NW Weekly for November 27


Sharon Metzger
 

WHAT’S COMING UP?

Sun, Nov 27                Northwest Mission Center worship, Butler Middle School, 10am

                                         https://www.youtube.com/c/bostonchurchnorthwest

Wed, Nov 30              Midweek: women and teens, Butler Middle School, 7:30pm

 

Sun, Dec 4                   Northwest Mission Center worship, Butler Middle School, 10am

Wed, Dec 7                  Midweek: men and teens, Butler Middle School, 7:30pm

 

Sun, Dec 11                Congregational Christmas worship/concert “Joy to the World”

                                         Lowell Auditorium, 11am

Wed, Dec 14               Midweek: women and teens, Butler Middle School, 7:30pm

 

Sun, Dec 18                Northwest Mission Center worship, Butler Middle School, 10am

Wed, Dec 21               Family group Christmas parties

 

Sun, Dec 25                House church worship services

 

Annual Meeting

Voting is open for all members of the church to cast a proxy ballot vote for eight Boston Church of Christ board directors, in advance of the Church’s annual meeting on December 5. For information about the nominees and to vote, visit https://vote.bostonchurch.org.

Donations & Ornaments For Foster Teen Party

The DCF holiday party is back! For the first time since Covid, we have the chance to throw an impactful holiday party for local foster teens. Typically, this party reaches more than 100 foster teens in need of connection, belonging, and love.

On Sundays, November 27 and December 4, we will collect monetary donations as well as new, special ornaments (each teen will receive one). If you have connections to a local company that may be able to provide a donation, please reach out to Nicole Duran (978-876-3115 nicole_duran@...)

Service Project: Gift Packages for Rosie’s Place

The Rosie’s Place donation drive is continuing until Sunday, November 27. All purchased items will be shipped to a central location and packaged to be delivered in person to the shelter. If you purchase items directly from another store, please keep in mind we are only collecting new personal care items on this list. Any questions, please contact Erin Deloge (erin.deloge162@...).

·       Wish List and donation page: www.hopeworldwidema.org/carepackages

·       Toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, deodorant, soap, body wash, lip balm, face cream, hand lotion, shampoo, conditioner, hand sanitizer, wipes

·       Gift cards only in $25 amounts from these retailers: Target, Old Navy, Walmart, CVS, and Walgreens.

Welcome, Kids!

Continuing our new Sunday schedule, our order of worship at Butler Middle School will incorporate a fellowship break. Children (including preteens) will be with their parents/guardians for the first half of the service. During the fellowship break, parents can escort their children to class. Preteens can check themselves into class.

Holiday Classic: Rejoice Concert

Our sister Jinson Kim is performing at the Arlington building with world-renowned musicians on Sunday, December 4, 5pm. Proceeds will go to the Arlington Housing Authority. Information about the musicians and the tickets is at https://Events.BostonChurch.org   

Upright Piano

Free upright piano located in Bedford, NH. Reconditioned in 2014. Pick-up by November 30. Photos on Facebook BCC NorthWest Community page. Contact Judi Letourneau (pjletourneau@... or 603.203.4822).

Contribution Report

Northwest budget:                                   $15,500
Collected:                                                     $12,796

Northwest missions goal                    $155,000
Collected/pledged:                                $150,290

 

Online Support Groups

Recovery Groups

Contact a leader for schedules and links.

Men’s Freedom Group
    Dan Key, 603-943-3656

Women’s Partners in Freedom Group
    Gail Scott-Key, 978-996-0694

Chemical Recovery Groups
    Men: Peter Hirmer, 978-888-3534
    Women: Rowena Hirmer, 978-888-3535

Lazarus Group, Saturdays

The Lazarus Group is a support group for those with various disabilities. Contact Ron DiBerto (ronalddiberto@...) for meeting times and other information.

Prayer Requests

Please pray for a miraculous 2022.

Continue to pray for peace in Ukraine, for those affected by COVID-19, and for Alexa DiBisceglie, Aaron Dollar, Michael Gloor, Michael Lamb, Mary Jo Roche, Alan Roscoe, Rafe Shropshire, and Vicki Yib.