iSpi - April 12, 2018

Friday, April 13
Piano Lessons, Parish Hall 2-5 pm

Saturday, April 14
Scrapbookers, PH 11 am-11 pm

Sunday, April 15
Morning Service, Church School & Babycare 10 am
Coffee Hour, Parish Hall 11 am
Handbell Choir, Skylight Room 11:30 am
Activities Committee, Church Office 11:30 am
Music Committee, Fogg Parlor 11:30 am

Monday, April 16
AA, Parish Hall 8:30 pm

Tuesday, April 17
Tai Chi, Parish Hall 9:15 am
First Parish Knitters, Fogg Parlor 9:30 am
Ballroom Dancers, Parish Hall 6-8 pm
First Nations Adult RE, Skylight Room 7 pm

Wednesday, April 18
Order of Service announcement deadline 9 am
Alliance Book Review @ Darlene Beauvais’s home (63 Buttercup Circle, Hanson) 10 am
Ballroom Dancers, Parish Hall 7-9 pm

Thursday, April 19
Reception for Senior Housing Groundbreaking 11 am
In the Parish Hall
Choir Rehearsal, Skylight Room 7:30 pm

Friday, April 20
Piano Lessons, Parish Hall 2-5 pm

Saturday, April 21
Savito Memorial Service, Meetinghouse 11:30 am


In the Gallery through April 18:
"Home" - sculpture by Gillian Christy

"EKLEKTIKOS" - artistry by Ray Genereaux
Opening reception Friday, April 20 6-8 pm, on view in the Gallery April 20 through May 16

Friday, April 13 at 7:30 pm
Story Slam: SIblings and Roommates

For more information on any of the events at the James, please contact them directly at 781.659.7100 or visit their website.

The Church Office will be closed April 17 to 20 for school vacation week. We will reopen at 9 am on Tuesday, April 24.

All are invited to attend the groundbreaking for Herring Brook Hill, the senior housing development being built next door to the church on the old police station site. The groundbreaking will take place on Thursday, April 19 at 11 am at 40 River Street, followed by a brief reception in the Parish Hall.

Please join the Fogg Service Committee after service and coffee on Sunday, April 22, at 11:30 am. We will talk about our year to-date and plans for next year.

Prospective NEW ushers: please join us for a brief orientation meeting following the worship service on Sunday, April 22. Meet at the back of the Meetinghouse with Les Taylor and Thad Robey. Ushering is an easy way to help out at church and get to know your fellow parishioners! We are always in need of ushers so we appreciate your involvement. 

What did the bowling pins say to the bowling ball? Read on to find out! Family Bowling Night will be  Saturday, April 28 at 6 pm at Boston Bowl (58 Rockland Street/Route 139, Hanover). $10/person. All are welcome, especially newcomers – we’d love to see you there! RSVP to Elizabeth Robinson in person or via email. Answer: Spare me!

The Invested Funds Committee will meet Tuesday, May 1 , at 7:00 pm in the Church Office. Our investment advisors, Middleton and Co., will present results and a short term outlook for the financial markets. All are welcome. 


Jim Pickel's mother passed away on March 4 at age 100. A memorial service will be held for Carolyn Pickel (known as Carol) at the Performing Arts Center in the Derby Clubhouse at Linden Ponds, 300 Linden Ponds Way, Hingham, on Saturday, April 21 at noon.
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