Thursday, September 22, 2016

DEVOTED FOOTSTEPS - September 25, 2016

Friends, please join us on our little pilgrimage. 
DEVOTED FOOTSTEPS is open to all.
Please forward this message to your neighbors and friends.  
Kathleen Adams, Music Director

A Living History event in commemoration of our 18th century forbears

8:30 a.m.
Breakfast and Living History Devotional at the Annisquam Village Church

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Guided hike* along historic Dogtown path from the Village Church to the Rockport Congregational Church. Refreshments, music, and dramatic surprises along the way!
Designated exit points and transportation will allow for an optional shorter hike.

(10:00 a.m. ~ Worship Service  All who are not hiking are welcome to attend. Annisquam Village Church)

*Children under 12 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Protective clothing and insect repellent is very highly recommended. All hikers must sign a waiver of liability.

12:00 noon
Living History Devotional and Lunch at the Rockport Congregational Church
Walk the paths of Cape Ann's early settlers, from 1728 to 1755, as they journeyed through the woods of Dogtown to Sunday Meeting.
We invite people of all ages to join in any or all parts of this commemorative event.

For more info - 978.283.6416 Annisquam Village Church or 978.509.4995 / Rockport Congregational Church

8:30 a.m.
Breakfast and Devotional at the Annisquam Village Church
An 18th c. meal of porridge, biscuits and cider
9:00 a.m 
Walk begins  (estimated 2.5 hours on a well-cleared, easily trod path)
Start at the AVC, follow Revere St. to Norton Memorial Forest for an historical moment before entering Dogtown woods.
(Cars will be arranged to transport non-hikers to and from this point )
Please wear appropriately protective clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
Bring water, bug repellent, and rain protection if necessary.

12:00 p.m. 
Walk finishes with Luncheon and Devotional at the Rockport Congregational Church
(Cars arranged to transport those who desire to ride from the end of the wooded trail at the top of Squam Rd. to the RCC.)

Map of the "Devoted Footsteps Walk"

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