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Announcements Oct 22 – Oct 29

vintage-quiltsALL SAINTS SERVICE – Remembrance Forms.  The ushers will have these forms available this weekend (October 22 & 23). If you would like to have your loved one remembered at our All Saints Service on November 6, please fill out the form and place it in the offering plate. Deadline, Thursday – October 27.

Sunday, October 23: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading Chapters 5 and 6 of Falling Upward by Richard Rohr. Brian & Brooke Skea.

Tuesday, October 25: 7 pm – A Road to Home in the Parish Hall. A film exploring the crisis of LGBTQ youth homelessness in NYC, sponsored by Justice and Peace. Admission: Free will offering.

Thursday, November 3: LADIES LUNCHEON – 12 Noon in the Parish Hall. It is early this month, so put it on your calendar and come join us. Call and email your CHS friends and ask them to come too. It’s easy, just bring a sandwich. Drinks, chips and dessert will be provided. Our committee volunteers for this month are Joan Proctor bringing centerpieces, Fay bringing chips, and Ginny Lucil and Georgia Schneider bringing a lemon for tea and milk for coffee. Lorrie Linton will be back with us as co-chair.

PLEASE NOTE: IMPORTANT CHANGES!

  • IMPORTANT CHANGES: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS ENDS Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 am – Please remember to “Fall back” one hour!
  • IMPORTANT CHANGES: Our Saturday Eucharist will move to 4:00 pm on Saturday, November 5.
  • IMPORTANT CHANGES: Please remember to change all the church office personnel’s email addresses to our new Comcast email addresses (see the yellow sheet) before November 1!

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture, On Saturday, November 5 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the third of four outstanding talks by some of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The speaker will be Jamie Lindemann Nelson: her topic is entitled, “Sex and Sensibilities: Medicine, Ethics and Gender as Choice”. Jamie Lindemann Nelson is Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University and a very influential and prolific author with deep interest in literature, the family, and sexual identity.  Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, or in the parish hall after the 10 am service.

MUSIC NEWS: Adult Choir rehearsals have resumed: Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 pm in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

The annual CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on Saturday, November 19. Join St. Martha’s & Kimball Guilds on Monday mornings as they create beautiful items to sell. Please gather your “no longer wanted treasures” to donate to the White Elephant Bazaar sale, AND PLEASE….plan on making something for our Food Table or Cookie Walk.

CHS ARTIST: This month we have the pleasure of showcasing the art of three talented 17 year old Nauset Regional High School students: Hanna Sweeney, Isabelle Eastman, Julia Tel-man. Come and enjoy the show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP: Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the Free Shop door at the foot of the elevator. Questions? Call Sharyn Laughton at 508-255-7277 or artoff@comcast.net.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Thanks to our faithful volunteers and to our customers who support the Galley West Gift Shop. The shop is open Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.

ST. MARTHA’S WOMEN’S GUILD: Is in need of coffee cans with tops. Please drop them off at the office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

39th ANNUAL HOLIDAY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE – SAVE THE DATES! Friday, November 25, 10 am – 4 p.m. and Saturday, November 26, 10 am – 3 pm. 25 dealers from the New Eng-land will gather in the Parish Hall offering a wide range of choice antiques. In June you received a letter asking for your support of this longstanding CHS fund raising tradition. Please join us and help to make our 39th year the best yet! If you have any questions or wish to volunteer to help make this show a success, please contact Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair at 508- 255-8819. Thank you for your support!

Nominating Committee.  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term. Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

Announcements Oct 15 – Oct 22

pumpkinsALL SAINTS SERVICE – Remembrance Forms.  The ushers will have these forms available this weekend (October 15 & 16) and next weekend (October 22 & 23). If you would like to have your loved one remembered at our All Saints Service on November 6, please fill out the form and place it in the offering plate. Deadline, Thursday – October 27.

Sunday, October 16: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading Chapters 4 and 5 of Falling Upward by Richard Rohr. Brian & Brooke Skea.

Sunday, October 16: CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS – We celebrate Father Adam and Lori’s return from Sabbatical with a special 10 am service for all children and youth (no classes). Children will attend church with their families. The children will sing in church too!

Sunday October 16: SHEPHERD GROUPS – Newcomers Welcome! Brewster/Dennis: Will meet at 5 pm at the home of Doug and Dianne Fromm, 21 Mill Pond Road, Orleans, 508-255-3481. Eastham/Wellfleet: 5 pm at the home of Kathy Musser, 570 Sunken Meadow Road, Eastham, 774-207-0703. Orleans: 5:30 pm at the home of Rick & Ann Paris, 57 Woodsneck Road, East Orleans, 508-255-3583,

Wednesday, October 19: MEN’S LUNCHEON at 12 Noon. Bring your bag lunch and join the fellowship in the Fireplace Room. Bring a friend!

Friday, October 21: Please join us! Church Of The Holy Spirit LABYRINTH WALK at 10 am in the Parish Hall. A guided walk True Joy of the Spiritual Life by Dr. Margaret Rappaport, Veriditas-certified Labyrinth facilitator, with selected meditative music of Argentine and Brazilian composers provided by Darlene T. Hagon, Director of Music, and a brief theological reflection offered by The Rev Anne Koehler. All are welcome! The labyrinth is available for individual walks from 12 pm to 2 pm.

Tuesday, October 25: 7 pm – A Road to Home in the Parish Hall. A film exploring the crisis of LGBTQ youth homelessness in NYC, sponsored by Justice and Peace. Admission: Free will offering.

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture, On Saturday, October 22 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the second of four outstanding talks by some of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The speaker is David H Smith, who has had a distinguished career in Religious Studies and Bioethics at Indiana University and Yale. He ran the Poynter Center at IU for over twenty years and was the founder of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. His talk is entitled: Wonder, Love, Praise and Decisions at the End of Life. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, or in the parish hall after the 10 am service. David will also be preaching at the 10 am service on Sunday, October 23.

MUSIC NEWS: Adult Choir rehearsals have resumed: Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 pm in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

The annual CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on Saturday, November 19. Join St. Martha’s & Kimball Guilds on Monday mornings as they create beautiful items to sell. Please gather your “no longer wanted treasures” to donate to the White Elephant Bazaar sale, AND PLEASE….plan on making something for our Food Table or Cookie Walk.

CHS ARTIST: This month we have the pleasure of showcasing the art of three talented 17 year old Nauset Regional High School students: Hanna Sweeney, Isabelle Eastman, Julia Tel-man. Come and enjoy the show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP: Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the Free Shop door at the foot of the elevator. Questions? Call Sharyn Laughton at 508-255-7277 or artoff@comcast.net.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Thanks to our faithful volunteers and to our customers who support the Galley West Gift Shop. The shop is open Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.

ST. MARTHA’S WOMEN’S GUILD: Is in need of coffee cans with tops. Please drop them off at the office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

39th ANNUAL HOLIDAY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE – SAVE THE DATES! Friday, November 25, 10 am – 4 p.m. and Saturday, November 26, 10 am – 3 pm. 25 dealers from the New Eng-land will gather in the Parish Hall offering a wide range of choice antiques. In June you received a letter asking for your support of this longstanding CHS fund raising tradition. Please join us and help to make our 39th year the best yet! If you have any questions or wish to volunteer to help make this show a success, please contact Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair at 508- 255-8819. Thank you for your support!

Nominating Committee.  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term. Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

Announcements Oct 8 – Oct 15

slicing-breadWelcome home, Fr. Adam Linton and Lori. It’s good to have you back! Also, a well deserved round of applause for Mother Liza for a job WELL DONE!

Sunday, October 9: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading Chapter 3 of Falling Upward by Richard Rohr. Brian & Brooke Skea.

Thursday, October 13: HEATH MINISTRY COMMITTEE – We are holding an organizational meeting at 4 pm in the Library. We invite everyone interested in learning more to please attend, you do not need a health care background.

Sunday, October 16: CHURCH SCHOOL NEWS – We celebrate Father Adam and Lori’s return from Sabbatical with a special 10 am service for all children and youth (no classes). Children will attend church with their families. The children will sing in church too!

Sunday October 16: SHEPHERD GROUPS – Newcomers Welcome! Brewster/Dennis: The Brewster/Dennis Shepherd Group will meet at 5 pm at the home of Doug and Dianne Fromm, 21 Mill Pond Road, Orleans, 508-255-3481. Eastham/Wellfleet: 5 pm at the home of Kathy Musser, 570 Sunken Meadow Road, Eastham, 774-207-0703. Orleans: 5:30 pm at the home of Rick & Ann Paris, 57 Woodsneck Road, East Orleans, 508-255-3583,

Wednesday, October 19: MEN’S LUNCHEON at 12 Noon. Bring your bag lunch and join the fellowship in the Fireplace Room. Bring a friend!

Friday, October 21: Please save the date! Church Of The Holy Spirit LABYRINTH WALK at 10 am in the Parish Hall. A guided walk True Joy of the Spiritual Life by Dr. Margaret Rappaport, Veriditas-certified Labyrinth facilitator, with selected meditative music of Argentine and Brazilian composers provided by Darlene T. Hagon, Director of Music, and a brief theological reflection offered by The Rev Anne Koehler. All are welcome! The labyrinth is available for individual walks from 12 pm to 2 pm.

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture, On Saturday, October 22 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the second of four outstanding talks by some of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The speaker is David H Smith, who has had a distinguished career in Religious Studies and Bioethics at Indiana University and Yale. He ran the Poynter Center at IU for over twenty years and was the founder of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. His talk is entitled: Wonder, Love, Praise and Decisions at the End of Life. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, or in the parish hall after the 10 am service. David will also be preaching at the 10 am service on Sunday, October 23.

MUSIC NEWS: Adult Choir rehearsals have resumed: Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 pm in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

CHS ARTIST: This month we have the pleasure of showcasing the art of three talented 17 year old Nauset Regional High School students: Hanna Sweeney, Isabelle Eastman, Julia Tel-man. Come and enjoy the show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE – Friday, October 14 (4 to 7 pm) & Saturday, October 15 (9 am to 12 Noon). Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Tuesday, October 11. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condition, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. Publicity – there are 100 bright orange flyers on the receptionist’s desk. We need to blanket Orleans with these. If 50 people take 2 flyers each, or 25 people take 4, that’s it, job finished!

39th ANNUAL HOLIDAY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE – SAVE THE DATES! Friday, November 25, 10 am – 4 p.m. and Saturday, November 26, 10 am – 3 pm. 25 dealers from the New Eng-land will gather in the Parish Hall offering a wide range of choice antiques. In June you received a letter asking for your support of this longstanding CHS fund raising tradition. Please join us and help to make our 39th year the best yet! If you have any questions or wish to volunteer to help make this show a success, please contact Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair at 508- 255-8819. Thank you for your support!

Nominating Committee:  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term. Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

Announcements Oct 1 – Oct 8

pleasant bay moonOur rector, Fr. Adam Linton, and his wife Lori will be returning from sabbatical toward the end of this week. Fr. Adam will be back in time to take the weekend services on October 8 and 9.

Sunday, October 2: ADULT EDUCATION – 9 am to 9:45 am in the Fireplace Room. Our last adult education class conducted by Mother Liza will be today. We will be discussing: Anglican Spirituality: Incarnational, Sacramental, Mystical, Pastoral. Adult Education classes will resume once Father Adam returns. Stay tuned for details

Sunday, October 2: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are reading Chapters 1 and 2 of Falling Upward by Richard Rohr. Brian & Brooke Skea.

Sunday, October 2: YOUTH BRUNCH – Every first Sunday of the month the Youth Group hosts a brunch. Please attend the Youth Brunch in the Parish Hall just after the Sunday 10 am service. Come and join the fun!

Thursday October 6: WOMEN’S LUNCHEON at 12 Noon. We resume meeting the 1st Thurs-day of the Month. Bring a sandwich to share. Chips, drink, and dessert are provided. The October committee is Sue Stevens – chips, Dilys Smith- paper goods, Sandy Marshall or Betty Yearing – milk, and Fay Cole – center pieces. Remind each other often and reach out to “new” women. All they may need is your personal invitation.

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture. On Saturday, October 8 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the first of four talks by four of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The topic is the human genome. The speaker is Eric Juengst, Director of the Center for Bioethics at UNC. His talk is entitled, And Who Are Your People? Personal Identity and Tribalism in 21st Century Genomic Medicine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain deeper appreciation into the issues confronting medicine. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, Parish Hall after 10 am service. Better still, the entire series of 4 talks is available for suggested donation $50. Save the dates: Oct 22– on experiencing wonder, Nov 5– family and sexual identity, Nov 12– performance enhancing drugs in sports. Thanks to Tom and Cynthia Murray for making this series possible.

Nominating Committee:  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term. Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

CHS ARTIST: This month we have the pleasure of showcasing the art of three talented 17 year old Nauset Regional High School students: Hanna Sweeney, Isabelle Eastman, Julia Telman. Come and enjoy the show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP: Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the Free Shop door at the foot of the elevator. Questions? Call Sharyn Laugh-ton at 508-255-7277 or artoff@comcast.net.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Thanks to our faithful volunteers and to our customers who support the Galley West Gift Shop. As of September 6, the shop will be open Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon and Sunday’s from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.

ST. MARTHA’S WOMEN’S GUILD: Is in need of coffee cans with tops. Please drop them off at the office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE—Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15. Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Wednesday October 12. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condition, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. Publicity – there are 100 bright orange flyers on the receptionist’s desk. We need to blanket Orleans with these. If 50 people take 2 flyers each, or 25 people take 4, that’s it, job finished!

SAVE THE DATES! The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its 39th Annual ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE on Friday, November 25, from 10 am – 4 pm and on Saturday, November 26, from 10 am – 3 pm in the Parish Hall. Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket). There will be 25 quality dealers from around New England. All donations: Please make out your check to “The Church of the Holy Spirit” – and note that it is for the Antique Show. Mail your donation to the Church office or place it in the Sunday offering plate. We sincerely appreciate your patronage! Thank you, Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair

Announcements Sept 24 – Oct 1

book studyPlease keep our rector, Fr. Adam, and his wife, Lori in your prayers during their sabbatical time.

Sunday, September 25: ADULT EDUCATION – 9 am to 9:45 am in the Fireplace Room. We
resume this Sunday discussing: Hallmarks of Anglican Spirituality.

Sunday, September 25: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am
service. We are reading Falling Upward by Richard Rohr, available in paperback for under $10.
at Amazon or your local bookseller. Brian and Brooke Skea.

Sunday, September 25: A Food 4 Kids Thank You Celebration begins during the 10 am service with a presentation of the New Partnership Award. After the service, in the Parish Hall we will enjoy a Brown Bag Lunch (Meatball Subs – the favorite!), a F4K Slide Show and Golden Coupons! All are welcome as we say thanks to everyone who made F4K 2014 a huge success!

Sunday, September 25: SHEPHERD GROUPS – Brewster/Dennis: 5 pm at the home of Gilbert
and Elizabeth Merritt, 64 Nickerson Road, Orleans for a Pot Luck supper. Call 508-240-6998.
Eastham/Wellfleet: 5 pm at the home of Kate Paradise, 10 Richard Lane, Eastham. Call 774-
207-0435. Orleans: 5:30 pm at the home of Sally & Tom Dewing, 16 Packet Landing, Orleans.
Call 508-255-2656. NEWCOMERS WELCOME TO ALL GROUPS!

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture. On Saturday, October 8 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the first of four talks by four of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The topic is the human genome. The speaker is Eric Juengst, Director of the Center for Bioethics at UNC. His talk is entitled, And Who Are Your People? Personal Identity and Tribalism in 21st Century Genomic Medicine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain deeper appreciation into the issues confronting medicine. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, Parish Hall after 10 am service. Better still, the entire series of 4 talks is available for suggested donation $50. Save the dates: Oct 22- on experiencing wonder, Nov 5- family and sexual identity, Nov 12- performance enhancing drugs in sports. Thanks to Tom and Cynthia Murray for making this series possible.

Nominating Committee.  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry at large members, each for a two year term. Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of September is Caroline Keeffe-Jones. She is a talented seventh grader at the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School. Come and enjoy her show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

FREE SHOP: Open on Mondays: 12 Noon to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Your donations can be dropped off any time the Parish Hall is open. If the shop is closed there is a container outside the Free Shop door at the foot of the elevator. Questions? Call Sharyn Laugh-ton at 508-255-7277 or artoff@comcast.net.

GALLEY WEST GIFT SHOP: Thanks to our faithful volunteers and to our customers who support the Galley West Gift Shop. As of September 6, the shop will be open Mondays from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon and Sunday’s from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.

ST. MARTHA’S WOMEN’S GUILD: Is in need of metal coffee cans with tops. Please drop them off at the office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE—Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15. Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Wednesday October 12. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condi-tion, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. ALSO – Mark your calendars and plan on helping make this year’s RUMMAGE SALE a success. Look for more information about volunteer schedules plus donation drop-off dates and times in the October Together!

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

SAVE THE DATES! The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its 39th Annual ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE on Friday, November 25, from 10 am – 4 pm and on Saturday, November 26, from 10 am – 3 pm in the Parish Hall. Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket). There will be 25 quality dealers from around New England. All donations: Please make out your check to “The Church of the Holy Spirit” – and note that it is for the Antique Show. Mail your donation to the Church office or place it in the Sunday offering plate. We sincerely appreciate your patronage! Thank you, Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair

Announcements Sept 17 – Sept 24

goldenrodA special thank you to The Rev. Gail Smith for officiating at all the services this weekend.

Please keep our rector, Fr. Adam, and his wife, Lori in your prayers during their sabbatical time.

Sunday, September 18: ADULT EDUCATION – Mother Liza is off this weekend, so no adult education this Sunday. We will resume next Sunday, September 25 discussing: Hallmarks of Anglican Spirituality.

Sunday, September 18: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am service. We are going to start off our Fall reading with Falling Upward by Richard Rohr, available in paperback for under $10. at Amazon or your local bookseller. Brian and Brooke Skea

Wednesday, September 21: MEN’S LUNCH – Bring your bag lunch and join the fellowship in the Fireplace Room at 12 Noon. Questions? Call Bruce Lederhouse at 508-240-2853.

Thursday, September 22: Sign up now for ANOTHER FABULOUS ALL PARISH POT LUCK! Sign up board in the Parish Hall. Bring your cold dish or already warmed dish at 5:30 pm. Enjoy complementary beer and wine and nonalcoholic beverages with light appetizers. Dinner will be served ASAP as TOAST AND JAM, a very well known Blue Grass band, will entertain us from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Fun for the whole family!

Friday, September 23: GARDEN PARTY – 9 am to 11:30 am – If you can pull weeds, trim a bush, rake up debris, then we need you! We have lots of summer and early fall clean up in the church gardens. Please join us and bring your tools and gloves. Coffee and Donuts provided.

Saturday, September 24: Vivian Stacey’s funeral service will be held at 2 pm followed by a reception in the Parish Hall.

Sunday, September 25: SHEPHERD GROUPS – Brewster/Dennis: 5 pm at the home of Gilbert and Elizabeth Merritt, 64 Nickerson Road, Orleans for a Pot Luck supper. Call 508-240-6998. Eastham-Wellfleet: 5 pm at the home of Kate Paradise, 10 Richard Lane, Eastham. Call 774-207-0435. Orleans: 5:30 pm at the home of Sally & Tom Dewing, 16 Packet Landing, Orleans. Call 508-255-2656. NEWCOMERS WELCOME TO ALL GROUPS!

Nominating Committee.  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term.Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of September is Caroline Keeffe-Jones. She is a talented seventh grader at the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School. Come and enjoy her show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE—Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15. Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Wednesday October 12. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condition, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. ALSO – Mark your calendars and plan on helping make this year’s RUMMAGE SALE a success. Look for more information about volunteer schedules plus donation drop-off dates and times in the October Together!

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

SAVE THE DATES! The Church of the Holy Spirit will be holding its 39th Annual ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE on Friday, November 25, from 10 am – 4 pm and on Saturday, November 26, from 10 am – 3 pm in the Parish Hall. Admission is $5. per person ($4. with a discount ad or ticket). There will be 25 quality dealers from around New England. All donations: Please make out your check to “The Church of the Holy Spirit” – and note that it is for the Antique Show. Mail your donation to the Church office or place it in the Sunday offering plate. We sincerely appreciate your patronage! Thank you, Debbie Meguerdichian, Chair

MUSIC NEWS: During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture. On Saturday, October 8 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the first of four talks by four of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The topic is the human genome. The speaker is Eric Juengst, Director of the Center for Bioethics at UNC. His talk is entitled, And Who Are Your People? Personal Identity and Tribalism in 21st Century Genomic Medicine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain deeper appreciation into the issues confronting medicine. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, Parish Hall after 10 am service. Better still, the entire series of 4 talks is available for suggested donation $50. Save the dates: Oct 22- on experiencing wonder, Nov 5- family and sexual identity, Nov 12- performance enhancing drugs in sports. Thanks to the Murrays, Tom and Cynthia, for making this series possible.

Announcements Sept 10 – Sept 17

cape-cod-sand1Please keep our rector, Fr. Adam, and his wife, Lori in your prayers during their sabbatical time.

Sunday, September 11: CHURCH SCHOOL – REGISTRATION SUNDAY AT 9:30 am – Nursery
through High School.

Sunday, September 11: ADULT EDUCATION – In the Fireplace Room from 9 to 9:45 am. We will
be discussing Anglican Spirituality: The History of Anglicanism (with a DVD). There will be NO
class next week, September 18. We will resume on Sunday, September 25.

Sunday, September 11: BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – in the Fireplace Room after the 10 am
service. Members are invited to bring books they have been reading this past summer for consideration for further reflection. Brooke and Brian Skea

Monday, September 12: The ST. MARTHA AND KIMBALL GUILDS will resume at 10 am in the
Fireplace Room and Kimball House. Bring a sandwich for lunch at noon and we will provide the
tea and good cheer.

Wednesday, September 21: MEN’S LUNCH – Bring your bag lunch and join the fellowship in
the Fireplace Room at 12 Noon. Questions? Call Bruce Lederhouse at 508-240-2853.

Thursday, September 22: Save the Date! Welcoming Paths Committee has planned a wonderful ALL PARISH POT LUCK in the Parish Hall from 5:30 pm to 8 pm. We will have TOAST AND JAM, our favorite musical group, provide a show for you. More information will follow!

Friday, September 23: GARDEN PARTY – 9 am to 11:30 am – If you can pull weeds, trim a
bush, rake up debris, then we need you! We have lots of summer and early fall clean up in the
church gardens. Please join us and bring your tools and gloves. Coffee and Donuts provided.

Saturday, September 24: Vivian Stacey’s funeral service will be held at 2 pm followed by a
reception in the Parish Hall.

Sunday, September 25: SHEPHERD GROUPS – Brewster/Dennis: 5 pm at the home of Gilbert
and Elizabeth Merritt, 64 Nickerson Road, Orleans for a Pot Luck supper. Call 508-240-6998.
Eastham-Wellfleet: 5 pm at the home of Kate Paradise, 10 Richard Lane, Eastham. Call 774-
207-0435. Orleans: 5:30 pm at the home of Sally & Tom Dewing, 16 Packet Landing, Orleans.
Call 508-255-2656. NEWCOMERS WELCOME TO ALL GROUPS!

Nominating Committee:  The Vestry has formed the Nominating Committee and given it its charge in preparation for the Church of the Holy Spirit’s next Annual Meeting, January 2017. Appointed to the Committee were Joan Kirkby, Sandy Marshall, Gilbert Merritt and Anne Moronta. Also appointed to the Committee was outgoing Vestry Member, Warden Rick Paris. At the Annual Meeting, the parish will elect one Warden for a two year term, a Treasurer and a Clerk, each for a one year term, and four Vestry-at-large members, each for a two year term.  Anyone interested in making suggestions for the open 2017 positions is encouraged to contact a Nominating Committee member.

CHS ARTIST: The featured CHS artist for the month of September is Caroline Keeffe-Jones. She is a talented seventh grader at the Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School. Come and enjoy her show! Questions, comments about the CHS Gallery, contact Sharyn Laughton: artoff@comcast.net or 508 255 7277.

ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE—Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15. Start saving your much needed donations for this popular sale! Drop-off at the Parish Hall begins Wednesday October 12. We need CLEAN adult and children’s clothing, shoes and boots in wearable condition, White Elephant items such as small appliances in WORKING order, small furniture, books and children’s toys. We cannot accept televisions, computer equipment, luggage, LP records, food, live plants, golf or ski equipment. Questions? Call Fay and Ike Cole at 508-255- 9542 or pebblepoint@comcast.net. ALSO – Mark your calendars and plan on helping make this year’s RUMMAGE SALE a success. Look for more information about volunteer schedules plus dona-tion drop-off dates and times in the October Together!

The CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on November 19. Please gather up your “no longer wanted treasures” and save them for the Bazaar sale.

Pet Food Drive: Thank you to all who helped make this drive a huge success! CCDART will be distributing to those who need help feeding their pets. Amy Crocker, St. Mary’s Church
PLEDGE STATEMENTS: Through the end of JULY are in the reception room. Please pick up your statement, so CHS can save postage!

MUSIC NEWS: The Bell Choir rehearsals are in the Parish Hall on Monday afternoon beginning September 12, from 1:30 to 3 pm. Although reading music is a great help, it is not a requirement to participate. During the month of September the Adult Choir will continue our Summer Schedule of Sunday rehearsals at 9 am in the church prior to the 10 am service. Adult Choir rehearsals will resume on Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm beginning Wednesday, October 5 in the North Transept of the Church. New members for all music groups are invited to join us! If you have any questions, please call the church at 508-255-0433 ext. 13 and leave a message. Darlene Hagon email: hagonshogan@comcast.net or John Hagon email: jphagon@comcast.net.

ANGELICA SERIES: Controversies at the Frontier Of Ethics, Medicine and Culture. On Saturday, October 8 at 2 pm in the Parish Hall, we will hear the first of four talks by four of our nation’s leading thinkers in the field of ethics. The topic is the human genome. The speaker is Eric Juengst, Director of the Center for Bioethics at UNC. His talk is entitled, And Who Are Your People? Personal Identity and Tribalism in 21st Century Genomic Medicine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain deeper appreciation into the issues confronting medicine. Suggested donation $20, as able. Make your reservation with Tom Dewing, 508-255-2656; st.dewing@verizon.net, Parish Hall after 10 am service. Better still, the entire series of 4 talks is available for suggested donation $50. Save the dates: Oct 22- on experiencing wonder, Nov 5- family and sexual identity, Nov 12- performance enhancing drugs in sports. Thanks to the Murrays, Tom and Cynthia, for making this series possible.