Monthly Archives: May 2015

Thanks for a beautiful Sunday!

Many thanks to all for making Pentecost extra-festive and special this year–

–The choir singing their own fabulous version of Peter Amidon’s  “I Will Guide Thee,” (this recording is from the album Beatitudes–Amidon Choral Arrangements

–Wind chimes in the open windows in the sanctuary

–Reception of new members!

–Fellowship hour outside with watermelon & red velvet cupcakes!

pentecost 2015

“When Pentecost Day arrived, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound from heaven…” (Acts 2:1-2)

Join us this Sunday, May 24th, as we celebrate Pentecost, and as we welcome 8 new members to our congregation! Worship at 10am, childcare provided.

“As the Wind is your symbol, so forward our goings. As the dove, so launch us heavenward. As water, so purify our spirits. As a cloud, so abate our temptations. As dew, so revive our languor. As fire, so purge out our dross. Amen.” 

–Christina Rossetti, “The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti, vol. 2.” Louisiana State University Press, 1979.

Ascension Sunday

“Everyone in the world has gone to bed one night or another with fear or pain, or loss or disappointment. And yet each of us has awaken arisen, somehow made our ablutions, seen other human beings and said ‘Morning, Hi how are you? Fine thanks, and you?’ It’s amazing that wherever that abides in the human being there is a nobleness of the human spirit. Despite it all, black and white, Asian, Spanish, Native-American, pretty, plain, thin, fat, vowed or celibate, we rise.” 

Maya Angelou, introducing her poem “Still I Rise.” 

Happy Mother’s Day!

Join us for a special Mother’s Day-inspired worship this Sunday, 10am.


Diego Rivera, Motherhood (1928) 

“Earth, green up!” (Genesis 1: 11, The Message version)

Happy Vermont Green Up Day! Join us for a special Earth Day/ Green Up Day inspired worship this Sunday, 10am.