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November 26th-27th – The Springfield Rescue Mission is looking for volunteers to serve Thanksgiving meals to the poor and needy November 26th and 27th. For a list of openings simply log on to www.hope4springfield.org or call 413-732-0808.
November 29th – Christian Singles of Central New England is having a dinner and game night at Guiseppie’s in Northboro this Saturday night starting at 6:00 pm. Any questions… please call Sue at 774-289-5655.
November 29th – Brethren performs Praise & Worship music this Saturday night at Cafe Con Dios at Faith Baptist Church in Auburn. The event is free and starts at 7:30 pm. More information may be available on Facebook !
December 3rd – The Ugandan Kids Choir, a group of ten talented Ugandan children, has announced that they will be performing at LifeSource Church on 350 Stafford Street in Cherry Valley on December 3rd at 7:00 pm. For more information visit http://lifesourcechurchonline.com or call 508-752-6731.
December 5th – New Hope Chapel, located at 30 Milk Street in Westborough, is hosting a Family Movie Night. Enjoy watching a popular, entertaining, kid-friendly movie while also getting to connect with other local families. Bring blankets, pillows, and whatever else you would like for your viewing comfort. This activity is free and snacks and drinks will be provided. The doors open at 6:30 pm and the movie begins at 7:00 pm. For more information visit: http://newhopechapel.net or call 508-836-4231
December 5th and 12th – Help the Salvation Army minister to the poor and needy by filling a WalMart truck with your gently used clothing and shoes at the following dates and drop-off locations: Friday 12/5 from 4-8 at West Boylston, and Friday 12/12 from 4-8 at Worcester (Rt 146).
December 6th & 7th – Our Savior Lutheran Church, at the junction of Routes 2, 2A, and Rte. 140 in Westminster, MA, welcomes visitors to view the Living Nativity, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, December 6th and 7th from 6 to 8 pm. It is free, open to the public, and handicap accessible. The volunteer effort by congregation members mark 25 years offering this portrayal in Westminster.
December 6th – Christmas Party for Christian Singles at HOLDEN CHAPEL on 279 Reservoir Street (ROUTE 31) in Holden, MA . Please come out and enjoy a nice evening with your fellow singles from all over New England. We will have a social hour with hot hors d’oeuvres & soft drinks, the main course consisting of ham, turkey, lasagna and MORE, a Yankee swap ($10 gift limit) and Christmas carols. Donation is $5 and please bring a salad, dish of vegetables, fruit or pasta/rice/potatoes to complement the meal. Dress nicely and ENJOY some birthday cake as we fellowship and celebrate the birth of our Savior, together! For more information, contact: Nick Dawidjan (508) 793-2058 email@example.com or Suzanne Kerbs (774) 864-4257 firstname.lastname@example.org
December 6th – Come enjoy the Peppermint Christmas Craft/Holiday Fair on Saturday, December 6th, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at Quaboag Valley Baptist Church in Brookfield, MA. There will be vendors offering handmade keepsakes, craft goods, homemade baked goods, and a Hot Dog and Sausage lunch grill. Free coffee and tea will be available. For more information visit http://quaboagchurch.org/ or call 508-867-5920.
December 6th - Greenville Baptist Church will host a free Christmas Concert at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6th, at 674 Pleasant Street in Rochdale/Leicester. Featured will be Christian artists from around New England, as well as our Adult and Children’s Choirs. Please be our guests for an evening of joyous music that ushers in the Christmas season with praise to our Lord! For information, call Billy at 774-272-1089.
December 6th – The Christian Community Choir will present “Hope of the Broken World.” Come and find the source of our hope through the voices of people from 13 churches at these performances: December 6 at 7 pm, First Congregational Church, Leicester; December 14th, 4 pm at East Brookfield Baptist Church, East Brookfield; December 28th, 2 pm, at Overlook Masonic Home in Charlton; and January 4th, 2 pm, at St. John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church in East Brookfield. For more information call 508-867-7725.
December 7th – Youth from E. Brookfield Baptist Church and area churches will present the musical “The Secret of Snowflake County” at these performances: December 7th, 4 pm, at East Brookfield Baptist Church in East Brookfield; December 11th, 6:30 pm, at Overlook Masonic Home in Charlton; December 24th, 5 pm, East Brookfield Baptist Church in East Brookfield. Come and discover the secret of Christmas. For more information call 508-867-7725.
December 15th – Celtic Christmas! ECMA nominees, The SKY Family, will be performing their high energy Celtic dance and Gospel production Celtic Christmas at Heritage Bible Chapel, 182 Brooks Station Road in Princeton, MA, on December 15th at 7 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 fiddle music and high-energy Irish dance combined with humor and inspiration makes a joy filled, toe-tapping time for the whole family! Free Admission (A love offering will be received). For more information visit: http://www.heritagebiblechapel.org or call 978-464-5100.
December 31st – New Year’s Eve Concert, “The Chains are Falling”, with Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of legendary Ray Charles, on Wednesday, December 31st at 822 Church Street in New Bedford, MA. Tickets: General Public $18 / VIP $25 / Teens $12 (13 to 17) / Children 12 and under are free. For tickets contact Patti Mae at 774-417-1574. No tickets will be sold at the door.
January 31st – Lighthouse Events and Music Connection proudly present Unspoken and Jonny Diaz in concert at New Hope Christian Church in Swansea, MA on Saturday, January 31st, 2015. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Concert starts at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $20 through the Lighthouse website, http://events.chosentickets.com/wafform.aspx?_act-eventtickets&_pky=255411
Thru - December 4th – DivorceCare is a 13-week program that combines videos with discussion to encourage and support those who have been or are going through separation or divorce. The weekly group will meet at 6:30 pm, Thursdays, beginning September 11th at Charlton Baptist, located at 50 Hammond Hill Road, Charlton. The group leader is Cathy Binley. Online information can be found at www.divorcecare.org or call 508-344-2272. The church website is http://www.charltonbaptist.org
Added 11/13/14 – 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.
Added 11/12/14 – 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.
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.