January 8 Update

We invite you to worship with us this Sunday, The First Sunday after Epiphany and the Baptism of Christ. The preacher is The Rev. Ned Allyn Parker. Ned lives in Newton Center with his wife Samara, we hope Ned will be with us until we call a settled minister. The offertory will be a solo by Beth Wells, a new member of our choir. She will sing "There is a Balm in Gilead," a spiritual arranged by Mark Hayes. Reception is hosted by Lara and Grant Gund.
The Sunday School will enjoy the Martha and Mary Breakfast in the vestry.
Church Council meets following the reception this Sunday.
Lunch Bunch group will meet on Wednesday, January 13 at 12:00 Noon. Stop by and get acquainted with Rev. Parker. Bring a lunch, beverages provided.
Music at Union Church: On Friday, January 15Exsultemus will perform their second concert at Union Church. This month they offer "Lamentations; Musical settings of the Lamentations of Jeremiah from England, France, Italy and Mexico." For tickets please call 857-998-0219 or www.exsultemus.org.