Organ repair 8/2023

Organ celebration raises $3000 for Ukrainian refugees

With appropriate care, organs can last a long time. Jim Harper Music lovers gathered on Saturday, February 24, 2024, for a 7:00 p.m. concert celebrating the completion of a ten-year renovation of the historic Newton Highlands Congregational Church (NHCC) pipe organ. Organist Yevgenia Semeina and members and soloists from the NHCC choir performed works by …

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Lent schedule

Healing service to be held March 3, during Lent

All are invited to a healing service with saxophone and piano music on Sunday, March 3, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., at Newton Highlands Congregational Church, UCC (NHCC). The tradition of healing services at NHCC dates back to the 1980s. Lent will also include a Good Friday service on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. Contact us …

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Enthusiastic group gathers for Soul Food Dinner

They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved. Acts 2: 46-47 The Newton Highlands Congregational Church, UCC, parlor was the scene of a gathering of 30-plus …

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Four new members join on February 11

Four new members–Nancy Bauer, Annie Ingram, Christopher “Kippy” Ingram, and Elizabeth “Lizzy” Simpson–joined Newton Highlands Congregational Church (NHCC) during the worship service on Sunday, February 11, 2024. Deacon Joy Huber assisted during the service and helped welcome them. The Reverend Ken Baily preached about the transfiguration story. “It includes all signs of God’s kingdom and …

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children making sandwiches

Sunday, February 4, includes sandwich making

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 The Reverend Ken Baily spoke about the power inherent in God’s story and how it changes believers and even nonbelievers in his meditation …

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Rite of Confirmation is highlight of January 28 service

Eleven youth became members of Newton Highlands Congregational Church on Sunday, January 28, 2024, with delighted parents and friends providing support. This Rite of Confirmation was the culmination of a year-plus process of study and mission efforts guided by the Reverend Ken Baily and the Worship & Spiritual Life Committee. Confirmands were Elena Bird, Henry …

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B&G members roll up their sleeves

At their meeting on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, members of the Buildings & Grounds Committee rolled up their sleeves and installed a new under-counter refrigerator in the church parlor. The prior unit was no longer cooling properly. In-person attendees Randy Ellis, Misha Hill (co-chair), Terry Louderback, and Jim Harper (treasurer) walked around the church with …

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