United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Mission News


Planning Notes for the Climate Strike September 20th and Following Events

You can read the notes from our first Climate Strike planning meeting here: climate strike meeting notes 7-25-19 For general information about the strike see these two sites: https://350.org/support-climate-strikes/ and https://globalclimatestrike.net/#join  

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Pastoral Letter on “Silence in the Face of Evil”

Dear Church Family, Dietrich Bonhoeffer said, “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” Bonhoeffer was a Christian pastor, theologian and seminary professor in Nazi Germany on…

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Golden Rule Applied to Social Issues

The congregation spent many weeks in early 2019 reflecting on the Golden Rule as it related to several important social issues.  Here are the notes that were posted on the Parish Hall walls as part of that project. Climate Change…

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Climate Church, Climate World Book Group Notes

You can see the notes of each session by scrolling down on this page. Climate Church, Climate World book discussion group, Session One 6/16/2019 Attendees: Telos Whitfield, Suzanna Liepmann, Margaret Gadon, Robin Jacobs, Gail Giovanna, Gretchen Harvey, Mark Harvey, John…

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JOIN US for Discussion and Action on Climate Change Starting June 16th

The United Church of Strafford and the Universalist Society of Strafford are excited to partner together to launch a town-wide book study of Climate Church, Climate World, by our neighbor and national climate activist Jim Antal.  Climate Church, Climate World…

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Golden Civilization Conversation Continues, Notes from 4/28/19

On Sunday, April 28, twenty-three of us met after the morning service to participate with George Kinder and his family in a Golden Civilization conversation. As a group we have interest in continuing this conversation and have set May 26, 2019…

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The Stereotype Project Poster

Thanks to Charlotte Reimanis we had a Stereotype Project with an interactive poster in the Parish Hall for  two months in the early spring of 2019.  We gradually filled it up with stereotypes we have observed being made in the…

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