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August 31, 2013

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English high tea benefits triathlete

An English high tea benefit fundraiser will be held today from 2 to 4 p.m. at Union Congregational Church, 350 Main St., Amesbury. This is a benefit to help send the Rev. Lucy Blood, former pastor, to London to compete in the International Triathlon World Sprint Championship, an amateur event for which athletes must pay all their own expenses. Featuring: tea, trifle, tea sandwiches, scones with jam and Devonshire clotted cream and tiny sausage rolls. Take a chance on a raffle. Handicapped accessible. Donation of $20 or equivalent in English pounds. For information, call Helen Rankin at 978-387-3004, shrankins@aol.com.

Mass schedule change at IC

Staring the weekend of Sept. 7-8, the Mass schedule at Immaculate Conception Parish, Newburyport, will be: Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 7:15 a.m., 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Belleville starts year out with breakfast

Sunday, Sept. 8, will be a time to celebrate together the beginning of a new fall term at Belleville Congregational Church, UCC, 300 High St., Newburyport.

Join us for a delicious pancake breakfast. The Sunday school teachers and the children of Belleville will be serving up pancakes for everyone. There will be coffee, juice, milk, sausage and light fluffy pancakes with butter and syrup. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 until 9:45 a.m. downstairs in the dining hall. (Handicap accommodations will be made available in the stage room upstairs.) Sunday school registration forms will be available. Sunday school is again using The Whole People of God curriculum this year. A take-home leaflet will be available for parents and anyone interested in what is going on in Sunday school.

Hope Church launches fall schedule Sept. 8

Hope Community Church, 11 Hale St., Newburyport, will begin its fall schedule on Sept. 8. The church will hold two identical worship services on Sunday, one at 9 a.m. and one at 10:30 a.m. Full childcare is available for ages 0 to 4 during both services.

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