pm on Sunday, November 18.  Come early, we expect a capacity crowd!

IF YOU UNLOCK IT – YOU MUST LOCK IT!  It has come to our attention that very often doors around the campus have been left unlocked during times when we are closed. LOCK ALL DOORS WHEN YOU LEAVE ANY AREA THAT YOU ARE USING AFTER HOURS!

 

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