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Toy Box, Book Shelf and Gifts delivered!

Most of our youth group is under the age requirement to work on Habitat sites.  However, our group still wanted to help.  Back in March we used our Potato Brunch fund raiser to raise money to purchase both a bookcase and toybox for the Habitat family who would move into the new Manchester house later in the spring. Andrea Lampron, our …

Minutes to the 175th Annual Meeting

OF THE SECOND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH,UCC OF BENNINGTON, VERMONT   January 29, 2012 (These minutes do not become official until approved by a future meeting of the congregation.)   Actions taken are shown in bold print.   The meeting was preceded on January 22rd by an advanced review of the proposed 2012 Operating Budget,  On January 29 it was preceded first …

Spring Plant Sale

Second Congo’s 4th Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 19th  attracted a large number of people from the local community to the pop-up garden in Webster (social) Hall.  Folks bought a wide variety of plants at below market price and had the benefit of advice from Second Congo’s talented and experienced gardeners in choosing plants and learning how to care for …

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Youth Sunday Enjoyed By All

The Youth shared their message of discovering God’s Abiding Love on Sunday, May 6th with both their “Green Eggs and Ham Remix sermon,” and the “Love without End” story during a Time for the Children in All of Us.   We have many talented musicians in our youth group who shared their music ministy during the service.   We thank our Organist and Handbell Director, Cindy Riddle, …

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Youth Adventures With Rock Climbing

  Youth Group tried their hands (and feet) at rock climbing after attending the Earth Day Service at Grace Congregational Church.  Competition was fierce to see who could climb all the walls at the Adventure Center, but all remained friends by the end of the day. click here to view all photos on Facebook  

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Youth attend Earth Day Service

Members of the Southwest Association gathered together at Grace Congregational Church in Rutland.  Worship featured a combined choir, soloists, and instrumentalists in “Missa Gaia” (Earth Mass) by Paul Winter.   

One Great Hour of Sharing

OGHS: revised collection through total through April 30th is $1,956. Thank You!

Harriet Leidich’s 100th Birthday Celebration

Hats to borrow for next month’s celebration are available for try-on in Room 6 after worship. Write your name on a post-it and put with your chosen hat. Your hat will be in room 6 for you on Sunday April 15th. If you want to decorate it, feel free to take it home this Sunday.

On-line Discussion Group

Books are in for the newly forming on-line discussion group. Richard Rohr’s “Falling Upward: Spirituality for the Second Half of life.” See Lorna to pick up your copy. Anyone not already signed up is welcome to join by signing up in Webster Hall (near the big Red Heart).

Are you interested in becoming a member of Second Congregational Church?

See Mary for New Member Informational Packets.

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