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CE: Preparing the way this Christmas season

Pause, wonder, listen, and be transformed Amidst the voices of materialism, commercialism, and sentimentality that speak so loudly during this season, church school leaders offer the voice of God spoken through prophets and gospel writers. Many of us long to hear of God’s shalom and to celebrate the birth of Emmanuel. Join us as our …

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Reformation Sunday features Martin Luther, blanket blessing

In honor of Reformation Sunday, worshippers on Sunday, October 30, 2022, were treated to an exploration of the contributions made by 16th century German monk Martin Luther to the development of Protestantism. The Reverend Ken Baily described how the views of Martin Luther and his wife, Katerina von Bora, grew to differ from the teachings …

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Sunday service features new interim music director, blanket appeal

It doesn’t have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few small stones; just pay attention, then patch a few words together and don’t try to make them elaborate, this isn’t a contest, but the doorway into thanks, and a silence in which another voice may speak. …

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Informational meeting about parsonage to be held September 25

Join members of the Parsonage Disposition Committee for an information session after worship on Sunday, September 25, 2022, in the church parlor. For those who will not be in the building, join on Zoom. Report Parsonage Disposition CommitteeAugust 31, 2022 Overview History: 101 years ago a devoted deacon bequeathed his double-sized property on Forest Street …

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Members called to fall congregational meeting on Sunday, October 23

The NHCC fall congregational meeting will take place on Sunday, October 23, 2022, in the church parlor immediately after the worship service. All NHCC members are asked to attend.  Those who do not wish to attend in person will have the option to participate on Zoom. Join meeting on Zoom. Lay leaders, volunteer treasurer Jim Harper, …

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Fresh faces brighten summer 2022 services

Thank you to all the lay leaders who led worship this summer! They were Isabelle Draper, Erica Foss Hodes, Joy Huber, Anna McMahan, Marian Reynolds, and Jeff Small. The church was also blessed by the leadership of member and licensed minister Bill Cordts, and former member the Reverend Dr. Mary Luti. Special thanks also to …

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Celebrate NHCC’s 150th anniversary on Sunday, October 2

Join friends and neighbors for a celebration of Newton Highlands Congregational Church’s 150th anniversary on Sunday, October 2, at 11:30 a.m. at 54 Lincoln Street in Newton Highlands, MA. Enjoy music, ice cream, crafts, and a photo booth. All are welcome! Goals for the 150th-year events are as follows:  Appreciate and celebrate the history of …

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Join NHCC and Historic Newton for walking tour of Newton Highlands on Saturday, October 15

How did Newton Highlands grow from a rural crossroads at Centre Street and Route 9 into the vibrant village that we know today? Celebrate NHCC’s 150th anniversary with a walking tour of Newton Highlands led by Historic Newton on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. This tour will take you past key landmarks from the …

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