“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 »

Around The World Holiday Fair and Preview Party!

Friday, November 18, 7:00 pm.   Church Fair Preview Party!    Tickets and reservations are now available! The Preview Party is a great way to spend an evening with old and new church friends. Enjoy sampling home brews created by the Men’s Group, wine, and a variety of delicious foods made by church volunteer chefs. Place bids on your favorite silent auction foods and gift baskets…. Read more »

An Election Day Sermon by The Rev. Dr. Dennis Calhoun

“Established by Righteousness?” Proverbs 16:1-12 An Election Sermon In each of the nine years I’ve had the privilege of serving here in Marblehead, on the first Sunday of November, we have observed what we call “Remembrance Sunday” in the spirit of All Saints Day, when the Church has historically celebrated the spiritual bond between the Church triumphant – those who have gone before us into… Read more »

Around The World Raffle Details!

  Win a trip of your choice for two anywhere in the world.  Raffle Tickets $20 had for a prize with valued up to $5,000! Tickets available: Judy Conner – 617-797-2762 Ginny von Rueden – 781-631-7898 Church Office – 781-631-1244 In Parish Hall after 8:00 and 10:00 Sunday Services  Old North Church, Marblehead, MA 2016 Raffle Terms and Conditions “DINNER FOR TWO ANYWHERE IN THE… Read more »

“I Still Have Many Things to Say to You” Rev. Miller May 22, 2016

  “I Still Have Many Things to Say to You” Rev. Karla Jean Miller Trinity Sunday   May 22, 2016 About ten years ago, as I was migrating  my way from my ordination in the Presbyterian Church to the United Church of Christ, I found myself only partially employed.  I decided that I needed to either go back to school to be certified in something… Read more »