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Updates for March 1, 2013

 

Game Night and potluck supper tonight at 6:30 in the Reception Room.

 

 Join Kathryn Henderson on Saturday for a meditation workshop at 9:30 a.m. in Stacy’s office. From 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. Kathryn will meet with anyone interested in receiving instruction or guidance with specific meditation practices. From 10:00 to 11:00, the entire group will meet for meditation and conversation about related topics.

Contact Kathryn with any questions.

 

Bible Study meets on Sunday mornings at 8:00 a.m. in Stacy’s office. Join us as we study f the Gospel of Matthew. We invite you to join us whether you are new to Bible Study or have participated many times before

 

We have several Lenten resources available. Look for them on the side table in the sanctuary. They are: the Table Prayer Tent, a Lenten resource created by Bread for the World; our own Union Church weekly Lenten Guide with scripture, reflection, meditation, prayer, and even recipes; (which you can download here) and a Lenten Meditation Practices Guide with weekly meditation practices compiled by Kathryn Henderson (available here). 

 

Don’t miss our Ancianos luncheon Sunday at 12 noon.

 

There will be a Deacons’ meeting Tuesday, March 5, at 6:00 p.m.

 

Prayer Group meets each Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m.

 

 Join Stacy at the Waban Starbucks on Wednesday morning, March 6, at 9:00 a.m. for Conversations Along the Way.

 

 Council will meet Wednesday evening, March 6th, at 6:30 p.m.

 

 Lunch Bunch will meet on Tuesday, March 12 at noon.

 

The Mission Committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening, March 12.

 

Book Group has been re-scheduled to Tuesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m.

 

Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 14, an early release day in the Newton Schools. C.E. is having a St. Patrick’s party with the residents of the Waban Health Center.

 

The next Youth Group meeting is Friday, March 15, at 6:00 p.m. Join us for a get together with the middle schoolers of Second Church in Newton UCC.  Middle Schoolers from other Newton UCC churches may be joining us as well.

 

Bible Study meets on Sunday mornings at 8:00 a.m. in Stacy’s office. Join us as we start a new study of the Gospel of Matthew. We invite you to join us whether you are new to Bible Study or have participated many times before.

 

Small Group Lenten Dinners

Throughout Lent we will be hosting several small group potluck dinners. We invite you to choose from the following, a time and place when you can join with others from the Union Church community for a time of fellowship. Please rsvp by Friday, March  8. Everyone is encouraged to sign up,  whether you are a long-time member or new to the community, whether you have long-time friends within the congregation, or are just getting to know people,  everyone is invited so don’t miss out.  Please take advantage of this opportunity.  These dinners are for everyone so please let’s have everyone sign up! Call the office, or sign up directly on the sign up sheet posted in the Reception Room. More details are on the sign-up sheet. Your host will be in touch with details when sign ups are complete. Don’t miss this chance to connect with someone new!

  • Friday, March 8th in Roslindale at Mark Smith and Stacy Swain’s home;
  • Saturday, March 16th in Waban at Chris Kiritsy and Molly Owen-Kiritsy’s home;
  • Saturday, March 16th in Watertown at David Spertner’s home;
  • Sunday, March 17th at Diane Tillotson and Karen Harvey’s home in Newton;
  • Saturday, March 23rd in Weston at Lara and Grant Gund’s home;
  • Sunday, March 24th in Waban at Gary and Brita Gill-Austern’s home.

 

 

  • by Aidan
  • posted at 11:40 am
  • March 1, 2013