of Scituate, Massachusetts
First Parish
Unitarian Universalist Church
"What's Happening": November 25, 2011
Posted on November 26th, 2011

A Joyous Start to the Holiday Season
Sunday, November 27, 2011

10:30 AM

Thanksgiving is here. It is but the start of the hectic rush that we call our joyous holidays.

So …. It really is a time that we should make plans and not be caught up in this so-called wonderful whirlwind. Let’s face it, we are all guilty of this.

Please join Kathy McGowan, Beth Dubuisson and me for a short reflection of our joys and concerns, and some excellent music, in the quietness of our beautiful sanctuary to help us make this a better time that really is joyous.

~ Jack Shaw

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Religious Education Notes

Sunday, November 27
No religious ed classes.
One Room Schoolhouse.
No OWL

Tuesday, November 29 at 7 PM
RE Committee Meeting


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LAST CALL FOR GIFT BASKET DONATIONS!!



Please be sure to bring your gift basket donations this 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.

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December Unity Club Meeting

December 14, 2011
6:30 Get Together
7:00 Dinner

Hostesses: Anne Weaver, Barbara Leavitt, Barbara Koelsch, Ann Hale, Sarah Murdock, and Jane Wlider

Hostesses please contact each other

Please bring donations for the Food Pantry to the meeting
Gift Swap IF YOU WISH with a poem

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Seeking: 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.

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

Appreciation will be amply given.

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SNOWFLAKE FAIR!

8 Days until the
Snowflake Fair!

Haven’t joined
Team Snowflake yet?
There’s still time!

Please email kimryan47@comcast.net ASAP if you can help with any of the following:

CONTRIBUTE:
New or used jewelry
Items for gift baskets (Anything! By Thanksgiving if possible)
Gently used Christmas decorations
Items for kid’s secret shopping room
“High Ticket” or Special items for raffle or silent auction
Please place items in labeled bins in Old Sloop Room (Except raffle and auction items. Kim will contact you for pick up).

MAKE:
Fudge or Candy
Baked Goods
Jellies or Canned Items
Handcrafted Items of any kind
Chowder (especially need clam) or Soup


BE THERE:
Wednesday, 11/30, 6-9pm for wreath decorating (Lots of fun for all!)
Sunday 11/27 after church to clear Sloop room
Work at a table during the fair (specify time available 8:30 – 2:30)
Clean up crew after the fair (2:00 until done. Especially need dish washers.)

Thanks for reading to the end!
Go Flakes!

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Happenings

Saturday, November 26

9:30 - 11 AM Steel Magnolias

Tuesday, November 29

7 PM RE Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 30

10:30 AM -1 PM Fididdlers

6 to 7 PM AA




Visit First Parish church online at http://www.firstparishscituate.org/

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.


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