Library Gallery

Given the recent renovation of the library at Eliot Church, the Building Committee saw an opportunity for new uses of the space. One new use is the opening of an art gallery. While the content of artworks in the church gallery need not be particularly spiritual in nature, we believe that the very act of artistic expression and creativity is inRead more

Financial notes

Kitchen floor project

People both inside Eliot Church and beyond have responded generously to our appeal for money to pay for the repair of the kitchen floor. As of September, $13,000 has been received.

Charly Ott and Kevin Taing made a plan for the work, which includes some excavation underneath the rotted floor, placement of pressure-treated 2x6 beams, sheets of water-proofRead more

Cambodian ministry

Pastor Thysan has served in a variety of capacities at Eliot Church over the past 21 years, but one person cannot indefinitely lead a ministry. A leadership structure is necessary for long and vital ministry.

In order to deepen our commitment to Cambodian ministry, the Session of Eliot Church, along with Pastors Heather Prince Doss and Thysan Sam, is recommendingRead more

Ministry Intern serving at Eliot

A ministry intern is serving at Eliot during the 2017-2018 school year. Aaron Shepherd is a candidate for ordination in the Presbytery of Cascades (Oregon), and recently completed a Ph.D. in philosophy from Emory University. He is a visiting lecturer at UMass Lowell this school year. Session approved his working with Heather for 5 hours a week, focusing on teachingRead more


A few shots of Eliot Church people, taken recently by Lorraine Farmer:

Gordon Halm poses with the Lowell Chief of Police during an event to collect supplies to send to Texas after Hurricane Harvey.