United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Events


Sunday, April 28th: George Kinder in Worship and Conversation

Tom’s brother George will be with us in worship and afterward for a structured circle conversation on Sunday, April 28, 2019.  George has been teaching meditation and mindfulness from a Buddhist perspective for over thirty years, although he began his…

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Centering Prayer Workshops, April 6, 2019

The Heartfulness Contemplative Training Circle will be sponsoring two workshops led by Mark Kutolowski on Saturday, April 6, 2019, with a potluck lunch in between.  They will be held in the Parish Hall of the United Church of Straffod, Vermont. …

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Church Newsletter, February 22, 2019

You can read our newsletter by clicking below: Church Newsletter 2-22-19 pdf

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Stereotype Project by Charlotte Reimanis

There will be an interactive poster in the Parish Hall starting the William Sloane Coffin weekend, March 22-24th, and staying up through Easter Sunday, April 21st. People will be invited to write down on sticky notes groups of people that…

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Fourth of July Speech of Frederick Douglass

You can listen to the speech on the Vermont Humanities Council website by clicking here or read the full text below. July 5, 1852 Mr. President, Friends and Fellow Citizens: He who could address this audience without a quailing sensation,…

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Update on South African Poster April 27-29

Below is updated information from the South African Event Poster. Please note that you are invited to come to any or all of these events.  For instance, if singing is all you are interested in, you may come Saturday at 6:30…

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Heartfulness Contemplative Book Study for Lent 2018

The participants in our Contemplative Advent program requested an ongoing group to learn and practice more.  Pastor Tom Kinder and Lisa and Mark Kutolowski are launching Heartfulness Contemplative Training, a program that will offer a weekly gathering for contemplative training…

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Centering Prayer Introductory Workshop February 10th

You are invited to attend an introductory workshop on Centering Prayer in the Parish Hall on Saturday, February 10th from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM, led by Mark Kutolowski who will be assisted by Lisa Kutolowski and Pastor Tom Kinder. …

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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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Upcoming Concerts in the Church: Mark Your Calendar!

The United Church of Christ in Strafford is presenting more and more outstanding music! Besides Sunday services every week that are full of beautiful choral and instrumental music, plus holidays and holy days and special events like “Lord’s Acre” and…

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