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Between Sundays
February 27, 2014
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In this Edition:
Mardi Gras Party
Season of Lent
Second Sunday Collection
Church School Pancake Sunday
Habitat Build
Worship Services
Noon Hour Recitals
 



Between Sundays is the weekly electronic publication of King's Chapel, Boston, MA. Its purpose is to inform members, friends, and subscribed visitors of events that occur between Sunday worship services.

 Mardi Gras Party at the Parsonage

Rev. Joy and Bob Fallon invite you  for Drinks, Dessert and a Talent Show:

"Bourbon Street Comes to Beacon Street":
A Festive Mardi Gras Gathering.

Saturday March 1st,
7:30 pm at the Parsonage
63 Beacon Street
Festive garb encouraged.
 
Those planning to attend should RSVP to Carolyn Russ, Chair of Parish Council (although late comers will be let in!)  Carolyn is also arranging the talent show; to volunteer, contact her at clynruss@earthlink.net or 617-354-2270. 

The Season of Lent at King's Chapel

Lent begins on March 5th, Ash Wednesday.   Please join us!

Special Ash Wednesday Services.
Ashes will be distributed at King’s Chapel to those wishing to receive them during the Wednesday 12:15 service, and at the 6 PM Taizé Service

In the six week period leading up to Holy Week and Easter, you are invited to Wednesday Evening at the Parish House.  Come to all or any part:
                       
6 – 6:45 PM
  Taiz
é Service in the Little Chapel
 64 Beacon St
A quiet, contemplative, candle-lit service of lessons and song
developed by the Taiz
é community in France.
Music led by Heinrich Christensen and Choir Members
 
6:45 PM – 7:15
  Light Repast

A light meal provided by the Adult Religious Education Committee
time for fellowship and conversation
 
7:15 – 8:30
Book Discussion Group

Led by Rev. Joy Fallon
A Season of the Spirit: Readings for the Days of Lent
By Martin Smith

(some books will be available for purchase after Sunday Worship for $14; it also can be ordered through Amazon.com)


“We are looking forward to the Taizé Services and reflection on the readings from “A Season for the Spirit”. We have actually written all the dates into our calendars (and rescheduled other engagements!) so that we can dedicate these six Wednesdays for our Lenten contemplation time, to open up our minds and hearts to an understanding of life and our place in it. We have experienced the simplicity and serenity of the Taize service and found it to be moving and meaningful. We look forward to doing this together and with our friends at King’s Chapel.”  ~ Dick and Cynthia Perkins

King's Chapel
Habitat Build in Transylvania

Registration is now open for the King's Chapel Habitat for Humanity build in Cluj, Romania (Kolozsvar, Transylvania) and partner church visits. Partner churches that will be visited are First Unitarian, Kolozsvar (partner King's Chapel),  Second Unitarian, Kolozsvar (partner First Church, Boston), Torda (partner First Parish, Weston), and Torocko (partner Unitarian Society Wellesley Hills). If members from churches not listed join the, every effort will be made to establish contact and visits.

This is the third time for this activity. Previous builds were in 2008 and 2011. The 2011 activity was a joint effort with First Church, Boston. These builds received very favorable review with the participants and our Transylvanian partners.

 
This year's build/visits will be held July 4-20. For full information contact Peter Sexton, email:  petersexton@alum.mit.edu, phone 781-383-9028.

King's Chapel
In the News

Article this week in The Boston Music Intelligencer:
"The 50th anniversary of the C.B. Fisk organ in King’s Chapel was celebrated Sunday in an outstanding concert that included the premiere of Robert Sirota’s Apparitions, for organ and string quartet. (See preview article here.) Musicians for this festive commemorative concert included Heinrich Christensen, organist and music director at King’s Chapel, and a string quartet comprising violinists Gabriela Diaz and Gabriel Boyers, violist Noriko Herndon, and cellist Rafael Popper-Keizer. Throughout this concert the stellar performances of all five of these topnotch players perfectly honored organ and occasion..."
Click HERE to read more.
 
Also, Click HERE to read the full text of Robert Sirota's sermon from our Sunday morning worship service.

We were featured along with First Church and Arlington Street Church as Historic Unitarian Destinations in the City of Boston by UU World Magazine in their most recent Spring issue.  Click HERE to read the article and see beautiful pictures of our building.

 

Worship Services

SUNDAY MARCH 2
11:00 a.m. Morning Prayer with Great Litany
The Rev. Joy Fallon, preacher
  • , lay reader
  • , lector
  • Anne Sexton, head usher
  • Richard Weeks, usher-in-charge
  • Cliff Allen, Betsy Peterson and Anne Sexton,
    ushers
  • Bill Kuttner, Volunteer Guide
The lesson is Matthew 17:1-9.
 
WEDNESDAY MARCH 5
12:15 p.m. Ash Wednesday
The Rev Joy Fallon, preacher

6:00 p.m. Lenten Taiz
é at the Little Chapel with a light repast to follow
The Rev. Joy Fallon, preacher

Second Sunday Collection 
March 2014 Second Sunday Collection: Friendship Works (formerly Match-Up Interfaith Volunteers)
 
Many of us remember Match-Up with special fondness from the days when our Senior Warden Dean Denniston’s father (DKD Sr.) was the handsome senior portrayed on their promotional materials. Now known as Friendship Works, this organization continues to match volunteers with seniors and people with disabilities who may be isolated, need help with a medical appointment, or just enjoy some extra companionship.
Rev. Fallon's sermons are now online! Click here to find downloadable PDFs of her sermons from January 2013 to present.

Tuesday Recitals
Join us next Tuesday, March 4, as Leonid Chindelevitch performs works by Tárrega, Albéniz, and Mangoré on guitar. 

Church School Pancake Sunday--This Sunday!
The Church School and their families will be gathering after Church School on March 2nd to celebrate the coming Lenten season with pancakes. A tradition at King’s Chapel, we are drawing from the Shrove Tuesday. Pancakes are made to use up the rich food of dairy, eggs and sugar before the season of fasting. We are happy to join together for an afternoon of sweetness.
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