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November 24th – REFUGEES IN WORCESTER!! Find out why so many refugees are arriving in Worcester and how this is a great opportunity for us right here to advance the global plan of Jesus Christ. Are you a well-informed Good Samaritan or an anxious Pharisee? Attend the “Worcester Public Library -Refugee Town Hall” in the Banx Room at 3 Salem Street in Worcester on Tuesday, November 24th from 6:00 – 9:00 PM.
November 25th -26th - The Springfield Rescue Mission needs volunteers to help deliver Thanksgiving meals or to serve at the historic Rescue Mission building at 19 Bliss Street in Springfield on Wednesday, November 25th and Thursday, November 26th. To volunteer simply visit www.hope4springfield.org.
November 28th – Game Night & Dinner at Guiseppe’s Grille in Northboro, MA at 6:00 PM, sponsored by Singles in Faith ministry, Faith Baptist Church, in Auburn, MA. Make some new friends, enjoy dinner and/or board games and have some fun, laughs, and good company. Dinner is at 6:00 PM and games start at around 8:00 PM and wrap up around 10:00 PM. Please bring cash for your meal along with a fun game. Please contact Sue LaPlume at 774-289-5655 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
November 28th - A guided sanctuary walk will be conducted at Broadmeadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Worcester this Saturday afternoon from 1-2:30. For more information about this or any Audubon event simply visit www.massaudubon.org .
November 28th - The Cashman’s perform Christian rock at Faith Baptist Church of Auburn this Saturday night starting at 7:30. The event is free. More information may be available on Facebook.
December 4th – Grace Ministries International of Brentwood, NH would like to invite all ladies in the Rockingham County area and beyond to this year’s 19th Annual Christmas Tea on Friday, December 4th. Doors will open promptly at 6:30 PM and festivities begin at 7:00 PM. We are located at 263 Rt. 125 Brentwood, NH. Take Exit 7and head South off of Route 101 for about two miles. We are across from Bessie’s Diner. The proceeds will be going towards the orphans in Nairobi, Kenya. The monies will be providing medical care to orphans and families in the slums of Nairobi. We will be having a night filled with live Jazz, short comedy skits, a photo-booth and a 50-50 Raffle! It’s dress-to-impress, an upscale and classy event from tables, to hostesses and our handsome butlers too! Tickets for this event go on sale Sunday, November 1st, 2015. Purchases can be made by calling the office at 603-642-7848 or go to www.eventbrite.com. The cost per ticket is $25.00.
December 4th – CHRISTMAS Celtic Revival! ECMA nominees The SKY Family will be performing their high energy CHRISTMAS Celtic/pop-rock music, dance and Gospel production Celtic Revival Friday night December 4th at 7:30 at The Mill Café, 45 River Street in Millbury, MA! Doors open at 6:30 PM. Delighting audiences from coast to coast across the U.S. and Canada, the SKY Family is Eastern Canada’s premier Irish Dance production. Fast-paced music and high-energy dance combined with humor and inspiration makes a toe-tapping time for the whole family! For more information visit www.millchurch.org.
December 5th & 6th - Living Nativity at Our Savior Lutheran Church located at 1 Hager Park Road (Junction 140,2, and 2A) in Westminster, MA. The public is invited to walk through Bethlehem the night Jesus was born. Mary and Joseph, shepherds and sheep, the innkeepers, the marketplace, and much more are recreated before your eyes at this free two-night event. Join us Saturday, December 5th or and Sunday, December 6th. For more information please see livingnativity.net or contact us at 978-874-2479.
December 5th – Quaboag Valley Baptist Church invites you to enjoy their Peppermint Christmas on December 5th from 9:00 AM to 2:20 PM. There will be a vast array of vendors offering ideas for gifts and personal needs. Come enjoy a quick lunch and grab some home baked goodies to bring home. Proceeds benefit the Springfield Rescue Mission. For more information visit http://www.facebook.com/events/803685713087209/ or call 508-867-1701.
December 5th – The First Congregational Church of Oxford holds their annual Christmas Tea and Gift shop on Saturday, December 5th at 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM. The luncheon menu will be served on china, linen, and lace. The cost for four courses is $12.00. Beautifully wrapped Themed Gift Baskets, in many price ranges, will be available for holiday gift giving, along with Bakery Goods, Raffle items, Granny’s Attic treasures, and the Book Nook. There are door prizes to everyone who enters. Reservations are requested for luncheon parties of 6 or more before Thursday, December 3rd. For more information call 508-987-0549. The church is located at 355 Main Street/Route 12 in Oxford.
December 6th –Singles Christmas Dinner on Sunday, December 6th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at Villa Capri, 906 North Colony Road in Wallingford, CT. Dressy attire appreciated. Cost is $35.00 – NO WALK-INS. Please RSVP by Saturday, November 28th. All RSVP’S after November 8th will cost $40.00. There will be Christmas Carols, Ice Breakers and a Christmas message. Visit www.fcsingles.com for more information.
December 11th – 12th – Evangel Assembly invites you to experience A Christmas Miracle on December 11th and 12th at 7:00 PM. Local music artists, “From Within” will offer a concert of Christmas carols, old and new! They will bring a fresh contemporary approach to your favorite Christmas classics. Experience wonderful music creative storytelling, and art. This is a perfect event for the whole family! A free-will offering will be taken at each performance – proceeds will benefit SHINE, a local charity supporting anti-human trafficking efforts. Evangel Assembly is located at 348 Stony Hill Road in Wilbraham, MA. For more information call 413.599.1729 or visit www.evangelassembly.org.
December 12th – “A Night In Bethlehem” to be presented by Crossway Church at 250 East Putnam Road in Putnam, CT, on Saturday, December 12th. Show starts promptly at 6:00 PM. There will be a Living Nativity in the field with live animals! Warm up inside with Hot Cocoa and enjoy an indoor concert featuring Joe Cantone! The event is free. For more information visit www.crosswayct.org; www.facebook.com/CrosswayChurch; or call 860-928-2193.
December 13th – Oak Hill Bible Church presents “The Valley Haven Christmas Show” on Sunday, December 13th at 7:00 PM. “The Valley Haven Christmas Show” is a Christmas musical about a group of elderly people who are awaiting members of a local church to arrive and help them celebrate Christmas. As the group of elderly people wait, they engage in various conversations reminiscing about good times, their traditions and family members who never visit. In doing so, they discover a few surprises about themselves – and the season they’re waiting to celebrate. For more information visit: http://www.oakhillbible.org or call 508-987-0287.
December 18th – LIVE Nativity – Grace Ministries International extends a warm welcome to all visitors for our upcoming LIVE Nativity event. Dress for outdoors and join us by the bonfire for hot chocolate, homemade goodies and more. Take a ride on the horse drawn wagon or enjoy the carolers, before stopping at the Live Nativity. There is no admission fee for this wonderful event. All donations are greatly appreciated and 100% will be given to homeless charities throughout NH. Join us on Friday, December 18th from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Bring the whole family! Merry Christmas! Grace Ministries International is located at 263 Rte. 125, Brentwood, NH 03833.
December 19th – Brookfield Congregational Church proudly presents ‘Christmas Night Live, a night full of Christmas comedy, drama and music, on December 19th, 2015 at 6:00 PM. The church is located at 8 Common Street in Brookfield, MA 01506. Admission is free. All ages are welcome. A free will love offering may be given. For more info, please contact Jim at email@example.com or call 508-867 -6262.
December 19th & 20th – The Beth Eden Baptist Church Choir presents highlights from Handel’s Messiah with organ accompaniment on Saturday, December 19th at 7:00 PM and Sunday, December 20th at 3:00 PM. Free admission and nursery. Beth Eden Baptist Church is located at 350 Ashburnham Street in West Fitchburg, MA. For more information visit BethEden.net, Facebook /BEBCFitchburg, or call 978-345-4522.
January 18th – Coming this January to Holden Chapel in Holden, MA, the Perspectives Class. This 15 session class meets Sundays at 3:00 PM and has been used by God to transform Christians all over the country into positive, vibrantly alive Harvesters for the Glory of God. Come fulfill your great destiny in Christ. Sign up before January 18th and get a $40 discount. Family and student discounts are also available. Register online at Perspectives.org. or simply come to the first class on January 24th at Holden Chapel.
Tough times require a leader who knows his opposition, known his country’s problems, and most importantly, know his creator. Do we have such a leader? Come and study about a man who solved all these problems at Woodlawn Baptist Church, Men’s Bible Study. The Bible Study is looking in the Old Testament Book of Nehemiah on Wednesday mornings at 9:00 AM. Come and be blessed by this godly man. Woodlawn Baptist Church is located at 337 Lonsdale Ave in Pawtucket, RI. Men of all ages are welcome. For more information call 401-724-6390.
The Salvation Army is looking for drivers to pick up donated goods and deliver store orders in the central MA area. The job offers a competitive pay and compensation package. A commercial drivers’ license is not needed. Call 508-799-0528 or come to 72 Cambridge Street in Worcester to apply.
The Salvation Army Family Store features clothing for all ages, household goods and more, and a half price sale every Wednesday. Visit www.salvationarmyusa.org or call 800-SA-TRUCK for a location near you.
Added 3/30/15 – Shattered dreams? Lost your way in life? Having problems with people, places, or things that limit you to be your best? Call the Salvation Army at 800-728-7825 ext. 102 to learn more about our residential rehabilitation program. Your life matters and God really does love you.
Friendly House, Inc. – The Summer Food Service Program, funded by the US Dept. of Agriculture, provides FREE healthy meals in the summer to children who rely on free school meals during the academic year. For more information call 508-755-4362.
UMass Memorial Health Care’s Ronald McDonald Care Mobile provides dental and medical services to people without health or dental insurance at 10 different community sites in the City of Worcester, MA. For more information or to make an appointment, call 508-334-6073. If you need medical or dental insurance, call 508-334-9300.
The United Healthcare Children’s Foundation accepts grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant to help pay for medical services and equipment such as physical, occupational and speech therapy, counseling services, surgeries, prescriptions, wheelchairs, orthotics, eyeglasses and hearing aids. For information call 855-698-4223.
The Set Free Dependency/Discipleship Treatment Program meets every Thursday evening from 7 to 8:30 at Calvary Baptist Church – 413 Main Street in Easthampton. the program targets the root of any and all bondage problems. It’s Bible-based and there’s no fee. For more information call 413-527-6252.