Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’


ANNOUNCEMENTS BIRTHDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS THIS WEEK: Celebrations this week: Jan 27 – Jack O’Keefe Sunday: Noon–Church Annual Meeting preceded by a potluck lunch. If you’ve brought a dish to share, great!  Please come, even if you haven’t brought a dish 5:00 pm        Sunday Supper Coming Up: Home stretch…. to suggest and to offer items for our Memory Capsule of 2016 …



Jana turns over compost and learns about backyard composting in the Earth Life Explorers Camp, a free day camp for children aged 5-8 (K-3rd grade) who live in and around downtown Bennington.


Professional and para-professional staff, in cooperation with the One World Conservation Center and the Greater Bennington Interfaith Council, created the camp, which meets 9am to 1pm at Second Congregational Church on Hillside St, Bennington and offers adventures in the natural world, arts and music designed to nurture appreciation of all creation. For information or to register a child for week 2 (July 11-14), 3 (August 1-4) or 4 (August 8-11), contact the church office 442-2559 between 8:30 and 12:30 weekdays or Jane Norrie at 430-4107.


ANNOUNCEMENTS BIRTHDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS THIS WEEK:   Celebrations this week: July 30th – Lorna Cheriton   Today: Linda Johnson’s birthday 5 pm Sunday Supper   This Week at Second Congregational Church: July 27th 7pm – 8:30pm Jesus Fatwah (Rm6)   Next Sunday: Worship will be led by Bruce Lee-Clark and Charlie Gingo is joining as a guest speaker. We welcome …

“Better Together”- Gal. 6:7-16, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20– July 3, 2016

Nothing like getting a few vacation packing tips from Jesus–”Carry no purse,” he told the 70 he was sending out, “no bag, no sandals; and greet no one on the road.” Well, that would certainly simplify the leave-taking but I’m not sure how long into the trip that would be a good idea. I sometimes marvel at people who have …

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