United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Music


Upcoming Service Notes for March 8, 2020, Second Sunday in Lent

God called Abraham to “Go from your country and your kindred…to the land that I will show you.”  The purpose of that move was for Abraham to be blessed so that he would be a blessing to others, or to…

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Singing Workshop with the Amidons, February 29, 2020!

Strafford, Vermont Choral Singing Workshop February 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm United Church of Strafford, 230 Justin Morrill Memorial Hwy  Strafford , VT 05072 United States    Peter and Mary Alice Amidon lead a choral singing workshops with…

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Upcoming Service Notes, February 9, 2020

Epiphany is a season of light, and we sure need it now.  This has been an extremely difficult week from the dreariest of weather days to the national and global news, and many of us are carrying personal struggles as…

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Message from Amber Wylie on MLK Jr. Sunday Songs

Today, we honor the memory of MLK. We honor the memory of civil rights movements throughout the world.  Throughout history. We honor the heroes and victims of oppression, those whose names we know, and those who transformed the world without…

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The Choir Will Sing “Imagine” on January 12, 2020

The choir will sing “Imagine” by John Lennon and Yoko Ono at our service on January 12, 2020. You can see and hear a moving version of “Imagine” below with a list of performers below that:   Here’s the COMPLETE…

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Upcoming Service Notes, January 5, 2020, Epiphany

We celebrate Epiphany Sunday this year on January 5th.  January 6th is the Day of Epiphany and the start of the all-important church season of Epiphany.  Epiphany comes from a Greek word that means manifestation.  We are seeing the manifestation…

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Upcoming Service Notes for December 15, 2019, Pageant Sunday

Greta Thunberg has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year just days in advance of her appearance alongside Malala Yousafzai in Annemieke McLane’s new original Christmas Pageant entitled, “One Voice.”  The play is about a little shepherd in Bethlehem…

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Upcoming Service Notes for December 8, 2019, Second Sunday of Advent

We light the candle of Peace on the Second Sunday of Advent and reflect on the things that make for peace. Two weeks ago Pope Francis took a step beyond where other Popes have stood and called for the abolition…

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Bach Concert 11/8/19, Annemieke McLane and Emily Taubl

UPDATE as of the evening of November 7th: Emily Taubl has the flu, so this will be a solo piano performance.  Annemieke is adding French Suites to the Italian Concerto and the rest of her part of the planned program….

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Upcoming Service Notes for September 15, 2019 Annual Meeting Sunday

We will have a richly meaningful worship service this Sunday. It will include beautiful music and a comforting, reassuring message for hard times.  We will reflect on the role that our congregation can play in our community and world as…

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