Regional Religious Lists for July 24 | Community News
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Services at Immanuel Episcopal Church are offered in person at 20 Church Street and via Zoom, beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday. To attend via Zoom, email [email protected] Phone: 802-463-3178.
First Baptist Church
Bellows Falls First Baptist Church, 9 Church St., holds worship every Sunday at 10 a.m. Offerings and donations can be mailed to 9 Church Street, Bellows Falls, VT.
All Souls Church
All Souls Church at 29 South St. in West Brattleboro will offer a hybrid worship service on Sundays, beginning at 10 a.m. Go to www.ascvt.org shortly before 10 a.m. to register online.
This Sunday’s theme is “Welcoming the Wilderness of Summer” with Reverend Telos Whitfield. In these precious summer days, there are times of wilderness, times when we can afford to wander into uncharted territory within and beyond ourselves. We’ll explore what “wild” can mean and how it might inform the way we see ourselves and the paths we might want to walk. Weather permitting, we plan to pray outside. It will be a hybrid service so people can join us via Zoom.
Central Congregational Church
This Sunday, the Center Congregational Church congregation will join a union service to be held at Dummerston Congregational Church. All are invited to attend the service which will begin at 10 a.m. See their list for more details.
For more information, call the church office at 802-254-4730, email [email protected], visit the church’s website at centrechurchvt.org or on Facebook at HTTps: //facebook.com/groups/804415731855.
First Church of Christ, Scientist
First Church of Christ, Scientist offers in-person worship services at 57 Putney Road. Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and a Wednesday testimony meeting is at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit csbrattleboro.org.
First Baptist/First United Methodist
First Baptist Church and First United Methodist share a worship service every Sunday at 18 Town Crier Drive, with the Revs. Suzanne Andrews and Ralph Howe President. The service begins at 10:30 a.m., when announcements, moments of mission and a sharing of peace will be shared by all. A chime will ring once and worship will begin. Holy Communion is offered every Sunday. A barbecue at Pastor Sue’s after the service. If you need a ride, call the church office at 802-254-1234.
Episcopal St. Michael
Every Sunday, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., holds an 8 a.m. service with Eucharist and a 10:15 a.m. service with Eucharist and music. The 10:15 a.m. service is also available live. Daycare is available at 10:15 a.m. More information and links to the various Zoom services and programs are available on the church’s website, smichaelsvermont.org.
St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Parish
St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Parish, 47 Walnut St., offers weekend Mass on Saturdays at 4 p.m. (also livestreamed) and Sundays at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Reverend Jean Smith is our celebrant and Jeffrey Hiam our preacher for Sunday. Jean is one of St. Michael’s Priest Associates and Jeffrey is currently studying for priesthood ordination at Virginia Seminary. Daily Mass is usually offered Tuesday at 5:15 p.m., Wednesday at 8:45 a.m., Thursday at 5:15 p.m. and Friday at 9 a.m. Confession is Saturday at 2:45 p.m. or by appointment. For more information, call 802-257-5101 or email [email protected]
Trinity Lutheran Church, 161 Western Ave., will offer in-person worship at 9:30 a.m., also livestreamed on the church’s Facebook page. Message: “Seek, Ask, Knock”. Call Pastor Jon about Saturday meditation at 978-828-4825.
Vermont Insight Meditation Center
Beginners and experienced meditators are welcome. Morning meditation Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. (in person and Zoom); Tuesday evening meditation, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Zoom only); Friday morning group outreach practice, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. (Zoom only); Friday evening meditations, 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Zoom only); First and third Saturdays, meditation and conversation, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Zoom only); Third Saturday, Poetry Gathering, 7 to 8 p.m. (Zoom only); Sunday meditation and talk, 10 a.m. to noon (in person and Zoom).
The group invites you to attend hybrid meditations online or in person at Vermont Insight Meditation Hall at 11 University Way. Check its COVID policy before attending in person at vermontinsight.org. To get the link to attend by Zoom, subscribe to our newsletter by going here: http://eepurl.com/bz6KC9.
Dummerston Congregational Church, UCC, will worship together on Sundays at 10 a.m. Reverend Shawn Bracebridge and his colleagues will lead the service with Mary Westbrook-Geha providing music and conducting the combined choir. The service will be based on the hymn “Jerusalem” by Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, which is a setting of the poem “And did these feet in ancient time” by William Blake. The church is an open and assertive congregation.
East Dover Baptist Church, 34 Dover Hill Road, welcomes everyone for worship this Sunday, from 9.30am. Reverend Robert McIntyre will begin preaching through the Bible’s Book of First Peter. The church is also offering a simulcast of the service. For more information, call 802-348-6366 or visit eastdoverbaptistchurch.org.
Community Church, 55 Main St., offers virtual worship services through Zoom. Visit graffoncommunitychurch.org or on Facebook (The Grafton Church).
This Sunday, the worship service is a Union service hosted by the Dummerston Congregational Church. Worship is at 10 a.m.
Jamaica Community Church, located in the “Heart of the Village”, welcomes every Sunday morning at 11 a.m. when the bell in the steeple calls the community. To meet Pastor Pete, call the church (802-874-7109) or his home (802-874-4181) or email him at [email protected] to schedule an appointment. Its office hours are Tuesday 10 a.m. to noon and Wednesday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., during which time donations may be left for the Wardsboro/Jamaica Food Pantry.
Join us this Sunday at 10 a.m. at Marlboro Meeting House for morning worship. Pastor Mathew Deen will lead the service, which will focus on Luke 11:1-10, a crucial passage that explores one of the most vital practices we engage in as spiritual seekers: prayer. The Marlboro Meeting House is located half a mile off Route 9 on South Road. For more information, email [email protected] or visit marlboromeetinghouse.com.
Newfane’s First Congregational Church, UCC, will be open for in-person worship and Holy Communion at 10 a.m. on Sunday. The service will be recorded and audio links will be available at newfanechurch.com/.
Worship will be led by guest speaker, Jim Kyle. His post is titled “Is God the Problem? Scripture readings are from Psalm 85 and Colossians 2:6-15. The anthems for the service are “Love, Divine, All Loves Excelling” and “I Then Shall Live”. The prelude “Prelude in C Major” by JS Bach and the postlude “Mighty to Save” by B. Fielding and R. Morgan will be performed by musical director Mike Kelly. The offertory hymn “In Heavenly Love Abiding” will be sung by Debbie Cook.
For more information or to leave messages, call the church office at 802-365-4079. Office hours this week are Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Putney Friends Meeting (Quaker) community meets in person at The Meetinghouse, at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sundays (childcare available at 10:30 a.m.). An online worship option is available at 10:30 a.m. On the third Sunday of each month, the group will hold a worship time at 9 a.m., in person and on Zoom, with childcare available. To participate using the Zoom platform, email [email protected]
For more information, visit putneyfriendsmeeting.org.
Townshend Church welcomes Pastor Don Hashem for normal services at 10am at the church on the common, with his wife Carmen Hashem playing music. All are invited/welcome. Call 802-365-4321 for more information.
Episcopal of Saint John
St. John’s Episcopal Church holds services most Sundays at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom. The service includes music performed by the church organist, Bible readings, prayers and a sermon by Reverend Duncan Hilton. Check the website at stjohnswalpole.org for the schedule and service registrations. There are discussion forums after the services. For more information, leave a message at 603-756-4533 or email [email protected]
Walpole Unitarian Church offers Sunday services for fully immunized people. The church is located at the corner of Main and Union streets. The service begins at 10 a.m. led by church-affiliated minister Reverend Elaine Bomford and other clergy and lay leaders. The congregation embraces spiritual exploration, social justice, and care for each other and the planet.
The church plans to continue a modified Zoom element to the service as technology permits. Visit walpoleunitarianchurch.org.
Wardsboro Yoked Parish holds its Sunday service at the Congregational Church on Cobb Reed Road in South Wardsboro. Services begin at 9 a.m. and will continue through August 28. Communion is served on the first Sunday of July and August. Everyone is welcome.
First Congregational Church
There will be no service at 880 Western Avenue this Sunday. Instead, we will join four other area churches for a union service at Dummerston Congregational Church at 10 a.m. Please see their listing for more details. Contact the church by email at [email protected] or by phone at 802-254-9767.
The West Brattleboro Quaker Worship Group meets for unscheduled worship, both in person and on Zoom, Sundays at 10 a.m. In-person worship takes place inside the Brattleboro Area Jewish Community, 151 Greenleaf St. Mask. To join via Zoom, email [email protected] for more information.