Religion News in Brief
Sunday Worship with the Federated Church
On this final Sunday of June, a warm welcome is extended to be a part of the 10 a.m. Zoom Service of Worship with the Federated Church of East Arlington on June 28. Hospitality and welcome are at the heart of the Christian tradition and so as Jesus sends out the disciples, he reminds them of what they should expect, as found in Matthew 10:40-42.
These words will form the heart of Sunday's Service. From the comfort of your home, join in the Service which will include prayer, scripture, story and music. To view the service later, go to the Federated Church of East Arlington YouTube channel or watch on GNAT-TV.
Additional information, including the link to the service, can be found at the Federated Church website at federatedchurchofeastarlington.org. For any questions, call 802-375-2548 or visit the church's website or Facebook page. The Federated Church of East Arlington is an open and affirming and reconciling congregation in covenant and connection with the United Church of Christ and the United Methodist Church.
Zoom worship with St. Peter's
There are no in-person services at St. Peter's Episcopal Church at this time.
However, Join St Peter's for a Zoom Morning Prayer Service on Sunday at 10 am led by John Terauds. See St Peter's Facebook page or website for details or contact the office at 802 442 2911. This is a wonderful opportunity to see and hear one another.
In addition, St Peter's is participating in the monthly Prayer Vigils of Public Witness Against Racism. These vigils will be on the first Sunday of each month at 1 pm on the front lawn of St Peter's. Wear face masks, stay six feet apart and keep the silence. Faith based signs are encouraged — avoid signs that are denigrating to a group or individual.
The readings for June 28th (The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost) are as follows: Psalm: 13; First Lesson: Genesis 22:1-14; Epistle: Romans 6:12-23;
Gospel: Matthew 10:40-42.
Shaftsbury United Methodist Church Sunday service
Shaftsbury United Methodist Church will hold its Sunday worship service outdoors in its pavilion at 10 a.m.
Join them as they worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. All are welcome to join them.
Pastor Richard McSherry's message will be "It's all in the details " Masks are required at the services; they will have them available if needed. They will adhere to social distancing guidelines.
Sunday School and Food/Fellowship Hour will not be held until further notice; the church building will be closed. Masks and other items must be brought home with you following the service. Thank you for your consideration.
The Carpenter Shop Food Shelf is open every Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with food available outside on an open table for drive up and retrieve with no contact.
Shaftsbury United Methodist Church and facilities are accessible to people with disabilities.
Church phone: 802-681-7052. Office phone: 802-442-4599. Email: ShaftsburyUMC@gmail.com.
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