Sunday Service, December 16

The 10am worship service on Sunday December 16 is the third Sunday in Advent. Rev. Lise Sparrow will be preaching.  Congregant Michael Mayer will be sharing reflections on his recent experience losing his home to a fire. Scripture will include Philippians 4:4-7  <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:roman; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1107305727 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:"Bookman Old Style"; panose-1:2 5 6 4 5 5 5 2 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:roman; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:647 0 0 0 159 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman",serif; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} -and Luke 3:10-18. The choir will perform two anthems, "So Far From Home" and "Solstice Song".  In addition, members of Noel Sing We Clear will perform "Time to Remember the Poor".  During the church service, children will be downstairs rehearsing for the upcoming Christmas Pageant on Sunday December 23rd. All are welcome to join together for coffee and fellowship immediately following the service.

Guilford Community Church, an Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ, is fully handicapped accessible and committed to providing hearing assistance and ASL interpretation, if given notice ahead.  The church is located one mile south of exit 1 on Route 5 just in back of the Guilford Country Store.  For more information call 257-2776 or friend us on Facebook at "Guilford Community Church”. Our services are also being filmed and can be found on BCTV Wednesday morning at 7am and Sunday mornings at 8am or anytime online at www.brattleborotv.org.

 

Welcome!

 "No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey…you are welcome here." 

Sunday services begin at 10 a.m. We are Open and Affirming and fully handicapped accessible. We provide hearing assistance and an ASL interpreter, and have large-print Bibles in the pews as well as large-print copies of the bulletin. Everyone is welcome.

We are a member of the Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ (UCC).

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Office Hours

Tuesday - Friday:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

 

Opportunities and Meetings Held Here at the Church

 

Need a ride to church? Please call Patty Meyer at 257-0994 by Friday noon.

Want to receive our weekly e-news and quarterly newsletters? Please fill out one of the cards in the pews and place it on the offering plate.

BCTV: Our services are filmed and can be found on BCTV, channel 8 Wednesday morning at 7am and Sunday mornings at 8am or anytime online at www.brattleborotv.org.

Audio-recordings of services are available through Patty at 257-0994.

Guilford Senior Lunch is offered the first and third Fridays of the month. For more information, please call Peg Curtiss at 254-9774.

AA meets on Tuesdays and Fridays. The Tuesday 6-7pm meeting is a Big Book/Step meeting and is open to alcoholics and families of alcoholics. The meeting on Friday from 5:30-6:30pm is for women only.

Living Strong strength and balance classes at the church meet on Monday & Wednesday from 5:30-6:30pm, Tuesday through Friday mornings from 10-11am.

Second Sunday Step/ StudyAn Al-Anon Family Step Work Group. This group meets the 2nd Sunday of the month, 2-4pm in the Houghton Room.

Tai Chi These classes are taught by Leah Gessner, Certified by Tai Chi Vermont, Inc. Suggested donation is $2.00 per class. Classes are on Mondays at 10:00 for experienced practitioners and 11:00 am for beginners. This class will introduce and practice the most basic movements of introductory forms taught by Dr. Paul Lam and are recommended by the Arthritis Foundation.The pace is smooth, slow and can be done while seated if necessary. Questions? Call Leah at 579-1350 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


 

Likeable links

Meditation and Inspiration: This beautiful website, At the Edge of the Enclosure, (which is based on the lectionary), is written by Suzanne Guthrie, who led our Women's Retreat in 2012.

 

 
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