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  • Faith Journey Bible Study

    Women • Recurring Event

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    The Faith Journey Bible Study will resume September 14th, 2017.  For more information or to register, click here. Childcare is provided.

    Location: Newton Presbyterian Church (75 Vernon St., Newton, MA 02458)

    Date: Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu May 24 2018 .

    • Time: 10:00 - 11:30AM
  • DivorceCare

    Pastoral Care & Counseling • Recurring Event

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    Divorced? Separated? We can help. Find help. Discover hope. Experience healing. DivorceCare helps you recover from the pain of separation and divorce. DivorceCare is a support group that meets weekly. You’ll find a warm, caring environment and will come to see your group as an oasis in an otherwise difficult season of life. There are three key elements to your experience: video seminar, group discussion and a personal workbook.

    Unless you’ve been there it’s hard to understand the hurt that comes from separation and divorce. That’s why many of your friends and family don’t fully understand what you are going through and don’t know how to best help you.

    We understand. DivorceCare groups are led by people who have been through divorce and successfully rebuilt their lives. We understand how you feel because we’ve been in the same place. We’ll show you how to deal with the hurt caused by your separation and divorce.

    DivorceCare is a network of 13,000+ churches worldwide equipped to offer divorce support groups. The program is non-demonominational and features biblical teaching for recovering from divorce or separation. Learn more about DivorceCare, or join our Meetup group to stay up-to-date on our meeting calendar.

    Location: Park Street Church (One Park Street, Boston, MA 2108)

    Date: Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Dec 07 2017 except Thu Nov 23 2017.

    • Time: 6:30 - 8:30PM
  • An Evening at the Museum of Fine Arts

    An Evening at the Museum of Fine Arts


    November 2


    Join Park Street member, Dorothy Saunders, for a guided tour of the MFA. Dorothy has enjoyed sharing great art as a guide at both the MFA and the Metropolitan in New York for the past 20 years. We will look at some of the more “popular favorites” as well the often overlooked masterworks in the collection. While Dorothy shares her knowledge, you will be encouraged to share your observations as we look together.

    We’ll meet in the lobby inside the Huntington Ave. entrance. The tour will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. Please plan to arrive around 6:45 PM. Your complimentary ticket will provide free access to the museum until the 10:00 PM closing. You may decide to stay for a cup of coffee with some of your new art-loving friends! We hope to see you there!   Space is limited to nine, so please RSVP to Dorothy Saunders

    Location: The Museum of Fine Arts (465 Huntington Ave , Boston, MA 02115)

    • Starts: November 2, 2017 / 7:00PM
    • Ends: November 2, 2017 / 8:30PM
  • Erika Anderson's Journaling Event

    Erika Anderson's Journaling Event


    November 2


    Guided Journaling & Discussion: We will use scripture as prompts for short periods of journaling and then discuss the experience, our writing, what it revealed. No journaling know-how or experience needed; just a pen, paper, and an open heart.

    RSVP to Erika Anderson.

    Location: Erika Anderson's home

    • Starts: November 2, 2017 / 7:30PM
    • Ends: November 2, 2017 / 9:30PM



    November 4 - 12


    "Seeking His Kingdom Together" | Missions Emphasis Week

    “Seeking His Kingdom Together” is our theme for Missions Emphasis Week (November 4-12). Jesus commanded his disciples: “Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness and all these things will be given to you. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.” (Matthew 6:33-34). Though his kingdom may not always be obvious today, one day it will be visible, global, and perfect.

    All of us can play a role in this kingdom. Our goal for this year’s Missions Emphasis Week is to have you examine what God’s Word says about his kingdom, to enjoy a community meal with others, and to lift up your hands in prayer and praise.

    So, we invite you this week to chat with our visiting missionaries, to learn about God’s work overseas in places like Asia and the Middle East, to serve the city on Love Boston Day, and to pray for his kingdom to come. We are one body. We have one King. We belong together to one kingdom. Jesus urged his disciples to pray for it (Matthew 6:10), to preach it (Matthew 10:7), to persuade others of it (Acts 19:8), to work for it (Colossians 4:11), and to suffer for it (2 Thessalonians 1:5). Let’s seek his kingdom together!

    Missions Emphasis Week 2017


    Location: Park Street Church (One Park Street, Boston, MA 02108)

    • Starts: November 4, 2017 / 9:00AM
    • Ends: November 12, 2017 / 7:00PM
  • Global Professional Incubator

    Global Professional Incubator

    Missions Emphasis Week

    November 4

    10:00AM - 12:00PM


    Join other Global Professionals at the Van Baay House (1626 Mass Ave Cambridge) for fellowship, prayer, and to discuss the topic of “joy and challenges of academia.” There will be a panel of three academics addressing questions about all aspects of academic life, from students to professors to researchers.

    Lu Wang – preceptor at Harvard Chemistry and Biology

    Mark Shepard – assistant professor at Harvard Kennedy School and research fellow at NBER

    Janet Lo – endocrinologist at MGH and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School

    Location: Van Baay House (1626 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138)

  • Community Meals

    Community Meals

    Global Missions Conference 2018

    November 4 - 5


    Saturday-Sunday, November 4-5, 2017

    Gather in homes around the city for potluck-style meals with our missionaries.

    Select and reserve a mealtime at a host home

    Saturday, November 4th Brunch

    No. Community Time Details Signup
    1 Norwell 10:30 am With Raf & Liz M.; up to 15 guests; children welcome, no public transportation; on-street parking rsvp


    Saturday, November 4th Lunch

    No. Community Start Details Signup
    1 Reading 12:00 pm With Damian & Grace L.; up to 25 guests; children welcome; bus accessible; on-street parking rsvp
    2 Cambridge 12:30 pm With Dave & Lucinda W.; up to 11 guests; bus & subway accessible (9-minutes from Harvard Square); on-street parking rsvp
    3 Cambridge 1:00 pm With Paul & Michele Martindale; up to 16 guests, children welcome, 9-minute walk from Central Square; limited parking; beware of cat allergen rsvp

    Saturday, November 4th Dinner

    No. Community Start Details Signup
    1 Cambridge 4:30 pm With Andy Williams; up to 5 guests; children welcome; 5-minute walk from Central Square; Green St. Garage ($2/hr) rsvp
    2 Jamaica Plain 5:00 pm With Alvaro & Adriana Henzler; up to 10 guests; children welcome, Orange line accessible, on-street parking rsvp
    3 Waltham 5:30 pm With Jim & Andrea Z; up to 10 guests, children welcome, bus & commuter rail accessible; on-street parking; beware of cat allergen rsvp
    4 Everett 6:00 pm With Gustavo & Rochelle Karakey; up to 10 guests; one-time pick-up from Malden Center on Orange Line; on-street parking rsvp
    5 Somerville 6:00 pm With David & Lucinda W.; up to 12 guests; children (age 10 years and older) welcome; bus & subway accessible; no parking rsvp
    6 Arlington 6:30 pm With Abiola Laniyonu; up to 6 guests; children welcome; not easily accessible by public transportation; on-street parking rsvp
    7 Wakefield 6:30 pm With Bill & Paula Hanna; up to 15 guests, children welcome; Haverhill Commuter Rail or Oak Grove on Orange Line; on- and off-street parking rsvp

    Sunday, November 5th Dinner

    No. Community Time Details Signup
    1 Cambridge 7:00 pm With Pat & Tammy McLeod; up to 15 guests; children welcome; bus and Red Line Harvard Sq. station; on-street parking rsvp

    Location: Various Locations

    • Starts: November 4, 2017 / 10:30AM
    • Ends: November 5, 2017 / 7:00PM
  • Missions Talks (10am, 12:45pm, 5:30pm)

    Missions Talks (10am, 12:45pm, 5:30pm)

    Missions Emphasis Week

    November 5


    Come hear Park Street missionaries and members discuss some of the trends and challenges in missions.

    10:00-10:45 AM Paul MartindaleUnderstanding Muslim Societies of the 21st Century
      Dr. Benjamin WarfProclaim God’s Kingdom & Heal the Sick: The Luke 9:2 Mandate (canceled)
      David Murgatroyd Technology & the Kingdom: From Code to Culture
      Roberto LaverEngaging the Church to Fight the Cancer of Corruption
    12:45-1:30 PM James NoronhaFaith, Engineering and Entrepreneurship in the Kingdom
      Bill HannaCompleting the Task of Bible Translation
      Damian LongImpacting God’s Kingdom through Sports
      Stephen AdamsInvitational Hospitality in the Kingdom
    5:30-6:15 PM Gustavo KarakeyThe Kingdom of God in Latin America: What Lessons Can the N. American Church Learn?
      David SaffSoftware, Hardware and Heartware: The Seed of God’s Kingdom in the Tech Industry
      Andy WilliamsUsing Your Gifts for the Kingdom

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    Location: Park Street Church (One Park Street, Boston, MA 02108)

    • Starts: November 5, 2017 / 10:00AM
    • Ends: November 5, 2017 / 10:00AM
  • CityWide (College)

    CityWide (College)

    Park Street Church College Community

    November 10


    CityWide will join in the Missions Emphasis Week Concert of Prayer. Gather with other students and Park Streeters for a night of worship in music and prayer for our city, our country and our world.

    Find more details about Cru Boston.

    Location: Park Street Church (One Park Street, Boston, MA 2108)

    • Starts: November 10, 2017 / 7:30PM
    • Ends: November 10, 2017 / 7:30PM
  • City Chat

    City Chat

    Missions Emphasis Week

    November 11

    9:00AM - 1:00PM


    9:00am Meet at Park Street Church for orientation and training
    10:00am Go out to various locations
    12:00pm Return to Park Street for debrief

    City Chat is a “conversation project” to spark dialogue with residents who live within walking distance from the church. We will be paired up and trained to go out and meet our neighbors, asking questions and learning more about what is on the hearts and minds of local residents. As we go out to specific neighborhoods, we’ll trust the Lord to lead us as we talk with people about their experiences of living downtown. If the conversation moves in that direction, we’ll be ready to share the good news of Jesus. Our desire is that the results may help inform our response as a church to the needs of people who live at our doorstep.

    sign up here

    Location: Park Street Church (One Park Street, Boston, MA 02108)

  • Fletcher Maynard Academy Service Day

    Fletcher Maynard Academy Service Day

    Missions Emphasis Week

    November 11

    9:00AM - 1:00PM


    Be the hands and feet of Jesus as we bless this local school community through practical service. Two years ago, we began a relationship with Fletcher Maynard Academy, which we would like to continue through this year’s Love Boston Day. Work projects will include some painting, gardening, drilling; so come prepared to get your hands dirty!

    30 volunteers needed sign up here
     Meet at Fletcher Maynard Academy map & directions

    Location: Fletcher Maynard Academy (225 Windsor St, Cambridge, MA 02139)

  • Christian Education | Morning Classes

    Christian Education • Recurring Event

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    Sundays 9:45-10:45 AM

    Bible Study for Internationals

    Int’l Bible Study Team (Park Street Room)

    Study the Bible with other internationals. Be inspired and transformed by the Word of God. All internationals welcomed, including families with kids in children's programs.

    College Class: The Essentials

    Chris & Liz Lawson (Terrace Room)

    Whether we're new to the Christian faith or we've been walking with God for years, grounding ourselves in the essential elements of our faith is critical to our spiritual growth. Join us in this 10-part series as we take a closer look at the foundational elements and practices of the Christian faith such as the doctrine of the Trintiy, our assurance of salvation, and the role of the Holy Spirit in our lives.

    God's People in Exile & Their Return to the Land

    Perry & Elaine Phillips (Granary Room)

    This class is designed to follow last year’s focus on 1 and 2 Kings—the history of Israel and Judah in the Land. This term we will consider the radical changes God’s people faced in the cosmopolitan culture of Babylon and later Persia. For the minority who did return to Judah, the challenges of being a persecuted minority were equally daunting. In both cases, the lessons for us are powerful.


    Mary Harvey, Norm Graf (Common Room)

    Genesis narrates incredible stories involving God at work in the lives of his people. Moses’s first book seeks to educate God’s people concerning foundational ideas and beliefs that were vital for God’s people to know and remember. Through these stories, Moses presents profound truths of God’s character, promises, presence, and his covenant with his people that can vitally affect our faith today. Come explore these with us.

    Location: Park Street Church (One Park Street, Boston, MA 2108)

    Date: Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Dec 10 2017 except Sun Nov 05 2017.

    • Time: 9:45 - 10:45AM
  • November Book Club

    November Book Club


    November 14


    To extend our Missions Emphasis Week, we’ll be reading the book Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate by Matthew Soerens and Jenny Yang.  We'll meet in Stoneham at Margaret Sloat's home. To RSVP and get her address, please email Margaret. Buy the book here

    Location: Margaret Sloat's Home

    • Starts: November 14, 2017 / 8:00PM
    • Ends: November 14, 2017 / 10:00PM
  • DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays

    DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays

    Pastoral Care & Counseling

    November 18

    9:30AM - 12:00PM


    If you are separated or divorced, the holidays can a lonely, stressful, depressing time. But there’s hope! Join us for Surviving the Holidays, an encouraging seminar that will help you cope during the holidays and discover new ways to enjoy them again.

    The holidays can also be a lonely and stressful time for children in single parent families or divorced/separated homes. For children ages 4–12, we are providing a special program for them! The day will include games, activities, crafts, a story and more.

    Please RSVP to DivorceCare by November 14 if you would like your children to be involved. Consider inviting a friend, family member or co-worker who is going through separation or divorce. The event is free, and continental breakfast is provided.

    Location: Park Street Church (One Park Street, Boston, MA 2108)

  • Wreath Making

    Wreath Making


    November 28


    It's time to get into Advent season! What better way than to get together with friends and come home with a wreath? Wreaths and decorations will be provided. Please bring $20 with you that night to cover the costs of supplies.

    Space is limited to 12. Please RSVP by November 25 so that we have enough supplies for you! To RSVP and get her address, please email Margaret.  

    Location: Margaret Sloat's Home

    • Starts: November 28, 2017 / 8:00PM
    • Ends: November 28, 2017 / 10:00PM