News & Announcements

Recent posts, event announcements, and more!

In-person worship services have resumed.

We also have online worship and virtual fellowship!

New Series: Building a Resilient Faith

For the next four weeks Pastor Doug is going to preach a brief series called Building a Resilient Faith.

Resilience is an important quality for every person to develop. Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. Resilience is also the ability to spring back into shape.

July 2020 Beacon

Jul 3, 2020

Here’s the July 2020 Beacon. Use the arrows at the bottom to change pages.

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Message Preview: The Proper Use of Freedom

Jul 2, 2020

This week in worship Pastor Doug shares from Galatians 5:13-14 and 1 Peter 2:16 about “The Proper Use of Freedom.” If you would like to join us at church, please preregister online here. Watch our preview for “The Proper Use of Freedom” Scripture for this week Galatians 5:13 (NRSV) “For you were called to freedom,…

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Evening Vespers, Wednesdays at 6:00

Jun 27, 2020

Evening Vespers ~ Reflect & Connect ~ Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm Outside on the grass near the meditation garden (weather permitting!) In case of rain, the service will take place in the Fellowship Hall Psalm 141:1-2 O LORD, I call to you; come quickly to me. Hear my voice when I call to you.May my prayer be…

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Message Preview: Is Hearing God’s Word Enough?

Jun 24, 2020

This Sunday, we are pleased to have our pastoral intern, Nate Ryan, share the message, “Is Hearing God’s Word Enough?” from James 1:22-27. This will be our first Sunday re-gathering for in-person worship. If you would like to join us, please preregister online here. Watch our preview for “Is Hearing God’s Word Enough?” Scripture for…

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Worship & Virtual Fellowship!

Jun 21, 2020

Worship Service at 9:30, Fellowship at 10:30 All on Zoom! (If you haven’t used Zoom yet, scroll down for some notes.) Lots of you would like to share in worship and fellowship, but would rather do that at home, so the Connecting Team is “hosting” a Sunday morning online time for worship and fellowship. At…

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Message Preview: The Gift of Reconciliation

Jun 17, 2020

This week in worship, Pastor Doug will be sharing about “The Gift of Reconciliation” from Philemon 1:1-25. This will be our first Sunday re-gathering for in-person worship. If you would like to join us, please preregister online here. Watch our preview for “The Gift of Reconciliation” Additional scripture for this week Philemon 15-16 New Revised…

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In-Person Services Relaunching Sunday, June 21!

Jun 14, 2020

Dear Brothers & Sisters, We’ve got some news . . . On Sunday, June 21, we will open our building for Sunday services. We are enthusiastically gearing up to worship and see one another in person again. After carefully evaluating the opening of other institutions, tracking the local decline of COVID-19 cases, and watching Massachusetts…

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Church Reopens – What to Expect

Jun 14, 2020

In-Person Services Relaunched on June 21! Dear Brothers & Sisters, We’ve got some news . . . On Sunday, June 21, we will open our building for Sunday services. We are enthusiastically gearing up to worship and see one another in person again. Read the rest of Pastor Doug’s letter online, here. What to Expect…

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COVID Update – Looking Ahead

May 29, 2020

On Monday, May 18, the Governor Charlie Baker, and his task force announced that places of worship were going to be included in Phase 1 of re-opening the Commonwealth. Given that churches can easily become hot spots for the virus because of the proximity in which we were accustomed to sit, stand, sing, worship, talk,…

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