Weekly news & announcements
November 26, 2020
View Regathering Team and COVID-19 Updates here.
Be a Living Stone
Thank you to the 64 households who have pledged so far to "How Firm a Foundation" for 2021. You are living stones! We blessed these symbols of your generosity this past Sunday and gave thanks to God for you and your faithfulness. Pledge online or print, fill in, and mail a pledge card to the Church. Our goal is 120 pledges.
"In 'n' Out" Eucharist - THIS Sunday 11/29,11:30-12:30
With Diocesan approval we are offering our SECOND “In n' Out” communion on this Sunday and December 20 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Curious how we keep this COVID-19 safe and low contact, and how to open the "to-go" communion cups? Click on the video to learn more, then the button below to register.
Christmas Memorial Flowers
We are refreshing the Christmas Memorial Flower list this year to keep it vital and intentional. If you would like to remember someone, please complete this form by December 10.

Christmas Memorial Flowers offerings should be mailed to the Church with the memo "Christmas Memorial Flowers".
GIVING TREE 2020
Transition House
50 $25 gift cards to Target (drop at Donna's house)

Shepherd House
50 Women's Winter Care Packages with gloves/mittens, scarf, hand/ body lotion, toothbrush, toothpaste and anything else (reusable bags welcome, drop at Donna's house) We particularly need these.

For the children of Shepherd House - a blanket, stuffed animals, and $25 gift card to Target (drop at Donna's house).

Items due by December 13 at Donna's house. Please email Donna with questions.
We're missing someone... you!
Do you miss the warm embrace of our Sacred Spaces? There is a place waiting her for you here! We are looking for READERS and Broadcaster Vergers for our Sunday services. It is safe. We are in full compliance with Diocesan and CDC guidelines. Sign up here today.
Parish Elections - Nominations due by 12/7
It's time in the rhythm of parish life to choose nominees to be elected to leadership positions at the Annual Meeting on February 7, 2021. Click here to see the nomination form from the Election Committee. It is a challenging and exciting time to be the Body of Christ. Pray about saying yes! Nominations due by December 7.
Advent and Christmas Worship Opportunities
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Christmas Eve Service

Mark your calendars for our Zoom Christmas Eve Service Watch Party on December 24 at 8:45 p.m. for Lessons and Carols and 9 p.m. for Festive Choral Eucharist. Details to come.
Christmas Day Service

Join us for a Simple Said Christmas Day Service on December 25 at 9 a.m. on Zoom. Link and bulletin to come.
Space for Jesus: An Online Quiet Advent Day

On December 12, from 10 a.m. - noon, join the Rev. Margaret Bullit-Jonas for a time of preparation for making room of Jesus in our minds and hearts. Click the image for more information.
Explore Diomass Advent Resources

Advent, the season of waiting and preparation for the celebration of Jesus’ nativity, begins this Sunday. of devotional activities, programs and events for giving and getting ready in this holy season.
"Faith, Compassion, and Healing Our National Divides"
"An exchange of among profoundly faithful and compassionate thought leaders who give me hope for our future." -Nick

Click play to watch recording of "Faith, Compassion, and Healing Our National Divides" with Bishop Curry and Dr. Moore, moderated by Krista Tippett.
Organ Notes: A Frozen Heart, an Icy Handshake, and the Final Wails of an Organ
William Andrews Clark, Sr. (1839-1925) had few, if any, friends. Warren Davenport, a Montana newspaper publisher, was certainly not a friend. Then, again, what he wrote about Clark was generally regarded as mild. Mark Twain wrote much worse.
Join our "How Firm a Foundation" Appeal for 2021
If you or someone in your family is in the hospital or in need of pastoral care, please call the church office so that our clergy or the Pastoral Response Ministry team may be notified and tend to the need.
The office number is (781) 444-1469, and you can reach Nick at ext. 113.