Aug 11, 2013 Announcement

Please join us for worship on Sunday, August 11th, at 10:30 a.m. and for coffee and fellowship after the service.  Our guest worship leader will be the Rev. Catherine MacDonald.  Cathy will preach on Romans 12: 1-21.  Her sermon is titled “Context Is a Lot of It, But It’s Not Everything.”

Celebrate the seasons with The Boston Food Justice Young Adult Volunteer Program on Sunday, August 11th.  Join them for a seasonal cooking lesson and a three-course meal at Church of the Covenant, 69 Newbury Street in Boston.  From 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., their cooking instructors will each lead a participatory lesson to create one course of the meal from fresh, local, seasonal ingredients.  From 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., it’s dinner!  The cost is $50.00 for an individual or $80.00 for a couple.  All proceeds support the BFJYAV program.  To reserve your spot, please email  To learn more about the program visit their Facebook page:

There will be a prayer meeting after coffee hour on Sunday, August 25th in the Green Room. Jesus said, ‘When two or three are gathered in my name, I am there.” Bring your prayers about whatever joys or concerns you may have on your mind and in your heart. All are welcome.

Save the date!  Tuesday, August 27th 5-11pm at Flatbread Pizza in Davis Square to support CHPC and the Boston Food Justice Young Adult Volunteer program – Pizza, bowling, friends and a good cause… what could be a better way to wrap up the summer?!  Every month the Flatbread Company (45 Day St, Somerville, MA 02144) shares their proceeds with local charities and August is for CHPC!  We will designate funds to support the Boston Food Justice Young Adult Volunteers program, starting in the Boston Presbytery this fall and bringing churches and organizations together to fight hunger, poverty, and structural injustice in the local food system.  It’s also a great way for CHPC to be visible in the community, so spread the word and bring your friends to Flatbread on August 27th!  Any questions, please contact Ruth (617-571-3621 or Val (

We are pleased to announce that both the congregation of Clarendon Hill Church and the Presbytery of Boston approved our candidate, Rev. Allen Fairfax,  to be the new designated pastor!  Rev. Fairfax will begin his ministry at Clarendon Hill on Sunday, September 1st.

Rides wanted!  Drivers needed!    We’re looking for people with cars to help other members of the congregation get to and from church and church events.  And if you would like a ride – every week or just for one event – we’re happy to help!  Please call or email Ruth to get on the schedule 617-571-3621

Want to be a greeter or reader?  Eager to bring coffee hour treats or support the nursery?  Please let Ellen know how you would like to share you time and talents…(

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