Weekly news & announcements
December 10, 2020
View Regathering Team and COVID-19 Updates here.
Women's Winter Gift Bags
Thank you to those who have signed up for the Giving Tree. We still need 23 Women's Winter Gift Bags filled with: warm hat, mittens or gloves, toothbrush & toothpaste, body lotion or hand cream, etc. Sign up here today. A great way to love a neighbor this Christmas.
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 14.

Christmas Memorial Flower offerings should be mailed to the Church with the memo "Christmas Memorial Flowers".
Christmas Services 2020
Join us this Christmas online for worship and connection. Zoom links and bulletins to come.

December 24, Christmas Eve
4 p.m. Christmas Pageant Watch Party on Zoom
8:45 p.m. Join us on Zoom to watch our prerecorded Christmas Choral Prelude and Festive Choral Eucharist

December 25, Christmas Day
9 a.m. Simple Said Service on Zoom
stained glass christmas nativity
Shine Your Light and Have Your Bread
To prepare for our Christmas Eve Watch Party:

Have a candle ready for singing “Silent Night.” We’ll share the Light of Christ on Zoom

Pick up some Communion at the Church (details below). We’ll share the Holy Meal on Zoom.

Pick up Communion To-Go at Church:
Sunday, 12/20 11:30-12:30 ("In 'n' Out" Eucharist with music)
Tues 12/22 9:30-1:30 (at Rosemary St. entrance)
Wed 12/23 9:30-1:30 (at Rosemary St. entrance)
Pageant 2020: THE MOVIE!
Filming outside this Saturday December 12 at 11am (note time change). Information and signup here. Thanks to Virginia Carnahan, Jennifer Lockhart, and Nancy Sterling for producing the pageant this year.

NOTE: WGBH is coming to film us for a story on Pageants during COVID-tide!
Thank you to all who contributed to the hand warmer drive for MANNA. We raised over $700!
Beyond the Parish
Presiding Bishop Curry's Christmas Message 2020

“Joy to the world! The Lord is come. In your hearts, in your homes, in your lives, prepare him room,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry says in his Christmas Message for 2020.
Tell Me Something Good

Tell Me Something Good, a new web series from The Episcopal Church, highlights positive stories from around the church through conversations with a variety of guests. New episodes of Tell Me Something Good will be released every two weeks. Watch on the Episcopal Church website.
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.