Monthly Archives: July 2013

Appreciation is not Possession – 8/4/2013 Worship Service

Worship this Sunday, August 4th at 10 am will include the reading of the story of Jesus telling the rich man to “Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions;” scripture found in Luke 12:13-21 to be read by Mary Anne Deer. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, entitled, “ImageAppreciation is not Possession,” will explore our consumer culture, the tenth commandment: “Thou Shalt not Covet” and Jesus’ instruction that we not accumulate and store our treasure here on earth, but rather seek heavenly things. Holy Communion will be celebrated. The United Methodist Church uses grape juice and gluten free bread is available. You need not be a member to receive the bread of life at the Lord’s Table. All are welcome! 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, across from the Shell Station and is handicap-accessible. 

Blueberry Festival – 8/10 from 7-2:30

It’s that time of year again! Join us for the Blueberry Festival at First United Methodist Church, Brattleboro VTBlueberry festival logo. Music by Santa Croce, Cruise Night with Now and Then Vehicles Club Inc. Of Southern Vermont. Our Silent Auction will feature gift certificates from restaurants like The Marina and items like PartyLite candles and home decor. There will be plenty of blueberry baked goods, fresh picked local blueberries, blueberry ice cream, take home pies, a grand blueberry breakfast, BBQ burgers and dogs for lunch. Professional vendors will offer beautiful craft items including: jewelry, homemade chocolates, baby items, wood items, gift baskets, cloth items, and glass edge crafts. This event is held rain or shine at the First United Methodist Church at 18 Town Crier Drive, Brattleboro VT 05301. Contact us with any questions.

Union Service with First Baptist – 7/28/2013

Worship this Sunday, July 28th at 10 am will consist of a union service held at First Baptist Church at 190 Main Street in Brattleboro. Save the date: August 10th from 7am-2pm for the Annual Blueberry Festival, featuring the Now and Then Car Club of Southern VT and musical guests, Santa Croce. Craft vendors are invited to call to reserve a booth. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218. First_Baptist_Church_Brattleboro

The Better Part – July 21, 2013

ImageWorship this Sunday, July 21st at 10 am will include the reading of the story of Jesus being invited into sisters: Mary and Martha’s home; scripture found in Luke 10:38-42 to be read by Betty Stacy. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, entitled, “The Better Part,” will explore Jesus’ commendation of Mary’s willing discipleship in a time when Martha’s servanthood was the norm for women. All are welcome! Save the date: August 10th from 7am-2pm for the Annual Blueberry Festival. Craft vendors are invited to call to reserve a booth. Contact us via e-mail  or phone 802-254-4218. The church is located next to Renew Salvage at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road, across from the Shell Station and is handicap-accessible.