Monthly Archives: November 2015

Count Your Blessings

thanksgivingWorship on Sunday, November 22nd at 10:00 am will celebrate Thanksgiving and feature scripture from Matthew 6:25-33, read by Ron Francis, where Jesus tells us not to worry and shares the example of God’s creation of and provision for the beautiful birds and lush grasses. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon titled “Count Your Blessings” will explore breaking down barriers of worry and anxiety to free us to fully experience the abundant blessings bestowed. The Children’s Message is “Born to Be King” based on John18:37 with Jesus’ acknowledgement to Pilate that he was born to be king. The children will learn what it means to be divine royal subjects. 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!

Encouragement

HandsWorship on Sunday, November 15th at 10:00 am will feature scripture from Hebrews 10:11-25, read by Doug Reed, telling of Christ’s single offering and the way in which it inspires us to provoke one another to love and good deeds. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon titled “Encouragement” will explore how we encourage one another as Christians and our mission to thereby transform the world. The Children’s Message is “Caution! False Teachers Ahead” based on Mark 13:5-6 with Jesus’ admonition that we watch that no one deceives us. 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!

Family Blessings

08_Ru_03_01_RGWorship on Sunday, November 8th at 10 am will feature scripture from Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17, read by Betty Stacy, telling the story of a young widow who remarries and the blessings of that marriage for her, her widowed mother-in-law and humankind since the son that was born of that union was a predecessor in the lineage of Jesus. Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon is titled, “Family Blessings” and will explore the many different types of families and ways in which we bless each other. The Children’s Message is “What’s In Your Heart?” based on Mark 12:44 with Jesus’ story of another widow who gives a small amount to the temple offering, acknowledging that while others give more, it is only a small amount of all that they have and what the widow gives is a huge percentage—all she has. The choir, directed by Jenny Hinton, will sing. 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!