Category Archives: Religion

It’s rummage sale season in Wellesley

After a two-year hiatus, the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church (a.k.a the Hills Church, located at 207 Washington Street) will again open it’s doors to bargain-hunters and treasure-seekers alike on Saturday, May 2 from 8a-Noon.Departments include: sporting goods, fine treasures, linens, toys, housewares, men’s, women’s and children’s apparel. The Hills Church Rummage Sale, organized by the […]

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Easter egg hunt at Wellesley Village Church cemetery

Headstones didn’t seem to scare off kids hunting for Easter eggs at the Wellesley Village Church cemetery on Sunday (YouTube vidio link).

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There’s a new rabbi in town

Wellesley College has appointed Audrey Marcus Berkman as the new Rabbi and Director of Wellesley College Hillel, beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year. The school took heat from students and the Jewish community late last year after suddenly ousting its Hillel staff. “Wellesley is committed to fostering a thriving Jewish community on campus and an inclusive […]

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Save the date: Easter egg hunt at Wellesley Hills Church on March 28

Enjoy a light breakfast, Easter egg hunt, petting zoo and other activities, including a visit by the Easter Bunny on March 28 from 9-11am at Wellesley Hills Congregational Church. RSVP to [email protected] by Tuesday March 24, with # of adults and kids Suggested donation: $5 per person or $20 per family

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Praying for plumbing at Wellesley’s Village Church

Village Church in Wellesley Square is trying to get the word out that services and all other activities are cancelled on Sunday, March 1 due to a plumbing emergency. From the church: “Because this is an unexpected cancellation, people may not check their email before coming to church in the morning. So if you have a […]

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St. Andrew’s hosting Lenten choral concert on Sunday

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Spread the news: Butter named Senior Pastor at Wellesley Village Church

The Reverend Sarah Sarchet Butter this past weekend was introduced as the 18th Senior Pastor of Village Church in Wellesley Square. She plans to start full-time in August. There hasn’t been much churn among Senior Pastors at the congregational church in recent times. Rev. Butter replaces Martin Copenhaver, who had served as pastor since 1994 and […]

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Crowd gathers in Wellesley to show solidarity for Jewish people around the world

More than 450 people gathered at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley on Wednesday night to show support for Jewish people in France and around the world, in the wake of recent attacks. The Globe and NECN covered the event.

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