Lenten Concert, Sunday March 20

Our annual Lenten Concert, (on the evening of Palm Sunday at 7:00 pm) is part of the observance of Holy Week at Old North Church, therefore we do not sell tickets or program ads; we think of this as a “musical reflection” and certainly not a commercial undertaking. That said, it certainly qualifies as an expensive concert to produce (funded by a combination of the Music Patrons and… Read more »

Lenten Dinner and Discussion Wednesdays, 6:15

Wednesdays during Lent We will be continuing our discussion of On Being Mortal by Atul Gawande – (from Amazon.Com). Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. Nursing homes, preoccupied with safety, pin patients into… Read more »

Burns Supper on Jan. 29

The 6th annual BURNS SUPPER will be held on Friday, January 29th at 6.30PM. This entirely social event is one of several good things to come to us from the Scots, who every year commemorate the birth of the poet Robert Burns with traditional food, adult beverages, poetry, toasts and song. It is now an Old North tradition too. Tickets will be available next week… Read more »

Christmas Eve Services

Please join us for worship on Christmas eve! At 5:00 pm, we will have our Family Service, featuring our youth choir alumni.  At 8:00 pm, there will be Lessons and Carols and Candlelight.   At 11:00 pm, a shorter Lessons and Carols service will be enhanced by the celebration of Communion and Candlelight.  

Old North Festival Chorus 2015

The 35th annual Old North Festival Chorus Christmas Concerts – presented each year as part of Marblehead’s Christmas Walk – will take place on Saturday, December 5 at 8pm, and Sunday, December 6 at 7:30pm in the sanctuary of the historic Old North Church Meeting House, 35 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA. Among the highlights of the 2015 Festival Chorus Concerts – for chorus and full… Read more »

Installation Service for Rev. Karla Miller as Minister for Community Life

  On Sunday, November 8th at the 10 am service, the Rev. Karla Miller will be installed as the Minister for Community Life at Old North Church by representatives of the Northeast Association of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ. The Service of Installation is the official recognition and celebration of an authorized ministry of an ordained clergy person in the UCC…. Read more »

A Weekend of Early American Music and Celebration of Parson Barnard

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend an Old North Church Fundraising event on Saturday, October 24 at 7:30 pm. The popular all-male vocal ensemble RENMEN – Renaissance Men – will present their North Shore début, with a program entitled RenMen ROOTS, with a guest appearance by our soprano soloist, Holly Cameron.This “don’t miss” concert will be followed by a Meet- the- Artists reception in… Read more »

A Conversation Between Friends

  Thursday, October 15th, 7 p.m. Parish Hall, Old North Church Old North Church and Temple Emanu-El in Marblehead have enjoyed a special relationship between our congregations that spans six decades and has included annual pulpit exchanges, numerous shared educational and fellowship activities, and a joint trip to Israel five years ago. The bonds of friendship that have developed over the years between members of… Read more »

Blessing of the Animals October 4, Marblehead Dog Park

Marblehead Dog Park*   2:00 pm,  October 4th   This is customary around the world, and everyone is welcomed to get their animals blessed, regardless of their religion.  Please have your pet on a leash or in a carrier.  Please bring your cats, dogs, birds, fishes in a bowl, hamsters, other critters, stuffed animals, etc. The Rev. Dr. Dennis Calhoun, Senior Minister, and the Rev…. Read more »

Children’s Church News

Our Children’s Church meets most every Sunday.  We begin our time together in worship, and then after several prayers, children go to the Parish Hall for children’s church.  Children ages 3 through 6th grade are encouraged to join us! Check-in at our welcome table in the narthex before each service. Contact Peggy Rule at pegrule@comcast.net with any questions.