United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Mission News


Climate Action Needed Now in Vermont

Here is an urgent appeal from Susan Hodges, the moderator of Strafford Climate Action, the group that our congregation helped form in town.  Thank you for doing all you can! First, here are the two attachments Susan refers to in…

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Mission Committee Update, February 19, 2021

Even though we are missing being able to meet in person, the Mission Committee is still communicating and supporting projects that help others on behalf of the United Church of Strafford. This week, we are supporting the Strafford Village Farm’s Family…

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Pastoral Letter on the Golden Rule and Fundamentalism, January 16, 2021

Dear Church Family, All religions I know of have some form of the Golden Rule at their core, meaning a love of neighbor as an extension of our own self, and the concept of neighbor includes strangers, enemies and the…

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Honoring Dot and Bill Burden For Their Service and Love

Mission Committee News: Honoring Dot and Bill Burden For Their Service and Love The Mission Committee is proud to announce that we are honoring dear Dot and Bill Burden for their great big, kind hearts and for their countless years…

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Racism and the Election Film Series Press Release

White River Indie Films impact at the junction of film + community http://www.wrif.org Press Contact: Samantha Davidson Green wrifboard@gmail.com t/c 310-866-0503 WRIF (White River Indie Films) will present special film series with live panels and community dialogue on RACE &…

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Strafford Climate Action Events

Here are items we are passing along from Strafford Climate Action, a group that many in our congregation are involved with and that our church helped found.

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Anti-Racism Pastoral Letter July 18, 2020

Dear Church Family, I am writing to make sure you are aware of three things relating to the struggle for social, economic and environmental justice in the Spirit of Christ. First, Rep. John Lewis has died, someone who risked his…

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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

Below is an updated list of current or upcoming anti-racism events in Strafford: Current Events To read about a September-October 2020 film series and set of panels on racism and elections click here. Past Events To read a July 18,…

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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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