Welcome to Second Church in Newton
Sharing life’s journey in Christian faith, love and service
SECOND CHURCH AT A GLANCE
Pot Luck Dinner Church every Wednesday, 6-7 pm
Opportunities for Christmas Giving (see below)
December Market @ 2nd Church (see below)
Advent Cantata and Xmas Lunch with Carol Sing - December 15
Stewardship: Coffee Servers Needed
Opportunities for Witness
DECEMBER MARKET @ 2ND CHURCH
Saturday, December 7, 10 am-2 pm
Holiday gifts, décor, wreaths and a large variety of baked goods, plus Pastor Carla's famous cranberry tea and assorted goodies. Children will enjoy season-related activities with Leah and the Faith Formation team. Proceeds benefit our two holiday gift programs - Family Access and Early Intervention in Waltham.
Bring items / Donations to the stage in Fellowship Hall during office hours.
Baking cookies and treats: Starting Dec. 1 prepare your favorite holiday edibles that taste of love and togetherness. Bring by noon Dec. 6. We will package and price edibles.
Canned / preserved Goods: Bring on Dec. 1
Gift Baskets for Drawing: all new items themed for specific activities such as tea-time, games with children or bird feeding
Crafting and Holiday Décor: ready-made wreaths and center pieces, plus greenery to make your own.
Donated Christmas Items are a favorite!
SERRV items: international gifts from around the world will be sold.
SIGN UP TO HELP Dec. 1-6 Call the church office at 17-244-2690 or sign up in Fellowship Hall.
ADVENT CANTATA & XMAS LUNCH Sunday, December 15
Instrumentalists of Newton Baroque join Director Andrus Madsen, the Chancel Choir and soloists of Second Church for a superb cantata by Christoph Graupner, a composer who rejected the Music Director's position in Leipzig before it was offered to J.S. Bach. Invite friends to hear this centerpiece Cantata and other choruses by Graupner.
Don't forget to stay for the annual Christmas Lunch and Carol Sing provided by the Board of Parish Life. A financial contribution will be requested to pay for the food.
Opportunities for Service and Witness
Friday Cafe at First Church in Cambridge. People can get involved by cooking, knitting hats, dropping off toiletries, or dropping by on a Friday. Interested folk can contact Lissa Gilbert 617-332-8795.
Second and fourth weekend of each month: Food Baskets at Allston Brighton UCC. Friday afternoon 1-4 process Food donations. Saturday 10-1 distribute Food Baskets to over 80 needy folk from the Community. Alfredo and Lissa can answer any questions.