Lenten Series

  Lent can be a time of deep reflection and connection to the Holy within, and with each other.  At Old North, we will continue our practice of gathering for a simple meal and conversation on the Wednesdays of Lent, at 6:15 in the Great Room at Stacey Street.  This year our theme is based on our mission to connect with one another by “Telling Our Stories.”  … Read more »

Walls or Windows? Sermon by Dennis B. Calhoun, January 29

“Walls or Windows” Micah 6:1-8      Matthew 5:1-12 Epiphany 4 – Year A The Rev. Dr. Dennis B. Calhoun, Senior Minister I’ll be honest. I titled my remarks for this morning before I had written them. What I’ve got to say has nothing to do with either walls or windows. Nor are they related in any obvious way to our scripture readings for today…. Read more »

Interested in Becoming a Member?

  New Member information sessions will be held on Sunday, March 5th and Sunday March 12th following the 10:00 services in the Stacey Street building.  New Member Sunday will take place at the 10:00 service on Sunday, March 19th.   Any one who is interested in learning more about membership in Old North Church is welcome to attend the sessions during which our Ministers and the… Read more »

Thank you!

  Thank you all from near and far who contributed to rolling out a big welcome to our friends and neighbors from Temple Emanu-el and St Andrews last Sunday. The sanctuary was packed and our guests lingered long in the parish hall to enjoy the delicious food and beverages so thoughtfully prepared to add substance to our spirit of partnership. Dani sends her heart filled… Read more »

“Awake!” Advent 1A sermon by Rev. Karla Jean Miller

Awake! Advent 1A          November 27, 2016 Isaiah 7:10-16;                             Matthew 1:18-25 I have a special talent, a best event that few people can lay claim to.   My talent? Sleeping.  I can sleep anywhere, anytime, cramped up, stretched out, tucked in or rolled out.   Whether it is… Read more »

“Can You Imagine?” 12.4.16 Sermon by Rev. Dr. Dennis Calhoun

“Can You Imagine?” Isaiah 11:1-10  Matthew 3:1-12 Advent 2 – Year A They say bumper stickers are good barometers of public moods.  I’m not talking about bumper stickers that express political views or show support for presidential candidates. I’m talking about bumper stickers that convey attitudes. A couple of bumper stickers I’ve seen recently: Your kid may be an honor student, but you’re still an… Read more »

Angel Tags, and Lifebridge Stocking Stuffers!

Angel Tags are hanging on the church school bulletin board in the Narthex, so please take one soon!  The unwrapped gifts need to be to the church on December 11.  If you have any questions, please contact Church School committee member, Chris Durkin at chrismdurkin@gmail.com Thank you for your help and generosity!   ALSO!   We are collecting personal care items for the Christmas Stocking Stuffing Project for… Read more »

Thine is the Kin-dom, Rev. Karla Miller, November 20, 2016

Thine is the Kin-dom Rev. Karla Jean Miller November 20, 2016 The Reign of Christ Sunday, Year C Psalm 46, Luke 1: 68-79 Prayer of Illumination: Holy Friend, remind us of Your simplicity. “You are the light of the world.” “Do not be afraid.” “Love one another.” “Come out.” “I will be with you.”    (Rev. Jennifer Garrison Brownwell, https://revgalblogpals.org/2016/11/19/saturday-prayer-simple/) Be with us now, in simple holiness,… Read more »

“The End or the Beginning?” Rev. Calhoun’s sermon, 11.13.16

“The End or the Beginning?” Isaiah 65:17-25 On Wednesday evening we had our weekly rehearsal for the Old North Festival Chorus. Earlier in the day Maria, our minister of music, had dropped by the church office to talk about how she would begin the rehearsal, knowing people would probably be dealing with a host of emotions following the outcome of Tuesday’s election. She wondered how… Read more »

November is Old North’s Marblehead Food Pantry month

The Christian Service Committee is collecting donations during the Month of November for the Marblehead Food Pantry. The theme of this collection will be “Thanksgiving”. Old North wants to do its part in making sure that needy families enjoy Thanksgiving with seasonable food. A list of suggested items is below. Bags may be brought to the Church or the Church Office and the Committee will take… Read more »