United Church of Strafford, Vermont

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On Line Worship Service, July 12, 2020

Welcome to this service.  This week’s service features three teachings entitled “We Have the Seeds We Need: How Can We Create the Garden We Need?” You will find three different approaches to that question in the Call to Worship, Children’s…

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Call to Worship and Mel Goertz’s Haiku, July 12, 2020

[You can watch a video recording of this Call to Worship at the end of this text. To see the entire service, click here.] Teaching One: We Have the Seeds We Need: How Can We Create the Garden We Need?—Call…

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Pastoral Letter on Antiracism in Strafford July 4, 2020

Dear neighbors, Our on line service this week focuses on antiracism, curating many deeply moving videos of word and music, almost entirely from people of color.  Unlike our usual hour-long services, this one includes many hours of material, including the three…

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Anti-racism Events in Strafford

Dear Strafford community, A group of neighbors has begun meeting to explore ways in which we can energetically foster more effective and generative conversations about the anguish of racism in our society, including ways those of us who haven’t experienced…

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On Line Worship Service, July 5, 2020

Welcome to this online worship service of the United Church of Strafford, Vermont for July 5th, 2020. This service is very different from the format we have been following.  The heart of it is Frederick Douglass’s speech from July 5, 1852,…

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On Line Worship Service, June 28, 2020

Welcome to this service.  This week’s service features three teachings entitled “You Have What the World Needs,” and it sets out in three different directions to define what that is, and each of the three paths reaches the same conclusion:…

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Call to Worship and Herbert Goertz’s Haiku, June 28, 2020 On Line Service

[You can watch a video recording of this Call to Worship at the end of this text. To see the entire service, click here.] Teaching One: You Have What the World Needs—Call to Worship and Herbert Goertz’s Haiku Is God…

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On Line Worship Service, June 21, 2020

Welcome to this service.  This service is paired with the June 14th service, reflecting on the same Chapters 9 and 10 of Matthew where Jesus had compassion on the crowds of hurting and lost people and organized a movement to…

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Call to Worship and Mel’s Haiku, June 21, 2020 On Line Service

[You can watch a video recording of this Call to Worship at the end of this text. To see the entire service, click here.] Call to Worship and Mel Goertz’s Haiku Teaching One: What Revolution? An Anglican Bishop in England…

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Anti-racism Strafford Event June 25, 2020

June 25th Strafford Action Supporting Black Lives Matter and a Just and Fair America   Our congregation will be participating in a Strafford action organized by Susan Cloke.  It will take place on the month anniversary of the murder of George…

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