Congregation’s Blog

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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Mar
15

Concert this Saturday

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The 7th Voices Across the Valley Concert on Saturday, March 23, features local and regional musicians representing many genre.A night of glorious music to uplift your spirit and bring warmth during a cold winter’s night. The concert will be followed by a reception for the musicians who have so graciously…

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Nov
5

Help for Hurricane Sandy Victims

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Want to Help? You can make a check out to WUCC and in memo section put Hurricane Sandy Relief and send it to the Waitsfield Church at P.O. Box 16, Waitsfield VT 05673.  Another option is to go online here and do an online donation to the relief work through…

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May
28

Annual Yard Sale Moves to New Location

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The Waitsfield UCC annual Yard Sale (June 16 & 17) was a grand success. Nearly $6000 was raised – nearly double from last year. A handful of dedicated volunteers worked dozens of long hours organizing, accepting, and pricing items prior to the sale.

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Mar
21

Summer Worship Survey

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The results are in and we have a tie! There were 19 votes each for Saturday worship at 5:00pm and Sunday worship at 9:00am. So in order to try to please both sides, we have decided on the following worship schedule for the summer.  June 3, 10, 17, 24 and…

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Feb
16

Members Vote to Purchase Land

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Members of the Waitsfield United Church recently voted to purchase 2 acres of land adjoining the back area of the church at their church annual meeting on February 5, 2012. As many churches are struggling with difficult decisions, ours has made a vote for the future. What a leap of…

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Nov
30

Too Cold, Wet or Muddy to Walk?

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Do you need a safe, dry and flat place to get some exercise this winter? Come to church and stretch your legs as we walk in the Sanctuary. It is out of the elements and you are sure to have good company along the way. There is quiet music and…

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