The United Church of Hinesburg has ties to the American Baptist, United Church of Christ and United Methodist churches. We welcome all visitors and participants, including those who do not choose official membership.
The 5th Annual Hearts for Hunger 5K Fun Run & Walk will take place at CVU on Saturday, May 20th. Runners start at 9:00am, walkers at 8:45am, and 1K runners at 8:40am. Register today at: https://heartsforhunger5k.webconnex.com/5thannual2017. Adults $14, Students $12, Children $10 (race day registration fees are $2 more per person).
Click here for 2016 Hearts for Hunger 5K/1K Fun Run & Walk race results.
Click here to view photos from the race.
Guest Speaker Sunday, April 2nd 10:00am
We will enjoy a presentation during the worship service by Betsy Hardy, Coordinator for Vermont Interfaith Power & Light, an organization which engages faith communities in energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions.
Christian Faith & Practices class Sundays, April 2nd & April 9th 6:00-7:30pm
The final two of our five-week class for youth in grades 7+ will explore the histories, beliefs, rituals, and practices of the Christian Church from a progressive, interdisciplinary perspective. This group will learn about a still-speaking faith and develop a group project to share with the community. This class will serve as the second part of a two-part confirmation program for those who have not been confirmed.
Knitting/Crocheting Group First and Third Wednesday of the month 1:00-2:30pm
Bring whatever you're currently working on to the Parish Hall for a time of fellowship with other knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers, etc. We may discuss possible projects for the Holiday Bazaar or our prayer shawl mission. Beginners are welcome!
Lenten Study Group Thursday, April 6th 3:00pm
We will conclude our discussion of this year's Lenten Study, A Way Other Than Our Own by Walter Brueggemann. We will meet to discuss new insights, Lenten revelations and to hold one another in prayer.
Social Band Concert Saturday, April 8th 7:30pm
Social Band, Burlington's lively band of singers, will present their Spring concert "Jewel of the Night: Musical Reflections on the Moon" in the sanctuary. The suggested donation is $15.
Special Music Sunday Sunday, April 9th
Join us for a worship service featuring guest musician Margaret Roddy, clarinet.
One Room Schoolhouse Sunday School Sunday, April 16th
All ages will work together to assemble Easter Baskets for home-bound members of our congregation and others in need of a friendly gesture.
Maundy Thursday service Thursday, April 13th 7:00pm
A service of Tenebrae (darkness) with communion will be preceded by a light meal in the Parish Hall at 6:00pm.
Ecumenical Good Friday service Friday, April 14th 3:00pm
Our Good Friday service with St. Jude's Catholic Church will include a reading of The Passion. This year's service is held at the United Church.
Babysitting Night Fundraiser Friday, April 14th 5:30-9:00pm
Drop your kids off for babysitting night on Friday, April 14th for Easter egg decorating, egg races and more. The suggested donation of $20/child or $50/family will support the youth trip.
Easter Sunrise Service Sunday, April 16th 6:30am
The service will be held outside in front of the church (weather permitting).
Easter Service Sunday, April 16th 10:00am
We will celebrate Easter with organ and trumpets - and a performance by our Children's Choir. There will be no Sunday School that day but extra activities will be available for the children during the service.
Practicing God-talk Sunday, April 23rd during coffee hour
We will focus on a mission about education in our community, using “Time To Resume Teaching Civics and Begin Teaching Media Literacy” by Bill Schubart posted on schubart.com on 2/13/17 and broadcast that week on VPR. “. . . if participatory democracy is to survive, we must get serious about the importance of civics and media literacy in the public-school curriculum.” A related biblical theme: “. . . you will know the truth and the truth will make you free.” (John 8:32). Read it at http://bit.ly/2nFRHwR. Copies will be available on the back table in the church sanctuary as you leave on April 16th and April 23rd.
Open Table Diner Friday, April 28th 5:30-7:00pm
Join us for a free community meal hosted by our Missions & Social Justice Committee. The menu will feature ham, scalloped potatoes, salad and dessert. Donations support the Hinesburg Food Shelf.
No Sunday School Sunday, April 29th
Movie Night Sunday, April 30th 6:00-8:30pm
Merchants of Doubt is a 2014 film that traces the use of public relations tactics developed by the tobacco industry to forestall appropriate governmental response to the risk of global climate change. The film will be facilitated by Betsy Hardy of Vermont Interfaith Power and Light. Dinner will be provided with gluten free options available. A time for discussion will take place after the screening.
10570 Route 116
Hinesburg, VT 05461
Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 12:00pm
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Sunday School is offered for children K-8 during the academic school year.
Nursery care is provided for children from birth through pre-K during Sunday service.
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