Join our climate justice group to discuss climate action for the Rutland area and organize local solutions!
When: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 3:00-5:00pm
Where: Grace Church Youth Center
About: Rutland Area 350VT will be holding a meeting in the Youth Center to discuss our next steps in climate justice in the Rutland area. All are invited to attend and join with others in dealing with urgent issues around climate.
350VT organizes, educates, and supports people in Vermont to work together for climate justice – resisting fossil fuels, building momentum for alternatives, and transforming our communities toward justice and resilience.
Plan on participating in a day of Epiphany activities
as we Celebrate the Light together!
Epiphany Sunday – Communion Sunday
Chapel Service 8:30 AM
Pancake Breakfast 9:00 AM
Sanctuary Service 10:00 AM
Epiphany Hymn Sing 4:00 PM
Epiphany Tree Burning 5:30 PM (North Clarendon)
Epiphany Party & Pancake Breakfast
9 AM in Fellowship Hall
Join us for pancakes, sausage, and fruit
for an Epiphany party as we unwrap and
sort the white gifts so that they can be
distributed to local organizations.
Epiphany Hymn Sing
4 PM in the Sanctuary
Welcome in 2019 with an Epiphany/New Year hymn-sing, where you can sing your favorite seasonal hymns. Alastair will also play the magnificent Aeolian-Skinner organ. The hymn-sing will begin at 4 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Plan to be with us and then continue on to the tree burning!
Epiphany Tree Burning
5:30 PM in North Clarendon
Un-trim your tree and bring it to the
Ashcroft-Billings farm, 531 Creek
Road in North Clarendon, for a
bonfire and celebration of the Light
that came into the world long ago.
We will sing Epiphany carols and
have a great time. This is an
outdoor event so please dress
Where: Parlor for Breakfast; Service in the Sanctuary
Christmas Breakfast 9:00 am followed by one Service 10:00 am
Potluck Breakfast at 9:00 am; One Service at 10 a.m. You are invited to gather in the Parlor for a potluck breakfast prior to worship at 10:00 a.m. If you can’t be with family, come join with your Grace Church family. If you have family visiting, bring them along!
About: Please join the Grace Church Sanctuary choir and SSAA choir to celebrate World Communion Sunday. The choirs will lead worship with a variety of songs from all over the globe, including the wonderful Spanish song, Samba de las Escrituras.
“World Communion Sunday is a celebration that began in 1933 by Dr. Hugh Thomson Kerr. It is observed by several Christian denominations, taking place on the first Sunday of every October. It promotes Christian unity and ecumenical cooperation. It focuses on an observance of the eucharist.”
About: A Celebration of Lives for All Saints’ Sunday
Grace Church Sanctuary Choir, Castleton University Chorale and soloists, will present an evening of music and poetry to celebrate and remember the lives of those who have died. Under the direction of Dr. Sherrill Blodget, the choirs will perform Antiono Vivaldi’s Gloria, accompanied by Alastair Stout on the Grace Church organ. Between the movements of the Gloria, specially chosen poems will reflect on the lives of loved-ones who have died this past year.
Kristin Cimonetti and Ben Green will be entertaining us with a variety of pieces this evening, including: Dragonetti Bass Concerto, Bottesini Two Songs for bass and high voice, selections from The Phantom of the Opera and more…
Where: Bethany Birches, 2610 Lynds Hill Road, Plymouth, VT 05056
About: Tents, pop-ups, and trailers are all welcome. There are rustic cabins for use, as well, if you do not have camping equipment. Come for one, two, or three nights or come just for the day on either Saturday or Sunday. There will be a potluck dinner on Saturday night and an outdoor worship on Sunday morning. Come and relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Come and be in fellowship with others. Come and have fun playing games and hiking!
For more information, contact the Church Office (775.4301).
Directions from Rutland:
Take it Rte. 4 East through Rutland and into Killington. In after a long straight-away you’ll see two general stores. Make a right onto 100 South.
Follow that for 6 or 7 miles.
Make a left onto 100A
Go 0.9 Miles and turn right onto Lynds Hill Rd.
Go 2.6 miles on the twisting, country road
(You may think that you’re lost, but you aren’t!)
Bethany Birches Camp is on your right and is clearly marked. The cabin is on your right as you enter the parking lot.