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Christmas arrives, and a church is born in Natick

Congregation cultivates an outlook of hope

NATICK — Doctors gave Kathy Sorabella three months to live when she was diagnosed with colon cancer nearly two years ago.

“But I don’t plan to die anytime soon,” said Sorabella, 46, after the Christmas Eve service at the newly formed Common Street Community Church on the edge of the Natick town common. “I have plans, and those include the church I’ve been going to.”

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