Weekly news & announcements
November 12, 2020
Join our "How Firm a Foundation" Appeal for 2021 Ingathering is on November 22. Learn more here.
Parish Elections
It's time in the annual rhythm of parish life to choose nominees to be elected to leadership positions at the Annual Meeting February of 2021. Click here to see the invitation for nominations 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.
Tree Lighting - THIS SUNDAY at 4:30 p.m.
Oh come, all ye faithful… and join as we worship expanded advent (more about expanded Advent here). Following CDC and BOH guidelines registration is required. Please register ahead of time.
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"In 'n' Out" Eucharist - THIS SUNDAY 11:30-12
With Diocesan approval we are offering “In n' Out” communion on November 15 & 29 and December 20. Details to come. Register here.
Opportunities to Love our Neighbors
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, gate, hand/body lotion, toothbrush, toothpaste and anything else (reusable bags welcome, drop at Donna's house)

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

Sign up here. Please email Donna, Alyssa, or Harding with questions.
Hand Warmer Drive

Christ Church is raising funds for hand warmers for the homeless community we serve at the MANNA Program at the Cathedral in Boston. A little money goes a long way. Make checks out to Christ Church note MANNA Hand Warmer Drive on the memo line, then send to 1132 Highland Ave. Thank you!
Winter Hats Needed

Winter is coming and the Knitting Ministry is knitting winter hats for those in need. If you are a knitter and want to donate a handmade hat, you can drop it at the office.
Organ Notes: Booms and Busts, War and Conflagration: The Great Organ and its Survival
On June 1, 1942, the United States War Production Board issued an order that mandated the conversion of the entire musical instrument manufacturing industry to defense work. All organ builders were ordered to convert to producing blowers for flight simulators used in the ground training of pilots. Four months later the organ building company, Ernest M. Skinner and Son.....
Solar Panel Update
The solar system continues to generate savings for the Church and carbon-free energy for our power needs. The system generated about 4,235 KwH of electricity last month and has saved the Church about $3,707 so far this year. See the past solar panel savings here.
View all Regathering Team and COVID-19 Updates here.
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.