Sunday, June 30th the Churches in New England will come together for a day of celebration as we worship God together, sendoff the Burlington VT Church, share in some great food, fellowship and a day of fun for everyone.
11:00 AM Worship Service – Field House
1:00 PM Lunch / Day of Fellowship & Fun
Lunch: Bring Your Own / For Sale – Bar-B-Q / Spanish / Subs
As the Boston Church of Christ gathered together on a hill in Franklin Park in Boston, on a beautiful sun-lit Sunday morning the following scriptures came to life.
”You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. “ Matthew 5:14-16
In a funky, Warwick, Rhode Island hotel – 40 brothers on staff from all of the New England congregations of the International churches of Christ gathered from May 5-7 to fellowship, play, pray, preach, sing, compete and draw closer to God.
Since the women of the New England staff had their own retreat a couple of months back, the men were more than ready for their adventure, and it all got started on a Sunday night. First, the fellas just arrived. At different hours of the afternoon and evening, the guys headed out together for dinner, played pool, dealt cards and chilled at their get-a-way spot. Continue reading →
It was great. I felt like I could let out a breath of relief and it felt safe. Even though all have different situations, I could relate so much to the feelings and the isolation at times. Even though the needs of our children are very different, the bond we share is special.
On Saturday, dozens of disciples from around the Boston church (and New Hampshire) joined together as parents of special-needs children for a kickoff devotional. Many people didn’t know what to expect, but left encouraged and refreshed. No one has a clear picture of where this effort will lead. We do know that there is great need, and that the nature of our challenges often leaves us in positions where we try to manage our situations by ourselves. We may get input, but it’s our own emotional journey. The goal of this initial devotional was to create bonds, make connections, give people an opportunity to share, and identify areas to focus on for future events. Continue reading →