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Congregation Beth El

All are welcome at their Shabbat service, 10 a.m. Saturday, 107 Adams St., Bennington, lead by Rabbi Howard A. Cohen. Masks are highly recommended for everyone and required if you are not vaccinated.

First Baptist Church of BenningtonEveryone is welcome to attend its 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, 601 Main St. Guest pastor John Brigham will deliver a sermon titled “Daily Gifts, We Bring to God: Growing Faith, Believing Prayer, Our Lives Laid Down for Christ.” The scripture reading will be Matthew 2:1-12.

Federated Church of East ArlingtonFederated Church of East Arlington invites all to its 10 a.m. service on Sunday, and the message will focus in on Luke 3:7-18 with a sermon from the Rev. Kathy Clark. Rehearsal for this year’s Christmas Pageant will take place during Sunday School. The Pageant and Jesus’ Birthday Party happen at 10 a.m. Dec. 19. Everyone is asked to mask and a time of refreshment will follow in Bailey Hall.

St. Peter’s Episcopal ChurchMasks are required inside the church at 200 Pleasant St . Service listings include Wednesday’s Evening Prayer at 5 p.m. in the Lady Chapel and the 5:30 p.m. Centering Prayer; and Sunday’s Morning Prayer, 10:00 a.m., Rite II. This week’s readings are Zephaniah 3:14-20, Philippians 4:4-7 and Luke 3:7-18. Take a Coat Leave a Coat is in full swing. Donate your gently worn coats and other outerwear. Also join in at 2 p.m. Dec. 12 for Neighborhood Cookies, Carols and Cocoa Sing-Along on the church lawn.

The North Bennington Congregational ChurchEveryone is welcome to its 11 a.m. service Sunday. The sermon, “What Then Should We Do?” will be based on Isaiah 12:2-6 and Luke 3:7-18. Masks are required for everyone regardless of vaccination status. The church, 8 Bank St., is wheelchair accessible from the back door at the parsonage driveway.

Second Congregational ChurchSecond Congregational Church Holds worship services Sunday mornings at 10 a.m., both in-person, 115 Hillside St. in Bennington, and online. In-person worshippers should show proof of vaccination and wear a face covering. The service livestream is accessible at www.bennscc.org. Rev. D. Mark Blank’s sermon “Changing Shame to Praise” is based upon Luke 3:7-16 and Zephaniah 3:14-20.


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