United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Church News


Weekly Email in advance of Sunday December 10th

Photo: The Pageant is coming next Sunday, the 17th, during 10:00 AM worship! It is not too late to participate as a character or chorus member, child or adult! Next rehearsal is after worship this Sunday from 11:15 to noon.  Be in touch with Annemieke if…

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Civil Rights Movement Film and Songs Event, January 7th

The United Church of Strafford is launching a series for youth and adults entitled “Songs That Can Change the World,” led by our Church Musician Annemieke McLane and Pastor Tom Kinder.  The first event in the series will take place…

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A Note from the Mission Committee 

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed food and other non-perishable items in the basket for the food shelf in the back of the sanctuary. A big load of items was delivered on Saturday, December 1 to the Sharon Food…

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Upcoming Service Notes, December 10, 2017, Advent Sunday of Peace

The children will light the Advent candle of Peace at the wreath on this Second Sunday of Advent.  The service will focus on inner and outer peace, and particularly on “the things that make for peace.”  We will read the…

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Mission News: Supporting the Work of Another of Our Grown Children

The Mission Committee recently voted to support Africa Healing Exchange. The founder and executive director of this amazing non-profit is Sara Stender (Ann McLaughlin’s daughter and Meg Albee’s sister). Some of you may remember Sara as Mary in a United…

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Upcoming Service Notes for December 3, 2017 First Sunday of Advent

Advent is magical, in the sense of having a mysterious power to transport us.  Its power is complex–part nostalgia, part longing for what is coming, part the beauty of its greens and candles and music, part the wonderful feeling of…

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Upcoming Service Notes for November 26, 2017

This is one of the big Sundays of the church year, the equivalent of New Years Eve as the Season of Pentecost ends and the new church year is about to begin with Advent.  It is Reign of Christ Sunday,…

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