Thursday, June 05, 2008

CWM This Week

This Week at CWM

Celebration of Rev. Dr. Aida Irizarry Fernandez
Saturday June 7th from 3 PM to 7 PM

St. John’s Korean UMC at 2600 Mass Ave Lexington , MA

Guests are invited to bring cards, photos and other items for a scrap book. Please remember to RSVP no later than May 30 by calling Josephine Sierra at (978) 682-8055 x200 or by sending an e-mail to Josephine at

Somerville Pride Celebration and Communion Service
June 8th at 5 PM

Chapel at College Ave. UMC
14 Chapel St.
Somerville, MA

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of Pride Week with an ecumenical service. Joining us will be our friends from Clarendon Hill Presbyterian, College Avenue UMC, First Congregational Church of Somerville, and Unity Church of God.

CWM is hosting the potluck supper to follow, so bring a BIG dish to share!

Coming Events

Boston Pride
Saturday June 14th starting at 10 AM
Old South Church in Boston

Join CWM as we celebrate Pride. We will begin by joining the Pride Interfaith Worship at 10 AM at Old South Church. After the service, CWMers will gather outside the church to line up for the march. We will march as a congregation.

Farewell Service in Celebration of the Ministry of Gary Nettleton
Sunday June 22nd at 5 PM
CWM Upper Room
14 Chapel St.
Somerville, MA

Join us for a celebration of the ministry of College Ave. pastor, Gary Nettleton, on the occasion of his retirement. Rev. Scott Campbell will be preaching in Gary's honor.

CWM Summer Queer Film Festival
July 12th - August 23rd
CWM Upper Room
14 Chapel St.
Somerville, MA

Join us on the following Sundays after worship to watch and discuss films as part of our new Queer Film Festival. Mark and Elizabeth will be facilitating the discussions.
July 12th - Before Stonewall
July 26th - After Stonewall
August 9th - Fish Can't Fly
August - 23rd - For The Bible Tells Me So
Keep up to date with the happenings at CWM through our facebook calendar.

Mission and Service Opportunities

Somerville Pride Volunteers Needed
Sunday, June 8th at 2:30 PM
Chapel College Ave. UMC

Volunteers are needed to set up our worship space and fellowship hall for the evening's service. Please email Tiffany if you are available to help:

Boston Pride Volunteers Needed
Saturday, June 8th at 10 AM
Old South Church in Boston

Volunteers are need to march with our CWM banner and hand out our Religion Is A Queer Thing buttons. Please email Tiffany if you are available to help:

Many Stories, One Voice
Ecumenical Welcoming Conference
September 4-7, 2008
New Orleans

Designed as a leadership development event, this ecumenical conference for those in the welcoming movement offers rich Bible study, challenging and profound worship and praise, genuine relationship building across and amidst our differences, concrete skills building, reflective and incisive theological analysis and strategic action. Click here for more information.

Speakers include:
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Rev. Angela Denise Davis ► Rev. Dr. Miguel De La Torre ► Bishop Yvette Flunder ► Rev. Debra Haffner ► Amber
Hollibaugh ► Rev. Dr. Horace Griffin ► Rev. Dr. Erin Swenson ► Rev. Tiffany Steinwert ► Rev. Rebecca Voelkel

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