On Aug. 28, 2011, Gethsemane Episcopal Church in Proctorsville was listed off its foundation by the forces of Tropical Storm Irene. The parish hall was completely destroyed by the storm. After a Herculean effort by the church community, lead by Church Warden Mary Springer, the church was restored and a new parish center was constructed—just in time for Easter. The symbolism of the effort is not without notice among parishioners.
All are welcome and invited to attend an amazing musical performance on Sunday March 3 at 7 p.m. Accordionist Brent Buswell will delight people of all ages in a live performance at the Cavendish Baptist Church, located at 2258 Main St.in Cavendish.
Vergennes-area residents Tom Denecker, Mary Ann Castimore, and Dave Brooks unloaded over 600 of food at the Vergennes Area Food Shelf last week.
The North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church along with the Vergennes United Methodist, St Paul's Episcopal, Vergennes Congregational, and St Peter's in Vergennes, put on a monthly meal that is held on the fourth Friday of each month, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at the Vergennes Congregational Church.
The historic Advent Church, along Dog Team Road in New Haven, was uprooted from its original foundation last week.
St. Peter's Parish at 85 S. Maple St., in Vergennes will host a winter breakfast, Jan. 13, 8-10 a.m. The breakfast will be prepared by members of the Knights of Columbus.
Middlebury United Methodist Church will present a Christmas Eve service of “Lessons and Carols”, Monday, Dec. 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Members of the New Haven Congregational Church invite all to their Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 p.m. All are welcome.
Annual downtown Christmas concert
Join friends and neighbors for community music-making at the Middlebury Congregational Church, beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23, for Middlebury's annual "Messiah Sing".
The Vergennes Knights of Columbus and the Vergennes Community Action Group are sponsoring its Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest for children from age 8 to 14.
The Town of New Haven will ring-in the Christmas season with it Winterfest Celebration, Saturday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 1
As more holiday shoppers look to align their choice of gifts with the spirit of the season, the Mission Committee of the Cornwall Congregational Church is staging its second annual Alternative Market, where gift givers can support a variety of causes.
“Little Jerusalem” looks at area Jewish community
Annette Nadelson Lazarus of Middlebury will be featured on an upcoming television documentary, titled “Little Jerusalem”, about Vermont’s Jewish community. The film will be broadcast on Vermont Public Television Dec. 6, Dec. 8, at 5:30 p.m., and Dec. 10, at 9 p.m.
Christmas Bazaar - Dec. 1. from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Bristol with basket raffles, attic treasures, antique Christmas decorations, chocolates, great crafts for Christmas presents and more.
"King Arthur", an opera by the English baroque composer Henry Purcell, with spoken narration by Andrew Massey, will make its Vermont debut in Burlington, Sunday, Nov, 18, 4 p.m., at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, located at 2 Cherry St.