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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Family Promise thanks NHCC for support

NHCC has provided support for Family Promise Metrowest (FPM) for many years. FPM is a cooperative interfaith partnership offering hope to homeless families with children through safe transitional shelter, meals and supportive case management as they seek permanent housing. Until the pandemic, families were housed in churches (host congregations) and received additional support through a network of volunteers from support churches (of …

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Photo of Ken Baily, pastor

Message from the pastor

I will cause breath to enter you and you shall live. Ezekiel 37:5 Friends in Christ, The word breath appears in our scripture 1,716 times. The word spirit appears 482 times. Almost always they have a connection: God’s spirit, Jesus’ breath and our life. Our life. Some of you know that I help to lead the Newton Inter-Faith Clergy Association (NICA) along with three …

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NHCC forms re-entry team to plan future building use

NHCC has formed a re-entry team to plan when and how various groups can begin safely using the building. Members include the pastor, director of Christian Education, administrator, treasurer, moderator, and one representative each from Buildings and Grounds, Christian Education, and Worship and Spiritual Life. At their first meeting, team members established that in addition to …

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The right side of the NHCC building

Circle of Blessings set for June 21

Weather permitting, NHCC is offering an outdoor drive-by (or walk-by) visit after worship on Sunday, June 21, 2020. NHCC staff will be out on the street to wave, share a blessing, and pass out Bibles to kindergartners and third graders. After a worship service that will include the introduction of several potential new members and expressions …

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Rich Bryden, angel

Rich Bryden and Misha Hill honored with angel designation

In a highlight of the June 7, 2020, annual meeting, members Rich Bryden and Misha Hill joined the host of NHCC angels. Rich and Misha were minding their own business in early March when the pandemic struck. In the space of about five days, the church went from planning a regular Sunday service to planning …

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That’s a wrap: Annual Meeting held June 7

Members and friends gathered on Zoom on Sunday, June 7, 2020, to finalize church business before the summer. This was the first time in church history that the meeting was in neither the basement nor the Great Hall. Attendees celebrated the life of several church members with the singing of “For All the Saints.” They …

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