Announcements May 25 -31

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!

Homeless Prevention Council:  Let’s go for a walk and support the Homeless Prevention Council!  Getting more involved in our community was one of the overwhelming responses the Vestry received during ReImagining. CHS has been a long time supporter of the Homeless Prevention Council, and we know that this is a real need in our community.  Saturday, June 8, at Provincetown Town Hall, starts a 3.2 mile walk along historic Commercial Street to raise funds for homeless prevention. Register online individually at, or pick up a registration form on the desk in the Reception Room, or register the morning of the event at 9 am (walk begins at 10 am). We would love to see a good group from CHS at thewalk. Questions? Contact Melissa Keeffe at 607- 426-0916 or

Sunday, May 26: The Book Discussion Group: We will continue reading Rabbi Jesus on Sunday May 26 after the 10 am service in the Fireplace Room, reading chapters 4 and 5. Brooke and Brian Skea.

Monday, May 27: In observance of Memorial Day, the CHS Office will be closed.

Sunday, June 2:  Please join us for a delicious brunch prepared and serviced by our Youth Group after the 10 am service in the Parish Hall .

Thursday, June 6:  The next Ladies Luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, June 5, with all hands on deck.  Our committee is : Chips, Fay Cole;  Table Decoration, Joan Proctor;   Paper Goods, Georgia Schneider;  Juice, Jan Roberts;  Dessert, Dilys.

Friday, June 7:  From 9-12, please meet in the back parking lot. We have plenty to do! Coffee, water and donut holes will be provided. Questions? Contact Gilbert Merritt at 508-360-1125.

Sunday, June 9:  Happy Birthday CHS! Pentecost Sunday Is the 86th birthday of The Church of the Holy Spirit, Youth Recognition Sunday and our annual “Parish Cook-In”. So wear your RED and come celebrate with us! Following the Eucharist and Church School Recognition Celebration at the 10 am service, please come to the Parish Hall for the “Cook In”. Please bring a side dish (salad, veggie or fruit platter, baked beans, coleslaw etc.) to go with hot dogs, hamburgers, and veggie burgers. Dessert and drinks provided!

Friday, June 14:  Labyrinth Walk – at 10 am in the Parish Hall. The Rev. Bill Heuss will be leading a Celtic walk.

Veggie Tale Summer Theatre:  June 16 thru September 1 in the Creation Room at 9:45 am. Snacks included. All ages welcome. Children will join families in church around 10:40 am. Nursery Care available 9:30-11:30 am every Summer Sunday in Nursery under the Parish Hall across from Creation Room.

News from Food 4 Kids: Signup Genius will be up and running on our website ( on May 1.  We are looking for volunteers to prepare and pack the food and drivers to deliver the coolers to our many sites.  Staff members will be available in the Gathering Room after each 10 am service during the month of May to assist with signing up.  Questions? Call Brian Ridgeway at 408-710-9434. F4K is seeking one site supervisor to deliver coolers to Chatham and serve the lunches there each day.  Candidates must have access to an automobile and a valid MA Driver’s License.

READING FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH ON TUESDAY MORNINGS:  Our group is currently reading The Delight of Being Ordinary by Roland Murillo, an entertaining and spiritually uplifting novel. We meet the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Parish Library from 10 am to noon to discuss books related to our spiritual journeys. Our time together includes worship and “checking in” on what’s going on in our lives while nurturing our spiritual gardens, weeds included! Come join us. Sandy Marshall

CHS FEATURED ARTIST:  Please come to the Reception Room in May and enjoy the “Food 4 Kids Display”. We have many wonderful pictures and information to share. Most importantly. Sign up to be a volunteer!!!! 

June is CRAFTERS MONTH at CHS. Please plan to show one of your favorite works and to write a few words about it!  If you’ve shown it before, show it again!! Questions? Call Jan Roberts at 508-255-6281.

FREE SHOP: Your Spring clothing donations are most welcomed. 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 – – 508 255 7277.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP:  Open weekdays during the Summer! Tentative starting date for Summer Hours will be July 1 through August 29, Mondays through Thursdays. Hours are 10 to 3, volunteer shifts: 10 am to 12:30 pm and 12:30 pm to 3 pm. Please say yes when called to help.  Simplified pricing starting this summer will include tax! Remember to bring your guests to tour CHS and stop in at Galley West to purchase some special one of a kind gifts.

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