2017 SUMMER EVENTS AT THE TRURO MEETING HOUSE/FIRST PARISH
Located at 3 First Parish Lane, near Truro Town Hall
Our church hosts many gatherings of the congregation and wider Outer Cape community each year. Sacred events include worship services, concerts, and community movie nights. Secular events, put on by the Friends of the Truro Meeting House, include author round-table discussions, concerts, and public lectures. All events are free, with a suggested donation welcome. Our building is wheelchair accessible, and has ample parking available.
Community Worship Services:
Each Sunday morning at 10am, followed by refreshments, June 18 – September 10th. Service is in the Congregational Christian tradition, and all are welcome.
Candlelight Sundown Services:
Last Saturday of each month (June 24th, July 29th, and August 26th) at 7:30pm – 35 minute contemplative service with music, readings, and candlelight
Church Building & Cemetery Historical Tours:
Tours of the Meeting House and Congregational and Snow Cemeteries will take place on:
- Wednesday, July 5th – 10am
- Wednesday August 5th – 10am
- Wednesday, September 6th – 10am
- And on request after any Sunday morning worship service in the summer season
These tours are free and open to the public, with an opportunity for a free-will donation to support the work of the church for anyone who would like to give.
Saturday, August 12th, 9am – noon – Annual Church Yard Sale – Come take part in this annual Truro community tradition! Proceeds from the church yard sale benefit the First Parish church & its support of the Outer Cape community. Gently-used donations of household goods (no clothing or furniture, please) will take place the week of August 7 – 11th. Please call Ellen (508-413-9723) to arrange a drop-0ff time during the week.
Saturday, August 19th, 10am – Blessing of the Animals service – bring your favorite (well-mannered) furry, feathered, or scaly friend to receive a blessing during this service honoring all of Creation.
Sunday, August 20th, 4pm – Kindred Irish Band – Don’t miss this free concert filled with spirited Irish music. You’ll be singing before the afternoon is over! A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the ministries of First Parish Truro.
Friends of the Truro Meeting House Events
June 20, Tuesday at 5 pm – Atlantic Ensemble
July 3, Monday at 5 pm – Friends Celebration
July 11, Tuesday at 7:30 pm – Stephen Kinzer Talk
July 23, Sunday at 5 pm – Concert: Outer Cape Chorale Chamber Singers
Aug. 7, Monday at 7:30 pm – Concert: Swing Band – Sentimental Journey
Aug. 16, Wed. at 5 pm – Benjamin Franklin and the Invention of America, Talk by Robert Allison
Aug. 19, Saturday at 10 am – Blessing of the Animals
Aug. 20, Sunday at 4 pm – Parish Concert: Irish Music
All Friends of the Truro Meeting House Events are free and open to the public, with a suggested donation going to support the organization. Please see the Friends website for additional information: http://www.truromeetinghousefriends.com/