First Parish in Bedford

RELIGIOUS SERVICES SCHEDULE

2018 - 2019

DATE

TYPE/SUBJECT

WHO

MUSIC/CHOIR

CALENDAR/ R.E. /

OTHER INFO

8/5/18

 

Annie & John

Skylar Aldrich, piano

 

8/12/18

Poetry service

Ginny Packer coord

Skylar Aldrich, piano

 

8/19/18

“Your Immigrant Story”

Nan Jefferys coord

Skylar Aldrich, piano

 

8/26/18

 Nuclear disarmament

Peace & Justice Committee

Skylar Aldrich, piano

 

9/9/18

Ingathering Service On the Common

Ministers

Adult Choir; Bob Tyler, piano

 

9/16/18

“A State of the Parish Address”

John

Adult Choir; Steve S, piano; Holt, dbass

 

9/23/18

“We Can’t Take it Back, So Let’s Try Something New”

Annie

Robert N, organ; Brad C, piano

 

9/30/18

“The Grace of Being”

Jennifer

Adult Choir; Robert N, organ; Leslie Amper, piano

 

10/7/18

Abby Hafer, “Beyond the Gender Binary”

Annie coord

Steve S, piano

Indig. people wknd

10/14/18

 “For Our Children’s Children”

Deb W.

Adult & Sr Yth Choirs; Steve S, piano; Nahrmann, dbass

10/21/18

UU-UNO guest speaker, Allison Hess

Jerry Ross & John

Steve S, piano

Deb away

10/28/18

 Dedication of the new Flaming chalice stained glass window

John, Annie & artist Lyn Hovey

Adult Choir; Robert N, organ

Jen away

11/4/18

“The Breath of our Ancestors”

Annie

Steve S, piano

Semi-Annual Mtg; Daylt svgs time ends; Deb away

11/11/18

“In Honor of World War I”-Music & Readings

Brad Conner

Adult Choir; Robert N, organ

Veteran’s Day 11/11

11/18/18

“Thanksgiving Past, Present & Future” Multigen. Thanksgiving Service & New Member Sunday

IDRE & ministers

Youth Choirs; Steve S, piano; Robert N, organ

Thanksgiving svc. - Nursery only

11/25/18

“When We Are Called to Bring Nothing but Our Presence”

 Jen

Steve S, piano

long weekend -

RE Mural Day

12/2/18

“The Old Rugged Cross-Fit” etc.

John

Adult Choir; Robert N

 

12/9/18

 “The Anvil Sermon: Thoughts About Resistance, Persistence & Imperfection”

 John

Brad C, piano; w/Epple & Connors

 RE holiday craft workshop

12/16/18

Holiday Multigen Service:  “Merry Happy Hannu-Solsti-Chrisma-whatsit!”

Ministers and IDRE

Robert N, organ

 Nursery only

12/23/18

Annual Carol sing

Brad C.

Brad, piano

 Nursery only

12/24/18

Christmas Eve Services

4:00 pm: Family Service

8:00 pm: Traditional Service

 

IDRE

Ministers

4pm: Youth Choirs; Robert N, organ; Steve S, piano

8pm: Robert N; w/orchestra; Adult Choir

 

12/30/18

Annual Cusp Service: “Out with the Old, In with the New”

Nan Jefferys & Ron Green

 

 NO RE

1/6/19

“Paradoxical Interventions: With Reference to Rev Billy and Charlie Chaplin’s 1928 Silent Film ‘The Circus’”

 John

Steve S, piano

Jen away

1/13/19

“Our Opportunity on this Earth” - Annual Spirit of Democracy sermon, w/Julian Diego Lopez-Leyva

John coord

Steve S, piano

 Annie away

1/20/19

“Strengthening our Spirits: Risk and Sacrifice”   SNOWED OUT

 Annie

Adult Choir; Bob Tyler, piano w/instruments

MLK Weekend
Jen away

1/27/19

 “What’s Amazing About Grace?”
(incl Stewardship Moment)

 John

Adult & Youth Choirs; Robert, organ; w/instruments

2/3/19

 Access for ALL service

Lee V. coord

Steve S, piano

Deb away

2/10/19

 Reflections on “Long Strange Trip”

Ron Cordes preaching

Adult Choir; Robert N, organ

John away

2/17/19

“Imagine: Revolutionary, Radical, Righteous Love”
w/Karlene Griffiths Sekou

 John coord

Youth Choirs; Steve S, piano

President’s Weekend

2/24/19

“What I’ll Tell a New Minister & Their Congregation”

John

Adult Choir; Steve S, piano

Deb away
Annie away

3/3/19

 Smashing the Patriarchy at Work or some such - working with Rebecca G-N

 Annie coord

Brad C, piano; w/Epple & Connors

Cabaret 3/2
John in Newburyport

3/10/19

(Maybe Annie?)

 Annie ? (was Jen)

Robert N, organ
Jacqueline Schwab, piano

Daylight svgs time starts

3/17/19

Working Title:  “Many Ways to Kiss the Ground” w/Dorothy Perales & Water Prayer dancers

 Deb

Adult Choir; Robert N, organ

 

3/24/19

 

 

Youth Choirs; Steve S, piano

 

3/31/19

 Stealth Stewardship Sunday

 Annie

Adult Choir; Robert N, organ; w/instruments

4/7/19

“Bonhoeffer”

New member Sunday

John

Adult Choir; Steve S, piano; w/instruments

 

4/14/19

(one-man show) Al Staggs as Bonhoeffer

John coord

Steve S, piano

Annie away

4/19/19

7:00pm

Good Friday Tenebrae Service

 Annie?

Adult Choir; Robert, organ;

Steve, piano; w/instruments

 

4/21/19

Easter

9am: Easter Service w/ministers

11am: Intergenerational Easter Svc

ministers

IDRE

Adult Choir; Robert & Steve

Youth Choirs; Robert & Steve

 

4/28/19

 Barry Low (?)

Brad

 Steve S, piano

 

5/5/19

Music Sunday

 Brad C. coord

Adult Choir; Robert Noble; w/orchestra

 

5/12/19

At FP:

At Ferry Beach:

 

 Steve S, piano

Ferry Beach Wkend

Mother’s Day

No R.E. classes

5/19/19

Coming of Age Service

CoA Youth & Advisors

Janet W, piano

Plant Fair 5/18

5/26/19

 

 

 Robert N, organ

Memorial Day Wknd

6/2/19

R.E. Sunday

 

Youth Choirs; Steve S, piano

 Annie away

6/9/19

Wheel of Life & Flower Communion

 Ministers

Adult Choir; Robert N, organ; Steve S, piano

ANNUAL MTG