United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Church News


Invitation to a Conversation of Hope for Humanity on April 28th

Dear friends, It’s not surprising that most of us feel our civilization is in a tough place and many are struggling to find hope. This Sunday we are hosting a conversation designed to increase our hope. Please join my brother…

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Poetry Salon on a Resurrection Theme in Newbury, May 4th

Join Sydney Lea and other area poets for a Poetry Salon on Saturday, May 4, at 4:30 PM in the sanctuary of First Congregational Church of Newbury, Vermont, at 4915 Main Street. A Women’s Fellowship benefit supper for Church World…

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Upcoming Service Notes, April 21, 2019, Easter Services

Rev. Telos Whitfield of Strafford’s Unitarian Universalist church has prepared a beautiful community Easter Sunrise Service entitled “Embracing the Light, We Begin Again…”  We will meet at 5:45 AM at Confluence, the former Gove Hill Retreat Center, at the top…

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Urgent Church Vote on the Green New Deal 

Here is an urgent message from Vermont Conference UCC Minister, Lynn Bujnak, followed by a message from Pastor Tom Kinder: With the unanimous support of the Board of Directors and the Department of Justice and Witness Ministries (formerly Department of…

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Upcoming Service Notes, Palm/Passion Sunday, April 14, 2019

We begin this Sunday with the joyful, triumphant celebration of Palm Sunday.  The children will distribute the palms as we sing “All Glory, Laud and Honor,” and the choir will sing an Alleluia and “Ride On, Ride On in Majesty.”…

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Holy Week Schedule 2019

Holy Week Schedule:  Here is the schedule for this year’s Holy Week services and celebrations. Palm/Passion Sunday, April 14, 10:00 AM service.  We begin with the children distributing palms and celebrating Christ’s triumphal entrance into Jerusalem and then read the…

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Upcoming Service Notes, April 7, 2019

The service this Sunday will begin to move us toward Holy Week, which begins next Sunday the 14th with Palm and Passion Sunday.  This week the gospel text is about the anointing of Jesus with oil by Mary, the sister…

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