And it will be a happy summer for some campers at Camp Hale this year; three of whom will be able to attend because of our relationship with the Russell School in Dorchester!
Remember your sleep away camp? Have you also invested in your own child’s camp experiences? We are investing in the experience for Sean, Davien and William.
Russell receives a drastic reduction in tuition, yet many families still cannot afford to send their children. Carmen has identified students who could most benefit from this program (described briefly below), has organized a candy sale to support some of the tuition costs, and has suggested three students for our support: Davien, Sean, and William.
If you would like to write to any of them at camp, or receive letters from them please let us know very soon.
If you would like to help fund their tuition for camp, please also let us know. Simply send a check to Luisa to made out to The Union Church in Waban with the memo line of the check marked “for Russell campers.”
Our rising sixth graders and current Youth Group are invited to a BBQ hosted by the Weisgerber-Browns on Monday evening, June 24, 6-8 pm. RSVP by TODAY to [email protected], 617-365-496. (But if on Monday you find your child can come and you haven’t replied, please do come anyway.)
Celebrate with S’Mores
Wednesday, June 26 7-8pm. Come for a campfire at church this Wednesday, the official last day of school. We’ll have the fire pit hot and ready as we roasts’mores, hang out by the fire and talk about summer plans. Weather permitting. If you’re not sure if the weather is permitting, call Kathy before you come:
Pictures of Children’s Sunday Needed
Did you take pictures on Children’s Sunday? I need some. You can email me at [email protected] Thanks!
As part of our two-day summer camp this week, the Sunday School kids will volunteer at Cradles to Crayons Friday morning. If you have donations of new or lightly used children’s clothes or toys, drop them by the church office or contact Kathy for pick up before Friday.
Worship at Common Cathedral, August 25 We will join in worship with the congregation of Common Cathedral on Sunday, August 25. We will gather on Boston Common at noon and be finished by 2:30 pm. Our service starts with a meal, provided by and served by us. So we will begin at church by making sandwiches at 11:00 am. If you would like to attend, and/or if you would like to donate sandwich making supplies, rsvp to Kathy.
Looking further ahead …..
Cradles to Crayons
Thursday, September 5 is a school holiday for Rosh Hashanah. So we will be volunteering at Cradles to Crayons from 10 am to noon. RSVP to Kathy.
“These Days – Daily Devotions for Living by Faith” is a devotional guide published by the Presbyterian Church. Our own Stacy Swain has written the devotions for August 4 to August 10 in this summer’s issue. Copies are available at church, or subscriptions may be ordered at:
following supplies for the school we support: pencils, pencil sharpeners,crayons, Legos (new or used).
Note that the Sunday School kids have been asked to bring a scoopful or more of their Lego collections to contribute. Think how thrilled our kids will be to make such a tangible difference in the lives of children who have no toys or manipulatives, and very little color in their lives.
Bring your supplies to the church office or Annie Gatewood’s house.
A concert will be held to benefit the A. Jean Brugger Education Foundation and to honor the memory of D. Stuart Laughlin at the home of Diane Tillotson & Karen Harvey