Weekly Update



New Director of Student Ministry:  Please join us this Sunday as we introduce Joshua King, our new Director of Student Ministry, along with his wife Cait and their daughter Leah. The Elders will be praying over them as they prepare for a January 1, 2019 start date. 

Chapel Serves: We will host the Big Brothers Big Sisters Christmas Party again this year on Saturday, December 8.  They will need volunteers on the day of the event as well as people willing to donate items needed. Please contact JP at JP@chapelcares.com or register at the Welcome Desk.

Soup & Bread Potluck and Carol Sing: Join us from 6:00-7:30pm on Sunday, Dec 2 for our annual evening of food, fellowship, and carols.  Please bring your favorite soup, bread and/or dessert to share.

Child Dedication:  The next Child Dedication is scheduled for Sunday, December 30. If you would like to dedicate your infant or child, please contact Pastor Derek at derek@chapelcares.com.

Israel Trip:  Pastor Daryl is leading a trip to Israel in May 2019.  This trip is open to anyone who is interested in walking where Jesus, the Apostles, and many other biblical figures walked.  In order to go on the trip, you must have a deposit turned in by November.  For all the details on this trip please go to  chapelcares.com/Israel.Please note:  We need 15 people to go on this trip for it to happen, so spread the word! 

 
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Life Groups:  We would love to help you find a Life Group that fits your life.  We have two new groups: Southborough and Millbury

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



Chapel Men’s Tuesday 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.

Chapel Men’s Coffee and Donuts:  We will be enjoying coffee, donuts and Andy Stanley's "Christian: It's Not What You Think".   You are invited to join us this Saturday, November 17 at 8am. 


For more information about Chapel Men events, contact Chris.



Women’s Coffee Connections: The next Coffee Connection will be on Friday, December 7 at the Delaney home from 9:30-11am. Please contact Monica Slayton at mpslayton@gmail.com for more information.

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

For more information about Chapel Women events, contact Stephanie.



Sunday Morning Bible Study:  Middle School and High School students are invited  to study God’s word together in small group environments at 11:00am. 

ReFuel: This Sunday!  Students are invited to ReFuel on Sunday afternoons to hang with friends, play games, learn from God's Word, and talk about how to apply what they're learning to real life.  ReFuel meets on the first, second, and third Sundays of each month -- Middle School meets from 4:30-6:30pm and High School meets from 5:30-7:30pm.

Blast: Blast is a time for Middle and High School students to come together and worship God, play awesome games and hear a relevant talk from 4:30-6:30pm on the fourth Sunday of every month. Great event to bring friends!

IGNITE:  IGNITE is an evening of discipleship small groups for Middle and High School students who are growing in their faith and want to go deeper.  IGNITE meets on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00pm.  Email Bob to register for IGNITE. Please note: There will be no IGNITE this Wednesday, November 21 and there will be no Student Progamming on Sunday, November 25.

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



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. 

Kids Praise!:  Kids Praise! is Chapel’s creative arts ministry for kids in Kindergarten thru fifth grade where kids rehearse for and perform a Christmas musical. Practices are held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00pm. Register your child today! Please note: There will be no Kids Praise! this Wednesday, November 21.

Boys Brigade and GEMS:  Boys Brigade (for boys in first thru fifth grade) and GEMS (for girls in Kindergarten thru fifth grade) are fun and active disciple-making groups that meet on the second and fourth Sundays of each month from 4:30-6:30pm.  The fun continues on November 25!  Register your child today!

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


Chapel Missions Partners:  The Chapel Ministry Partner for the month of November is Safe Care Mission in Ensenada, Mexico, led by Wayne and Clair Wagner. More information about our missions partners can be found at the missions display. 

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 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.