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Come share in a Bounty of Song, Saturday, October 4th, 7:30-9:30pm, at the 2014 HARVEST CONCERT, featuring the very special talents of singer-songwriter, Edna Vazquez. Click here for more info.


Our Hope Central Garden, lovingly created by our resident green thumb, Megan Jewett, is in full swing, and all are welcome to reap the harvest! Click here for garden map.

Willing to help water and weed for a week? Sign up here.
Ready to Harvest:

Cut and Come Again (take leaves, leave plant to grow more):

  • Swiss Chard (clip large outer leaves)
  • Thai Basil (in small container next to lettuce)
  • Genovese Basil (pinch from the top)
  • Cilantro (stems and leaves)
  • Parsley
  • Scallions
    Pick from plant when they reach appropriate size/color:

  • Cherry/Plum/Round Tomatoes (pick as soon as start to turn orange)
  • Green Bell Peppers (~4” long, use clippers/scissors)
  • Eggplants (use clippers/scissors): Mini (~3-4” long); Orient Express/Ichiban (~8” long); Black Beauty (~5-6” oval)
  • Yellow Squash (~6” long, twist to harvest)
  • Zucchini (~6” long, twist to harvest)
  • Pole Green Beans (~7” long, use two hands)
  • Bush Wax Beans (~4” long, may be green or yellow, use two hands)
  • Cucumbers (5-7” long, use clippers/scissors)

    Welcome, Courtney Jones, Our New Associate Pastor!

    Courtney Jones has been called to be Hope Central Church’s first Associate Pastor, for Children’s Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Care. We are thrilled, blessed, and hopeful for our future with Courtney. Please join us in welcoming her!

    Ministry of Justice and Compassion Updates

    Click here to read musings about our church’s ministry for social justice and repair of the world. You can also access the blog from our Blog page, where there are other wonderful blogs to follow.

    Also, check out the calendar for upcoming MJC sponsored events. Details of each event are displayed when you click on the event.

    Rosie’s Place Drive

    The Ministry of Justice and Compassion has started a Rosie’s Place drive to collect items for the poor and homeless women who depend on Rosie’s Place for emergency shelter, for a safe place to take a warm shower, or for lightweight summer clothing. The following items can be left in the Rosie’s Place box in the church:
    • Travel-sized Toiletries (like those from hotels)
    • Towels
    • Twin Sheets/Pillow Cases for the emergency shelter
    • T-Shirts




    Upcoming Events

    • September 21, 2014Homecoming Sunday & Blessing of the Backpacks
    • September 21, 2014 12:00 pmGreetnik Rally: How to be a Greeter at Hope Central Church
    • September 21, 2014 12:00 pmPotluck Lunch
    • September 21, 2014 4:45 pmGreetnik Rally: How to be a Greeter at Hope Central Church
    • September 24, 2014 4:45 pmHope Central serves dinner at Pine Street Inn
    • September 28, 2014 3:00 pmCourtney’s Ordination, Hancock Church in Lexington, no eve service
    • October 4, 2014 7:30 pmHarvest Concert
    • October 5, 2014 12:00 pmBaptism of Mary Ann Rodriguez

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