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Join us for these great Lenten and Easter Events!

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Palm Sunday – March 29th 8:00 & 10:30 am

Savor the joy and pageantry of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. Palms will be given out at both services. The youth will process and the choir will sing at the 10:30 service. There will be an Easter Egg hunt for the children during Sunday School.

Maundy Thursday – April 2nd 7:00 pm

Enrich your experience of Communion as we relive the story of Jesus’ Last Supper with His disciples. It is a meaningful service of Tenebrae (extinguishing of the lights). Communion will be served and the bell will be tolled.

Good Friday – April 3rd

12:00 noon Ecumenical Stations of the Cross at St. Anne’s

Pastor Janet, Rev. Kirsten of Bethlehem Lutheran will be joining with Father Peter to observe this walk through the last days of Jesus’ life on earth. It takes place outside and standing is required.

7:30 pm Worship Service

Join us in this solemn and moving service of the Nails which will add such depth and meaning to the joy of Easter to follow.

9:00 pm Prayer Vigil Begins

Prayer Saturday – April 4th Prayer Vigil Continues

Sign up for an hour of prayer. You can do it alone or with a friend, at home or in the church. Pray for however you like while we keep the chain of prayers going until Sunrise on Easter Morning. Prayer suggestions will be available for those who wish them.

Easter Sunday – April 5th

6:00 am Community Sunrise Service at Old Sturbridge Village

Pastor Janet will be joining with other churches in this celebration of our Risen Lord. Andrew, our music director, will be leading a community choir so that all may lift our voices in praise and joy.

9:00 & 11:00 am Worship Service

The flowers, the special music, the joyous praise of our Risen Lord! Join us for this most celebratory worship experience. Communion will not be served.

Sunday – April 12h Old Fashioned Hymn Sing 8:00 & 10:30 am

Have you been missing your favorite hymns? Come to this worship time of joyous singing and put your favorites in the basket to be chosen at random. Everyone is welcome.

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Lent and Easter Events

Hope we don’t need this, but just in case

If there is over 4” of new snow on the ground or if the storm is classified as a blizzard or Nor’easter, or an ice storm, worship on Sunday will be cancelled.  If possible, you will be notified by e-mail. Please check your e-mail or call your deacon or Pastor Janet at 207-205-2698. Please stay home and be safe, and we will see you next week.
 
Blessings,  The Diaconate

New York Times Visits

A reporter for the New York Times recently visited the church with Dr. James Fenimore Cooper, Jr. of the Congregational Library in Boston to view some of older records with an eye toward turning over records for digitization and preservation. Read the whole story in the July 30, 2014 edition of the New York Times!

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/30/us/in-church-attics-private-life-of-early-america

Join us Sunday mornings at 8:00 am or 10:30 am for worship service!

 Adult Sunday School begins at 9:30 am;

Children’s Sunday School at 10:30 am.

         Child care is provided for infants up to age 5.

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