iSpi - January 3, 2018

The Church Office will be closed tomorrow
( Thursday, January 4 ) due to the upcoming blizzard.
We will plan to open as usual at 9 am on Friday morning
unless the power is out.

Please try to stay safe and warm!

Friday, January 5
Piano Lessons, Parish Hall 2-5 pm
Game Night/Potluck, Parish Hall 5:30 pm

Sunday, January 7
Morning Service (including the Burning Bowl ritual), Church School & Babycare 10 am
Homily: New Horizons - the Gift of Letting Go
Coffee Hour, Parish Hall 11 am
Finance Committee, Church Office 11:30 am

Monday, January 8
SPIRE deadline – please email any articles to Hope in the Church Office
Men's Potluck at Bernie Gardner's, 6 pm
AA, Parish Hall 8:30 pm

Tuesday, January 9
Tai Chi, Parish Hall 9:15 am
First Parish Knitters, Fogg Parlor 9:30 am
Worship Committee, Skylight Room 12 pm
Ballroom Dancers, Parish Hall 6-8 pm

Wednesday, January 10
Order of Service announcement deadline 9 am
Caregiver Support Group, Fogg Parlor 7 pm
Ballroom Dancers, Parish Hall 7-9 pm

Thursday, January 11
The Church Office is closing at 11:30 am today
Choir Rehearsal, Skylight Room 7:30 pm

Friday, January 12
Piano Lessons, Parish Hall 2-5 pm


In the Gallery through January 17
Oil paintings by Joy O'Keeffe

Saturdays in January, 2018
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Creative Kids Art Classes
Your child (age 8 to 14) will love this four-day art series with award-winning artists Lisa Flynn and Karen Baker. Kids will work on their own pieces, exploring and creating with a variety of mediums. At the end of the series, your child can choose to display some of their artwork at the James. $75 fee covers all art supplies. Space is limited, so please sign up early!

Guest at Your Table boxes are due on Sunday, January 7. Contact our DRE, Jessie Slade, with any questions.

On Monday, January 8, the Men’s Potluck will meet at Bernie Gardner’s house, 177 Washington Street, Pembroke. We will gather at 6:00 pm for appetizers with dinner about 6:30 pm. Please let Bernie know you are coming by calling him at 781-829-0932 or via email.

The Church Office will be closing at 11:30 am on Thursday, January 11 so that the church staff may enjoy their annual post-Christmas lunch.

Please join the Alliance on Wednesday, January 17 at 10 am in the Parish Hall for a fun-filled card making party led by Bev Gardner and Linda Hurt. All materials will be provided, and guidance given in customizing and personalizing your own Valentine cards and perhaps some other special cards. You’ll leave with wonderful one-of-a kind cards for friends and family. Refreshments will be served.

We will have an All-Church Dance on Saturday, January 20 starting at 5:30 pm. We will supply music via an iPhone. If you are interested in learning how to do that, let us know. We will have pizza, dessert and snacks. If you can bring dessert or snacks, let Peg Kitchenham know or just bring them with you.  

The James Library and Center for the Arts offers a variety of events- concerts, lectures, art exhibits and more.To learn more, please call them at 781.659.7100 or visit their website.

First Parish of Norwell, Unitarian Universalist | Phone 781.659.7122
Email the Church Office