of Scituate, Massachusetts
First Parish
Unitarian Universalist Church
"What's Happening:" December 8th Edition
Posted on December 8th, 2011

What's Happening This Week at
First Parish Church

“Making Room”
Sunday, December 11, 2011
10:30 am
The Reverend Stephen Cook

The church season of Advent is about preparing for and making room for new life, with all of its unexpected joys and challenges.

New Member Orientation
Are you new to the church? Have you been around for a while but haven’t decided whether or not actually to “sign the book” and become a voting member? If you would like to explore this, you are invited to join Mr. Cook after services on December 11th for an orientation to membership

What's Happening in Religious Education

There will be no Story For All Ages during Service this Sunday so that the kids can spend more time preparing for the holiday play. Please send your children directly upstairs at 10:30.

After the service, the children will rehearse for the holiday play in the Sanctuary until 12:30. During that time, parents are asked to attend a brief information session and volunteer sign-up for our regular church school classes, which will resume after the holidays. The meeting will begin at 11:50 and will be held in the rear of the Sloop Room.
December 18: 8:45 Rehearsal in Sanctuary
10:30 Pageant service " The Quiltmaker's Gift "

Christine Bulman
781-291-9162
Religious Education Director

Unity Club Meeting, December 14

Please bring an item for the food pantry

All Women of the church welcome

Bring a gift to swap IF YOU WISH

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

Gathering: 6:30
Dinner: 7:00
Look forward to seeing you December 14th!


Happenings

Saturday, December 10
9:30 to 11 AM Steel Magnolias

Wednesday, December 14
10:30 AM -1 PM Fididdlers
6:30 PM Unity Club
6 to 7 PM AA


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