Congregation’s Blog

Dec
29

Capital Campaign is Complete!

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What a year it’s been for the Waitsfield United Church of Christ Village Meeting House!  Along with the usual weddings, celebrations of life, monthly community suppers, Festival of the Arts exhibit, boy scout meetings and Thanksgiving gift basket packing, the dream of preserving and enhancing the iconic church building that…

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Sep
10

Annual Chicken Pie Supper

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Join visitors, friends and neighbors for the annual Chicken Pie Supper to be held at the Church’s Village Meeting House on Saturday, September 24. Seatings are at 5:30 OR 6:45 pm only.  Take-out is available at the kitchen door. No reservations accepted. Chicken in rich, savory gravy; cole slaw and…

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Jun
23

Have you Seen the Video?

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Have you seen the video recently published surrounding the Capital Campaign now under way?  The few minutes invested to watch will show you the heart of the Village Meeting House is beating strongly and ready to embrace the future. Click on “Continue…” button and Watch It.

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Jan
24

Tees & Totes

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Under the watchful eye of local artist, Eddie Murma, kids of all ages spent a couple hours silk screening tee shirts & tote bags with cheery logos and colors. Tees & Totes are available for sale with proceeds to benefit the Village Meeting House Capital Campaign.

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Dec
24

Capital Campaign Launched

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Building to Serve….. That is the tagline chosen for this impressive undertaking. The Waitsfield United Church of Christ (WUCC) has launched its capital campaign with an eye to the future and the role of the building itself in the Valley. Perched boldly, the steeple of the Village Meeting House (also…

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Feb
26

Renovation Work in Progress

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With seemingly endless enthusiasm and hard work, several individuals have spent countless hours tearing down and replacing walls & floors, insulating, framing for the new elevator and making a vision become reality. Here are some progress photos.

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Jul
28

Open & Affirming

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The members of the Waitsfield UCC have voted unanimously to embrace and act upon an Open & Affirming statement about inclusivity. While the church has demonstrated its open and affirming beliefs, it decided to adopt a formal statement of inclusion for sharing with the Conference of the United Church of…

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May
6

What is Inclusive?

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As the members of the WUCC lay the groundwork toward a formal vote to adopt an Open & Affirming statement, I asked Rev. Mark Pitton for a non-confrontational response to someone who says “The bible says same-gender relations are forbidden.” His response is just what I was looking for: “”Having…

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Jan
28

Annual Meeting Superbowl Sunday

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Annual Meeting February 2, 2014….Come and vote so we can establish an Endowment Fund which will help us in the future and come participate in a discussion about where God is leading us in the future.  Annual Meeting is Right after church…bring a dish if you can.  See you there!…

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Jan
14

A Full Year of Free Dinners

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The Waitsfield United Church held its 1st Anniversary free Community Dinner in December 2013. What a wonderful year it was! What began as a seed of an idea has blossomed into a much anticipated community event with dinners averaging 75 attendees monthly.  Since that time, dinners have continued monthly and…

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