Congregation’s Blog

Jan
13

Moderator’s Minute 1/9/19

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The Interim Search Committee is working very closely with our conference contact Lynn Bunjak to identify potential interim candidates. This process, albeit confidential, requires much time reading profiles, conducting interviews, speaking with references and asking the right questions to be sure we can find a good fit to support our…

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Nov
25

A Grand Send Off

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A joyous, albeit tinged with a bit of sadness, Service of Farewell on November 25 closed out the incredible ministry of Rev. McHugh to this congregation and community for over 11 years. While she will be sorely missed, she has left the church and congregation stronger than ever, with excellent…

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Nov
16

Christmas Eve Services

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A tradition of Readings, Songs and Candles.  All are welcome to this traditional service. Families, visitors, friends and strangers are welcome to join in this meaningful gathering to celebrate the birth of the Savior.

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Oct
14

Anti-Racism, a community discussion

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October 28 at 6:30-8:00 is the Community Discussion group addressing Anti racism. It is open the whole community and is facilitated by Wrenn Compare. The purpose is to explore and unpack issues around racism and how we can begin to identify and dismantle our own biases and prejudices in a…

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Oct
4

Confirmation Class begins 10/7/18

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Confirmation Class will begin on October 7th. We will be joining with Bethany UCC, Montpelier for this class and learning experience. We will meet for supper and then the class time. This will be a great experience to explore what it means to be people of faith. Contact Rev. McHugh…

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Jul
11

Help still urgently needed in Puerto Rico

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A plea for support of an initiative in Puerto Rico has been voiced. Please take a moment to read this important request. Can you help? PUERTO RICO MISSION

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Jun
15

Racial Justice: Safe Places for Difficult Conversations

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 Many members of our community have expressed a desire to learn more about systemic racism, and to investigate ways to become part of the solution. In February, we brought in three young leaders from the Peace and Justice Center in Burlington to facilitate an initial discussion. While they helped to…

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May
31

Annual Church Yard Sale June 9-10

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The Valley’s largest yard sale will be held this weekend, June 9 and 10 from 9-3, under the big tent at Kenyon’s field on Rt. 100 just north of Waitsfield Village. This year offers an exceptional selection of good quality used furniture at affordable prices. Other items include home goods,…

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Jul
26

Waitsfield United Church & Village Meeting House Now Open!

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After several months of renovation, the Waitsfield United Church of Christ Village Meeting House is now open. Free Community Suppers are held on the last Friday of each month at 5:30. At its grand reopening weekend celebration, several events were held at the newly renovated facility, including:   Thursday 8/24…

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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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