Sharing life’s journey in Christian faith, love and service

 

 Join Us for Worship on May 28 at 10:00

 Pastor Mark Seifried Preaching

Sunday School classes will join their parents in the sanctuary.

Newton Food Pantry Offering – toiletries

 

 

  

 

 

YOUTH MISSION TRIP

The youth are serving in our own backyard of the inner city of Boston this year with City Service Mission in late June.

Here are 3 great opportunities to donate to their 2017 Service trip:

  1. Pancake Breakfast – Sunday, June 11, 11:15 am  Served by the Youth with the Joseph Family as special cooks  
  1. Italian Dinner -Friday, June 16, 7 pm   Prepared by the Loftus Family and served by the Youth  So we’ll know how many to cook for, please RSVP to Amanda:  amandabloftus@gmail.com.   
  1.   Car Wash Sunday, June 18, 11:30 am  Spiff up that car before you head out to the annual picnic at Fessenden!

 

GARGOYLES AND GLASS
SUNDAY, JUNE 4,  3:00 pm

Historic Newton will be sponsoring a tour of Second Church on Sunday afternoon, June 4.   We will invite the community to learn about our historic building, our awesome wood carvings,and our beautiful stained glass.  We will also be able to share some of our history as a congregation.

If you would like to help with this community outreach event, please let me know.   

Shirley Taylor    shirley@adsum.com

NEWTON-AREA TRAINING – SUPPORT FOR IMMIGRANTS

Thursday, June 8th from 7:00-9:00PM  

Congregation Dorshei Tzedek – 60 Highland St., West Newton

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SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR SECOND ANNUAL IFTAR DINNER!

Saturday, June 10th 7:45 p.m.
2nd Church of Newton, 60 Highland St. West Newton

Last year during Ramadan, the Turkish Community Center invited Eliot Church and 2nd Church to break their Ramadan fast with them at an Iftar Dinner. It was a wonderful experience for all who attended. They showed a short film about Ramadan, and we all had an opportunity to make new friends and learn from each other. They provided a delicious meal. So we are doing it again, and hoping even more families (children are invited too!) will attend. They are planning a program, possibly with some live music, and will be bringing most of the food. We will provide salads and drinks. We have a sign up sheet in Fellowship Hall. Please sign up or let Lissa Gilbert know (lissaparrotfish@aol.com) so we know how many to plan for. I’m sure anyone who attended last year will encourage you to attend. It’s one more way to show our support of our Muslim neighbors.  

 

TRI-CONFERENCE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE UCC
When:  Friday, June 16, 2017 to Saturday, June 17, 2017       

Where:  Connecticut Convention Center

100 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT   

Everyone (voting delegates and guests) is invited to:  Worship and share communion with your New England neighbors.   Explore the future of our church with UCC General Minister & President John Dorhauer.

Discern whether to endorse a new conference and move forward: Together, As One.

To read more, click HERE 

Save These Dates

 

Sun June  4        3:00  Gargoyles and Glass Historic Newton tour 
                                of Second Church

Sat June 10        7:45 Second IFTAR Dinner (see above)

Sun June 11       11:15 Pancake breakfast to support youth mission trip

Fri June 16          7:00  Italian Dinner to support youth mission trip

Sun June 18       11:30   Car was to support youth mission trip 
                             12:00 – 2    All-church picnic at Fessenden

Sun June 25      5:00  Newton Baroque: In Memorium – Georg Philipp Telemann