United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Church News


Gospel Singing Workshop February 16-17, 2019

PLEASE NOTE: This is the new date for this workshop after it was postponed in January due to a snowstorm. Carl Recchia and Jody Albright will lead this singing workshop which is open to all levels of experience, free of…

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William Sloane Coffin Weekend Events, March 22-24 2019

Please plan to attend and help spread the word about this celebration of Bill’s life, work and words.  We will be keeping his legacy here alive and reflecting on how we are doing at fulfilling the prophetic role he modeled…

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Upcoming Service Notes, January 20, 2019, Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday

The Gospel Singing Workshop has been postponed, but… we urge adventurous Vermonters to brave the snow storm—a fitting symbol for how the Civil Rights Movement braved the storm of segregationists and white supremacists and gradualists.  Come sing American Civil Rights…

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Upcoming Service Notes, January 13, 2019

The Baptism of Christ has traditionally been one of the big Sundays of the year, and for good reason.  It marks the first recognition of the adult Jesus as Spirit-filled and particularly beloved of God.  It blesses him as the…

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Upcoming Service Notes, January 6, 2019, Epiphany

January 6th is the Day of Epiphany and the start of the all-important church season of Epiphany.  Epiphany comes from a Greek word that means manifestation.  We are seeing the manifestation of God’s light and life and love in the…

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Upcoming Service Notes, December 30, 2018

There are twelve days of Christmas, stretching from December 25th through January 5th.  This Sunday will be the 6th Day of Christmas and we will celebrate it at 10:00 AM with a service that is designed to feel like the…

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Upcoming Service Notes, December 23, 2018, Mary Sunday, Advent Sunday of Love

We will light the Advent candle of Love and celebrate Mary, the Mother of Jesus in our 10:00 AM service on the 23rd.  The Bible story of the Annunciation and virgin birth has turned rational people off to Christianity, and…

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