Getting to Know North Parish – New UU Class
March 26, 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., North Parish Chapel

Are you:
· New to North Parish?
· Curious about Unitarian Universalism?
· Interested in meeting other newcomers?
· Looking to get more involved?
· Wondering what it means to be a member?

JOIN THIS CLASS!
Please RSVP to: rebeccaatnorthparish@gmail.com. Child care provided.

Celebration of Life Service for Blair Woodman, March 26, 1:30pm, Sanctuary

Sierra Club Legislation Training, March 26, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, Orange Room

Emily Norton, the Director of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club, will conduct a Clean Energy training. The Massachusetts legislature is considering multiple bills related to climate change and it falls upon us, as people of faith, to push our legislators in the right direction.

The Strategic Planning Committee Listening Circles Wrap Up – March 26, 11:30am, Blue Room

We held a series of listening circles following the service to discuss the work that has been done to update the church’s strategic plan. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend the Wrap up.

North Parish “Knit-in” – March 28, 6:30-8:00 pm, Chapel

Knitters of all levels are welcome. Drop in and knit a square or begin a prayer shawl. Yarn, needles and treats will be available. Hosted by Prayer Shawl Coordinator Phila Slade and the Caring Team.

UU Support Group for Families and Friends of Alcoholics and Addicts – Sunday, April 2, 11:30, Lee’s office

1st Sunday of the month, this ongoing UU Support Circle is for Family Members of those living with addiction. All welcome.

First of the Month Food Communion – Sunday, April 2

The Social Action Council of North Parish sponsors a First of the Month Food Collection to benefit the Peoples Pantry. Please remember to bring non-perishable Soup, salad dressing and boxed cereal. Please feel free to donate as much or as little as you would like.

Beginning Spanish Courselet to be offered in April! Four Sundays for 50 minutes 8:30am-9:30am in the Blue Room

Contact Dave or Cindy Cook with questions at 978 475-6481 or dgc1241@gmail.com

Crossroads Music Series – Saturday, April 8

Featuring the Evan Goodrow Band . Doors open at 7:30 pm. You can buy tickets on –line, at the door or from Kim Adami kim.adami@verizon.net 978-687-9405. For more info and to check out our upcoming season, go to www.crossroadsmusicseries.org

Family Mental Health Group – Sunday, April 9 at 11:30am

This informal support group will meet in the Orange Room.  All are welcome.  Facilitated by NP member Ben Tittler.

North Parish Book and Movie Group – Wednesday, April 12, 7:30pm

The group meets monthly to discuss books and movies. Read the book or watch the movie on your own time before the meeting. For the 2016-2017 schedule click here. All are welcome. Please contact Suzanne Adams at sue@gndhome.com with any questions. We will meet in the Blue room.

El Taller Second Thursday gatherings, April 13 at 6pm

The MCTF offers an opportunity for fellowship, discussion and planning around multicultural issues and racial justice. Anyone interested in joining the conversation is encouraged to stop by, grab some food, and join the discussion. El Taller is a café/bookstore/community gathering space located at 275 Essex Street in Lawrence. RSVP to debolander@comcast.net.

Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Group – Tuesday, April 18, noon, Parlor

Welcome! Bring your bag lunch, and join us for discussion and community. We gather for lunch monthly on the third Tuesday.

Morning Meditation for Everyone – Fridays, 8:30-9:15 am

Great Pond Sangha offers a “secular mindfulness style” silent sitting meditation plus short walking meditation (outside labyrinth in good weather). Drop in. Newcomers & beginners welcome. Free. Meditation cushions and chairs are available. For info contact Coordinator Grace Durfee grace@balancewithgrace.com.

Buddhist Meditation – Wednesdays, 7:30- 9 pm, Chapel

Each Wednesday the Great Pond Sangha offers guided meditation and discussion in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, guest teachers, Dharma talks. Drop in. Newcomers/Beginners welcome. Free. Meditation cushions and chairs are available. For more info contact Mark Lemire or Susan Malloy at greatpondsangha@gmail.com.

Weekly Weeders – Thursdays, 9:00 am

Join us in the North Parish gardens for chatting and relaxed yard work. Getting to know each other and pooling our knowledge are important aspects of what we do. Weather dependent, we will gather. Come when you can. To add your name to our contact list, email deborahputnam@gmail.com.

The North Parish office will be open Monday through Thursday, 9:30a.m. to 5:00pm. It is recommended to call ahead to confirm someone is in the office.
Thank you.