Worship July 5th

2010-04-12 09.27.12Worship with us this Sunday, July 5th at 10 am. Scripture from II Corinthians 12:2-10 will be read by Ron Francis. Our guest speaker is Lay Servant Jeanette Streeter from Greenfield MA. She will share a message titled, Daring to Show Weakness. Jane Clarke, Patti French, Lillian Hellinger and Betty Stacy will sing Leaning on the Everlasting Arms. Kevin Mills will play the organ. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. All are welcome!

The Faith that Heals

healingWorship this Sunday, June 28th at 10 am will be a healing service. Scripture from Mark 5:21-43 will be read by Doug Reed telling the story of Jesus healing Jairus’ daughter and the bleeding woman. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, titled, The Faith that Heals, will explore the roles of faith, fellowship and prayer in healing. The Children’s Time, titled, There Is Power in a Touch, will teach about the sense of touch and the connection based on the Mark text. Everyone is invited to bring friends, neighbors and family members who are in need of healing and fellowship. Kevin Mills will play the organ. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. All are welcome!

Gender and God

fatherWorship this Sunday, June 21st at 10 am will celebrate Father’s Day. Scripture from Mark 4:35-41 will be read by Betty Stacy telling the story of Jesus calming the storm. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, titled, Gender and God, will explore the tradition of viewing God as male and what it would mean to our spiritual life to view God as female or genderless. The Children’s Time, titled, Who’s in Your Boat, will teach about confident faith in the midst of the storms of life based on the Mark text. Everyone is invited to bring photos or mementos of their father to place on the altar for a special prayer. Kevin Mills will play the organ. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. All are welcome!

Annual Blessing of the Bikes

13449_410971873048_549943048_4226683_7291240_nWorship this Sunday, June 14th at 10 am will celebrate our Sixth Annual Blessing of the Bikes with an uplifting, spirited service. Scripture from 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 will be read by Jane Clarke which says, in part, “the LORD does not see as mortals see; they look on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.’” Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, titled, Gangs, Tribes, Families, will explore the “us vs. them” herd mentality and the ways in which Jesus’ admonition to love neighbor can transform peer groups into the body of Christ. The Children’s Time, titled, Planting Seeds, will teach about growing the kingdom of God based on Mark 4. Kevin Mills will play the organ. After worship and fellowship, the church ladies will judge which motorcycle is the prettiest or sportiest and which riders are youngest, oldest, have come the furthest. Gift certificates from The Marina, Top of the Hill Grill and t-shirts from Vintage Steel and Full Throttle will be shared along with event decals and t-shirts. The bikers will leave for a group ride ending at The Tent, a Cornerstone Motorcycle Ministry on Route 9 in Antrim NH for a delicious lunch. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. All are welcome!32193_130202190341280_100000544981156_259577_700698_nIMG_20110605_112133a view from the roofIMG_20130609_101630_402

Pentecost

PentecostWorship this Sunday, May 24th at 10 am will celebrate the holy day of Pentecost and will include scripture from Acts 2:1-21, read by Jane Clarke. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, titled, Sparks Flew, will explore the ongoing creation of the church of Pentecost. The Children’s Time, titled, The Wind in Your Socks, will teach about the nature of the Holy Spirit and the making of wind socks. This date also marks Aldersgate Day, the anniversary of when founder John Wesley’s heart was “strangely warmed” in a deeply spiritual conversion experience. There will also be a celebration of Heritage Sunday inviting stories from the church’s history. The choir, directed by Jenny Hinton, will sing God Is In This Place. Parishioners are encouraged to wear red to symbolize the day. Kevin Mills will play the organ. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. All are welcome!

Celebration of Hymns

hymns-of-the-faith_wide_tWorship this Sunday, May 17th at 10 am will be a celebration of hymns led by Council Chair, Patti French. Hymns and histories will be interspersed with musical scriptures and prayer. The Children’s Time, titled, Soli Gloria Deo, will teach about Bach writing those words which mean “for the glory of God” on each piece of music he wrote. Kevin Mills will play the organ. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. All are welcome!