vanilla ice cream with sprinkles

CE: Join us for Church School Rally Day on September 17

Children, youth, and families, join the Christian Education team for fun and friendship on Rally Day–Sunday, September 17, 2023. Children and youth will begin our new program year in worship at 10:00 a.m. and then attend church school. After church, we will celebrate and reconnect over ice cream sundaes with a topping bar, along with …

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NHCC gardens feature native plants

Birds and bees are welcome to visit Newton Highlands Congregational Church (NHCC) and are attracted by native plants selected, planted, and lovingly maintained by long-time member Carol H., member of the Native Plant Trust and Grow Native MA. Ms. H. also serves on Newton Conservators’ Invasive Plant task force. She has been developing the gardens at …

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Ted Palés and Marian Reynolds

Miracles, grace featured in Sunday worship

Long-time member and yoga instructor Marian Reynolds spoke about miracles and grace in her meditation on Sunday, August 13, 2023. She expressed gratitude for God’s ways of working in her life. Deacon Ted Palés assisted, and Yevgenia Semeina accompanied the service on the organ and piano. A highlight of the service was several minutes of …

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Flat Jesus in Utah summer 2023

Flat Jesus sightsees in southwest Utah

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8 Flat Jesus enjoyed colorful vistas during a trip to southwest Utah with the Brickell-Kaplan family in late July/early August 2023. He visited Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, saw the Barbie movie, …

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Carol Hausner and Melissa Dietrich

Carol Hausner preaches about prayer

“It’s important for the health of any organization to have diverse voices.” Carol Hausner Long-time member Carol Hausner led worship at Newton Highlands Congregational Church for approximately the fifth time on Sunday, July 30, 2023, sharing some of her thoughts about prayer. Ms. Hausner spoke about Stephen Covey’s model distinguishing one’s Circle of Concern from …

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An ink drawing of the Newton Highlands Congregational Church

Morning Worship – 6 August 2023

Tenth Sunday after PentecostAll-Newton UCC Worship Prelude Allegro Maestoso (John E. West) Community WelcomeCall to Worship *Opening Hymn (Insert) God, who Stretched the SpangledHeavens *Prayer of Invocation (unison)All: Holy Creator, we gather this morning in the light of yourpeace. Receive our joy for your unfailing faith in us. Renew our hopefor new life through our …

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