Sunday, March 24, 2013
About 84 students from the First United Methodist Church and St. Luke the Evangelist will repair homes in July.
Area residents deposited their carbonated beverage cans and bottles to Westborough's First United Methodist Church on Saturday. Young members of First United Methodist and St. Luke the Evangelist Parish carried them to a shed at the Methodist church. The bottle and can drive was the latest fundraiser to help about 84 students from the two churches go to West Virginia to repair homes over July 6 to July 14.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
The proceeds will help students from two Westborough churches repair homes in West Virginia this July.
Pieces of 8, White Chicken Chili and Big Daddy's Chili Moreno were among about 15 chili recipes competing for prizes in Westborough Saturday night. Ultimately, about 84 students at Westborough’s First United Methodist Church and St. Luke the Evangelist Parish won. The proceeds from the 5th Annual Westborough Appalachia Service Project Chili Challenge will help the group go to West Virginia to repair homes over July 6 to July 14. About 200 people were expected to attend Saturday night's event at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The top three chilis received prizes. Bertucci's Restaurant, Tavolino's Ristorante and Sachi Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar have donated gift certificates. Starbucks has donated coffee.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Five Westborough churches are participating, led by St. Luke's.
Thursday, more than 130 families will receive Christmas gifts at St. Luke the Evangelist Parish. Members of five Westborough churches – St. Luke’s, the Congregational Church of Westborough, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, the Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough and the First United Methodist Church of Westborough – bought the wrapped gifts for the children. The Westborough Interfaith Giving Tree also will provide gifts to adults residing at the Bridge of Central Massachusetts’ Westborough residences; the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps’ Fay A. Rotenberg School, the Pelletier Center; the Chauncy Hall Academy; Spectrum Health Systems; and the homeless families residing at the Extended Stay America, says St…
Monday, November 12, 2012
Together, two Westborough churches will send about 84 youths there next July to repair homes.
This Saturday, students at Westborough’s First United Methodist Church and St. Luke the Evangelist Parish will bake Thanksgiving pies. And the following week is the students’ annual bottle and can drive. Both fundraisers will support the two churches’ annual youth involvement in the Appalachia Service Project, where they will repair homes in West Virginia over July 6 to July 14. About 84 students will participate this year, says Jonathan Owen, the First United Methodist Church member who coordinates the trip the two churches sponsor. Nine local adults did an ASP trip last month, he says. The seventh annual pumpkin pie, apple crisp and uncooked apple crisp fundraiser is underway. The pies are $10, and will be handmade at First United …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Prayers said for Lizzi and her family during services last weekend.
A special prayer for Elizabeth Marriott's safe return, and for her family, was to be part of last Saturday's 5 p.m. Mass at Westborough's St. Luke the Evangelist Parish. And then, about 90 minutes before the Mass, Msgr. Michael Foley, the Roman Catholic church's pastor, read on Westborough Patch that "she had died," Foley said today. instead, Foley said that at the beginning of the service, he asked those gathered to remember Marriott and her loved in a "special way" during the service. They also prayed for them once during the service. Foley said he also spoke with several individuals who were, "in some cases close to the family, and in other cases, had their own kids, and the fear that this raised." Foley said that as a pastor, "there's …