Religious Services

NOTE: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many churches are moving to online services or suspending worship until further notice. The Addison Independent will add updates to this list as we receive them. The Independent has not received updated information for those marked with a “†.” Pastors at these churches should be contacted for more information.



ADDISON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH. Addison four corners, Routes 22A and 17. The Rev. Stephen Payne, pastor. Worship, 10:30 a.m.


WEST ADDISON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. 18 Church St., West Addison, off of Route 17 and Jersey Street. The Rev. Paul Hoffman and Rev. Mike Doran. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. During August, the congregation will worship at the Vergennes United Methodist Church at 9 a.m. 802-877-3376.


†Brandon/Forest Dale

BRANDON BAHA’I COMMUNITY. Meets for regular Sunday morning devotions every Sunday at 10 a.m. For location information and more, call 802-247-3919 or 802-345-0373.


BRANDON BAPTIST CHURCH. Routes 7 and 73 West, Brandon. Sunday services, 11 a.m.; adult and young adult Bible study, 10 a.m.; Sunday school for ages 5 and up. Wednesday prayer and Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Handicap accessible. 802-247-3339 or


BRANDON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, U.C.C. *All activities suspended until March 29* The “go-to” church on the Brandon green, 1 Carver St., Route 7, P.O. Box 97, Brandon. The Rev. William L. Bartholomew, pastor. Sunday worship, 10 a.m. year round; choir, Wednesday, 7 p.m. (September through June). 802-247-6121 (office), 802-745-7515 (pastor’s cell phone) or


BRANDON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. Franklin Street. Kenneth Bevan, pastor. Regular worship, 10 a.m., Sunday school every Sunday, 10 a.m. Fellowship hour, 11 a.m. Child care. Holy Communion, first Sunday. 802-247-6524.


FOREST DALE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP 1895 Forest Dale Road, Brandon. Barry Joe Tate, pastor. Sunday prayer 9:15 A.M., Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Fully accessible. 802-465-8565.


LIFEBRIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. 97 Frog Hollow Road (formerly the Neshobe Sportsman Club). Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m. LifeGroups meet weekly, call for schedule. 802-247-LIFE (5433).


LIVING WATER ASSEMBLY OF GOD. 76 North St., Forest Dale. Lewis Butterfield, pastor. Sunday service and children’s church at 10 a.m. 802-247-4542.


OUR LADY OF GOOD HELP ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (ST. MARY’S). 38 Carver St. Fr. Maurice Moreau, OFM Cap. *All activities suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* Mass schedule: Saturday, 4 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. Tel: 802-247-6351.


ST. THOMAS & GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH. Route 7, Brandon village, corner of Prospect Street. Rev. Rachel Field. Priest-in-Partnership. 8 a.m., Holy Eucharist, no music; 10 a.m., Holy Eucharist, family-friendly service with music. Sunday morning program for children K-6 during the school year and play area at back of church for younger children. 802-247-6759 or



BRIDPORT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. (Conservative Congregational Church Conference). The Rev. Tim Franklin, pastor. Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m. Coffee hour immediately after service. 802-758-2227 or


HOPE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP. Bridport Community Hall, 52 Middle Road. Pastor Jeff Kauffman. Age graded Bible classes, 9 a.m. Second service, 10:30 a.m. Bible studies on Sunday nights. 802-759-2922 or


ST. BERNADETTE / ST. GENEVIEVE PARISH. Part of the combined mission of St. Mary’s in Middlebury, *All services suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* St. Bernadette in Bridport offers Mass Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., November through April only. St. Genevieve in Shoreham has Mass from May through October on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.



BRISTOL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP. Worship Sundays at 3 p.m. at The Bristol Federated Church 37 North Street Bristol VT 05443  Use the side door entrance. 802-453-2660 or 802-453-2614  Website: or on Facebook.


FEDERATED CHURCH OF BRISTOL. The Rev. Bill Elwell, pastor. Sunday worship and K-12 Sunday school, 10:15 a.m., year round. Childcare provided. Coffee hour follows service. 802-453-2321, or


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF BRISTOL. Rev. Todd Goodyear, interim pastor. Sunday service, 10:15 a.m., Sunday school, 11 a.m.; contact person Mary Purinton, 802-453-2551. For special events, visit First Baptist Church, Bristol, VT, on Facebook. A welcoming family-oriented church.


ST. AMBROSE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. *All activities suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* Fr. Yvon J. Royer, pastor. Saturday, 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. Confessions: Saturday, 6-6:15 p.m.; Sunday, 7-7:45 a.m.


SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH. 839 Rockydale Road. Bruce Wilkinson, pastor. Sabbath school, Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; worship, Saturday, 11 a.m.; weekly Prayer Meeting, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. 802-453-4712.


TERASEM MOVEMENT TRANSRELIGION. 2 Park Place. Meditation on the Truth of Terasem on the 10th of each month at 10 a.m. Info:



CHARLOTTE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. Church Hill Road. The Rev. Kevin Goldenbogen, pastor. Sundays 10 a.m.: Worship service and Sunday school. 802-425-3176.


OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. 2894 Spear St. Father David G. Cray. *All activities suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* Sunday Mass, 8 and 11 a.m. Weekday Masses, Tuesday and Thursday, 5:15 p.m. 802-425-2637,,


UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP. Charlotte Children’s Center, Ferry Road. Child care available. Pat Neal, 802-425-3136; Diane Butler, 802-425-2373.



FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF CORNWALL. 2598 Route 30. The Reverend Mary Woodman, pastor. Sunday worship 9:30 a.m. Special service on the fifth Sunday of any month. 802-462-3111 or


East Middlebury

EAST MIDDLEBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. Corner of Routes 125 and 116. Interim pastor Rev. Austin Hornyak. Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors. Sunday worship, 9 a.m.


VALLEY BIBLE CHURCH. Routes 7 and 125. Rev. Ed Wheeler. Services on Sundays: Sunday school for all ages, 9:30 a.m. Worship services 10:45 a.m.



FERRISBURGH CENTER COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. Route 7, Ferrisburgh, next to the town offices/Grange hall. Parking lot. The Rev. Paul Hoffman and team. Sunday worship, 9 a.m. 802-876-7622.


NORTH FERRISBURGH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. 277 Old Hollow Rd. The Rev. Kim Hornung-Marcy, pastor. Sunday worship, 10 a.m., Sunday school, 10 a.m. Nursery available. Call for information on youth group and adult education. 802-425-2770 or



SAINT JUDE THE APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. 10759 Route 116. Father David G. Cray. *All activities suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* Saturday Mass, 4:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass, 9:30 a.m. Weekday Masses Monday, Friday, 8 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation, Saturday, 4 p.m., and by appointment. 802-482-2290,,



COMMUNITY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE. 39 Windy Knoll Lane. The Rev. Philip Smith, pastor. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; Sunday worship service, 11 a.m.; prayer meeting, Wednesday, 7 p.m.; Men’s Breakfast, every third Saturday, September through May.


ST. AGNES’ SUMMER CHAPEL (A MISSION OF OLGH, BRANDON). Leicester Whiting Road. Fr. Maurice Moreau, Pastor. Mass on Sunday, 7:30 a.m. (May through October). 802-247-6351.



SUNRAY MEDITATION SOCIETY AND SUNRAY PEACE VILLAGE. 2202 Downingsville Rd. Home of the Green Mountain Ani Yunwiwa and Vajra Dakini Nunnery. Cherokee Ceremonial Cycle on new moons; Cherokee and Tibetan Buddhist teachings offered. Come join us to renew the Sacred Hoop in these times. 802-453-4610 or


UNITED CHURCH OF LINCOLN. 23 Quaker St.  Pastor: Rev. Justin Cox. *Streaming their services, link to connect to the livestream can be found on their website* Sunday worship, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school, 10:15 a.m. 802-453-4280,,



BUDDHIST SANGHA IN MIDDLEBURY. Every Sunday evening, 7-8 p.m., at Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society. Silent sitting meditation and silent walking meditation. Open to the public. All meditation practices and levels of experience welcome. More info at or


CHAMPLAIN VALLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY. *Building closed through April. Sunday services online* Corner of Duane Court and Charles Avenue. The Rev. Barnaby Feder, minister. Sunday service 10 a.m. Religious exploration and nursery care provided. 802-388-8080.


THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF MIDDLEBURY (UCC). 2 Main St. The Rev. Andrew Nagy-Benson, Sr. Pastor; The Rev. Elizabeth Gleich, Assoc. Pastor. *Live Streaming services through their Facebook page* Sunday Worship and church school at 10 a.m. Nursery care provided. New Light Service 4 p.m. Sundays, Sept.-May, Unity Hall 388-7634.


THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS. 133 Valley View Drive, Buttolph Acres. Clerks Office: 802 388-3102. Travis Park, Bishop, Middlebury Ward. Sunday meetings: Sacrament Meeting 9 a.m.; Organization meetings 10 a.m.


EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN WORSHIP. Information on service in the Middlebury area: 802-453-5334.


ECKANKAR. Meeting once a month at Ilsley Public Library, 75 Main St. Info: *Library closed. All services suspended until further notice.* Check for this month’s meeting date and time online at


GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH. 52 Merchants Row. Pastor Bob Hanley. Sunday morning worship and Sunday school, 10 a.m. Wednesday Bible study and prayer, 7 p.m. Visitors welcome. or 802-453-3003.


HAVURAH, THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF ADDISON COUNTY. 56 N. Pleasant St. Middlebury. *Passover Seder canceled. Socail distancing in effect.* Shabbat morning services twice monthly, holiday programming, weekly Hebrew School, community events Contact or visit


MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH (AMERICAN BAPTIST). *All services will be broadcast online at Church is closed to the public until further notice.* South Pleasant Street. The Rev. Dr. Stephanie Allen, pastor. Sunday school for all ages (infant to adult) on Sunday, 9 a.m.; Sunday morning worship 10 a.m.; small groups, fellowship groups throughout the week. Times and dates at or 802-388-7472.


MIDDLEBURY FRIENDS MEETING (QUAKERS). Havurah House, 56 North Pleasant St. (Route 7). *All services suspended until further notice.*Sunday, 10 a.m., First Day School (September through June), childcare provided.


MIDDLEBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. Corner of Route 7 and Seminary Street. Interim pastor Rev. Austin Hornyak. Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors. A Reconciling Congregation. *All services suspended until further notice. Live streaming info to come.* Sunday: adult study, 10 a.m.; morning worship, 11 a.m.


SAINT MARY’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION). Father Luke Austin, pastor. Masses: *All services suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* Saturday, 5:15 p.m., Sunday 8, 10 a.m.


ST. STEPHEN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH. On the green in Middlebury. *All services suspended until further notice.* Sunday morning services, June 5-Sept. 4, 9 a.m.; September to June, services at 8 and 10:30 a.m., adult education and choir at 9 a.m. (child care available), and Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays: Communion in the chapel, 12:05 p.m. Thursdays, Christian meditation, 4 p.m. 802-388-7200 or


ST. TIMOTHY ANGLICAN MISSION. Middlebury Community House, 6 Main St. The Rev. Alex W. Cameron. Sunday services, 4 p.m. Service consists of an informal homily followed by the celebration of the Eucharist.



MONKTON FRIENDS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. Len Rowell, pastor. Sunday worship/youth education program, 9 a.m. 802-453-2321 or


New Haven

ADDISON COUNTY CHURCH OF  CHRIST. 145 Campground Road. Dale Pennock, preacher. Worship assemblies: Sunday 9 a.m. and 11:20 a.m. Bible study classes for adults and children: Sunday 10:30 a.m., and Tuesday 6 p.m. Interested in studying the Bible? Call 802-453-5704 or email


NEW HAVEN CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. Pastor Abigail Diehl-Noble. Church services and Sunday school at 10 a.m. on Sunday. 802-453-5059. Pastor at 802-282-6944


NEW HAVEN UNITED REFORMED CHURCH. 1660 Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7). *All services suspended until further notice. Call about Easter services. Streaming service in the works* Sunday services, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday school 11:30 a.m. 388-1345.


North Chittenden

MOUNTAINSIDE BIBLE CHURCH (REFORMED BAPTIST). 27 Holden Road. Sunday worship 10:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m., or 802-483-6266.



FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. The Rev. David Anderson, pastor. Sunday worship service, 10 a.m. 802-948-2900.


SAINT PAUL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. Fr. Anthony Pittappilly, pastor; Fr. Michael Onyekwere, parochial vicar; Fr. Deniskingsley Nwagwu, parochial vicar. *All activities suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* Mass Sunday, 10:30 a.m., and Tuesday, 7 p.m. 802-468-5706.



PANTON COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH. 49 Adams Ferry Road, just around the corner from the Panton General Store. Pastor Tom Lupien, Teaching Pastor Eric Carter. Sunday school and Adult Bible study 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service 10:30 a.m. with nursery and junior church. Wednesday evening Bible study is held in a local home; call for details. 802-475-2656.



RIPTON COMMUNITY CHURCH, UNITED METHODIST. No regular services, but the facility is available for religious and social events. 802-388-0338.



FEDERATED CHURCH OF ROCHESTER. The Rev. Gregory Homan, pastor. Sunday worship, 10 a.m. 802-767-3012. Sunday school during the school year.


ST. ELIZABETH ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. *All activities suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* Sunday, 9 a.m.



SALISBURY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST). The Rev. John Grivetti, pastor. Sunday worship service, 10 a.m., church school 10 a.m.



ST. GENEVIEVE / ST. BERNADETTE PARISH. Part of the combined mission of St. Mary’s in Middlebury, St. Bernadette in Bridport offers Mass Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., November through April only. *All services suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* St. Genevieve in Shoreham has Mass from May through October on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.


SHOREHAM CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH-UCC. *All activities canceled until March 31* Intersection of Main and School streets. Sunday service, 10 a.m., with child care available. Handicap accessible. 802-897-2687.



SOUTH STARKSBORO FRIENDS MEETING (SOCIETY OF FRIENDS: QUAKERS). Dan Sargent Road. Sunday worship and First Day school, 9:30 a.m., preceded by singing at 9:15 a.m. 802-453-4927.


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF STARKSBORO. Vermont Route 116. Pastor David Wood. Sunday mornings 10 a.m. Chat, Chew and Renew, adult Bible study and fellowship. 11 a.m. Sunday worship with Communion monthly on the first Sunday. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Food Share-On. Starksboro Senior Meal 11:30 a.m. fourth Thursday January - October, Brenda Boutin, senior meal coordinator, 802-453-6354, Mt



ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHRISTIAN CENTER. 1759 Route 7, Vergennes. Pastor Mike Oldham, senior pastor. Sunday school (all ages), 9 a.m.; worship service and children’s church, 10 a.m.; Spanish worship service, 11 a.m.: prayer open house, Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Phone, 802-877-3903; fax, 802-877-3924; e-mail,; website,


CHAMPLAIN VALLEY CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH. 73 Church St., Waltham. The Rev. Phillip Westra, pastor. Sunday worship services: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., nursery available. Sunday school for children at 11:15 a.m. Weekday groups include coffee break womens’ group, young peoples (7th-12th grade), young adult married and singles, and more. 802-877-2500 or


CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF VERGENNES (UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST). Water Street. The Rev. Barbara Purinton, interim pastor. Sunday, 9:30 a.m., nursery, church school ages 3-8th grade. Info:, 802-877-2435 or


FAITH IN ACTION CHURCH. 300 Main St. Worship every Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Prayer meeting every Thursday at 7 p.m. Brandon Mendez, Church Planter.  828-550-9723,, or


ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH. Corner of Main and Park streets, Vergennes. Interim pastor Rev. Sherry Osborn. Holy Eucharist on Sunday, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. 802-877-3322 or


ST. PETER’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. The Rev. Yvon Royer, pastor. *All activities suspended until further notice. Live streaming info at* Masses: Saturday, 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Confessions: Saturday, 3:30-4:15 p.m.; Sunday, 10-10:15 a.m.


VERGENNES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. Main Street, Vergennes, across from the Vergennes Opera House. Street parking. The Rev. Paul Hoffman and Rev. Mike Doran. During July, the congregation will worship at the West Addison UMC at 9 a.m. During August, Sunday worship in Vergennes is at 9 a.m., returning to 10:30 a.m. in September. 802-877-3376.


VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH. 862 Route 7. Tim Taylor, pastor. *Live streaming of services. go to website for link.* Sunday: Bible hour classes (for all ages), 9:45 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Adult prayer and Bible study, AWANA Clubs (for boys and girls 3 years to 6th grade), JaM Junior High Group, Youth Group (high school), 6:30 p.m. Nursery (birth to 3 years) provided for all services. Deaf interpretation available. 802-877-3393.



WEYBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. The Rev. Daniel Cooperrider, pastor. Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Childcare provided. Visit 802-545-2579.



WHITING COMMUNITY CHURCH. Brett Cody, pastor. Sunday school for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m. 802-623-7171.


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Middlebury, VT 05753

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