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Meeting ID: 895 1076 0531

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Service Description:

A lay led service with Brenda Martin  –   “Carrying On” – Brenda’s reflection is about dealing with the news of her father being diagnosed with cancer. How she tried to keep him positive during that trying time.  And how she remembers him and keeps his memory close to her heart. 

Brenda Martin has been a member of First Parish for over 30 years. She is a member of the Finance Committee and was the church Treasurer for a number of years. She and her family have been prominent in coordinating our Holiday fair. She is now the auctioneer at the Chocolate Auction and Bola, taking over this role when her father, Brad Russell, took a step back. 

In her spare time, Brenda enjoys making crafts including hand-made greeting cards and jewelry, spending time with her family, cooking and baking and reading a good book.