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May 25, 2013

Church notes

Memorial Day outdoor worship service

All are welcome to join St. James Episcopal Church, Groveland, and All Saints Episcopal Church, West Newbury, to celebrate Eucharist and Memorial Day on Mill Pond in West Newbury (Route 113) on Sunday, May 26, at 9:30 a.m. Bring lawn chairs, sunscreen and desire to rub shoulders with the apostles, saints, martyrs and reformers of all ages, the company of the angels and archangels, and all the company of heaven, to worship with loved ones who have gone before. Contact St. James Episcopal Church office at 978-373-1270 for more information.

Memorial Day Mass at IC

The annual Memorial Day Mass will be held on Monday, May 27, in St. Mary’s Cemetery at 9 a.m. In the event of rain, the Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church. Please note there will be no 7:15 a.m. Mass that day.

Staring the weekend of June 1 and 2, the summer Mass schedule will be as follows:

Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.

Sunday, 7:15 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 5:30 p.m.

This will remain in effect through Labor Day weekend.

90th anniversary celebration at Seventh-day Adventist

A celebration of the 90th anniversary of Christian Education at the Amesbury Seventh-day Adventist Church School will be held today at the church and school by members, students, alumni and guests. The Saturday (Sabbath) church service at 11 a.m. at 171 Main St., will feature the experiences of the speaker, Vera Manu, as a parent and schoolboard chairperson. A fellowship dinner at 1 p.m. follows the church service at the school located at 285 Main Avenue, Route 107A, South Hampton. A continuation of the celebration will follow at 3 p.m. at the church, and will feature music and testimonials from the students, alumni and guests.

‘Peacemaking after Deadly Conflict’ June 1

On Saturday, June 1, at 7 p.m., the Peace Center of Amesbury Friends Meeting (Quakers) and Amesbury for Africa will present a program called “Peacemaking after Deadly Conflict.” The program will be presented by David Zarembka, a Quaker who has lived and worked for 45 years in Africa, focusing on healing and reconciliation between enemies.

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