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Announcements for the week of January 30, 2022

February 2022 Chimes Newsletter

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By Cindy Ryherd This month, the “Room Names” series continues with the Austin Room. The Austin Room The Austin Room (pictured) was named/dedicated as part of the 1999-2000 renovations and accessibility addition. Named after Genevieve Hunt Austin (Jan Squires mother, Jim Squires mother-in-law), she moved to Hollis to be closer to her daughter and son-in-law…

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January 2022 Chimes Newsletter

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By Cindy Ryherd This month, the “Room Names” series continues with the Parkhurst Room. The Parkhurst Room The Parkhurst Room was named/dedicated as part of the 1965 renovation which added the west wing to the church. At the time, it was named in “honor” of Nelson and Hazel Parkhurst as they were both living and…

Announcements for the week of November 28, 2021

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By Cindy Ryherd November is the one-year anniversary of the November 14, 2020 dedication of the Squires Community Patio, making it the perfect month to talk about our second newly named space (the Saunders Room already discussed in Part I of this series). The Jim & Jan Squires Community Patio More commonly referred to as…

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November 2021 Chimes Newsletter

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By Cindy Ryherd Continuing the “Room Names” series, as a reminder last month I kicked off the series with the Saunders Room, one of the two newest named spaces of our church (having been dedicated last month during the Homecoming/Dedication celebration). This month, we explore one of the two oldest named rooms of the church:…

October 2021 Chimes Newsletter

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By Cindy Ryherd September is “Homecoming” month!  Hopefully, everyone will be back to see the results of the amazing transformation the church has undergone as a result of the completion of the 2020-2021 renovations. Tours and the grand re-opening will take place over Saturday and Sunday, September 11 & 12. This seems like a good…

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September 2021 Chimes Newsletter

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Summer 2021 Chimes Newsletter

By Cindy Ryherd Reverend Daniel Emerson: Loving Husband and Father This is the final part of a three-part series about Reverend Daniel Emerson, first pastor of what is now the Congregational Church of Hollis, U.C.C. (see April Chimes for Part I and May Chimes for Part II). Part I ended with Reverend Emerson being ordained in April 1743,…

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By Cindy Ryherd Reverend Daniel Emerson: Pastor and SO Much More! This is the second of a three-part series about Reverend Daniel Emerson, first pastor of the what is now the Congregational Church of Hollis (see Part I). Part I ended with Rev. Emerson being ordained in April 1743, building his home (Emerson House) on…

May 2021 Chimes Newsletter

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By Cindy Ryherd Reverend Daniel Emerson: Emerson Chapel’s Namesake This is the first of a multi-part series about Reverend Daniel Emerson, first pastor of the what is now the Congregational Church of Hollis. Emerson Chapel, part of the current church building, is named in honor and memory of him. The chapel was built and dedicated in…

April 2021 Chimes Newsletter

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By Cindy Ryherd Phineas Hardy: Hardy Parish Hall’s Namesake Hardy Parish Hall brass plaque. Click on image to see larger scale and more information about George E. Hardy, donor Anyone who is a member of the Congregational Church of Hollis, or has visited the church, is usually familiar with Hardy Hall (more formally called Hardy…

March 2021 Chimes Newsletter

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By Cindy Ryherd Reverend Doctor Philip MitchellPastor of Congregational Church of Hollis 1962-1972 This is a new column which will run each month for the foreseeable future, with the intent of sharing some interesting historical highlights regarding our church. Since February is Black History Month, I thought it appropriate to write about a connection between…

February 2021 Chimes Newsletter

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  January 2021 Chimes Newsletter  

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December 2020 Chimes Newsletter

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  November 2020 Chimes Newsletter  

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October 2020 Chimes Newsletter

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September 2020 Chimes Newsletter

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Summer 2020 Chimes Newsletter

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May 2020 Chimes Newsletter  

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  April 2020 Chimes Newsletter  

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March 2020 Chimes Newsletter  

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February 2020 Chimes Newsletter

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January 2020 Chimes Newsletter

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December 2019 Chimes Newsletter

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November 2019 Chimes Newsletter

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October 2019 Chimes Newsletter

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