Passion/Palm Sunday, March 29
Remembering Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem to confront the power of sin and death.
10:30 a.m. Worship
In keeping with tradition, there will be a palm procession, special music, and the dedication of our One Great Hour of Sharing offering.
Youth will be confirmed. Children will share in a special activity.
Maundy Thursday, April 2
Remembering the Last Supper
“Maundy Thursday” gets its name from Jesus’ “new commandment” (mandatum in Latin) to love one another as He has loved us.
Family teaching supper about communion. Gathering for all families with conversation about the sacrament. Then they may remain for:
A brief service with celebration of the Lord’s Supper — on the night we remember Jesus’ last meal with his disciples. Communion is served around the communion table.
Good Friday, April 3
The Day of Jesus’ Crucifixion
It is “good” Friday because, despite appearances, it is God’s Friday.
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
A vigil of prayer, readings, and extinguishing of candles in the darkened sanctuary, as we reflect on the meaning of Jesus’ crucifixion, of our lives, and our world.
Easter Sunday, April 5
The Day of Resurrection
With cries of “He is risen!” we greet one another at our annual Easter Breakfast. Coordinated by Mark and Cheryl Wells.
10:30 a.m. ALLELUIA!
Christ is risen! He is risen indeed!
Worship will celebrate the heart of the Good News, with jubilant music. This is the love that overcomes death!
No Sunday School – worship will be for the whole family. There will be child care for infants and toddlers only.
The new Board of Deacons met for the first time on Feb 4th. Kathleen Stegall was elected Moderator and Caitlin Rivet will continue as Coordinator.. The new deacons are Colette Greco (returning for a 2nd term), Linda McCusker and Jackulin David. Please see the attached list for the offices. The new board has been active already … making sure that the members of our congregation have been safe during these horrible winter storms.
ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING – 2015
Beth Denier Co-chair – Stewardship committee
“I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink.”
One Great Hour of Sharing offering for the Presbyterian Church, USA goes to support water and hunger projects, disaster relief and empowerment programs. Thanks to our gifts, people affected by disaster are helped to rebuild their lives and their communities. The ministries of the Presbyterian Hunger Program and Self-Development of People help individuals and communities to battle hunger, disease, unemployment and environmental problems.
The One Great Hour of Sharing offering will be received on Palm Sunday. Our offering for
2014 was $1879.00. We would like to do better this year. The need is great both here in the United States and throughout the world. It is more blessed to give than to receive.
Is It Spring Yet?
Are you sick of the cold and the snow? Here comes Farmer Dave to rescue us!
It has been a really tough Winter, so far. We have 90+ inches of snow on the ground. It will all eventually melt. While we are waiting, Farmer Dave will begin to give us a little taste of Spring, starting March 2. Farmer Dave has been working hard getting veggies ready for us. Look at that beautiful baby elegance mix. Soon you will be eating it! Pick-up times for spring are 4-6:30 pm. If you have not signed up yet, hurry! You don’t want to miss out on the tender baby vegetables that will soon be here. It’s not too late. For more information, see Jane or Amanda.
4th Annual Wine Tasting & Charity Auction
26 Cambridge Street
March 8, 2-5 pm
All proceeds to benefit People Helping People
The event will feature wine tasting, gourmet appetizers, live auctions and silent auctions. Auctioneer is Steve DiOrio (from Billerica). Only 200 tickets will be sold. Tickets can be purchased at Spencer Cleaners, 271 Cambridge St. and 240 Middlesex Turnpike; at A Whole Bunch of Flowers, 326 Cambridge St.; or by contacting Linda Roscoe, 781-273-2083.
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
The most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements, you will certainly recognize memorable hits of the Glenn Miller Orchestra including, “In the Mood,” “Moonlight Serenade,” and “Chattanooga Choo-Choo.”
Co-sponsored by Burlington Public Schools and the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce, this is a concert for the entire family with no worries of lyrics that will make anyone uncomfortable.
This is music that has spanned the generations for generations and stands the test of time!
Tickets are now available for the Glenn Miller Orchestra and can be purchased online at BurlingtonTheatre.com, by phone at 781-A-FUN-TIC or at the door. Ticket prices are $20 for senior citizens and students, $25 for adults. All seats are reserved.
The Fogelberg Performing Arts Center, an accessible venue, is located at Burlington High School, 123 Cambridge Street, Burlington.