REGULAR events and activities
High School Cafe' will meet today at 9:30am in the chapel: We continue with our curriculum, 'History and Faith,' and we move to part two in our current three-part series on 'The Early Church.' This week's study will examine the influence of Rome on the early Church as well as the teachings of St. Augustine.
Middle School Sunday School meets today on the lower level at 9:30am: Our study of the Gospel of Matthew continues in Middle School Sunday School. The text on which this Sunday's discussion is based is Matthew 25:14-30 and the title is 'Parable of the Talents.'
Meats & Sweets is this evening, 6pm-8pm! Please come out for a festive evening of sampling amazing chilis and bidding on extraordinary apple pies...and just in time for Thanksgiving! All proceeds go to support our 2018 summer mission trip to the Philippines.
Parent-Student Night is Sunday, December 10, 6:45pm-8:30pm! Please join us for a special evening and for an important presentation on the hardships faced by refugees and the many struggles that refugees face in their day to day lives. Our presenter will be Gary Moorehead of the Greater Boston Refugee Ministry.
Our middle school students participate in a program called YouthServe. Through this program they help serve dinner to the homeless at the Salvation Army's Miracle Kitchen in Framingham. There are, also, other opportunities throughout the year where they can serve.
Our high school students participate throughout the school year and summer in local service opportunities including at the Community Day Center in Waltham, with Family Promise in Natick and as part of the Concord Crop Walk which typically takes place in October.
In the Summer of 2017 the youth will again participate in a mission trip to Maine where they will help MATE, a program to help rehabilitate homes for those in need in rural Maine.
Summer 2016 our Youth Group participated in a week long mission experience in Maine. The dates were August 6-13 and some pretty big things happened. They served in a number of capacities including repairing homes, supporting a food pantry, visiting at a senior center and helping with a back to school effort for children.
In summer 2015 many of our high school students were privileged to participate in an all-church mission trip to the Philippines.
In the summer of 2018 the high school youth will travel with other members of the church to the Philippines to work with Little Children of the Philippines in building or rehabilitating homes and working with their preschool program.