Pew News: May 3, 2024

Dear Members and Friends-


You are invited to join us for the Sixth Sunday of Easter May 5th at 9:00am, in person or Zoom. Rev. Charlotte will be leading worship along with Musical Guests Pam Goff and Emily Broderick. Sermon is titled “Love Among Friends” from John 15:1-17 and Psalm 98. Sean will be away this Sunday visiting family in Western MA. Sunday School is available during worship. To access Zoom click on link below. 

Sean has recorded his recent Sunday morning piano improvisations. They can be found under the “church music” section of Substack found at He also is spreading his music ministry to the world with new album release The Lamb and the Wolf. Details at


A spring project completed by the Sunday School is being entered into the Featherstone Center’s THE ART OF FLOWERS exhibit from May 5-26. Opening Reception will be Sunday May 5th 4-6pm. The piece name is Sunday Morning Patchwork from Menemsha Crossroad and signed by Claire, Andy, Valentina, Georgiana, Clayton, Alexander, Callum, Jude, Tasher and Isla. The piece’s medium is recycled glass vase, tissue paper, glue, food coloring and ink and will be displayed with a bouquet of fresh Chilmark flowers. Picture: Claire and finished product at Pizza Night. 


See you Tuesday @ 6pm. Pizza Night at the church is an informal meal where the community at large can gather for camaraderie and food. It starts at 6pm with pizza, potluck salads and desserts, and is followed by Bananagrams for those who want a game.  It’s free and all are welcome. Set up and clean-up help appreciated. Janet and Tom will be preparing our last Spring meal on Tuesday May 28th – a Pasta Feast!


The Chilmark Flea Market will be starting on Saturday June 22 and will run Wednesday and Saturdays 9am-2pm until after Labor Day. Several positions are still open: Parking Lot assistant for Wednesdays 9:30-1:30 @ $15 per hour. This is ideal for a younger person who likes to be outside, run around, and tell people where to go. Also The Flea needs Certified Traffic Flaggers for Wed and Sat 9:30-1:30 shifts. This is the North Road traffic detail that manages street flow. It pays $40/hour, requires age over 18 and certification (on-line MA course) which the church will reimburse. This MA Flagger certification is good for two years. Please let Kathy Teel ( or Charlotte know ASAP of your interest or recommendations. 

Lobster Roll Sales begin Tuesday June 25th and run weekly thru August. Emily Broderick ( is collecting sign-ups for the 3 Tuesday shifts – Morning Prep, Afternoon assembly, Sale/Clean up, and, in addition, Wednesday Flea vendor lunch sale (if extra). Sign up for one shift or every week! Please let her know of your schedule.


         Tuesday, May 7 @ 11:00 a.m.
Grace Episcopal Church, Vineyard Haven
“The Peter H. Luce Playreaders”
All are welcome.
Bring your sack lunch.


  • Sunday May 5th – Sunday worship at 9am with Charlotte, Pam and Emily
  • Tuesday May 7th – Neighborhood Convention 11am Grace Church VH
  • Sunday May 26th – Blessing of the Fleet 9am Menemsha Harbor
  • Saturday June 15th – Children’s Fair 10-12
  • Saturday June 22nd – Chilmark Flea season begins (Wednesday and Saturday)
  • Tuesday June 25th – Weekly Lobster Roll sales begin
  • Thursday July 18th – Carol Loud memorial service and reception @ 1pm

Invitation for Worship Service 
Sunday May 5, 2024
Chilmark Community Church’s Personal Meeting Room

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