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.    

Conversations on Racial Justice September 15, 7 PM

As we consider our call as people of faith to commit ourselves to work together for racial justice, to end gun violence, and help bring forth a new culture of peace in our world, you are invited to a discussion on racial justice based on the book. “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarnation in an Age of Colorblindness” and join in a book discussion in… Read more »

Our Weekly Newsletter

To find out what is happening under the Golden Cod, read our weekly e-newsletter, This Week at Old North Church. This Week at ONC 3.3.16 This Week at ONC 2.26.16 This Week at ONC 2.19.16        

Seaside Holiday Fair, November 20-21, 2015

Mark your calendars for November 20-21 when Old North will celebrate the Seaside Holiday Fair 2015.  Our beautiful town of Marblehead and its’ ocean setting will be the theme for the weekend festivities.  We are requesting donations of quality items that reflect a seaside and nautical theme for our Gifts for Home and Garden area, as well as unique items for the Silent Auction.  These… Read more »

Planned Giving Workshop, Tuesday, June 23, 7:00 pm

Joe McKane of the Stewardship Committee and ONC member and estate and probate attorney, Rick Breed, will be leading this meeting on Tuesday, June 23rd at 7pm in the Great Room.  Please attend and get your questions answered on this subject as well as a review the ways to remember ONC in your plan .