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Shorty's Fair Share Day
PCS Good Samaritan Dinner
Monday Matters
"No Green Bananas"
12th Annual New Horizons Empty Bowls Event
Annual Fall Spaghetti Supper & Talent Show
Brookside Christmas Fair
Hearts & Hands
Brookside Women's Union


Shorty's Fair Share Program
4th Sunday of the Month

Come have lunch or dinner at Shorty's Mexican Roadhouse in the Northside Plaza, 1050 Bicentennial Drive, Manchester. This is for dine-in or take out. 15% of your receipt will go to Brookside Congregational Church Pastor Discretionary Fund. Be sure to hand in your receipt at the end of your meal. If you need to keep your receipt, ask for a duplicate receipt so that you can put that in the basket marked Brookside. Thank you for your support.  Upcoming dates are and September 28 and October 26. For more information, please click here.

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Annual Fall Spaghetti Supper & Talent Show

Saturday, September 27



5:00 pm - Spaghetti Supper

6:30 pm - Talent Show


The cost for the supper is $5 per person or $20 maximum per family, this includes the talent show.If you are interested in being in the Talent Show, please contact Kim Whitehead at This is open to everyone, not just Brookside Church members.


For more information click here. Any questions, please contact the Brookside Church office, 669-2807.

12th Annual New Horizons Empty Bowls Event

Sunday, October 5



The 12th Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser is Sunday, October 5 here at Brookside Congregational Church. Sponsored by the NH Potters Guild, the event raises money for New Horizons for New Hampshire. Empty Bowls is an international project to fight hunger. NH Potters Guild members make and donate ceramic soup bowls. For $20 guests choose and keep a handmade bowl and are able to sample soups donated by 16 local restaurants. Child bowl $5. Quart to go $10 (last 1/2 hour of event).


Participating restaurants include: Airport Diner, Angela's Pasta & Cheese Shop, Bertucci’s, Billy’s Sports Bar & Grill, Cactus Jacks Southwest Grill, Fratello’s Ristorante, Ignite Bar & Grille/Hooked Seafood, Jerome’s Deli, Manchester School of Technology, Milly’s Tavern, New England’s Tap House Grille, Outback Steakhouse, Piccola Italia Ristorante, Puritan Back Room, Red Arrow Diner, Southern NH University Culinary Arts, The Ninety-Nine and Tinker’s Seafood.


To learn more about New Horizons or this event, please visit their website

"No Green Bananas"

This group of retired Brookside men meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays ofthe month at 9 am at Blake’s Restaurant (Maple & WebsterStreets) to enjoy breakfast and discussion. Join them for good food and company.   If you have any questions please call the church office, 669-2807.

Monday Matters

Questions about prayer? Having trouble praying? Can’t sit still long enough or find the time? Join a discussion and practice of praying in color,

Mondays, September 8, 22 & 29 from 6:30-8 pm in the Manning House Parlor. We will not meet on September 15, so that those women who are interested may attend the Interfaith Women of NH program at St. Pius X Church, Welcoming the Stranger.


Pastoral Counseling Services Good Samaritan Award

Tuesday, October 7

Each year, Pastoral Counseling Services honors members of the community who they feel have worked to strengthen communities and improve life in New Hampshire.    The honorees come from the fields of business, education, media and the arts, medicine and healing, religion and a community "rising star".  This year's religion honoree is our own Pastor Dawn.  The Good Samaritan Award Celebration will be held on October 7, from 5:30 - 8:00 at LaBelle Winery in Amherst.  Tickets for the event can be purchased by contacting Pastoral Counseling Services, 627-2702.


To learn more about Pastor Dawn and this evening, please visit

Thanks to the help of nearly 75 volunteers, the 2013 Christmas Fair was a big success. We loved seeing returning vendors and meeting new ones. Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2014 Christmas Fair - the date is November 8, 2014. For more information about this fair click here. Please email us with any questions, at

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Brookside Women's Union

All women are invited to join our meetings/dinner in Fellowship Hall. For the 2014/2015 year the Women's Union will plan to meet 4 times. Please mark your calendars with the following dates:

  • October 9, 2014
  • December 11, 2014
  • March 12, 2015
  • May 21, 2015


For more information, please click here.

Hearts & Hands Group

Prayer Shawl Ministry


Hearts & Hands Craft Group meet every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month in the lounge from 12-1:30pm.   For more information, please click here.

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