United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Advent Resources

Advent 2019 Suggested Reading: Active Hope

The four Sundays of Advent focus on Hope, Peace, Joy and Love.  We light candles to remind ourselves of the light that shines in the darkness that the darkness cannot overcome.  Advent is a season of waiting, watching and preparing…

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Church Newsletter, November 20, 2019

You can read our Thanksgiving, Advent, Christmas and Epiphany newsletter by clicking below: Strafford Church Newsletter Nov 2019  

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Upcoming Service Notes for November 10, 2019, Advent Preparation Sunday

Advent is only a month away.  You get a special gift this Sunday if you love Advent—you get to immerse in the themes and some of the beautiful traditional hymns of the season in advance.  You also get a special…

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2019 Thanksgiving to Epiphany Holiday Calendar

This is the lineup of holiday and holy day services and events so far: Sun. Nov. 24   Thanksgiving Sunday, celebrating Thanksgiving in 10:00 AM worship in our sanctuary with traditional hymns and scriptures. Thurs. Nov. 28   Strafford Interfaith Thanksgiving Service…

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Upcoming Service Notes, December 24, 10 AM & 5 PM

We will have a 10:00 AM Fourth Sunday of Advent service and a 5:00 PM Christmas Eve service this Sunday. The 5:00 PM Service will combine the traditional Lessons and Carols format with congregational candle lighting and the singing of…

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Sermon from December 3, 2017, First Sunday of Advent

Hope in the Power of Light     Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont December 3, 2017    First Sunday of Advent, Hope Sunday Isaiah 60; Mark 13:24-37   Today’s passage in Mark addressed struggling and suffering people…

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