Announcements October 26 – November 1

 We hope you will ALL join us at 10 am on October 27th for our final service with Adam+. So that we can all worship together for this special day, THERE WILL BE NO 5 pm SERVICE on SATURDAY 10/26 AND NO 8:00 a.m. SERVICE ON SUNDAY 10/27.
Following the service everyone is invited to the Parish Hall for a celebration of Adam+ and Lori’s ten years with us. If you have not responded to the invitation you received about this, please do so today! Cynthia Murray and Melissa Keeffe, Wardens

PLEASE NOTE:  Remember to turn your clocks back on Saturday evening, November 2 as we “Fall back”!  Our Saturday service will move to our winter hour: 4 p.m. on
Saturday, November 2 through and including Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Sunday, October 27: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – There will be no book discussion group meeting after the 10 am service this Sunday. We will read Chapter 3 of Bauckham’s Bible and Mission on Sunday November 3. Brian and Brooke Skea

New Coffee Hour Volunteer sign up list for November through December now available in the Parish Hall. Please take a turn!

CHS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD:  The Church of the Holy Spirit awards a $1000 scholarship to a deserving senior who attends and contributes to the church. This can be for a collegiate or other school of higher learning.  This year we have a bumper crop of 5 seniors.  The scholarship committee is asking for donations to the fund as all of the seniors are worthy of the award. Please help by sending a check to the church made out to the CHS scholarship fund. Thank you.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 from 9 am to 3 pm in the Parish Hall. Join us at this special annual parish event. There is something for everyone.  PLEASE SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER for a morning or afternoon shift. Also, take one of the yellow bazaar flyers and decide how you can support our event through donations of food items, cookies, books and attic treasures. Donations accepted starting Wednesday afternoon. Lunch room will be open 11 am to 1:30 pm. See you at the Bazaar! Questions – call Sue Sasso 508-255-1732.

ALTAR FLOWERS:  Please consider a donation for altar flowers! Just fill out an Altar Flowers request card, available at all the church entrances. You may choose to do this to remember someone or perhaps to celebrate a special anniversary or birthday.  For a donation of fifty dollars the Flower Guild will purchase and arrange flowers and the name(s) of the loved ones being honored will be noted in the service bulletins of the weekend services of the chosen date.

CHS RECYLCLING TEAM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Most of us recycle our home trash; CHS does too. Could you volunteer to help do the CHS recycling every week for one month? Pick up the paper and other recycling at CHS after you attend a weekend service or come Monday – Friday when the buildings are open. There isn’t much each week….but as Adam+ said in his recent sermon, every little bit of recycling helps our planet. Contact Jack Sasso if you are willing to help at 508-255-1732 or

Antique Show and Sale:  First Time VOLUNTEERS Wanted! Seeking those who can give 1 to 2 hours, on 1 of 2 days! It’s that simple! WHAT: Sit at a table, welcome patrons at the door OR help them buy lunch at the 42nd annual Antique Show, When: Friday November 29 OR Saturday November 30. Yes, that’s right, THANKSGIVING WEEKEND! Times: Shifts on both days, from 11:30-3:00 pm. Provided: All instructions along with comfortable chairs, good company, and best of all… give of yourself, spend a lovely hour or two enjoying a wonderful event. Please contact: Ann Pike-Paris @ 508-255-3583 or And thank you in advance!

FREE SHOP: Your Fall/Winter 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. Needed –  paper shopping bags with handles, the Free Shop has gone green! Questions? Contact Sharyn Laughton – – 508 255 7277 or Suzy Gray – or 774-772-1210.

Our October Ladies Luncheon was bittersweet. We had a good turnout and lots of conversation, but it was Lori Linton’s last meeting with us. We send her our very best wishes for happiness and fulfillment in the next chapter of her life. Calendars ready? Our next meeting is November 7 and our committee is:  Pat Carroll, Chips; Betty Yearing, Juice; Jane Affleck, Half and Half; Gail Binney Sterne, Paper Goods; Fay Cole, Centerpieces; Dilys Smith, Dessert.  Bring a sandwich to share and join us at 12 Noon in the Parish Hall.

 42nd ANNUAL HOLIDAY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE – SAVE THE DATES: Plans are again underway for the 42nd Annual Antiques Show and Sale to be held on Friday, November 29, 10 am – 4 pm and on Saturday, November 30,  10 am – 3 pm in the Parish Hall.


WEBSITE SERMONS:  Adam’s sermons (both texts and audios), are no longer available on our parish website. However, the audios have been preserved on a thumbdrive, and the written texts printed out in a collection. Both of these will be available in the parish Library after his departure.





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