Announcements November 9 – 15

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1st
First Sunday in Advent, 10:00 o’clock a.m.
Please come welcome The Reverend Debra Kissinger
as she begins as our Interim Rector, followed by a celebratory brunch in the Parish Hall.
Mark your calendars and join us for this special day!
**There will be no services at 4:00 p.m. on November 30 or 8:00 a.m. on December 1.**

Sunday, November 10: ADULT EDUCATION – 9 am in the Fireplace Room. We will be exploring the Parables of Jesus. Gail Smith+

Sunday, November 10: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – After the 10 am service, in the Fireplace Room. We will read Chapter 3 of Bauckham’s Bible and Mission. Brian and Brooke Skea

Monday, November 11: In honor of Veteran’s Day the office will be closed.

Friday, November 15:  MONTHLY GARDEN PARTY – 8 am to 12 Noon – FALL CLEAN-UP. Please join us in the back parking lot. There will be lots of clean up and winter preparations to do. All  parishioners and their friends are encouraged to join us. Come when convenient and stay as long as you can. Gilbert Merritt

Friday, November 22:  Labyrinth Walk Our walk this month will take place at 10 am, and will take 40-45 minutes. The labyrinth will  remain up until noon for people to walk. This month we will be walking with Thanksgiving and Gratitude. As part of our Thanksgiving and Gratitude theme, we will be collecting canned goods, pasta, cereal, etc. for the Lower Cape Outreach Council’s Food Pantry. You will be able to drop off items from 10 to noon in the Parish Hall. All are welcome to join us. Bring a friend. We hope to see you there. Gail Smith+

Thursday, November 28:  There will be a Communion service at 10:00 am in the Church on Thanksgiving Day. The office will be closed. Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 29 & Saturday, November 30:  42nd ANNUAL HOLIDAY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE – SAVE THE DATES: Plans are 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.

 “Angels we Have Heard on High” – Our December Gallery Exhibit. This year we are featuring angels. Please bring any angels you would like to share for our exhibit to the church by November 24. Also, be sure to put your name on each angel! Questions? Please contact Cynthia Murray.

 HOLIDAY BAZAAR UPDATE –  Thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Holiday Bazaar a success. Your donations of time and talent helped us make just under $7,000 plus a great result at the Galley West sale of just over $1,000. A donation to a local food pantry will be made and a full report of the results will be included in the December Together.

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 apikep2@gmail.com. And thank you in advance!

CHURCH SCHOOL:  December 1:  (During Youth Breakfast) Advent  Wreathe-Making.  All Parishioners are welcome to make one as well. We look forward to welcoming our new Interim Priest on the same Day!  We would love some HELP in gathering greens; smaller pieces are preferred. Drop off greens before the 10 am service. December 7: Pageant Rehearsal followed by our annual Pizza & GingerBread House Decorating at 5 pm. Pageant Sign ups will be downstairs in the Church school as well as sign ups for the Epiphany Trope.

 CHS FEATURED ARTIST:  The artist for the month of November is Janet Winter. Janet has been doing artwork all her life – happily progressing from Crayolas, to oil, watercolors, ink and colored pencils.  She has won a number of awards and enjoyed several one-woman museum shows. Please come and enjoy her show!  The 2020 CHS Gallery sign up sheet is ready to be filled! The sign up sheet is located by the door in the Reception Room Gallery.

NAUSET INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE: Love, Grief and Reconciliation: A 400 Year Journey, is the title of this annual popular musical service which will take place on Sunday, November 24 at 2 pm at St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church in Orleans. Nauset Interfaith has 20 member congregations on the lower and outer cape. More information:  Fr. Ken Campbell, 413-478-5719 or ksbcampbell5050@gmail.com

Note:  The Linton’s now have a new mailing address. Those wishing to have it may call the church office.

 

 

 

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