United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Mission News


Upcoming Service Notes for November 11, 2018, Restorative Justice Sunday

This Sunday’s service will celebrate one of the most hopeful and life-giving developments in recent history, the growth of the practice of restorative justice.  Jonathan Tuthill of the Hartford Community Restorative Justice Center will join us in a worship service led…

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Letter to the Members of the Tree of Life Synagogue

November 2, 2018 Dear Rabbi Myers and Tree of Life Family: I write to you on behalf of my congregation, the United Church of Strafford, a small, but mighty fellowship located in Strafford, Vermont. This past Sunday we held all…

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Oxfam Hunger Banquet and Children’s Religious Exploration

Our next session of Religious Exploration will begin during worship on Sunday November 4th.  All children are invited to come on the 4th and 11th to prepare to host a Hunger Banquet for the congregation that will take place in…

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Climate Rise for Action Event Saturday, September 8th

Danette Harris, the Chair of our Mission Committee, asked that we spread the word about this event: From: Two Rivers Action Coalition (TRAC) <strafford-sharon-area-action-group@googlegroups.com> Date: Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 5:40 PM Subject: Join TRAC in Montpelier for a global rise for…

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Upcoming Service Notes for July 22, 2018

This is the second in a two part series responding to a question a Strafford neighbor has asked about evil.  Jesus said that “evil things come from within,” so last week we focused on evil and the struggle against evil…

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Update on Forum in Thetford on Separating Immigrant Children

Are you concerned about the immigrant children who are being forcibly separated from their parents and incarcerated by federal ICE agents? John Moore/Getty Images Please come to a COMMUNITY FORUM Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Thetford Hill Congregational Church, 7-9 pm  …

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Forum in Thetford on Separation of Immigrant Children from Parents

Dear Church Family, Below is an announcement of a meeting taking place on Wednesday, June 20th at 7:00 PM in the Thetford Hill Church on the separation of immigrant children from their parents. The United Church of Strafford Mission Committee…

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