Your Religion News: May 24, 2019

Published: 5/24/2019 11:30:06 AM
‘Why We Remember,’ Sunday at All Souls UU

GREENFIELD — Eric Wasileski will talk about “Why We Remember” at All Souls UU on Memorial Day Day, May 26. Service music will be provided by Dan Tinen. Please join us at 399 Main St., corner of Hope and Main, at 10:30 a.m. for the service, followed by Fellowship Hour.

Memorial Day service in Petersham

PETERSHAM — The Community Interfaith Committee of Petersham, which involves the three churches in town, will hold a special Memorial Day service on Sunday, May 26, at 10 a.m. in the Orthodox Congregational Church, 21 North Main St. All are invited to attend and honor the country’s military, both past and present. Fellowship and light lunch will follow the service.

Thursday: ‘Healing Fragmentation: Moving Toward Wholeness’

GREENFIELD — The Baha’i Group extends an invitation: “Healing Fragmentation: Moving Toward Wholeness,” to explore new possibilities in creating an oasis for the mind and heart, free from the stressful noise of the world. Inspired by the Baha’i message of the unity of religion, aligned with science in the oneness of humanity, the event will include greeting and centering, elevated dialogue with active listening, interfaith prayers, silent meditation and closing support. Begins Thursday, May 30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Unified Body Therapy Office, 63 French King Highway, Unit 6. For more information, call 978-500-7073.

Help build the labyrinth: May 30

Our labyrinth walk at Episcopal Church of Saints James and Andrew on May 26 is cancelled because we are building a permanent labyrinth on our lawn on Thursday. Volunteers from all over town are coming to put it in and we welcome all who care to join us in this adventure. Wear work gloves, bring a shovel and/or trowel, and join us anywhere from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will be installing pavers and serving lunch to all who sign up and work. Let us know if you are coming at: or call 413-773-1683.

First Responders Sunday: June 2

GREENFIELD — Join the people of the Episcopal Church of Saints James and Andrew at 8 Church St., on June 2 as they honor regional first responders during the 8 and 10 a.m. worship services. There will be a special prayer and blessing for first responders and the sermon will be given by Shelburne Falls Fire Chaplain, Rev. Jane R. Dunning. Any and all first responders and their families are invited. For more information:

Spring Festival Sunday and Pentecost procession: June 9

GREENFIELD — Join the Episcopal Church of Saints James and Andrew at 8:55 a.m. on the Greenfield Common for a special Pentecost Procession that will depart the common at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 9. Participants are invited to wear red and to bring any handbells or drums that you might like to play as we process from the common to the church. There will be one combined service at 9 a.m., where we will hear a special Pentecost story and welcome new members, followed by a special coffee hour organized by the Welcome Team. The church is at 8 Church St. For more information:

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