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Wednesday March 5 — Ash Wednesday worship at noon and 7pm
12 noon Small quiet service around an altar in the parish hall. Worship includes sermon, communion and imposition of ashes.
7:00 pm Worship in the upstairs church includes hymn singing, sermon, communion and imposition of ashes. Distribution of Lenten schedule, prayer calendar, and Lenten gleaner coin folder.
Saturday March 22 — Fish Fry Fundraiser at noon
The Adult Christian Fellowship is having a fish dinner sale on March 22 to benefit the scholarship fund and support other ministry activities. Fundraiser starts at noon and lasts until the fish runs out! Dinner #1 is a choice of fried or baked fish, peas and rice or macaroni and cheese, plus salad and roll for $12. Or choose dinner #2—a fish sandwich with salad for $7. Sodas will also be sold for $1 each. Delivery is available within the Cambridge port and coast areas.
Sunday April 6 — Craft fair to benefit Heifer International
St. Bartholomew's Sunday School children and teens will be selling their Christian craft projects to benefit Heifer International, a hunger and poverty project that provides food and economic security to families in developing countries. The children's goal is to raise $120.00 to buy and donate a goat! If additional funds are raised, additional animals (ducks, chickens, or rabbits) will be donated.
Sunday April 12 — Palm Sunday worship at 8:00 am and 10:30 am
8:00 am Quiet service features blessing and distribution of palms, sermon, and communion.
10:30 am Principal service features blessing and procession of palms, hymn singing, choir anthem, sermon and communion, and dramatic reading of The Passion According to St. Matthew.
Wednesday April 16 — Healing Service with (optional) laying on of hands
During Lent our brokenness and pain can bring us even closer to the suffering and passion of Jesus Christ. This Holy Wednesday service includes communion, hymns about the healing presence of God, and a sermon about one of the healing miracles of Jesus. Everyone is offered the option of being anointed with oil and healing prayer with the laying on of hands. Come pray for yourself, or ask prayers for a friend or co-worker or loved one in need of healing.
Thursday April 17 — Maundy Thursday worship at 7:00pm
Book of Common Prayer proper liturgy for Maundy Thursday at 7pm. Informal worship in parish hall with sermon, communion and (optional) footwashing. All who care to participate may close the service by assisting in stripping of the altar": removing all ornamentation from the upstairs sanctuary in preparation for Good Friday.
Friday April 18 — Good Friday worship begins at 12 noon
12:00 noon Book of Common Prayer Proper Liturgy for Good Friday, including: hymn singing, dramatic reading of the Passion Gospel according to John, sermon, extended prayer for the country and the world (The Solemn Collects), veneration of the cross, and distribution of communion from reserved sacrament.
2:00 pm Stations of the Cross indoor procession, with meditation on woodcuts featuring a Black Jesus
Sunday April 20 — Easter Sunrise Service at 6:00 am
Sunday April 20 — Easter Day Principal Service at 10:30 am
Both services feature majestic trumpet voluntary, joyful hymn singing and choir anthem, hope-filled resurrection sermon, and communion offered freely to all. The Lord is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!!!
Sunday April 27 — ACF Bake Sale at 12:30
Adult Christian Fellowship of St. Bartholomew's Church will hold a Bake Sale to benefit the scholarship fund and support other ministry activities. Bake sale begins at the end of the 10:30 service.
Saturday May 10 — Men's Fellowship Jazz Concert
Good jazz, good food, good friends, good fun! Tell all your family and friends who enjoy live jazz! Call 617 354 8582 for ticket information.
Saturday May 31 — Barbados Cultural Committee of Boston food sale
Barbados Cultural Committee of Boston celebrates upcoming 48th Anniversary of independence with a food sale fundraiser at St. Bartholomew's! For more information, contact 617-257-3424.
Saturday June 14 — Adult Christian Fellowship dinner sale begins at noon
Fried or baked chicken, fried or baked fish, fish sandwiches, fish cakes, cou cou, and more! Dinner sale starts at noon with pre-orders beginning at 9:00am. Dinners cost $10 to $15, fish sandwiches $5, fish cakes three for $2, sodas $1. Delivery is available in the Cambridge port and coast areas, or come to St. Bartholomew's and pick up dinners at 239 Harvard Street. Proceeds benefit the ACF Scholarship Fund and the ministries of St. Bartholomew's Church. For more information on or before the day of the sale, call 617 354 8582.
Sunday June 15 — Celebrating Dads and Grads
During and after our worship we will acknowledge and celebrate our heavenly Father, our earthly fathers, and graduates at every level of educational achievement.
Sunday June 22 — Sunday School Appreciation Day at the 10:30 service
During our 10:30 service we will acknowledge and celebrate our Sunday School children, teachers, and teen helpers.
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