Over the next few months Brattleboro will be welcoming new refugees from all over the world. Volunteers will be needed to help with driving to appointments and with their initial welcome.If you would like to be on a list for notification when these needs arrive please send your email address to Ursula Nadolny. She will put you on a list to receive notifications when needs come up.If you are interested in joining a circle of support involving a longer term commitment to a family you can let her know that as well. Ursula’s email address is email@example.com.
If you’d like to learn more about how members and non-members of Guilford Community Church support the refugees locally you should reach out to Ken Kornfield at 802-490-6861 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black Lives Matter Sabbath July 10-12
As a JUST PEACE CHURCH, the Guilford Community Church is joining Faith Communities around the world in the Black Lives Matter Sabbath. Breonna Taylor was killed while sleeping in her bed. Ahmaud Arbury was killed while jogging. Tony McDade was … Read the rest
Black Lives Matter Vigil – June 7, 1-1:30
Silent Vigil and Witness in Response to Racism
On Sunday, June 7, from 1-1:30pm faith communities around the state will hold interfaith, silent prayer vigils and witness in response to the racism and divisiveness evidenced in our nation and our … Read the rest
A HUGE THANKS to our Meal Team, under the leadership of Rob and Jill Harnish, which has provided a meal for guests of our Seasonal Overflow Shelter for every month in winter for the last nine years!
Guilford Church has … Read the rest
Simply Smiles is a not-for-profit organization that provides bright futures for impoverished children, their families, and their communities. What makes Simply Smiles different may not be easy or concise to explain, but it has proven to be impactful, sustainable, scalable, … Read the rest
Justice and Witness Ministries
Guilford Community Church is actively involved in Justice and Witness ministries.
For more information on our National UCC Church’s advocacy check out these websites:
http://www.ucc.org/jwm for an overview
http://www.ucc.org/join_the_network to receive updates on actions you can take in support of
Juneteenth – #DefendBlackLives
Vermont Calm T-shirts
These are “not ordinary times” for the earth and we are hoping to spread some calm and appreciation for our natural surroundings by selling these cozy cotton shirts, available in styles for women and men all in greens, blues and … Read the rest
The Guilford Community Church has had a relationship with the village of Kaiguchu, Kenya,
since 2006 when Rev. Sparrow and other members of the congregation traveled there on a Green Belt Safari. Nobel Peace Prize Winner, and founder of the … Read the rest
Letter from The Rev. Arnold Isidore Thomas
The ongoing cycle of violence against black Americans must be stopped!
BY REV. DR . ARNOLD ISIDORE THOMAS What white Americans refer to as a “crisis,” black Americans call “business as usual.” The murders of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, Ahmaud … Read the rest
Not Ordinary Times
Not Ordinary Times is a challenging call to “be the church” in this time of environmental crisis — a six-month season of worship and preaching that takes seriously the devastation of the global environment.
In the cycle of the traditional … Read the rest