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Choirs & Programs for Children & Youth Begin Anew

PROGRAMS for CHILDREN AND YOUTH begin anew on Sunday, September 15: Our Church School for Grades 1 through 5 (during the 10 a.m. worship service), Children’s Choir (at 9:15 a.m.) and both the Middle and High School Youth Programs (during … Continue reading

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Radical Hospitality!

RADICAL HOSPITALITY TRAINING with Gary Lewis & Ava Bilton! “Radical hospitality is hospitality that goes beyond being friendly. It is intentional hospitality that surprises and delights people by making them feel noticed, giving them personal attention, and providing excellent follow … Continue reading

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The Rev. Gary Lewis – “Parental Leave Pastor”

The Rev. Dr. Gary Lewis – “Parental Leave Pastor!”     In late June, the Rev. Elissa Johnk and First Church President Rob Backus teamed up to announced that the Rev. Gary Lewis will serve as our “Parental Leave Pastor” while … Continue reading

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All are invited! June 9, 2019

  Jazz Sunday & Ice Cream Social June 9, 2019 All are invited and welcome!      The Onion River Jazz Band will get started in the Sanctuary at 9:30 a.m. and will play during the 10 a.m. Jazz Sunday … Continue reading

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Register for Peace Camp

Peace Camp is a true multi-generational faith exploration experience. Peace Camp will kick off on Sunday June 23rd during the 10 am worship and will continue Monday thru Thursday, 5:30 to 8 pm. Rev. Elissa Johnk will participate at the … Continue reading

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Homecoming Picnic – Sunday, September 10

Please invite your friends and neighbors to worship on Sunday, September 10 – and then stay for this fun event for all ages that will follow the 10am service on the church lawn (or in our beautiful dining room if … Continue reading

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Free Legal Clinic on Sunday, April 23

Our Christian Action Committee has  organized pro-bono (free), confidential, Community Legal Clinics, open to our church members and to the wider community, featuring volunteer Vermont attorneys! The next three Legal Clinics are scheduled to be from 1 to 3pm at … Continue reading

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Harvest Bazaar/Chicken & Biscuit Supper: Oct 21-23

The “Women of the Church” Fall Harvest Bazaar and Chicken & Biscuit Supper are set for the weekend of October 21 through 23. The Bazaar opens on Friday, October 21 at 3pm, the day of the Chicken & Biscuit Supper. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew – How to Help

Your Mission Committee met this week as Hurricane Matthew was doing devastating damage to Haiti. As we publish this communication, millions in the U.S. are evacuating coastal towns and cities in our southeastern states. The Mission Committee highly recommends giving … Continue reading

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