Keeping King's Chapel's members and friends connected each week between Sunday worship services with updates from the Parish House.
From the Minister: 
Guest Preacher -  Taj Smith
We are welcoming Taj Smith to our pulpit this Sunday. He will be reflecting on the (sometimes unlikely) places from which we receive vital messages, and on how we react when we get a such a message. He will be drawing on the wisdom of Matthew 16:21-28, Exodus 3:1-15, and Psalm 105. 

Mr. Smith graduated from Harvard Divinity School with a Masters of Divinity in 2016. He is a member of the United Church of Christ where he is invested in conversations that will expand hospitality to transgender and gender non-conforming people. Prior to attending Harvard he had another life as a singer/songwriter and a professional street performer. He sees no limit to the imagination and seeks out creative ways to advocate for justice, usually through artistic expression. He is an avid sci-fi lover and a longtime musician. He also really likes hats.

Spotlight On...
We were visited in Boston by members of our Kolozsvar, Romania partner church this week! Assistant Minister Amelia along with Carol Kemp and Peter Sexton showed our guests Eszter and Sari Roman around King's Chapel and Parish House, and Peter wowed us all with his extensive knowledge of Boston's history.

Upcoming Events...

Homecoming Celebration of Our History with Carl 
Scovel & Welcome of New Assistant Minister, Amelia Nugent| Sunday, September 10

Carl Scovel, Minister Emeritus: Preacher | 11 AM


Celebration at the Parish House | 12:30 PM


The unveiling of the portrait of Carl Scovel, plus the introduction of "The Prayer Book Companion" by Carl Scovel, with signing by author.
This is also our annual Homecoming party, welcoming back all of our members and friends who travel during the summer months.
We also formally welcome our new Assistant Minister, Amelia Nugent. Come and meet her at the Parish House celebration.

If you are planning to attend the luncheon at the Parish House, please RSVP to by Wednesday September 6.

Theology on Tap Resumes! | September 20 | 
7 PM

Join us on the Third  Wednesday of each month for a casual discussion of a theological topic in a relaxed setting.  Led by our Assistant Minister, Rev. Amelia Nugent, we will gather each month at a local restaurant or pub to discuss theology and get to know one another.  We welcome all.

Beacon Hill Fall HillFest | September 24

The annual fundraiser for the Beacon Hill Civic Association is happening on  Saturday, September 24 and King's Chapel will be present to welcome our neighbors and greet those who may not know of our many programs.  We will offer activities for children, and our Little Chapel will be open for viewing.  

If you are interested in volunteering to assist King's Chapel during the event, please email The Rev. Amelia Nugent at .

King's Chapel Habitat for Humanity Boston build | October 7, 2017

Registration is open for the King's Chapel Habitat for Humanity Boston build, October 7, 2017. (For planning purposes, note this is Columbus Day weekend.) The build runs from 9 AM to 3:30 PM with a one hour lunch break. In the past the KC teams have enjoyed lunch in one of the local ethnic restaurants.

The build will be at one of the HFH Boston sites now under construction in Roslindale, Mattapan, or Dorchester. The exact location will be selected by HFH Boston based upon the specific build site requirements. Work will be available for all skill levels, including none. For more information on HFH Boston and the site where they build go to  and

King's Chapel has supported HFH Boston both financially and with multiple volunteer efforts. If you haven't done this before, please consider joining now. The minimum age to participate is 16.

To enroll or for more information contact Emanuel Genovese at 617-738- 6367 or or Peter Sexton at 781-383- 9028 or
From the Parish House
Welcoming our new staff member: Sam Fishkind

Sam Fishkind is excited to begin the church year as King's Chapel's newest staff member! Sam will be the Communications Manager of King's Chapel and is delighted to get to know you. Sam graduated from Salem State University in 2014, and has since then worked as a photojournalist, administrator, marketer, and social media manager for various organizations. You can expect Sam at many future events, taking photos from impossible angles and endeavoring to capture the spirit of King's Chapel to the utmost.  

From the Freedom Trail:
Meet the Educators - Andrea Woodberry

A native Minnesotan, Andrea moved to Boston in 2016 to pursue a Master's in Museum Education from Tufts University. Earlier that year, she earned a history degree with museum studies and French minors from Luther College in Iowa, where she realized museum education is the place for her. It provides a platform for building connections between a museum's stories and its visitors. She is excited to serve King's Chapel and its visitors by building these connections between the chapel, its history, and its visitors. When not studying or roaming around museums, Andrea can be found reading, baking, and exploring new hiking trails and coffee shops. 

From the Church School

In order to provide a more welcoming atmosphere for our Church School families, King's Chapel will be adhering to Safe Church guidelines for all Church School events this year. In order to do this,  adult volunteers are needed to be present while the members of our Church School staff teach the curriculum.

We will need at least two volunteers from 10 am - 11 am for the following Sundays. Volunteers are welcome to leave early from the Morning Prayer Service.
        • September 24
        • October 8
        • October 15
        • October 22
        • October 29
        • November 5
        • November 12
        • November 26
        • December 10
If you would like to help and spend time with children who are eager to learn, please contact Ryan Harrison, the Church School Director at

Want to know what's going with the Church School this year? Simply follow this  link to see the Church School newsletter.
Our 2017 Stewardship Appeal
Our Stewardship Drive continues to receive contributions, but we are concerned about Pledges to Date.  Our pledges and income are barely at the halfway mark, and we will need a total of $225,000 in order to meet our goal.  We are short $100,000 in pledges. Please pledge or send in your contribution now so that we can be sure we will meet our budget for this fiscal year. Thank you. 

In This Issue
Sunday Services
September 3
Morning Prayer | 11 AM
Guest Preacher Taj Smith will Preach
  • Carol Genovese, Lay Reader
  • Heinrich Christensen, Music Director
  • Emily Bieber-Harris, Soloist
  • Paul Luca, Head Usher
  • Cliff Allen, Usher in Charge
  • Cathy Price, KC Dalton, and Todd Lee, Ushers
  • Zach Charette, Verger
The Readings:
  • Psalm 105
  • Old Testament:       
    Exodus 3:1-15
  • New Testament: 
    Matthew 16:21-28
At the communion rail following the service,  Todd Lee will greet those interested in learning more about King's Chapel.
After the service, all are invited to Punch on the Bricks,  hosted by Cathy Price  and friends of the Hospitality Committee.

Worship Services Resume

* Evening Worship resumes    
   September 13th

* Morning Light resumes
   September 17th

Tuesday Recitals
Tuesday, September 5 |         12:15 PM

Elisabeth Marshall, soprano
William Rounds, cello
James Kallembach: Songs on Poems  by Anne Bradstreet

Staff Schedules & Absences

The Rev. Joy Fallon is away until September 7th.
* The Parish House offices will 
   be closed Monday, September 
   4th in observance of Labor 

Upcoming Meetings

* Parish Council
   September 12th | 6 PM 

* Membership
   September 13th | 10 am

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what's going on at 
King's Chapel?

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Contributing to Between Sundays

Our  enewsletter is sent each Thursday afternoon.  Want something in Between Sundays? Feel free to email Brad at  with a written piece and/or pictures before Wednesday at noon!
Accessibility Assists

Our beautiful Georgian sanctuary designed by Peter Harrison and completed in 1754, has been lovingly maintained by the congregation since its completion. One of the box pews has been made wheel-chair accessible. Ushers are available to assist those who are wheelchair-bound to that pew.

A sound system has been installed in the sanctuary of The Chapel to amplify the sound during worship services. Hearing assistance devices are available for your use. Please see an Usher for assistance.