REGION — A quilt and bee basket raffle organized by Second Congregational Church in Greenfield will profit the households of our native Afghan refugees. Tickets can be found at The Textile Co., Energy Sq., Greenfield; the shop is open Tuesdays by means of Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ticket costs are $2 every or three for $5, or six for $10 or 12 for $20.
Tickets can be bought from Lloyd or Dottie Parrill, 413-498-5505, who will present free supply of a purchase order of 12 or extra tickets.
Drawing can be Saturday, March 19, at midday.
GREENFIELD — Mutual Ministry Workforce member will give the meditation, “Gathering within the Chicks,” and can deal with the themes of a covenant with God and God’s take care of us all. Take part at First United Methodist Church, 25 Church St., Greenfield for 10 a.m. worship service Sunday, March 13, the second Sunday in Lent.
BERNARDSTON — Rev. Steve Wilson will lead the Bernardston Unitarian Zoom Service this Sunday, March 13, at 11:30 a.m. The subject, “Misunderstandings: What Jesus Will get Fallacious and We All Get Fallacious About Him,” re-examines Jesus and his statements 2000 years later with the little requested query of what he really will get improper and proper. Come for a humorous, heretical, informative, and contemporary have a look at Jesus.
Textual content 413-330-0807 along with your title and e-mail to acquire a Zoom invitation and hyperlink.
Details about the church and church calendar are at www.bernardstonunitarian.org
NORTHFIELD — On March 13 at First Parish of Northfield, Unitarian, we are going to bear in mind from whence we come, have fun the very fact of our interdependence, and contemplate once more what this fact may imply for the best way we stay our lives, with the Rev. Melissa Carvill Ziemer. Our service is being created with folks of all ages in thoughts. You might be warmly invited to hitch us in particular person on the church on the nook of Important Avenue and Parker Avenue in Northfield or on-line by Zoom at 10 a.m. this Sunday. Ship a message to email@example.com to obtain the Zoom hyperlink for the service.
SUNDERLAND — The month-to-month Nation Breakfast placed on by Sunderland Congregational Church can be held as we speak from 7 to 10 a.m. Stroll-ins are at all times welcome.
Worship service on Sunday begins at 11 a.m. and can be accepting medical provides for the folks of Ukraine.
The church is a part of the Lenten Dialogue Collection of a number of native church buildings. This Wednesday’s discuss will happen on the Conway Grammar Faculty starting at 7 p.m. The presenter is Rev. David Jones, pastor of the Ashfield Congregational Church. This occasion is each in particular person and on-line. If you want the Zoom login, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board of Deacons will meet on Thursday at 7 p.m.
GREENFIELD — “A Chalice Circle for Deep Listening” is the subject for All Souls Church digital providers on Sunday, March 13, at 10:30 a.m., to be led by Sandra Boston and Carlyn Saltman. “A Chalice Circle for Deep Listening shares how we discover dwelling within the midst of non secular and political turmoil.” E mail email@example.com for data.
MONTAGUE CENTER — Worship at First Congregational Church of Montague UCC can be held Sunday at 10 a.m. in Fellowship Corridor.
Pastor Rev. Dr. Christine Fontaine will the visitor minister. Her sermon title is “Between Grief and Hope.”
Espresso hour will comply with. The LBS is accumulating objects for Hygiene Kits and financial donations for Church World Service, Ukraine Emergency Response Fund. The Wednesday Lenten Collection continues; this week will probably be in Conway with the Rev. David Jones. The providers can also be accessible by means of Zoom.
Tuesday: Learn to sew or knit
GREENFIELD — St. Andrew’s Guild is reopening: Are you interested by studying tips on how to sew or knit free of charge? Beginning March 15, each Tuesday from 9 a.m. to midday, St. Andrew’s Guild will resume their weekly drop-in classes to discover ways to sew or knit. St. Andrew’s Guild is reopening in a stupendous new house, the Whiteman Room, at Saints James and Andrew, positioned at 8 Church St. in Greenfield. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
CONWAY — On Wednesday, March 16, the Rev. David Jones, pastor of the Ashfield Congregational Church, UCC, will current “Climbing (Up and Down) the Sycamore Tree At present” on the Conway Elementary Faculty at 7 p.m. This week’s session, the third within the sequence of Lenten discussions titled “Anchors within the Storm: Getting By means of Troublesome Instances,” is hosted by the Conway Congregational Church.
GREENFIELD — You might be invited to the Episcopal Church of Saints James and Andrew for the following installment of their month-to-month instructing sermon sequence. This month’s matter can be eucharistic beliefs and practices. In case you are curious concerning the ritual of holy eucharist and what it means, be a part of them on Sunday, March 13, at 10 a.m. For extra data on the instructing sequence, or to view the livestream go to: www.saintsjamesandandrew.org/teaching-sermons Situated at 8 Church St., Greenfield.
CONWAY — The United Congregational Church of Conway stories: “The constructing continues to maneuver ahead with numerous exercise onsite, the seek for a pastor continues as effectively. To accommodate adjustments in our worship, we can be transferring our service from 10 a.m. to 9 a.m., beginning on March 6. We are going to proceed to satisfy through Zoom with the hope of transferring again quickly to the grammar college till the church constructing is full.”
GREENFIELD — The Rev. David Levandusky, pastor at Dwelling Waters Meeting of God, writes, “That is the season for folks to study extra of Jesus’s final 11 days. One-third of all of the Gospels take care of simply these final 11 days. There isn’t any ebook available on the market as correct within the chronological and harmonized account of Jesus final 11 days as ‘The Final Eleven Days of Jesus: Countdown to Passover, Crucifixion and Resurrection.’ It’s extremely endorsed by educators, authors, pastors, and most of the people.” The ebook is obtainable domestically and on Amazon.com.
Lenten Meditation Stroll
GREENFIELD — You might be invited to the Episcopal Church of Saints James and Andrew, positioned at 8 Church St., for a particular Lenten Meditation Stroll. The stroll consists of a set of 10 items of latest iconography, mounted on the partitions of the sanctuary, that immediate viewers to mirror on our company brokenness as a society and because the church, notably with regard to systemic racism and the local weather disaster.
The church is open day by day for folk to cease by and take an intentional meditative stroll round our church sanctuary. We hope the stroll will encourage prayer and reflection, very like the Stations of the Cross have performed.
Be taught extra: saintsjamesandandrew.org
March 19: Petersham dinner
PETERSHAM — Petersham Congregational Church can be holding its annual Corned Beef Dinner on March 19. All dinners are takeout solely, will price $15, and embody corned beef, cabbage, potato, carrots, turnips and a dessert. Pickup time begins at 5:30 p.m. at 21 North Important St. No early arrivals, please. Name Janice at 978-724-3362 to position orders.