Rev. Peter Preble, preaching
Dec. 10th - (2nd Sunday of Advent) "Messenger of Hope" Malachi 3:1-4
Dec. 17th - (3rd Sunday of Advent) "Shouts of Joy" Zephaniah 3:14-20
Dec. 24th (4th Sunday of Advent) "Christmas Sunday "Birthing a Promise" Luke 1:46-55
Dec. 31 (1st Sunday after Christmas) "Long Awaited Gift"
DEADLINE FOR NEXT BEACON is Nov. 19th. If you have something you'd like to see printed, please send it to Marsha Sherman via the Church Office, or e-mail at email@example.com. Perhaps you have an interesting, inspiring story, a poem you've enjoyed, or written, or anything else you think people might like to read. This is your newsletter !!
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Chancel choir and Bell choir
Chancel Choir rehearsals begin at 8:15 AM in the Allen Parlor on Sundays. New people welcome!
Bell Choir rehearsals are scheduled after church, upstairs in the choir room.
ADVENT LIGHTING OF CANDLES
If you and your family or friends would like to participate in lighting of the Advent Candles on a Sunday during Advent (Dec. 3, 10, 17 & 24) or on Christmas Eve, please speak to Rev. Peter or call the Church office.
The Giving Tree - Youth In Need
The need for warm clothing amongst Quincy's Youth in Need population is great this year. Leslie Bridson, the City of Quincy's Homeless Student Coordinator, has asked if our congregation could again support these children during this Christmas season. The Outreach Ministry committee will set up a "Giving Tree" in the Sanctuary starting November 26th. The tree will be decorated with ornaments which show the name, age, warm clothing requested and size of one Youth In Need; one Youth per ornament. If you are able, please take an ornament form the tree and purchase an item or two listed on the ornament. Please drop off your wrapped gift or gifts with ornament attached at the Church office on or before Sunday, December 10. The gifts are delivered to each Youth personally by Leslie.
Leslie will be speaking to us about her work on Sunday, November 19th and the impact our gifts make on these children.
Please see Jean Wilson if you have any questions, or call me at 617.698.1646. Thank you from your Outreach Ministry!!
8th Annual Church Yard Sale - May 5, 2018
8th Annual Church Yard Sale - May 5, 2018 & Savers Drop off May 12, 2018
Thanks to everyone for your support for our past 7 Yard Sales and Savers Collections. We are planning our 8th annual Yard Sale and Savers Drop off and again are accepting donations year round! Please contact Jean Wilson at 617.698.1646 or the Church office 617.479.7300 if you have items to donate, or drop them off at the Church anytime. Thank you for your support!
The Eastern Nazarene College A Cappella Choir and Chamber Singers
will present Candlelight Christmas on Thursday, December 7th at 7:30 pm at Bethany Congregational Church in Quincy. The choirs will perform Christmas and holiday selections to kick off the festive season. Mark your calendars for this great event!
UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST - QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS
Dec. 5 - Advent Services in the Chapel - 7:00 PM
Dec. 6 - Endowment Meeting - 7:00 PM - Library
Dec. 7 - ENC A Cappella Christmas Concert at Bethany - 7:30 PM
Dec. 10 - Sunday Service - 9:30 AM
Dec. 10 - Diaconate Mtg. following service
Dec. 10 - Singspiration - 6:00 PM
Dec. 12 - Finance Meeting - 6:00 PM
Dec. 12 - Advent Services in the Chapel - 7:00 PM
Dec. 17 - Sunday Service - 9:30 AM
Dec. 18 - 7:00 PM Administrative Mtg.
Dec. 19 - Advent Services in the Chapel - 7:00 PM
Dec. 24 - Christmas Sunday Service - 9:30 AM
Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 7:00 PM
Dec. 31 - Sunday Service - 9:30 AM