Social Action


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

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

Black Lives Matter Sabbath July 10-12

Bring the HEATAs 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

Groundworks Collaborative

meal team 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!

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Simply Smiles

Simply SmilesSimply 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

Juneteenth – #DefendBlackLives

On Juneteenth weekend (June 19 – June 21, 2020), thousands of us will mobilize into the streets together to #DefendBlackLives and make demands to:
1.   Defund the Police
2.   Invest in Black Communities
3.   Resign Donald Trump
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Vermont Calm T-shirts

Vermont Calm T-shirtsThese 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


Kenya 2020

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

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