Category: Newsletter

Messiah Family News – December 2015

For a calendar of upcoming events for children, youth and their families, please see the latest issue of the Messiah Family Flyer: Family news2015Dec

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Messiah Newsletter Advent Issue

For Advent reflections, information about Advent and Christmas music, and a Vestry update, please go to: Advent2015news

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Haiti Scholarship Drive 2015 Successful

Epiphanie School Scholarship Drive garnered $12,778 this year. Because $3,000 is allocated for support for Epiphanie School from Messiah’s outreach budget, the budget for the school year will be met. Just as our own children at Messiah are preparing to

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Music and Worship News

By Jeff Kidder, Music Minister Praise & Thanksgiving to God for… Keagan McCully, Ingrid Goetz (graduating high school seniors) and the youth—all 9 of you!—who helped lead music and worship for the week of Great Adventure Days and on the

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Youth Ministry Summer Reflections

By Bobbie Booth, Director of Youth Ministries and Pa Kou Yang and Josiah Thao, Summer Interns Bobbie I was sitting on the bottom bunk of a bunk bed in messy cabin with clothes everywhere with 6 junior high-aged girls sitting

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Opening Observations From the Interim Rector

When I began ministry with the people at the last parish that I served (Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Southbridge, Massachusetts), my bishop advised me to journal things that I noticed during the first few months, as after a brief time

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Search Team Update: August 2015

The Search Team began meeting in June and meets twice a month on the first and third Monday evenings at 7:15. (Instead of Labor Day, the first Monday of September, we will meet August 31.) Our tasks in these first

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Messiah Fall Newsletter and Family Flyer

Featured in this issue are opening observations from the Reverend Mary Gustafson, Interim Rector, and reflections from the summer interns as well as other important stories and calendars:   August2015news Family news2015August

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All Things Missions Dinner

Every spring Messiah’s Youth prepare for our big fundraising event: the Missions Dinner. We want to share with you just how much the Missions Dinner means to our youth, our ministry and our church. Why do we even have a

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Transition Update: May 2015

Since Rev. John Newton announced his retirement earlier this year, effective this summer, the vestry and the wardens have been wrestling with the challenge of the upcoming transition. Guided by the advice of Bishop Brian Prior, we’re seeking balance between

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