CTK Cambridge family seeks childcare in Needham or nearby on Wednesdays and Fridays, January through May, tentatively 9:30am-4:30pm. Both parents work at Olin College; the children are an infant boy and five-year old girl. Looking for care by a stay-at-home parent or nanny share arrangement. Please contact Elizabeth Cantrell via firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-799-1426. Thanks!
Please note that this Sunday, Adult Ed will be meeting in the sanctuary at the normal time. Join us for the current class: What is Covenant Theology? Covenants hold the Bible together and help us interpret it more clearly, and the implications of a covenantal approach reach deep into our theology and life as a church. Taught by Jeremy Mullen, Nathan Barczi, and Kelly Sawyer.
Seeking Photographer/Videographer: CTK Somerville is looking for a photographer/videographer to make a recording of the Advent performance, "Midwinter," and document it with photos. Performances are December 15 and 16. If you have these skills and/or equipment, or know someone who does, please contact Ruthie Buescher.
The Annual Clothing Swap will be happening this Sunday, November 18th after the service (the Brazilian congregation has a conference that weekend and will not be having their service at their usual time). Have any questions about the swap? Check out the FAQ page. If you have any donations you would like to make to the swap, please drop them off in the bin outside the social hall over the next few Sundays. If you would like to help with the swap in any way, please contact Cat Sherrill.
CTK Somerville has an Artist Fellowship that meets the last Friday of the month (11/30) at 7:30pm in Somerville, and they’re inviting artists in all CTK congregations to join. The group is geared toward artists in any discipline who are looking for a place to share their work and benefit from conversation and exposure to other local artists. All types of artists welcome! For more information, contact Bruce or Ruthie Buescher: email@example.com.
Save the Date: CTK Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 8th at 6:30p.
The Annual Women’s Christmas Brunch is coming up on Saturday, December 15th at 10 a.m. in the social hall. Please RSVP to Audra Wallace if you can make it, and be sure to invite friends, neighbors, and colleagues!
If you’re in grades 6-12, join the Youth Community Group on Saturday, December 15 from 5:30-7:30pm as we celebrate the Advent season with cookie decorations, festive crafts, and further develop skills for interacting with scripture. We’ll read Mark’s account of the Passover with the disciples (14:12-21) before sharing our insights from the passage together.
Christ the King Somerville performs an original piece of theater entitled "Midwinter," designed to present an alternative to the often nostalgic representations of Advent and Christmas. Using scripture, song, and movement, the all-female cast tell the stories of the men and women who are named in the narrative of the birth of Christ, as well as the story of all of us who are longing for reconciliation and peace. Join us for an exploration of mystery, lamentation, longing, hope, and joy. Performances are Dec. 15 at 2pm and 16 at 7:30pm. Tickets are free and can be reserved here, where you can also find location info. Children are welcome, but recommended age 6 and up. Contact Ruthie Buescher with questions.
Save the Date: The CTK 2019 Getaway is just around the corner on February 1-3. This year’s speaker will be CTK alum Nick Smith with a special concert by Caroline Cobb Smith. For more information, visit ctkcambridge.org/getaway-2019.
With the upcoming holidays, Fourth Fridays and Fourth Sunday Eat-and-Meet will be on hiatus until the New Year. Hope to see you then!
Families are invited to visit Park Street Preschool (1 Park Street) and Park Street Elementary (67 Brimmer St.) for their open houses for prospective families. Tour the school, meet current parents, and see the classrooms in action. The next open house will be another on November 30 from 9-11a. Email Laura Perkins for more information.
Emily, friend of Brooke and Matthew Huskey, is looking for someone to rent a room in her spacious Brookline home located near the Brookline Hills T stop. Rent is $1350/month which includes all utilities, furniture, bedding, etc. Email her at Emily if you are interested.
CTK’s audio/visual ministry is looking for volunteers to run the projector and/or sound board during Sunday services. Volunteers serve once every 4-6 weeks, and training is available. If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations for CTK Officers are now being received. If you are a member of CTK and want to nominate someone for elder, deacon, or deacon assistant, please follow these steps:
Making Room at Thanksgiving: In an effort to ensure that no one at CTK is without a place to go this Thanksgiving, we are looking for people who have room at their tables. Also, if you are someone who is currently without a place to share the meal, we would be happy to connect you with someone who would love for you to join them. For more information, please email email@example.com.
A Sunday School teacher is needed to join our Grade 4 & 5 team to step in for someone moving away the end of October. Class meets from 8:45–9:45am and curriculum materials are provided. The team rotates teaching and assisting so two teachers are in class each week and teachers have some Sundays off. This is a great opportunity to build relationships with children in the church. Please contact Dana (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Registration is officially open for our 2018 Family Conference, which will take plan at the Cape Cod Resort & Conference Center from November 16-18th. We are happy to announce that Rev. Augustus Nicodemus will be our speaker during this weekend of worship, study, fellowship and fun. Visit our website for more details and to register.