June 6, 2015 Announcements

Sermon: “Shame on You!!”
Scripture: Mark 3:20-35
Jesus’ family was horrified at what was happening — they were feeling shamed. Continuing last week’s exploration, we will consider a bit more about how shame plays into our constitution as human beings and what it means to be a faith community.

Work Day – Open Center Repair
There will be a work day at the church on Saturday, June 13th and June 20th, from 10 AM – 2 PM to prepare the basement for the Open Center. This winter the church suffered extensive damage to the Open Center and Allen’s office due water damage caused by an ice dam. The church’s insurance has given money for the repairs. The building circle has arranged with a contractor and the Open Center to perform all of the work for one week in July. During this week, the Open Center will be temporarily residing in the basement. Please come to this work day to help us prepare for their stay and help us to continue to build our partnership with the Open Center. Many hands make light work!

Boston Gay Pride Parade – Presbyterians for Pride
Presbyterians for Pride will be marching in the Boston Gay Pride parade, which will be held on Saturday, June 13th. Join us, along with friends from First Presbyterian in Waltham, Church of the Covenant and 4th Presbyterian in Boston as we travel from Boylston Street in Copley Square to City Hall Plaza, along a 2.27 mile route. The theme for this year’s parade (the 45th annual!) is ‪#‎WickedProud‬. The parade begins at noon, but we must be in place by 11:00 a.m. Here’s your chance to hear a million people cheering for Presbyterians! If you’d like more information or would be interested in attending, please contact Ellen (ellends1313@gmail.com).

Adult Education Group
Will be meeting after coffee hour in the Green Room on Sunday, June 14th. All are welcome to attend!

CHPC Bible Study
Bible study meets in a local restaurant every other week. For details on dates, time, place, and more information, please contact Kevin. (kevin.sungwon@gmail.com)

Fellowship Event – Kimball Farm
Ice Cream and ??? Join us for our next fellowship event, to be held on Saturday, July 25th (rain date: Saturday, August 1st) at Kimball Farm in Westford, MA (http://kimballfarm.com/westford/) Parking is free! In addition choosing from over 50 flavors of ice cream, you can try your hand at bumper boats, batting cages, a 9 hole golf course, a driving range or two different miniature golf courses. How about getting some great seafood, or browsing the country store, or checking out the farm animals? We’ll meet at 1:00 p.m., to start our adventure! If you need a ride, or want more information, please contact Ellen (ellends1313@gmail.com). All are welcome!

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