Category Archives: Spire link

  • “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Screening

    Posted on January 2, 2019 by in Adult Ed, Community, Latest News, Small Groups, Spire link

    Sunday, February 10, 4 – 6 PM Come join us over popcorn on a wintry Sunday afternoon to watch this recent and very poignant, 94-minute documentary about Fred Rogers and his long-running show, Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.  Using clips from the show and interviews with his family, colleagues, and friends, the movie brings across Rogers’ great […]

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    Leadership Team: Budget Hearing & Vote

    Posted on January 2, 2019 by in Latest News, Spire link

    February 3: Budget HearingFebruary 10: Congregational Vote The congregation is invited to a budget hearing on Sunday, February 3, following the worship service, to be followed, a week later, on Sunday February 10, by a congregational meeting to vote for the 2019 budget. We hope you will be able to be there. Planning for the […]

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    Islam: The First Steps

    Posted on January 2, 2019 by in Adult Ed, Community, Latest News, Spire link

    March 3, 11:30 AM (after Worship) The Adult Faith Exploration Ministry will begin a series about the three religions that share Abraham as an ancestor—Christianity, Judaism and Islam. We begin with an introduction to Islam through video addressing history, beliefs and practices. This first step is designed as an overview. It is our hope that it will create […]

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    Seasons of the Spirit: Identity—An Epiphany Exploration

    Posted on December 31, 2018 by in Community, Spire link

    What was your last epiphany?  Was it energizing and exciting?  Or was it challenging and disconcerting?  The word “epiphany” means “manifestation, realization, or disclosure” revealing the essential nature, reality, or meaning of something that was previously hidden or unexplored by us.  It is about gaining a new perspective on something that has been with us […]

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    A Child, Nurtured by Men

    Posted on December 31, 2018 by in Community, Spire link

    Looking back on this past year, there are many ways we could characterize it. One would no doubt be the year of #MeToo. There were a remarkable number of revelations about famous men who abused their power and status to mistreat women in terrible ways. It’s made me look around at the men in my life and wonder; […]

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  • Waiting in Advent

    Posted on December 17, 2018 by in Community, Spire link, Worship

    Waiting tends not to be an experience many of us relish. “Patience is a virtue” is maybe the last thing we want to hear with the many demands upon our lives. In the church, however, we have a whole season given over to waiting and patience. It’s called Advent which comes from the Latin word […]

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    Embodied Prayer

    Posted on November 28, 2018 by in Small Groups, Spire link, Spiritual Practice

    December 11, 6:30 PM Join us for an hour in the Tucker Room where we will celebrate the Holy through movement, breath and song. The night will offer some yoga, centering prayer, and chanting with live music. Please wear comfortable clothes, bring a yoga mat (if you have one), and any blocks or blankets that you […]

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    The Adult Faith Exploration Ministry Welcomes New Members!

    Posted on November 28, 2018 by in Adult Ed, Small Groups, Spire link

    Thinking about joining a ministry? Maybe the Adult Faith Exploration Ministry is the one for you! Here’s what we do: we seek to provide meaningful opportunities for our congregation and the public to increase understanding and foster dialogue around topics related to faith, religion, spiritual development, culture, community, and self-awareness. The Ministry uses a variety […]

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    Ways to Help the Outdoor Church at Christmas

    Posted on November 28, 2018 by in Community, Latest News, Outreach, Spire link

    Please lend a hand this holiday season with the Outdoor Church! There are many ways you can make a difference! On December 30, we will receive donated ingredients, make sandwiches and send them with 2 or 3 church members to Cambridge who will accompany the Outdoor Church clergy in serving the Outdoor Church Congregation of […]

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    Leadership Team Update – December 2018

    Posted on November 27, 2018 by in Latest News, Spire link

    Wonder what the Leadership Team (LT) is up to? Here’s a quick summary! After you read it, please feel free to share your ideas, concerns, or questions with any of the LT members listed below. And of course, all are welcome to attend LT meetings – the dates are listed in the church calendar. As a […]

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