Pastor’s Blog

May
31

Straining Against the Wind

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May 17, 2018 Written by Christina Villa “When he saw that they were straining at the oars against an adverse wind, he came towards them early in the morning, walking on the sea.” – Mark 4:45-56 This sentence from Mark is just one example of the peculiar way the Bible often has…

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Mar
27

Easter Holy Week

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Holy Week: Maundy Thursday (3/29/18) service, at Waitsfield United Church of Christ 7pm. This somber, yet meaningful service of Christ’s journey to the cross features scripture and song shared by the church’s four-part choir. This is a shared service with Warren UCC, and all are welcome Easter  Sunday Sunrise (4/1/18) service…

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Dec
30

Martin B. Copenhaver – a Seasonal Devotional

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(UCC Still Speaking Devotional: author – Martin B. Copenhaver) “Beware, keep alert, for you do not know when the time will come.” – Mark 13:32-37   Sometimes I think that Christmas, properly celebrated, would not be a fixed date on the calendar.  It would not happen on the same day…

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Jul
21

End of Sabbatical

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I cannot begin to tell you how much I have appreciated this time on Sabbatical. For most of my life I have been a very physically active person. In the last few years I seemed to have let that go by the wayside. Over the last two months I have…

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Jun
23

Requests for Proposals

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The Building Committee has advertised the “Requests for Proposals” (RFP) and on June 28th the RFPs, soliciting proposals from qualified architectural firms and their consultant teams for professional services, are due.  As described in the request, the “project will include stabilizing and flood proofing our basement and moving all mechanical and electrical…

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May
18

News & Notes

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  Weekly News and Notes May 18, 2016 Greetings Waitsfield UCC Family and Friends, Although Nancy is on her Sabbatical, we know she is experiencing relaxation and renewal. Please keep her in your heart. Here is the blessing she gave us last week. Nancy’s Blessing: May the Spirit of God…

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May
12

News & Notes

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  Weekly News and Notes May 11, 2016 Greetings Waitsfield UCC Family and Friends, What a beautiful week this has turned out to be as we prepare for our Confirmation Sunday and the celebration of Pentecost (birth of the early Church) at the Warren Church at 10 a.m. This is…

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May
5

News & Notes

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Waitsfield United Church of Christ Village Meeting House http://waitsfieldchurch.org Weekly News and Notes May 5, 2016 Greetings Waitsfield UCC Family and Friends, It was inspiring to be at the Vermont Conference Annual Meeting last weekend with our brothers and sisters in Christ from around the state. Our speaker Bishop Rev….

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Apr
27

News & Notes

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Waitsfield United Church of Christ Village Meeting House http://waitsfieldchurch.org Weekly News and Notes April 27, 2016 Dear Waitsfield UCC Family and Friends, This year the Vermont Annual Meeting theme is “Be The Church”.   You may have seen the big magnet on the freezer in the kitchen that has this title…

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Apr
20

News & Notes

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Waitsfield United Church of Christ Village Meeting House http://waitsfieldchurch.org Weekly News and Notes April 20, 2016 Dear Waitsfield UCC Family and Friends, Our Scripture text for this week is the story of Ruth and Naomi who travel from the place they have called home back to Ruth’s family of origin…

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