Worship Services every Sunday 10:00 AM

If you need Pastoral help, please call Pastor Gary O’Gorman (802 – 345 – 7954), or the church office (524-4555).  

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This, from Mark A. Carter (Oregon)

Deuteronomy 10:12-22

Farming on the high plains is a daunting task.  With little rain, hot summers, and cold winters, growing anything other than weeds can be hard work.  Fortunately, in many areas we are able to use underground water for irrigation.  The green circles that the sprayers make, tell it all.  Where the land is watered, you can grow almost anything;  where it’s not, you can’t grow much at all.

I used this analogy in my Bible class at church, when I was teaching about how the apostles carried their message to new lands.  Our whole community has benefited from our active and mission-minded church.  From members delivering meals to seniors, to those collecting donations for people who have suffered disasters, we don’t mind giving ourselves in time, money and effort to improve the lives of those around us – whoever they may be and from wherever they may come.  To me, this way of putting our faith into action in an essential part of what it means to be truly Christian.

Unfortunately, the world always has had and probably always will have barren patches.  But if we can make even one patch greener that it has been, then we are truly being Christ’s hands and feet int he world.

 

PRAYER:  Dear Lord, help us to remember that our actions and not our words alone, proclaim your power and grace to the world.  Amen.

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Centering Words….

Click on “About Us,” then on “Centering Words,” for a thought to carry you through the week.  

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Our church service is broadcast over Channel 15, Public Access TV on Sundays at 4:00 PM and Mondays at 2:30 AM.

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Fall SOUNDS OF THE SEASON Concerts at the Congregational Church:

Mark your calendars!!  The second Sunday of each month in the fall!!

October 14: Vermont Youth Orchestra Rug Concert (targeting ages 0 to 5 yrs)

November 11: Blue Rock Boys (acoustic folk and rock)

December 9: St. Michael’s College Chorale (Christmas music)

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Come worship, pray and praise, with us.  Service is at 10:00 AM.  Come in through the parking lot door, bear left, and come straight in, or come in the main door on Church Street.  – hear the friendly voices and head toward that!   :-)

Nursery is available for any young person(s), or…   they are certainly welcome to remain in the worship service, if they or you, would prefer.

You are most welcome to register your children, or youth, for Sunday School or Youth Group, at any time, just inquire to the Minister, before, or after the church service, or phone the church with a request to register for Sunday School (802 – 524-4555).

We have lots going on…   Upcoming concerts, and music!!!  Prayer Chain, Bible Study, Lecture Series, Book Discussions, Choir Rehearsals, Potluck Luncheons, Ladies’ Breakfasts and Dinners, Men’s Breakfasts, Music Concerts, etc., and opportunities to be involved…  recording our services for the greater community, Ushering, Scripture Reading, Chancel Committee, helping with Signage, Cleaning Up our church grounds, etc.  See our church calendar of events, on this website, or call the church office for more information, if you are interested in what’s going on!   802-524-4555

 

Upcoming Events

Sep
6
Thu
7:00 pm Adult Choir Rehearsal
Adult Choir Rehearsal
Sep 6 2018 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 6 2019 @ 8:00 pm
YOU are welcome to join us, in song and friendship!  Rehearsing every Thursday in the Fellowship Hall from
Sep
27
Thu
7:00 pm Adult and nearly adult Choir Reh...
Adult and nearly adult Choir Reh...
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come and sing with us – LOVE to have you!!  Great music – fun rehearsing!  Call Erin Grainger
Oct
2
Tue
7:00 pm Board Meetings
Board Meetings
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Group meetings of Deacons, Trustees, and Christian Education meet together at 7:00 PM.  Individual Boards meet at that
Oct
4
Thu
7:00 pm Adult and nearly adult Choir Reh...
Adult and nearly adult Choir Reh...
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come and sing with us – LOVE to have you!!  Great music – fun rehearsing!  Call Erin Grainger
Oct
11
Thu
7:00 pm Adult and nearly adult Choir Reh...
Adult and nearly adult Choir Reh...
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come and sing with us – LOVE to have you!!  Great music – fun rehearsing!  Call Erin Grainger
Oct
14
Sun
3:00 pm Vermont Youth Orchestra Rug Conc...
Vermont Youth Orchestra Rug Conc...
Oct 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Your young ones will LOVE it – and parents, too!!  Bring your kids – admission is free –
Oct
18
Thu
7:00 pm Adult and nearly adult Choir Reh...
Adult and nearly adult Choir Reh...
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come and sing with us – LOVE to have you!!  Great music – fun rehearsing!  Call Erin Grainger