Weekly Update

Chapel Survey:  What’s on your mind? In an effort to gather insights into life at Chapel, we have created a survey covering our ministries and key areas of engagement. Your input is very important in planning the future at Chapel. Please click HERE to take the survey. The survey will take ~30 minutes to complete.  Thank you!

Chapel Serves: Homeschool Materials for Missionaries – We are collecting books and other homeschool materials for a missionary family in Tanzania, Africa.  We have set up an Amazon wishlist at http://bit.ly/ChapelServes if you would like to help us provide these materials.  If you would like to buy these books through another company, please email tanya@chapelcares.com to let her know which book(s) you will be purchasing.  Books may be mailed directly to Chapel.

Check out our New Website:  Chapel has launched its new website!  The primary goal is to clearly show our beliefs, culture, and values to those seeking Christ and a new Church.  Please share the site with a friend.

Life Groups:  We have 9 groups in 5 towns on 4 nights of the week.  We would love to see you involved in a community of faith.  

For more information about Chapel Life Groups, contact JP Delaney.

Please note Men's monthly "Coffee and Donuts"  is canceled this week due to the "Iron Sharpens Iron" Conference.  We encourage you to attend this one-day equipping conference. 

Men’s Iron Sharpens Iron:  Join the men of Chapel for a one-day equipping conference on Saturday, May 18.  Contact Chris at ckindstedt@gmail.com for more info.

Men’s Weekly Bible Study:  Join us as we continue to study God's Word in an informal and relational environment. We meet every Tuesday night at 7:00pm and would love to have you join us when you are available.

Men's Ministry Facebook Page:  Did you know we have a Facebook page?  Feel free to join here to connect with other Chapel Men and find out about the latest announcements.

Women's Ministry Facebook Page:  Did you know we have a Facebook page? Feel free to join and connect with other Chapel ladies and find out about the latest announcements. 

Sunday Morning Bible Study:  Middle School and High School students are invited to study God’s Word together in small group environments Sunday mornings at 11:00am. The next Morning Bible Study is Sunday, May 19th.

ReFuel:  ReFuel is for Middle School students from 4:30-6:30pm and High School students from 5:30-7:30pm on the first, second and third Sunday of each month. The next ReFuel is this Sunday, May 19. 

IGNITE:  IGNITE meets on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00pm. These Middle and High School discipleship small groups are for students who are growing in their faith and want to go deeper. It's an evening of studying Scripture, prayer, and worship together. Next IGNITE is May 22.

Special Event for Memorial Day Weekend - May 26th
On Sunday, May 26th, there will not be programming as usual. Instead, we will going to McAfee Park in 363 South St, Northborough, MA 01532. The are many activities at the park: volleyball, baseball, basketball, walking trails etc... Please arrive at the park at 1:00 PM. We will plan on leaving around 4:00 PM. Water will be provided. (No food. Please bring your own or eat before.)

If you would like more information or have any questions about Chapel Students, please contact Josh.

Infants & Toddlers: Childcare is provided during both services in the Pre-K wing.

Pre-K Jr. Worship: 4 & 5-year-olds meet during both services in the Pre-K wing for playtime, snack, and a Bible story.

Elementary Jr. Worship:  Kids in Kindergarten thru fifth grade check in to Jr. Worship in the foyer then enter the seminar room for worship in song and in prayer.  K-2nd graders then move to the Kidz Zone while the 3rd-5th graders remain in the seminar room as they learn from God's Word in age-appropriate settings.

4th and 5th Grade GEMS Celebration
Our 4th and 5th grade GEMS are invited to an afternoon of fun this Sunday, May 19 at 4:30pm. Please email me for more information and to RSVP.

If you would like to receive regular updates about special events for kids as well as weekly devotionals, please contact Tanya

Chapel Missionary Partner:   The Chapel of the Cross Missionary Partner for the Month of May is D. L. who is serving in Northern Africa. More information is available at the mission display.

Serve Worcester Community Dinner:  Join us as we partner with Pleasant Street Baptist at 6 Ashland St., Worcester to serve dinner to people in need. We meet at the church every second Saturday of the month at 5:00pm to set up, serve the meal, and clean up. If you are interested in helping this month, then please arrive at Pleasant Street Baptist Church by 5:00pm.  For more information, please email office@chapelcares.com Attn: Glenn Margosian.

Chapel Missions Facebook Page:  Chapel Missions has a Facebook Page called “Chapel of the Cross Missions” which has regular missions updates and news about our missionaries and ministry partners along with other helpful information. Like our page here.

Detox Ministry @ Healthlink:  If you would like to serve in this ministry from 3:00-5:00pm on the first Sunday of every month, please contact Lisa

Highlands Ministry:  We have an ongoing ministry to the residents at the Highlands Retirement Home of Westborough.  We lead a church service on alternating Sundays at 10:00am.  If you are interested in serving with our team, one time or on a regular basis, please contact Rick Needham.

Help for Acute and Chronic Special Needs:  Do you or a loved one have special needs and could benefit from the help of your Chapel family? The Special Needs Ministry is here to help you whether you have chronic needs or acute, short-term needs. Please feel free to email Tanya.

For the Hearing Impaired:  Assisted Listening Devices are available for the hearing impaired during our Sunday morning worship services at the Sound Booth.

For the Visually Impaired:  Large Print Bibles are available for the visually impaired at the Sound Booth.

For more information about Chapel's Special Needs Ministry, contact Tanya.