a vibrant and affirmative congregation and ministry
New Bedford, Massachusetts

Fall 2017 Overview

HOMECOMING WEEKEND September 9th and 10th

On Sunday, September 10th, the separate 8 and 10 am services return.
Rite I in the chapel at 8, Rite II in the main church, with choir, at 10.  There will be a cookout after the 10 am service, and church school registration will be open.


BLESSING OF THE BACKPACKS On Sunday, September 17th, at the 10 am service, church school teachers and  youth mentors will be commissioned, and backpacks will be blessed for young and old alike.


BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS  On Saturday, September 30th, at 5 pm, or Sunday, October 1st, at 10 am, bring your best loved animals, living or stuffed, to be blessed as we honor the feast of St. Francis.


BISHOP GAYLE HARRIS  On Sunday, October 22nd, Bishop Gayle Harris will be  our preacher at the 10 am service.


STEWARDSHIP  The pledge ingathering will be made the weekend of October 28th and 29th, at all three services.


BITTERSWEET BAZAAR  The 38th annual bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 4th.