SATURDAY AT 4:30
“THANKSGIVING DINNER CHURCH”
We gather for worship and a meal in Jenkins Hall. Christie will bring two soups and some bread, feel free to bring a potluck side, salad, etc. Together we will have an intimate service of thanksgiving for our blessings….
SUNDAY AT 10:00
“Not Yet Time To Party!”
We enter the season of Advent this Sunday, a season of the church where we get ready for our celebrations of Christmas. Can we endure the wait? Lighting one candle for hope might help…
West Parish Meetinghouse featured in an exhibition at BSA Space, Boston
BSA Space presents White on White: Churches of Rural New England, an exhibition of 40 images representing early churches of the 18th and 19th centuries by architectural photographer Steve Rosenthal from Historic New England’s collection.
These remarkable small-town, white structures were erected by local builders and joiners, and occasionally by itinerant master carpenters. There were no trained architects or even schools of architecture in America at the time. Their inspiration came from traditional designs and from pattern books. In his photographs, Rosenthal traces the evolution of church styles from the early meetinghouse through the changing patterns of Greek and Gothic revivals.
Rosenthal, a well-known architectural photographer who trained as an architect, has traveled throughout the Northeast capturing what remains of these architectural gems. He began photographing New England churches in the mid-1960s. The photographs on display are a personal selection taken over the succeeding decades, including images of evocative survivors in the New England landscape. West Parish Meetinghouse is one of the church gems featured in the show.
Read the article here about the show published in the Boston Globe on Thursday, November 12th.
Your wedding should be as memorable as the reception afterward, so why not celebrate your historic event at an historic site? Why not in a beautiful meetinghouse immortalized in Cape Cod Life’s May 2013 edition (p.50)?