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BENNINGTON

Sunday worship on Zoom at St. Peter's

The people of St Peter's Parish have welcomed the Rev. Angela Emerson as their interim rector, and John Terauds as community missioner, and Marcia Levin as the office manager. See details for all services conducted via Zoom link on the church website: http://stpetersvt.org/

This Sunday, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost parish member Ned Perkins will preside and John Terauds will preach in Rite II Morning Prayer at 10 a.m. The Scripture readings are: Genesis 29:15-28 and Psalm 105:1-11, 45b and Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52.

Virtual services at Second Congregational Church

Second Congregational Church, 115 Hillside Street, Bennington, is currently holding virtual services live on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. The service live-stream is accessible at www.bennscc.org.

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Based on Romans 8:26-39, this week's message from the Rev. D. Mark Blank is entitled "Nothing in All Creation." The weekly service includes musical contributions by church musician Sue Green and music director Matt Edwards.

SCC continues to host a weekly community meal Sundays at 5 p.m. Meals are available to all who are hungry and are served to-go.

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MANCHESTER

Rev. Mitchell, longtime Zion rector, set to retire

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A longtime community religious leader in Manchester is stepping down from the pulpit on Sunday.

The Rev. John Mitchell, for the past 25 years the rector of Zion Episcopal Church in Manchester, will preside over the congregation one final time on Sunday before beginning his retirement.

The service is scheduled for Sunday at 9 a.m. online via Facebook Live on the Zion Episcopal Church Facebook page, or on the Zoom online conferencing platform at zionchurchmanchester.org.

"Rev. Mitchell has been a well-known spiritual leader and friend to the greater Manchester community," Jamie Hastings said on behalf of the congregation said in a letter to the editor of the Journal. "He has helped to establish several community outreach programs and has opened the doors to Zion Church to numerous local non-profit and cultural organizations. He has also made Zion a venue for world-class Christian speakers and events, including healing services and retreats and presided over one of the fastest growing Episcopal parishes in the U.S. for many years."

Mitchell is married to Dr. Jane Uva. The couple plans to retire in Cincinnati, Ohio.


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