Announcements April 13 – 19

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

April 18:  Maundy Thursday, 6 pm – Foot Washing, Agape Supper & Eucharist (Parish Hall)

April 19:  Good Friday, 3 pm – Labyrinth Walk (Parish Hall) & 5 pm Good Friday Liturgy (Church)

April 20:  Holy Saturday, 7 pm – Easter Vigil

April 21:  Easter Sunday, 8 & 10 am – Easter Egg Hunt after 10 am Service

Easter Flower Envelopes are in the pews this weekend, April 13 and 14 so that you can offer flowers in memory of (or in thanksgiving for) loved ones. Please print clearly on the envelopes your name and those for whom the flowers are given.  Include your donation and place your envelope in the Offertory plate. Deadline: Monday, April 15.

HELP NEEDED! COFFEE HOUR SIGN-UP TODAY IN THE PARISH HALL, after the 10 am service.

Nursery Care Help Needed: A paid position is available immediately. Must be 18 years old or older. Love of young children is essential! Please contact Cynthia Murry or Mellissa Keeffe. Come join the Church School team and have fun!

Sunday, April 14:  PALM SUNDAY – CHURCH SCHOOL – Families line the pews with palms as clergy, choir and parish enter church. After prayers children attend classes. During Coffee Hour there will be egg coloring for the Parish.

Sunday, April 14: The Book Discussion Group:  Following the 10 am Palm Sunday service in the Fireplace Room, we will finish Walter Wink’s The Powers That Be, reading Chapter 11 and the Epilogue. Brian and Brooke Skea

Thursday, April 18:  Maundy Thursday We’ve posted a sign-up sheet in the reception room for the Agape supper, to be held in the Parish Hall at 6 pm. Please sign-up and let us know how many in your party. This foot washing, Agape supper and Eucharist is for children and adults. Children can help set up at 5:30 pm and help strip the altar at the end of the evening.

NIGHTWATCH:  Please sign up on the sign up sheet in the Reception Room. We are offering you the opportunity to keep watch, in hour intervals, through the quiet time of the night. From Maundy Thursday evening starting at 8 pm, through the morning of Good Friday, until 8 am.  This will be a time when you can come and pray, meditate, or watch in quiet adoration of the Passion of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Friday, April 19:  34th GOOD FRIDAY WALK UNITED PEOPLE FOR KIDS – 8:30 am Registration at Bible Alliance Church, Rte 6A, Brewster. If you can’t join the Walk but would like to make a pledge or free will offering, please contact Rich Weeks at 508-685-8746 or mail your donations (Checks payable to United People for Kids) to: United People for Kids, PO Box 297, Yarmouth Port, MA  02675.

Friday, April 19:  STATIONS OF THE CROSS AND Labyrinth Walk:  On Good Friday, there will be a “Stations of the Cross” and Labyrinth Walk using our larger labyrinth at 3 pm in the Parish Hall.

All are welcome to attend the annual Ecumenical Good Friday service of the Nauset Interfaith Association at the Brewster Baptist Church, route 6A on April 19 at 12 Noon. For more information please contact Ken Campbell+ at ksbcambell5050@gmail.com, 413-478-5719 or The Rev. Dr. Doug Scalise at dscalise@brewsterbaptistchurch.org or 508-896-3381.

Sunday, April 21:  Easter Brunch: On Easter Sunday, April 21, we will have a special Easter Brunch after the 10 am service, prepared and served by our Youth Group, come and enjoy!

CHS FEATURED ARTIST:  Pia Cristina Mackenzie is the Artist for April. Using collage images and the central themes: psalms, hymns of praise, and a sense of wonder at God’s love and his creation, Pia has created quite a unique show. Please stop in the Reception/Galley Room and enjoy her creativity!

The Lenten Array is now up on the altars for the last two weeks of Lent.  For those of you who would like to know more about the Lenten Array in church history or the symbolism used in the design for the hangings and vestments, there are booklets available at all entrances to the sanctuary beginning today, Sunday, April 7 through Maundy Thursday.  Questions, contact Leslie Jones at 774-212-2856 or leslie.f.jones896@gmail.com.

 HEALTH MINISTRIES COMMITTEE:  This month’s topic: What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapists enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent injury, illness, or disability. The goal is to achieve the highest level of independence possible. For more information, go to The American Occupational Therapy Association.org. Ann Pike-Paris and Meg Nemitz, co-chairs

SAVE THE DATE:  On Friday, May 17, Youth Outreach and Hospitality (YOH) an action team of the  Nauset Interfaith Association, will sponsor a BENEFIT CONCERT at 7 pm in the CHS Parish Hall.  CELTIC ROOTS, a band of talented Middle and High School musicians will perform a CONCERT TO BENEFIT HOMELESS AND AT-RISK YOUTH on the Lower and Outer Cape.  Please come and support this work!  For more information, please contact Brooke Eaton-Skea at brookeskea@gmail.com or 774-279-3453.

 

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