Monday, Sept. 8 -- Education for Ministry (EfM), 6:30 pm. This college-level survey of scripture, theology, and Christian history meets weekly throughout the academic year. For more information, click here.
Wed., Thurs., Fri.- Morning Prayer, 7:15 am. A quiet service of scripture and prayer to start your day, using the Daily Office of the Episcopal Church.
Wednesday, Sept. 10 -- Vestry Meeting, 7:00 pm. All members of the parish are welcome at this monthly meeting of our Vestry (Church Council).
Thursday, Sept. 11 -- Hidden Brook Contemplative Prayer service, 7:00 pm. Candlelight, prayer, chant, poetry, and silence. A chance to rest, reflect, and breathe in the Spirit's presence. A quiet pause in your busy week.
Friday, Sept. 12 -- Pastoral Response Team Meeting, 11:00 am. Gather for noonday prayer and planning to respond to the joys, needs, and concerns of the community. All are welcome. We meet in the parish office.
Saturday, Sept. 13 -- Consecration of the Rev. Alan Gates as the 16th Bishop of the Diocese of MA. Agannis Arena at Boston University. Many members of our parish will attend or sing in the choir at this great celebration in the life of the church. More information here.
Saturday, Sept. 13 -- "Living in a Violent World," a Potluck Dinner and Conversation open to the community, 6 pm in the upper parish hall at Good Shepherd. Join others for reflection on the barrage of bad news and violence that has filled the news this summer: How can we respond? How and where do we find hope? Sponsored by Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice, and the Environment. Bring a dish to share, or some lemonade.
Sunday, Sept. 14, (14th Sunday after Pentecost) Holy Eucharist, 10:00 am.
Sharon Bogue, preaching; The Rev. Amy McCreath, presiding. Children's formation begins today for K-7th gr: Enter through the large door by the playground to meet your teacher. Children meet for formation from 10:00 to 10:40 am, then return to worship service for the Eucharist. More info here. Nursery care provided for wee ones. Refreshments following, as well as a conversation with two members of the parish who participated in the Women's Witness Trip to Palestine in May.
Sunday, Sept. 14 -- Middle School youth group apple picking trip -- meet at Christ Church, Waltham at 1 pm.