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Cornwall weighs future of 215-year-old church

Posted on May 17, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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CORNWALL — Most folks turn their attention to estate planning as they approach their golden years, to make sure their worldly possessions are conveyed according to their wishes.

If individuals can make such decisions for themselves, why shouldn’t they do it for their places of worship?

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Catholic teachings offered in Vergennes

Posted on April 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



VERGENNES — St. Peter’s Parish in Vergennes is presenting a Life in the Spirit Seminar led by Deacon Dan Pudvah on the four Sundays of May. The seminars will be held from 1-3 p.m. at 85 South Maple St.

Organizers said this seminar experience offers an opportunity to learn more about Catholic teaching on the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity and how to form, renew or deepen one’s personal relationship with Jesus. These sessions are free, and all are welcome and a special invite goes out to all who have made a Life in the Spirit Seminar previously.

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Vergennes pastor Gary Lewis made everyone feel welcome

Posted on April 23, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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VERGENNES — Vergennes Congregational Church Pastor the Rev. Gary Lewis, who will retire on May 6 after almost 29 years shepherding the South Water Street flock, didn’t have a sudden revelation he should pursue the ministry.

Back when Lewis was in his mid-30s he was working his third year as a retail manager at the Weston Country Store, a stint that followed 11 years at the former Burlington J.C. Penney outlet.

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Jewish community seeks repairs for Havurah House, schedules benefit

Posted on April 16, 2018 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Havurah, the Addison County Jewish congregation, is in the midst of a $30,000 fund drive to make some key repairs to its meeting house at 56 North Pleasant St. in Middlebury.

The group has been soliciting donations among its members as part of a “Raise the Roof” campaign that will include a “Taste the Tradition” fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, to generate more financial backing and interest in the project.

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Methodists welcome theologian's talk

Posted on April 9, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Noted theologian and author the Rev. Dr. Neal F. Fisher is coming to the Middlebury United Methodist Church to deliver a sermon later this month.

The public is invited to come to the church on the corner of North Pleasant and Seminary streets on Sunday, April 29, any time until 11:15 a.m. in order to hear Fisher’s message. Gathering time begins at 10:45 followed by worship at 11 a.m. There will be a reception afterward when people will be able to speak with him.

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Area religious institutions to host special holiday services; see a schedule here

Posted on December 14, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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ADDISON COUNTY — A number of Addison County-area churches have set their schedules for special Christmas events and services.

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St. Mary’s Church will hold a Christmas Eve Mass on Sunday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Christmas Day Mass on Monday, Dec. 25, will be at 10 a.m.

St. Thomas & Grace Episcopal Church (Route 7, Brandon village) will hold a services on Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. (children should arrive at 6:30 p.m. to prepare for their part in the service).

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Lincoln pastor brought love and humor to 38 years of service

Posted on June 19, 2017 |
By Gaen Murphree



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LINCOLN — The Rev. Dave Wood, the long-time pastor of the United Church of Lincoln, found his life’s calling on a canoe trip.

“It had been an amazing day,” said Wood, who was then in his early 20s and leading youth group activities in upstate New York.

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Colley Robinson appointed to new leadership position in Methodist conference

Posted on June 8, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Rev. Jill Colley Robinson of Middlebury has been named as a new district superintendent by the Bishop of the New England Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. This appointment takes effect on July 1.

Rev. Colley Robinson currently serves Middlebury United Methodist Church as Pastor and the  Minister of Congregational Care, and at the churches in Vergennes, West Addison and Ferrisburgh has the role of coordinating pastor.

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Deacon from Orwell to be ordained a Roman Catholic priest on June 17

Posted on June 5, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — Burlington Bishop Christopher J. Coyne will ordain Deacon Joseph J. Sanderson to the Roman Catholic priesthood on Saturday, June 17, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral in Burlington.

The ordination will be a special time for clergy to meet in a spirit of fraternity and camaraderie, as they, along with the faithful of the Diocese of Burlington, participate in the Mass of Ordination to the Priesthood.

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Worship Directory

Posted on April 6, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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