Author: gest

March 23, 2018 gest

Palm Sunday: 10:00 a.m. Worship  Join us before worship in the Gathering Space to receive a palm and then everyone will process into the sanctuary. Maundy Thursday: 7:00 p.m. Communion Worship A moving observance of Jesus’ commandment (Latin mandatum – origin of the English word “mandate”) to love one another with optional hand washing before…

January 31, 2018 gest

This Sunday, we will have special guests from the community participating in our worship service. The guests are representatives from Gifts of Love Farm, the recipient of this year’s My Best Friend’s 5k Road Race. All profits raised will go toward camp scholarships for children with the desire to attend this wonderful camp, but whose parents do not…

January 9, 2018 gest

Join us after a stressful day at work (or home) We’ll explore simple practices for very busy lives that generate an appreciation for life’s small moments. Recognition of God’s presence in those moments, insight into their possible meanings and cultivation of the peace that passes human understanding are intended to bring active renewal into your…

January 9, 2018 gest

Come explore humor as a means to discover your own theological and biblical understanding of typical life experiences. Warm your hearts and souls with some good laughter through comic relief and genuine conversation. Wednesday, January 10 & 19 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

December 16, 2017 gest

Tuesday, December 19   6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Spiritual Mindfulness We’ll explore simple practices for very busy lives that generate an appreciation for life’s small moments. Recognition of God’s presence in those moments, insights into their possible meanings and cultivation of the peace that passes human understanding are intended to bring active renewal into…

October 29, 2017 gest

A seven week course exploring the Small Catechism beginning Wednesday, November 1 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the Meeting Room. By Heart has three focuses – Scripture & Tradition; Luther’s explanation of Scripture or doctrine from Christian tradition, and the story of Luther’s own life and times that influenced the Reformation. The book, video…

October 4, 2017 gest

A group spent the day at Enfield Loaves & Fishes this past Monday as part of the ELCA Day of Service.  Enfield Loaves and Fishes is a Local Area Soup Kitchen providing hospitality to all those in need by offering meals, aid, and companionship at no charge. The goal was to beautify the yard by trimming…

June 4, 2017 gest

“Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Mark 10:14 During the Children’s Message or Fellowship Time most Sundays, children are given a treasure chest with a lock and a colored tie on it. Someone in the congregation has the key on a matching colored…

May 21, 2017 gest

ASCENTRIA CARE ALLIANCE is requesting donations at this year’s New England Synod Assembly on June 9 & 10. Please consider bringing donations for the individuals and families Ascentria serves.  Your thoughtful donations will be shared with:  refugees, including unaccompanied minors, older adults and the elderly, children, youth and families, persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness…