United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Mission News


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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Anti-Racism Resources, White Privilege Dialogue Curriculum

Here are three excellent resources from the United Church of Christ. The first two are the materials for a course studying many aspects of white privilege put together by an interracial team of national church leaders.  The third is a…

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Resources on Ending Racism

We will be sharing resources on ending racism here as we form a steering committee to guide our education and action. Here is the introduction to an excellent series of very short videos about systemic racism on YouTube:

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Community Resources Available to Help During the Covid Crisis

The Strafford Community Outreach Committee has provided this list of resources and instructions on how to get help when people are in need.  Please share this widely! Community Outreach Committee-list of resources_ draft 5 (1)

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