We are a congregation of about 400 active members. Founded in 1790, the church first gathered to worship in our sanctuary in 1809. OUR DOORS ARE OPEN TO ALL. We are a community of peace, love and justice. We don't claim to have all the answers, but we ask questions together. We believe God's love is big enough for everyone.
What We Believe: Our congregation is a part of the United Church of Christ. You can learn more about our denomination and read our church's covenant here.
Parking and Accessibility: The Seymour Street parking lot and north entrance to Fellowship Hall have designated accessible spaces and ramps.The North Pleasant Street (Route 7) entrance also has accessible spaces and ramps. Learn more.
As Vermont continues to make remarkable progress toward fully reopening (Step 4 in the Vermont Forward Plan), this Reopening Task Force is finally ready to declare a church reopening date as well. On July 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., worship will be held in-person inside our sanctuary, 498 days after our church doors were closed in response to the pandemic.
Sunday, June 13th is all about our children and youth!
First, join us for 10:00 a.m. worship for Children and Youth Sunday! The service will be led by our children, youth, and graduating seniors.
Afterwards at 12:30 p.m., head over to the Franklin’s at 564 Cider Mill Road for "Faith and Fellowship" - live music, prayer sharing, and a bring-your-own picnic! We will be celebrating our children and youth with family-friendly yard games and fun. Bring your lunch and a chair/blanket, and enjoy the chance to be with one another in person!
While our church building is currently is closed due to COVID-19, Church certainly is not! In order to protect the most vulnerable in our community, we are worshipping together virtually each Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. You can find our services on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. There you can also find music clips, reflections from our pastors, and other relevant content.