MINISTRIES & PROGRAMS
everyone visiting our web site for the first time. We invite
you to join us following any of our services so that we may meet you
more personally. Parish materials are available at the
Newcomer's table in the enterance to the church. We urge you to
sign our guest book in the entryway.
Opportunities for Children
Child care for infants
through three years old is available during the 10:00 a.m. Sunday
service from September to May in the nursery, which is
We ask that parents accompany their children to the nursery.
Christian Education for pre-school
children (age 3) through Senior High is offered from September to May
on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. All are encouraged to attend and
participate in lively Bible Study and discussions of relevant
contemporary needs. Children will rejoin their families during
the service for communion.
and Worship Opportunities
A weekly list of activities during
the week and special worship opportunities that are currently being
offered are printed in the bulletin and posted on the "Events
Calendar" on website.
Should you ever wish to talk to a priest for any reason, please
feel free to contact the church office at 508-678-9663. Please
leave a message and you will be contacted as soon as possible.
Delorme-Hagerman Food Pantry
was another very busy year for our Food Pantry. We had the good
fortune to be able to provide food to 657 different families
representing 1,794 individual clients. With the help of staff,
parishioners, local businesses, churches, and organizations we
received donations that allowed us to provide services to an
increasing number of clients. We registered 307 new families in 2009,
and our attendance rose this year by an average of 15%.
of 223 households each month representing clients from 14 nearby
communities from Tiverton to Taunton. For Thanksgiving we gave away
over 330 turkeys and a grocery bag of “fixin’s” to
grateful for all the Church of Our Saviour food pantry volunteers and
parishioners who regularly support our efforts. We are also extremely
thankful for the efforts of those folks in our community that support
us with their time as well as monetary donations.
interested in getting involved can contact George Paiva at
From the Console
members are always
welcomed, especially male voices. You only have to enjoy singing. The
ability to read music isnʼt required. Any instrumentalists are
welcome to see me. We can add your talents to special songs and
solos. If you especially enjoy a special hymn, ask about it. I have
many hymnals and we might be able to find an old or new favorite.
senior high school students are active in the Youth Ministries, lead
by George Paiva and Ron Toland. On any given Sunday a core group of
approximately six youth attend Sunday School, with a total of 12-15
youth participating throughout the year. The youth get together
occasionally for fun and fellowship, such as for field trips for
bowling, and help out in the food pantry/meal ministry and at other
parish functions, but the primary focus is on spiritual and religious
most of the
themes and topics of discussion in Sunday School have related to the
liturgical calendar. Other weeks the discussion has been linked to an
event, such as the General Convention and news from Lambeth. The kids
have learned about the relationship between the Anglican Communion
and the Episcopal Church, and the origins of the Book of Common
Prayer. Every week the kids read and reflect on a relevant passage
Altar Guild is
vital for our life together. Setting the Eucharistic Table and caring
for our vessels and vestments is a task that helps provide a holy
space for our worship life. We presently have six Altar Guild
members: Jane Emack-Cambra, Sandy Gonsalves, Joan Hoy, Celina
Teixeira, Martha Venturini, and Barbara Wood.