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  • “The Glory of God is the human being fully alive!”

    Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, YOU are invited to join is on the journey at Second Congregational — a church for young and old and in-between. Second Congregational Church is a progressive church, musical and mission-minded, with opportunities for questioning and seeking. Vermont’s first “Open and Affirming” Congregation of the United Church of Christ, we welcome all people of faith or in search of faith to our work and worship, without regard to age, race, economic condition, disability, or sexual orientation.

  • Sunday May 22, Trinity Sunday, we celebrated the sacrament of baptism, and Rev. Mary Lee-Clark’s sermon, based on the readings from Proverbs 8 and John 16, was entitled, “Not Who, but How.” A followup meeting to last week’s discussion of art, music, crafts, and acting in future Children’s Christian Education program


    Tues May 24 Stewardship Committee meeting 7:30pm Room 2


    Wed May 25 Handbells rehearse 6pm


    Sunday June 5 Annual Picnic on the patio. Grills provided for you to cook hotdogs or burgers. Bring a salad or dessert to share.


    Kits of the Heart are packages that we at Second Congregational assemble each year. Church World Service delivers them to folks in places of disaster and poverty. On Tuesday May 3, we assembled 308 school kits, each in a cloth bag sewn by one of our congregation, and 120 hygiene kits (handtowel, washcloth, soap, comb, nail clipper, bandaids and toothbrush).


    Our One Great Hour of Sharing offering on Palm Sunday totaled $2335.

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Easter 2016

Click here for slideshow A glorious array of lilies on the altar, exuberant …

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Jungle Wilderness

On Sunday March 13 a Wilderness of Jungle surrounds a jar of nard, the fragrant oil that Mary poured on …

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Knitting

Click here for slideshow A hand-knit sweater and hand-knit baby blanket are pictured …

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Update on Eaarth Advocates

The cold reality of human impact on the environment Update on Eaarth Advocates’ Environmental Activism So, Why is “Eaarth” spelled …

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EAARTH FRIENDLY LENTEN PRACTICES

Living Lightly on God’s Earth: A Guide to Spiritual Practices Focused on the Environment   During Lent, instead of fasting, …

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Lent and EAARTH

Lent and EAARTH (1) There are a number of ways to live Lent. One is to suffer a bit, to …

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    Second Congregational Church,  115 Hillside Street,  Bennington VT 05201
    Telephone: 802-442-2559,  e-mail: bennscc@sover.net

    Or visit the church
    From middle of town intersection of Routes 7 & 9,  take Route 7 south 2 blocks.
    Turn left onto Hillside St.  (just before Friendly’s).

    Church is located on right at top of hill.

    We will be pleased to hear from you

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