05/15/2022 - Bulletin
Easter initiates a new day. It anticipates a new heaven and a new earth. The risen Christ is making all things new. In the mystery ...
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05/08/2022 - Bulletin
The gift of new life, of eternal life, is the gift of the risen Christ. It is the promise of Jesus. It was true for ...
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In Remembrance of Kenneth Swanson

In Remembrance of Kenneth Swanson

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Kenneth Swanson, 80, who died recently at Brockton Hospital. He was a longtime resident at Baypoint Rehab Hospital here in Brockton and was the cousin of Sonja Sigrin and Grace Bjorklund. May he rest in peace and may all who loved him find comfort.

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Kenneth Swanson passed away on May 5, 2020 at Brockton Hospital after a short illness. He was the son of Arthur and Mary Swanson, both deceased; brother to Ronald, living in West Bridgewater; and a brother, Richard and a sister, Gloria, both deceased. Before moving to Bay Pointe in Brockton several years ago, he lived in the family home in West Bridgewater where he enjoyed being a ham radio operator and communicated ...
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The first round of "Name the Piano" is over and the second has begun. Vote at firstevlutheran.org/name-the-piano-voting-round-2/. Even if you didn't vote in the first round, please vote.Deadline: June 30.Candidates this Round- Katie - Martin Luther's Wife- Boudicea - Historical- Gloria ("Gloria in Excelsis Deo: Glory in the highest to God") - Quality1- Victoria - Quality2- Hope (Our longest serving organist Hope Mehaffey) - In Honor of- Ingrid - Heritage)- Joyful Noise (“Make a joyful noise unto the Lord) Playful tie- Gloria Steinway - Playful tiePrizesThe prizes go to the persons who made the nomination.- All three nominees who submitted names that are in the final round win FELC t-shirts.- The person submitting the winning name from the final round wins a $25 gift certificate to the Cape Cod Cafe.Time is short, so vote soon! ... See MoreSee Less
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Brian R. Merrey, age 56, of Abington, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at his home.Born in Stoughton and raised in Brockton, he was the son of the late Robert J. and Lois M. (Cullenberg) Merrey.Brian was a graduate of Brockton High School.He worked as a master electrician for the Wilkinson Companies in Rockland.A kind and giving person, he was always admired by many for being the “smartest person” they ever met. He was interested in anything technical, played tennis and softball in his younger years, enjoyed fishing, and skiing with his sons. Brian was an avid New England sports fan but most of all cherished time with his sons and his family.He is survived by his two sons, Zachary R. Merrey and Lucas R. Merrey, of E. Bridgewater and step son, Christopher “CJ” Blunt, of Bridgewater; his five siblings, Douglas J. Merrey, of Gainesville, FL, Linda Wells, of Middleboro, Janet E. Bayard, of Meredith, NH, Gail M. Haile, of Ocala, FL, and Doreen L. Siskin, of Middleboro; and many nieces and nephews.Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Brian’s family on Sunday, June 26, 2022, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont Street (Rte. 123) Brockton. A gathering for his funeral procession will be held on Monday, June 27, 2022, at 9:30 am, for a service at 10:00 am, in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Melrose Cemetery, Brockton.www.conleyfuneralhome.com/Obituaries.html ... See MoreSee Less
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