Your Weekly Link – News and Updates 8/8/2014

Weekly Link 8/8/2014

Summer Worship

This Week in Summer Worship

Sunday, August 10

10:30am in the Parish Hall

Worship leader Melinda Collins

The Alchemy of Marriage:

What does marriage have to offer us once the fairy tale bubble has been burst?

Upcoming Services:

August 17 – The Power of Song: In this age where music is constantly streaming and a part of the background, has the individual song lost its power? In this service we’ll reflect upon the various kinds of deep spiritual connections that can be made with music. Worship Leader: Jeff Stoodt

August 24 & 31 – Rev. Hank Peirce

News and Announcements


Sweet parting words from Rev. Parisa Parsa

“Goodbye church, goodbye steeple. Goodbye all you wonderful, wonderful people.”

Hank PeirceWelcome Rev. Hank Peirce

Rev. Hank Peirce joins us at First Parish beginning Tuesday, August 19, as Interim Minister. He will be leading Sunday worship services on August 24 and August 31. It’s a nice opportunity to meet him before Ingathering on September 7.

Office Updates

Summer Office Hours:

Monday, July 14 – Thursday, Aug 28 Hours 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Monday – Thursday)

The Planner for September 2014 – June 2015 is now available. We have even noticed a few sign ups. September is just around the corner, please think about when you might be able to usher, be a social hour host, donate flowers and the rest of the important Sunday morning positions.

August Committee Meetings

  • Trustees – August 13 (offsite)
  • Parish Committee Retreat – August 15/16 (offsite)
  • Worship – August 20
  • RE Committee Retreat – August 21 (offsite)


Kiki’s Corner

Summer News

FREE CYCLE FP MILTON STYLE! – We have a typewriter we are willing to give away to anyone who will pick it up on or before August 21.

We have a lovely, unusual wood file cabinet that is put together in three pieces. We also have a large stand alone safe sitting in the office. Anyone interested? Will try to add pictures next week.


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Worship, 10:30am in the Meetinghouse

Silent Prayer & Meditation, 9:00am in the Children’s Church


Please consider volunteering for important Sunday worship positions like ushering, hosting social hour, providing flowers for worship, and lighting the chalice. Sign Up Here!