Holy Week is the week beginning on Palm Sunday through Easter.  Here are the events of Holy Week. Palm Sunday (March 24): we celebrate Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem.  The crowds waved palms and sang “halleluiahs.”  We will have a parade with the children to recall that entry.  This day begins the last week of Jesus’ earthly life. Maundy Thursday (March 28): We remember Jesus’ last Supper with his disciples as we celebrate Holy Communion and are reminded of Jesus’ words to the disciples. Good Friday (March 29): On the day that Jesus was crucified we recall the event by walking the stations of theRead More →

Beginning April 28, 2024, we will be starting a new book study based on “The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart” by Peter J. Gomes, Chair of the Harvard Divinity School.  This book offers a progressive look at developing relationship with the Bible. We will meet the last Sunday each month in Wesley Cottage, after the worship service.  John Braslin will be leading the study.  Please contact him if you are interested in participating. The book is available through your local bookseller, online, and on Kindle.  Get more information about this book at GoodReads. From a review:  A very lively, excellent, andRead More →

Our Leadership Team will meet on Sunday, January 14, after the worship service, to set our goals for 2024.  We usually set 3-5 goals for the year.  Everyone is invited to attend the meeting.  If you can’t attend the meeting, but have suggestions for our goals in 2024, please send those suggestions to Pastor Linda or a member of the Leadership team. Our goals follow the “SMART” approach: S = Specific – What, why, when, where M = Measurable – may include milestones A = Attainable, achievable R = Realistic, relevant T = Time-bound As an example, a goal would be like this:  Do (somethingRead More →

Beginning on January 4, the Mission and Outreach Committee is sponsoring a 5-session Thursday evening supper and study. We will be reading the book “Grace Can Lead us Home – A Christian Call to End Homelessness” by minister and homeless services advocate Kevin Nye. Dates: Jan. 4 & 18, Feb. 1, 15 & 29. Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm Location: Home of Susan and John Armstrong (for address, please check the Sunday bulletin, the Jan-Feb 2024 Good News, or contact the church office or Susan & John) You will find this very readable book full of practical information and inspiring theology.  (Learn more about theRead More →