United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Mission News


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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Urgent Church Vote on the Green New Deal 

Here is an urgent message from Vermont Conference UCC Minister, Lynn Bujnak, followed by a message from Pastor Tom Kinder: With the unanimous support of the Board of Directors and the Department of Justice and Witness Ministries (formerly Department of…

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Video of the 2019 William Sloane Coffin Address by Jim Antal

You can watch the entire talk given by Jim Antal on our church YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxGeSIQMOi0. The Rev. Jim Antal: “He Asked of Us Something Great” United Church of Strafford, Vermont, March 23, 2019 Introduction by the Rev. Thomas…

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William Sloane Coffin Address Flyer

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Notes from Fulfilling Our Vision Congregational Conversations

You can read the unofficial notes from the congregation’s circle conversations on Fulfilling Our Vision in the documents below. January 6, 2019 notes: Fulfilling Our Vision 1-6-19 circle notes pdf February 17, 2019 notes: Fulfilling Our Vision 2-17-19 circle notes…

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“Our 4-Town Future” Forums

Royalton, Sharon, Strafford and Tunbridge Community Visit Come to Regional Forums to Share Your Ideas for the Future! You are invited to join friends and neighbors from across the region to discuss assets, challenges, and ideas for the future. This…

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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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Gus Speth and the Children’s Climate Lawsuit

Dear Church Family, Gus Speth spoke in worship on Sunday, December 9th, the Advent Sunday of Peace.  He talked about the children’s climate lawsuit in federal court that he is serving as an expert witness.  You can read about the…

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Oxfam Hunger Banquet Sunday November 18th 11:15 AM at the Church

  Thanksgiving is coming! Americans all over the country will sit down to a feast with family or friends in gratitude for their blessings. This coming Sunday, November 18th, 2018, you are invited to a banquet to celebrate another form…

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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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