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March 14, 2013

ACC Worship

ATKINSON – Weekly worship at the Atkinson Congregational Church, UCC, is led by Rev. Paul H. Dionne at 10:00 a.m., on Sunday. Holy Communion is offered the first Sunday of each month.

Children attend church with their families; following the children’s message pre-schoolers through the fifth grade attend church school at the Tuthill House. Nursery care is provided during worship and a time of fellowship is held in Lovejoy Hall following the service.

You won’t want to miss “Jukebox Jamboree,” the third annual auction, on Sun., March 17, from 2:00-5:00 p.m., in Lovejoy Hall. The event will benefit the church’s general fund. Creative gift baskets based on favorite song titles, along with the ever-popular Auction, games, the mystery bowl of money, flash rounds, raffles and prizes promise an afternoon not to be missed. Refreshments will be served - all are welcome!

“Walk through Holy Week” will be the theme of the worship service on Palm Sunday at 10:00 a.m. The Service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae (Service of Lights) will be held on Maundy Thursday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. The sanctuary will be open from 12:00-3:00 p.m. for meditation on Good Friday with a worship service led by church members at 2:00 p.m.

An Outdoor Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday followed by a continental breakfast served by the Deacons in Lovejoy Hall. Easter worship will include the 9:00 a.m. family service, with music by the Folk and Children’s Choirs, and the Traditional Festive Easter worship, with music by the chancel choir and Atkinson ringers, at 11:00 a.m.

The church office is open Mon., Tues., and Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Pastor Paul is in his office on Fri., from 8:30-11:00 a.m. and he is available by appointment at other times. The church phone number is 603-362-5519. Messages may be left on the church answering machine or emailed to the church. Information about worship services, Christian Education, the Knitting Ministry, Friendship Circle, membership, youth groups, music programs and events is offered on the church website www.atkinsoncc.org.

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