of Scituate, Massachusetts
First Parish
Unitarian Universalist Church
"What's Happening": November 18th, 2011
Posted on November 18th, 2011


What's Happening This Week at First Parish

“We Gather Together “, Mr. Cook
Sunday, November 20, 2011
10:30 AM

With all of our challenges, it is well to consider the many things for which we give thanks.


LAST CALL FOR GIFT BASKET DONATIONS!!

Please be sure to bring your gift basket donations this Sunday, 11/20 or at the latest next Sunday, 11/27/11.

A collection bin will be available. We will be assembling and finishing the baskets during wreath-making on Wednesday, 11/30/11.

Any new items for themed baskets for Gourmet, Hostess Gifts, Kids Activities, Gardening or Pets are much appreciated.

We also need baskets and other containers! Contact Cathie McGowan (781-545-7714 or patmikecat@aol.com) for more info.


What's Happening this week in Religious Education:

7 Cents a Day jars - bring these into the sanctuary this Sunday and they will be poured into a communal vessel at the beginning of the service.

Interfaith Social Services Food Drive - Thanks to all those who have donated. If you haven't yet donated, this Sunday is your last chance. The kids will check out how much food was donated and will load it into Carmel Callan's car. She has graciously volunteered to deliver the goods to Interfaith Social Services in Quincy, an organization that provides a range of services to people in 10 communities from Quincy to Scituate.

Bake Sale - To benefit a hunger organization to be determined. With all of the food and money coming in this Sunday, the kids will be busy and energized by what they - and you - have generated!They will vote this Sunday on which organization to donate the money to: Heifer International, Oxfam, Scituate Food Pantry, or the Plymouth area Coalition for the Homeless.

*****Adults needed: Please contact Christine Bulman asap if you can help out with this Sunday's R.E. program.*****


First Parish's Caring/Concerns Point Person
We are seeking a volunteer to be First Parish's Caring/Concerns person for the next few months.

Job Description: THE contact person for members/friends to notify when they learn of someone in our Church community who is ill, convalescing, mourning, etc.

The Caring/Concerns person would then see that the information was given to the Minister and PC Chairs. This person would also coordinate meals, rides, etc., if necessary.

Qualifications: willingness, fairly regular Sunday attendance, use of email.

Contact:

Joanne Fraser joannelincoln@comcast.net
781-545-2176
or Janie Culbert jculbert@comcast.net
781-545-3899


Appreciation will be amply given.


Happenings

Saturday, November 19

9:30 - 11 AM Steel Magnolias

Wednesday, November 23

10:30 AM -1 PM Fididdlers

6 to 7 PM AA



Join Team Snowflake! Only 15 days left...

It's church fair time again! Coming up, on November 19th, 2011, be sure to visit two must-see fairs: The Holly Days Fair at First Baptist Church and Ye Olde Village Fair at Harbor United Methodist Church. OnDecember 3rd, 2011, visit three not-to-be missed fairs: the Christmas Bazaar at First Trinitarian Congregational Church, Christmas Fair and Bake Sale at St. Francis Church, and the Snowflake Fair right here at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church!


**Please email Maggy at the church office with any items to be included in the What's Happening (weekly) and Sloop's Log newsletters. Calendar items and meeting days and times would be very helpful. Be sure to mention if it is the Sloop’s Log or Weekly What’s Happening you are submitting items for. Thank you!**


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