Archive for January, 2017

Message: “Our World View” by Mark Alley

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

God is offering an alternative world view.

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Volunteer Opportunity

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity with Constellation Hospice: Constellation Hospice is seeking hospice volunteers for patient/family visits in Dover, Seacoast and greater Newburyport areas.
An in-depth orientation program, on-going training and supervision will be provided. Volunteer assignments will be made to best match volunteer’s and patient/family needs, schedules, interests and personalities. Volunteer service time can be an hour a […]

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News & Notes 1-26-2017

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Good Day, Friends,
This is going to be the quickest edition of “News & Notes” I’ve ever written - which opens the door for mistakes than usual, too!! Let me apologies even before I begin.
Here’s week three of Rebekah Simon-Peter’s “7 Counter Intuitive Resolutions for Growing Churches”: Envision the future. Develop a vision that […]

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Women’s Book/Video Group

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

All women are invited. We meet at 7 PM on the first Monday of the month.
February 6: Our Nig (Black History) (131 pages). Sketches from the Life of a Free Black is an autobiographical novel by Harriet E. Wilson. It was
published in 1859 and rediscovered in 1981 by Professor Henry Louis Gates. It takes place […]

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Men’s Book/Video Group

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

The Men’s Book/Video Group will meet Monday, Feb. 13 at Earle Custer’s home at 7 PM. We will be discussing the nonfiction book Dark Money by Jane Mayer. The book investigates a small cadre of billionaires who have somewhat successfully influenced the political running of the United States through the use of trusts and “charitable” […]

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Wanakee Senior High Winter Retreat

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Wanakee hosts a Senior High Winter Retreat
Snowshoes ready and waiting.
Date: Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:30pm to Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 11:00am
A winter weekend of fun in the snow. Have you hiked to Lookout on snowshoes? Walked across the frozen lake to Monkey Island? Enjoyed sledding on Shower House Hill? Now’s your chance.
There […]

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2018 Mission of Peace

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

2018 Mission of Peace will head to Cuba
High school students, apply now to join the Northeastern Jurisdiction’s 2018 Mission of Peace (MOP) to Cuba. This life-changing journey of discovery and shalom is a chance to learn how people around the world live as disciples of Jesus Christ.
The approximate dates are Dec. 28, 2017 to Jan. […]

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Justice in Everyday Life Class

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Our Lay Servants have chosen “Justice in Everyday Life” as their class for this year and have decided they’d like to do it on weekday evenings. The class will take a close look at the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church. Our Lay Servants would love to have others who might be interested in […]

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Katrina Mission Information Night

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Information night is scheduled for Friday, February 17 @ 6:30, lasting about one hour.
We are beginning plans to send our 12th Katrina mission team to Louisiana during Spring school vacation, the week beginning April 24. These dates coincide with Dover School vacation. We are again partnering with the St. Bernard Project, helping to rebuild […]

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News & Notes (special edition)

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Staff/Parish/Relations Committee met with our District Superintendent, Jim McPhee, Tuesday night to meet the Cabinet’s choice for our next pastor for St. John’s Church. After conversations and interactions, it was obvious to us that the Cabinet had considered our Church Profile very seriously.
The candidate’s list of self-described strengths dovetailed with our priorities for pastoral […]

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