CALENDAR

Oct
7
Fri
2022
Rummage Sale at Fairfax Community Center
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Fri., Oct. 7 from 1pm to 7pm Sat., Oct. 8th from 9am to 2pm  (Bag Sale All Day)  Clean clothes, books, toys, and white elephant items; location is at 1210 Main Street in Fairfax.   Benefit of the United Church of Fairfax missions. 

Oct
8
Sat
2022
Rummage Sale at Fairfax Community Center
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fri., Oct. 7 from 1pm to 7pm Sat., Oct. 8th from 9am to 2pm  (Bag Sale All Day)  Clean clothes, books, toys, and white elephant items; location is at 1210 Main Street in Fairfax.   Benefit of the United Church of Fairfax missions. 

Chicken Pie Supper in Williston
Oct 8 @ 4:15 pm – Oct 9 @ 12:00 am

Take Out Only Saturday, October 8 at the Williston Federated Church, 44 North Williston Road, Williston. Reservations are required. Tickets: Adults $15; Children $8. Pick up times are staggered starting at 4:15 PM. The meal includes: chicken pie & biscuit, squash, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, cranberry sauce & either apple or pumpkin pie. Call (802) 862-7400 for reservations. Proceeds go to mission outreach.  

Drive Through, Pick Up Chicken Dinner, Montpelier
Oct 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Drive Through, Pick Up Chicken Dinner Saturdays Oct 8 and Oct 29 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 137 Main St, Montpelier The cost is $15 and the meal includes: chicken, mixed vegetables, biscuit, gravy, mashed potatoes, locally grown organic butternut squash, coleslaw, beet relish and cranberry sauce with a choice of apple or pumpkin pie.    Make reservations by emailing TUMCreservation@gmail.com very soon, we only serve 200 and will sell out.

Take Out Only – Turkey and All the Fixin’s, Vergennes
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Takeout Only – Turkey and all the Fixin’s, Vergennes Saturday, October 8, 2022 from 5:00pm to 6:00 p.m.  Vergennes United Methodist Church, Main Street, Vergennes, (across from the Vergennes Opera House).  Menu includes: Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetable, roll, and dessert.  Adults $12.  Take out preorder only. Must place order by 7 pm  Thursday, October 6.  To order call (802) 877-3150  

Oct
10
Mon
2022
2022 Annual Deacon Retreat
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The theme for this year’s retreat will be 21st Century Deacons: Many Ministries, One Order.  Deacons, we hope you can join the Order for a time of fellowship and worship together, which will include time for breakout groups to bring together those with shared vocational interests.  Candidates for ministry in the Order of Deacons are invited to join the Order for this event, which offers an opportunity to get to know some of the Deacons in the Conference, learn more about the Order, and further clarify the sense of call.  

Oct
17
Mon
2022
Training for Clergy and Candidacy Mentoring, via zoom
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 18 @ 12:00 am

Training for Clergy and Candidacy Mentoring Monday, October 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm via Zoom For more info or to register, contact trainers:  Rev. Hope Luckie and Ms. Meg Watson  hopeluckie1214@gmail.com and megwats@gmail.com

Oct
19
Wed
2022
Bishop on the District – Green Mountain District
Oct 19 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm

Save the Date! Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar will visit the Green Mountain District in the evening of Wednesday, October 19, 2022 for holy conversation.  Location and time will be announced soon.

Oct
22
Sat
2022
Fall Gathering of NEC United Women in Faith (UMW)
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – Oct 23 @ 12:00 am

Speaker: Edna Conyer-Douglas, educator, prayer consultant, author, one of the originators of Friends Forever/Forever Friends Topic: Soul-Care, prayer, and how to remain centered in Christ Critical Action and Education opportunity: School to Prison Pipeline Speaker: Sasha James works with the National Council of Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls. She is also the daughter of formerly incarcerated parents.  Meeting Format: In-person, begins with coffee and registration at 9 am Cost: $15 Registration: The registration form and additional information are available as a PDF or a Word doc (download). Click the link to get the version you want.

Lay Speaker Course on Conflict Resolution
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lay Speaker Course Saturday, October 22:  The Lay Speaker course on Conflict Resolution will be offered to advanced lay speakers on Saturday October 22 from 1pm-4pm followed by the next two Saturdays (October 29 and November 5). It will be held at the Essex Center United Methodist Church in Essex. Rev. Joel Hubbard will be teaching it and it will hopefully be hybrid. Please follow registration guidelines on the District’s website. Questions?  You may email or call Dawn Hill-Fleury, Director of Lay Servant Ministries:  hillfleury@gmail.com or call (802) 878-7622.  

Oct
29
Sat
2022
Lay Speaker Course on Conflict Resolution
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lay Speaker Course Saturday, October 22:  The Lay Speaker course on Conflict Resolution will be offered to advanced lay speakers on Saturday October 22 from 1pm-4pm followed by the next two Saturdays (October 29 and November 5). It will be held at the Essex Center United Methodist Church in Essex. Rev. Joel Hubbard will be teaching it and it will hopefully be hybrid. Please follow registration guidelines on the District’s website. Questions?  You may email or call Dawn Hill-Fleury, Director of Lay Servant Ministries:  hillfleury@gmail.com or call (802) 878-7622.  

Nov
5
Sat
2022
Lay Speaker Course on Conflict Resolution
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lay Speaker Course Saturday, October 22:  The Lay Speaker course on Conflict Resolution will be offered to advanced lay speakers on Saturday October 22 from 1pm-4pm followed by the next two Saturdays (October 29 and November 5). It will be held at the Essex Center United Methodist Church in Essex. Rev. Joel Hubbard will be teaching it and it will hopefully be hybrid. Please follow registration guidelines on the District’s website. Questions?  You may email or call Dawn Hill-Fleury, Director of Lay Servant Ministries:  hillfleury@gmail.com or call (802) 878-7622.