MA – North Shore

Lazarus at the Gate Workshop – Sat. Nov 14 in Hamilton

For those interested in a mini version of the compelling Lazarus at the Gate program to encourage living simply in order to give generously, there will be a workshop this Saturday, November 14th, from 9 am-lunch, at the First Congregational Church of Hamilton. Contact Tricia Johnson for more info: treehouse411@gmail.com

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Gender and Justice: Nov 3-4 at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston College

Tues evening, Nov 3rd Mimi Haddad will address the greater Boston CBE chapter at Boston College, 7-9pm. Her lecture will consider: “Gender and Justice: What Christians Often Overlook.” Throughout the history, religion & philosophy are deemed groups of humanity as inferior to others based solely on their gender or ethnicity. This lecture will consider the challenge to human devaluation whereby women have been routinely marginalized and made vulnerable

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Poverty, Inc., Film Screening Nov 6, 7 in Lexington and Wilmington

As part of Grace Chapel's Global Awareness Week, we have the chance to view "Poverty Inc." There is a Wilmington and Lexington viewing (details below). As we serve others, we need to make sure our efforts do not hurt those we serve but truly help them. This is the message behind the movie. Hope to see you there! The movie is appropriate for everyone ages Middle School and up. Details are below. Film screening: Poverty, Inc. Drawing from over 200

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PEER Servants’ Fundraising Celebration – Sep 26 in Burlington

24th Anniversary Fundraising Celebration When: Saturday, September 26, 5:00 - 8:30 pm Where: Mount Hope Christian Center's Family Life Center, 3 McGinnis Drive, Burlington, MA What: Inspiring stories of how God is working in and through PEER Servants' global partner network, fantastic international cuisine, creative ways to invest financially in extending the kingdom to the materially poor, and kingdom fellowship await you at our 24th Anniversary

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March Gathering for Hope in Lexington — Wed. March 11 — Potter’s House

Wednesday, March 11, 6:30 - 8:00 pm 2 Militia Dr., Room 205, Lexington, MA We have a powerful evening coming up this Wednesday: Leah Knight, Director of High School Ministry at Grace Chapel Lexington, and HS students from the Summer 2014 Mission Trip will be speaking to us about the Guatemala City Dump and the more than 11,000 people who live in and near it - yes, many people live IN THE DUMP, and over half of them are children. Even other Guatemalans

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PEER Servants Concert for Economic Empowerment — Sat. March 14 in Burlington

PEER Servants Concert for Economic Empowerment will be on Saturday, March 14th at Revive Community Church in Burlington, MA. All are welcome to this free event. The concert is focused on celebrating what God is doing around the world through our partners and letting people know about volunteer opportunities and ways to get involved. There will be great global worship led by musicians from different nations and inspiring testimonies from our volunteers.

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Bring Hope – Get Pampered Event on Sat Feb 7th

Hope for Our Sisters presents the "Bring Hope - Get Pampered Event"! Come spend an evening getting pampered with a spa treatment and delicious food in the company of other lovely women while helping support Hope For Our Sisters, Inc. Time: Saturday, February 7th from 5:30pm until 8:30pm Cost: $25 per ticket (includes one spa treatment and refreshments- additional spa treatments may be purchased at the event) Location: Andover, MA (address will be

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Lexington Gathering for Hope – Ryan McDonnell and Grace Man of World Relief – Wednesday Jan 14

Every second of every day children are orphaned by disease, women are widowed by conflicts, families are devastated by natural disasters and refugees are relocated to new countries. These are the heartbreaking stories of the vulnerable. World Relief believes God has equipped the church - the most diverse social network on the planet - to be at the center of these stories, leveraging time, energy and resources to join the vulnerable in their time

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January Jolt Class: When Helping Hurts: How To Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor… And Yourself – Jan 4 – 25

Sundays, Jan 4 - 25 11:00am-12:00pm: Jeanette Yep and members of Grace Chapel’s Missions Leadership Team Grace Chapel Lexington 59 Worthen Rd., Lexington, MA ALC Room 102 No registration required Loving our neighbors and caring for the poor is part of our job description as Christians. Jesus said in Mark 14:7a, “The poor you will always have with you,” so what difference can you and I make in alleviating poverty? Do you sometimes feel guilty

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GFH Lexington Meeting – Dec 10 – Kathy MacDonald, Alima’s Purse

Kathy MacDonald is the founder of Alima’s Purse, which is a retail gift shop, specializing in beautiful, unique hand made items from around the world. Alima's Purse  partners with many cooperatives and artisans both home and abroad to provide a market for their creations and to pay a fair wage. Most artisans outside the United States are HIV positive, widows or rescued from slavery. Alima’s Purse has grown, and is now in 3 shops in the Metro

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