Monthly Archives: September 2013

Blessing of the Animals

st-francis-of-assisiWorship this Sunday, September 29th at 10 am will include the Annual Blessing of the Animals celebrating the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. Kate Simmington of Winchester NH and her therapy dogs Keeta and Kallie will present information about their ministry blessing patients in hospitals and nursing homes. Congregants are welcome to bring their pets to the service or bring photos for the altar to include them in the blessing offered by Rev. Cheryl Meachen. Treats and prayer cards will be available. The Helping Hands Community Garden will distribute the pumpkins to children in attendance again this week. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218 or find more information at fumcob.wordpress.com. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road, across from the Shell Station and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome!

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Profit and Loss

chooseWorship this Sunday, September 22nd at 10 am will include the reading of Jesus’ parable of the shrewd manager; scripture found in Luke 16:1-13  to be read by Leslie Kramsky. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, entitled, “Profit and Loss” will explore how we use our talents, for material wealth or for God, and what that means for our spiritual journey. Our choir, directed by Jenny Hinton will sing. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road, across from the Shell Station and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome!

One Sheep in One Hundred

JesusLambsmWorship this Sunday, September 15th at 10 am will include the reading of Jesus’ parables of the lost sheep and lost coin; scripture found in Luke 15:1-10 to be read by Ron Francis. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, entitled, “One Sheep in One Hundred” will explore the reality that God will turn the world upside down to find you just like the sheep and coin in the parables, rejoicing when you repent (turn back) to God. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road, across from the Shell Station and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome!

Having What it Takes to Give Up What it Takes

Worship this Sunday, September 8th at 10 am will include the reading of Jesus’ description of the cost of true discipleship being to give up possessions, leave family and life, carry the cross and follow him; scripture found in Luke 14:25-33 to be read by Betty Stacy. Rev. Cherylcross Meachen’s sermon, entitled, “Having What it Takes to Give Up What it Takes” will explore the preparation we must undertake to build a spiritual foundation. This is Homecoming Sunday, the beginning of the program year! There will be a potluck lunch following worship and displays describing the various ministries seeking new participants. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218 or find more information at fumcob.wordpress.com. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road, across from the Shell Station and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome!