Cape Ann Arts Alive Day Camp: August 21-25

Curious about the Joan of Arc statue on Washington Street?
Explore the mysteries of her story through music, movement, and drama. Arts educators from five area churches collaborate for a memorable week of singing, bell ringing, dancing, and acting for children ages 6-12.


WHAT: DAY CAMP. Singing, bell ringing, drumming, drama, movement, play time & snacks.
WHO: Children ages 6-12. No religious affiliation necessary.
WHEN: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am -12:30 pm August 21-25.
COST: $75 per child for the week. Scholarships are available.
WHERE: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle Street
HOW: Details at

We will showcase our week’s work with a program
at 11:30 am Friday, August 25 at St. John’s Church.


TEACHERS: Kathleen Adams, Annisquam Village Church; Rose Sheehan, Gloucester UUC; Anne Deneen, St. Paul Lutheran; Kristina Martin, First Congregational, Rockport; Jay DiPrima and Mark Nelson, St. John’s.

For more information contact: Mark Nelson 978-283-1708


“Blue Christmas” healing service this Saturday

For many people, the holiday season is anything but joyful. St. John’s Episcopal Church is offering a healing service for those who are alone, stressed, or in pain this Saturday at 5 p.m. The church will open at 3 for individual prayer and contemplation. All are welcome, regardless of faith (or lack thereof).