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Plans for summer worship taking shape

Worship during July and August will be on Sunday mornings at 9:30. We will have fewer lay-led Sundays and more led by Ken Baily. Here are the worship leaders for July. July 5: Bill Cordts (Communion: bring bread and cup to your own sanctuary) July 12: Reverend Liz Garrigan-Byerly July 19: Ken Baily July 26: Lynd Matt Zoom will allow us to explore a bit and be together, even from …

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Support Refuge and Strength, annual stewardship campaign

 At our Annual Meeting onJune 7, we approved the mission and ministry budget, with a roughly $11,000 deficit (after a very large surplus this year).  Our stewardship is always an act of faith: we plan before we seek support;  that’s the way of churches. Now we need you, our members and friends, to determine how you can support our mission from …

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CE invites children to virtual “summer camp” during 9:30 a.m. services

As we work our way through this pandemic, caring for your children and meeting their spiritual needs is the top priority of the Christian Education team. During July and August, the regular “good news” Channel 54 will be on vacation; provided the ratings are still good, we will return in September! For the 9:30 a.m. …

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Re-entry team presents updates from first two meetings

The re-entry team has met three times and agreed on some principles initiated by Randy Ellis to guide their decision making. Guiding principles State. Comply with any legal requirements imposed by the state of Massachusetts (mass.gov). Science. Rely on science and best available knowledge about COVID-19 and its prevention, treatment, and consequences, referring to cdc.gov to stay …

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NHCC celebrates Circle of Blessings with drive-by greetings

As a joy after worship, 11 NHCC staff members stood outside in the shade under the Norway maples and welcomed members and friends after worship on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Twenty-three participants and at least two canines arrived on foot, on bike, and by car, and had a chance to catch up with Ken Baily, …

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CE Committee plans upcoming children’s programming

Meet CE on Saturdays on Zoom  Connect with Wendy Donnell and teachers Megan and Matthew on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. Contact us for more information. Join CE for Sunday worship  Join us on Sunday mornings for online worship at 10 a.m. Contact us if you would like to read a prayer or scripture any …

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Support Refuge and Strength, annual stewardship campaign

At the Annual Meeting on June 7, NHCC approved the mission and ministry budget. All members and friends should have received mailings and emails with brochures and information about how we move into our new program year, which begins July 1. Please review the new information and determine now how you can help support the church’s …

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Kitchen table

New kitchen ready for use!

The new NHCC kitchen is complete! Bright, happy colors create a warm and inviting space. The kitchen is large, with the following: Lots of counter space Two sinks Disposal Full-size dishwasher Electric oven and cooktop Large refrigerator with bottom freezer and ice maker The gray Metropolitan base cabinets provide ample storage and convenient roll-out drawers. The counter …

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