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Resolution to Declare a Climate Emergency at Town Meeting

Strafford voters will consider the resolution below at Town Meeting.  Please read it and talk with neighbors about it.  If you have questions, please email them to us at unitedchurchofstrafford@gmail.com for a Frequently Asked Questions sheet, or use the “Leave…

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Climate Crisis Talk and Workshops January 11 in Norwich

What: “Responding with 2020 Vision to the Climate Crisis” sponsored by four Unitarian Universalist congregations in the Upper Valley When: Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 12:30-4:30 PM Where: At the Norwich Unitarian-Universalist church at 320 Rt. 5 South, across from…

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Opportunities for Climate Action in January 2020

Monday, January 6th Strafford Climate Action Group Meeting 7:00 PM in the United Church of Strafford Parish Hall We need people to help organize and educate about Strafford’s Climate Emergency Resolution in advance of Town Meeting.  We have gathered over…

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Sermon from November 24, 2019

Gratitude and Hope Rev. Thomas Cary Kinder United Church of Strafford, Vermont November 24, 2019 Twenty-fourth and Last Sunday after Pentecost, Reign of Christ Sunday, Thanksgiving Sunday Psalm 95, Philippians 4:4-9; Matthew 6:19-33 The Benedictine monk, Brother David Steindl-Rast, says,…

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Pastoral Letter on the Need for a Nonviolent Movement

Dear neighbors, I am making a personal appeal to you. Jesus, John the Baptist and the ancient Hebrew prophets before them were all part of a nonviolent movement to change human civilization to be the realm of God on earth,…

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Pastoral Letter on Strafford Climate Emergency Resolution and Vermont Legislators

Dear neighbors, Greta Thunberg says that we do not yet have the politics we need to deal with the climate emergency, and she is right on the national and global levels.  We need to elect leaders who are committed to…

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Strafford’s Climate Emergency Resolution Petition

Please circulate the Climate Emergency Resolution petition (below), or sign a printed copy and deliver it to Susan Hodges or bring it to church and put it in the Pastor’s mail box in the Church Library.  The Strafford Climate Action…

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