Oppression and Opportunity

oppressionWorship this Sunday, September 21st at 10 am includes scripture from Matthew 20:1-16, Jesus’ parable of workers coming early or late to the vineyard being paid the same wages, read by Ron Francis. Rev.Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, entitled Oppression and Opportunity will explore where God is in the economic inequity in America. Eleanor Vanderpool will sing The Lord’s Prayer and the monthly Wishing Well offering will be taken for the Windham County Humane Society. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome!

Retired Rev. Tom Shanklin to share sermon, “The Last Penny”

shanklinWorship this Sunday, September 14th at 10 am includes scripture from Matthew 5:21-26, read by Jane Clarke. Retired Rev. Thomas Shanklin, who served this church in the 80s is visiting and will share a sermon entitled “The Last Penny.” The choir, directed by Jenny Hinton will sing. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome!

“Rowed” to a New Life

mosesWorship this Sunday, August 24th at 10 am includes scripture from Exodus 2:1-10, read by Leslie Kramsky, telling the story of baby Moses, placed in the river and saved by another mother. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, entitled “Rowed to a New Life” will explore letting go of our precious cargo and trusting God to bring life and love in a new way. Patti French, Mary Anne Deer, Leslie Kramsky and Betty Stacy will billow with long bands of fabric to the song, Turn, Turn, Turn.

Hating Your Brother is the Pits!

Worship this Sunday, August 10th at 10 am includes scripture from Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28, read by Ron Francis, where Joseph receives a coat of many colors. Bob and Linda Wentworth Barnes will sing “Blessed Be Your Name” as special music and lead the congregational singing. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, entitled “pitsHating Your Brother is the Pits!” will explore God’s love at work in the midst of complicated and contentious relationships. The monthly Wishing Well offering will be collected for a scholarship for Tobias Wiah of Liberia who hopes to continue attending SIT. Plan to attend the Annual Blueberry Festival today from 7-2:30pm for a $7 blueberry breakfast, blueberry baked goods, crafts, live music from Michelle Pulver, The Otter River Band and Johnnie Bubar; as well as a $6 BBQ lunch. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome!

O Love That Will Not Let Me Go

14074131624_8525416423_oWorship this Sunday, August 3rd at 10 am includes scripture from Genesis 32:22-31 where Jacob wrestles with his sense of God, read by Jane Clarke. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, entitled “O Love That Will Not Let Me Go!” will explore our struggles with our own identity and destiny in light of our faith. Holy communion will be celebrated. All are welcome at the Lord’s Table. Plan to attend the Annual Blueberry Festival on August 9th from 7-2pm for blueberry breakfast, blueberry baked goods, crafts, music and a BBQ lunch. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome!

Baptism

baptismOur worship service Sunday, July 27, 2014 featured Masterpiece by our billowers, special guest children’s sermon preacher, Suzanne Andrews, as the First Baptist Church joined us for worship and a sermon by Pastor Cheryl echoing Jesus’ invitation to the children to come. We then baptized Monet Lyric G., the fourth generation of a beloved member family. Click on any of the links above for videos from the worship service.