CALENDAR

November 26 – First Sunday of Advent – Angels Among Us – #morehope

Our Advent theme for this year will be “Angels Among Us”. This Sunday we will look at the story of the winged messenger to Zechariah and contemplate what message we can offer to counteract a culture of fear and bring #morehope.   

December 3 – Second Sunday of Advent – Angels Among Us – #morepeace – Communion Sunday

This Sunday as we look at the story of the winged messenger to Mary and bringing #morepeace to the world.

December 10 – Third Sunday of Advent – #morejoy – Christmas Pageant and Potluck What a joy it will be to once again see our children put on the annual Christmas Pageant. After worship join us for a Christmas potluck lunch as we celebrate the birth of baby Jesus and enjoy fellowship and fun together.

December 17 - Christmas Sunday

December 24 - Christmas Eve Service 7:00 pm (no morning worship)

December 31 - Breakfast and Carol Sing

OCTOBER 2017

1   Sun   10:00am  WORSHIP SERVICE
                             CHURCH SCHOOL

                2:30pm   Girl Scout Troop 11914
                5:30pm   Girl Scout Troop 11267
2   Mon     7:00pm   Prayer Shawl Ministry
3   Tue      4:30pm   Hampshire Assoc. Exec. com.
                7:00pm   BELL CHOIR rehearsal
                7:00pm   BOARD OF PROPERTIES
4   Wed    6:30pm   AA
                6:30pm   Girl Scout Leaders
5   Thu      9:30am   Music Together
                7:00pm   CHOIR rehearsal
6   Fri        4:00pm   PREP for TAKE & EAT
                6:00pm   Wedding Rehearsal
7   Sat       8:00am   TAKE & EAT
                 4:30pm   Wedding Ceremony

8   Sun     10:00am   WORSHIP SERVICE
                               CHURCH SCHOOL
                  2:00pm  Girl Scout Troop 12652
                  3:00pm  Girl Scout Troop 64645
                  2:00pm  Girl Scout Troop 11644

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

1     Friday        4:00 pm   Prep for Take & Eat
2     Saturday    8:00 am   Take & Eat Ministry

3     Sunday     10:00 am  Worship Service - Ann Halstein preaching
5     Tuesday      4:30 pm  Hampshire Association Executive Committee meeting
6     Wednesday 6:30 pm  AA
                         7:00 pm  Girl Scout Leaders
7     Thursday     7:00 pm  Choir Rehearsal
9     Saturday      2:30 pm  Church School Baking Party

10   Sunday       10:00 am  Worship Service - Homecoming Sunday
                         10:00 am  Church School
11   Monday         7:00 pm  Prayer Shawl Ministry
                           7:30 pm  Hope Grange of Hadley
12  Tuesday         7:00 pm  Bell Choir Rehearsal
                           7:00 pm  Board of Properties
                           7:00 pm  Council
13  Wednesday    6:30 pm   AA
14  Thursday        7:00 pm   Choir Rehearsal

17  Sunday          10:00 am  Worship Service - Scott Barton preaching
                           10:00 am  Church School
19  Tuesday           7:00 pm  Bell Choir Rehearsal
20  Wednesday      6:30 pm  AA
21  Thursday          7:00 pm Choir Rehearsal

24  Sunday           10:00 am  Worship Service
                            10:00 am  Church School
                             11:15 am  Staff meeting
26  Tuesday            7:00 pm  Board of Deacons
                              7:00 pm  Bell Choir Rehearsal
27  Wednesday      6:30 pm  AA
28  Thursday          7:00 pm Choir Rehearsal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE 2017 WORSHIP SCHEDULE
June 4 – Children’s Sunday
Join us as our children lead us in worship. We look forward to what undersea surprise they have in store for us. Worship will be followed by a family picnic.

June 11- Pentecost Sunday -The Power of the Holy Spirit – Communion
Rev. Christina will preach on Numbers 1:24-30 and Acts 2:1-21.

June 18 – Second Sunday after Pentecost – Father’s Day
Join us as we honor and lift up prayers for all our fathers. Rev. Christina will preach on Matthew 9:35 - 10:8

June 25 – Music Sunday
Come and make a joyful noise! At this uplifting intergenerational worship service we will boldly and loudly celebrate the joy of music and singing. 

CALL TO SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING - SUNDAY JUNE 25TH, 2017 - FOLLOWING WORSHIP
The purpose of the meeting is to entertain 2 motions from the Board of Properties.
1:  To appropriate needed funds to purchase a custom cabinet to protect the Church’s silver and pewter collection.
2:  To appropriate needed funds to paint or re-side the exterior of the church building and paint or replace the windows, all of this on the main building only.

Family Fun Down on the Farm – June 25 After Worship
Please join the Board of Christian Education for a fun and informative get together at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery following the church service on June 25th. The kids will enjoy a farm tour of Barstow's Longview Farm at noon while parents will have the opportunity visit and chat. The Board of CE will cover the cost of the farm tour.

All July Worship Services will be held at North Hadley Congregational Church at 10 a.m.

CALL TO A SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING  June 25, 2017
A special congregational meeting has been called for Sunday, June 11, 2017, following the 10:00 a.m. worship service.

PONDERING POTENTIAL PROPERTY PROJECTS 
A list of building projects has been posted in vestry. You are invited to drop by anytime to add your voice. You will find directions in the vestry on how to participate in the process. We will be leaving everyone's input up over the summer. In the fall we will summarize the wishes of the congregation in conjunction with the Properties and Finance Boards. We look forward to the exchange of ideas, the conversations to follow, and making our sacred space welcoming and beautiful. Thank you for your participation!

Mug & Muffin with the Minister - All are welcome to join Rev. Christina every Friday morning at the Shelburne Falls Coffee Roasters in Hadley for some coffee and conversation. Come and find out where our conversations take us.
When: Every Friday except June16
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Where: Shelburne Falls Coffee Roasters–the side room

JUNE 2017 CALENDAR

 

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2

3

 

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

 7:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.

CHOIR REHEARSAL

PREP FOR TAKE AND EAT

TAKE AND EAT

4

 

5

 

6

Sunday

 

Monday

 

Tuesday

 

 

10:00 a.m.

 

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

 

 

CHILDREN’S SUNDAY

ALL CHURCH PICNIC

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY

Girl Scout Leaders

Hampshire Exe. Committee

BELL CHOIR

BOARD OF PROPERTIES

7

Wednesday

6:30 p.m.

AA

8

 

Thursday

 

 7:00 p.m.

 

CHOIR REHEARSAL

 

11

Sunday

 

 

10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

WORSHIP SERVICE

SUNDAY SCHOOL

 

 

12

13

14

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

 

7:30 p.m.

 7:00 p.m.

 6:30 p.m.

 

 

Grange

BELL CHOIR

AA

 

 

15

16

18

 

20

21

22

23

 

25

 

27

 

28

 

29

30

 

 

Thursday

Friday

Sunday

 

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

Sunday

 

Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

7:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.

  

7:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

 

10:00 a.m.   

 

7:00 p.m.

7.00 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

 

 

CHOIR REHEARSSAL

Relay for Life - Look Park

WORSHIP SERVICE

SUNDAY SCHOOL

BELL CHOIR

AA

CHOIR REHEASAL

Wedding

 

WORSHIP SERVICE

SUNDAY SCHOOL

BELL CHOIR

BOARD OF DEACONS

AA

BOARD OF CHRISTIAN ED

CHOIR REHEARSAL

SETUP FOR TAKE AND EAT

Cancellation of Worship - The inclement winter weather will soon be upon us.  If we need to cancel a Sunday Service or other activities, you can find out about it in the following ways:
      Tune to TV channel 40 or 3
      Call the office 413-584-4117;  the message will be on the answering machine.
      Check Facebook 
      Check this website