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    Second Wednesday Bible Study

    Posted on May 7, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Latest News, Small Groups

    Wed. May 9 at 7 PM in Health Min. Office As the name says, a group of church people meet on the second Wednesday of each month for Bible Study. The composition of the group changes from meeting to meeting so you can come when you can without being ‘behind’. This month we are going […]

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    You are invited to a Civility Workshop!

    Posted on April 6, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Latest News, Small Groups, Spire link

    Saturday, April 28, 2018 8:30 AM to Noon, Tucker and Palmer Rooms We hope you’ll join us for an interactive discussion and workshop on the topic of civility. Using material from various curricula, a conversational technique called “Reverse Debate,” and the spiritual practice of “Welcoming Prayer,” we will explore a variety of methods for carrying out and modeling civil discourse […]

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    Second Wednesday Bible Study

    Posted on March 12, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Latest News, Small Groups, Worship

    Wed March 14 at 7 PM in the Health Ministry Office We are reading through some of the letters of Paul.  We started with Galatians and are now on 1st Corinthians.  In our next class, we will finish 1 Corinthians – taking up where we left off 1 Corinthians 13:13. This is new territory for […]

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  • Lenten Devotional Reading

    Posted on February 14, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Latest News, Worship

    Wednesday, February 14, is the beginning of Lent;  the period of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on the Saturday before Easter. The forty days represent the time Jesus spent in the wilderness, enduring the temptation of Satan and preparing to begin his ministry.Lent is an intensely penitential time […]

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  • Second Wednesday Bible Study

    Posted on February 9, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Small Groups

    Feb. 14 at 7:30 PM in the Health Ministry Office We are reading through some of the letters of Paul.  We started with Galatians and are now on 1st Corinthians.  This is new territory for most of us and at a level everyone would be able to participate in. Each month’s gathering is self contained […]

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  • What is the Bible? (Bible 101)

    Posted on January 15, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Community, Latest News, Small Groups

    Note: This program was offered in January and February of 2018 and is now concluded. The Bible. Just hearing the word makes some people sing and other people cringe. For some it conjures up images of crusades and inquisitions and preachers shaking their fists at unrepentant sinners. For others it evokes feelings of comfort, joy, and […]

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  • Second Wednesday Bible Study

    Posted on January 5, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Community, Worship

    We are reading through some of the letters of Paul.  We started with Galatians and are now on 1st Corinthians.  This is new territory for most of us and at a level everyone would be able to participate in. Each month’s gathering is self contained so come when you can.  Last month we discovered some things […]

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    Tuesdays With Jesus 2018

    Posted on January 5, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Community, Small Groups, Spire link, Worship

    Back by popular demand, we will be holding “Tuesdays with Jesus” again this Lent in the Palmer and Tucker Rooms.  We have a wonderful new slate of church members preparing to share how their faith intersects with their work.  We’ll begin with about 20 minutes of silent meditation/centering prayer from 6:30-7 in the Palmer Room and […]

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    February Ruth Group

    Posted on January 3, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Community, Small Groups, Spire link

    February 25, 2018 Join us for the February Ruth Group meeting as we discuss Going Clear by Lawrence Wright. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief  by Lawrence Wright From the Publisher: Scientology presents itself as a scientific approach to spiritual enlightenment, but its practices have long been shrouded in mystery. Lawrence Wright—armed with his […]

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    MACUCC Super Saturday Learnings 

    Posted on January 3, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Community, Spire link

    The Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island Conference of the UCC (called MACUCC) holds a Super Saturday event each fall and spring — a full-day of skill building, networking and discussing best practices on a variety of topics. Each gathering offers an opening worship, a keynote address, and numerous workshops. Church leaders — clergy and lay […]

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