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June 29, 2013

Church notes

Special service at Old South Church tomorrow

The church’s annual Outdoor Worship Service will be held tomorrow at Moseley Woods at 10:30 a.m. with guest preacher the Rev. Dr. Sara Singleton preaching. There will be a big luncheon afterward in the same place. All are welcome.

Outside service at St. Paul’s tomorrow

Holy Eucharist will be held outside tomorrow at 9 a.m., weather permitting, at St. Paul’s Church, 166 High St., Newburyport. Nursery care is available at 8:45.

First Religious Society on summer hiatus

The First Religious Society is closed from June 17 until the Sunday after Labor Day, Sept. 8.

In the summer, many of our parishioners attend The First Congregational Society (Unitarian) in Hampton Falls, N.H. Services there are at 10:45 a.m.

The church is on Route 88, just past Applecrest Farms. Tomorrow, the Rev. Pamela Barz, Unitarian Universalist chaplain, Wellesley College, will speak.

Public welcome at Adelynrood

The public is invited to Chapel of the Holy Cross at Adelynrood, 43 Elm St., Byfield, from July 13-Aug. 24 for the following:

Visit anytime, Tuesday through Friday: 7:15 a.m., Morning Prayer; Noon, Thanksgivings/Prayers; 9 p.m., Night Prayer. Also Wednesday, 7:15 a.m., Holy Communion.

Introduction to meditation class offered

The Insight Meditation Center of Newburyport will offer a four-week class entitled “An Introduction to Insight Meditation.” The class is designed for anyone interested in learning Insight Meditation (Vipassana). Vipassana is a simple practice that steadies the mind by grounding attention in the present moment; it originated in the Buddhist tradition more than 2,500 years ago. Class begins Thursday, July 18, from 7-8:30 p.m. and will last four weeks. Cost is $76. For registration information visit www.imcnewburyport.org.

Summer worship at East Parish United Methodist

East Parish United Methodist Church in Salisbury will be changing its church services time for the summer. Effective July 7 through Sept. 1, worship time will be 9:30 a.m. Starting on Sept. 8, worship time will resume at 10 a.m.

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