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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Morning Worship – 11 February 2024

Transfiguration Sunday Organ Prelude “Offertoire” (T. Dubois) Congregational WelcomeChoral Introit Call to Worship*Opening Hymn (insert) We Have Come at Christ’s Own Bidding *Prayer of Transfiguration and LightOne Voice: Psalm 50 begins this way: “The mighty one, God our creator, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting. Out of …

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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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An ink drawing of the Newton Highlands Congregational Church

Morning Worship – 04 February 2024

Fifth Sunday of Epiphany Organ Prelude “Prelude” (T. Dubois) Congregational WelcomeChoral Introit “Sing out a Joyful Song in Praise” (Dale Wood) Call to Worship*Opening Hymn #506 Deck Yourself, My Soul, with Gladness *Prayer of Praise and HopeOne Voice: Psalm 147 begins this way: “Praise Yahweh! How good it is to sing praises to our God; …

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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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