The United Church of Hinesburg, with roots in the American Baptist, United Church of Christ and United Methodist churches, welcomes visitors and participants from all faith backgrounds into our community. You do not need to be an official member of the congregation to attend services or volunteer with our social service programs.
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October 2017 Events
Sunday, October 1st ~ The Missions and Social Justice Committee is gathering to prepare some mouth-watering favorites for you: tourtiere (a French-Canadian meat pie) and a yummy relish to be served on the side. Small pies (serving 1-2) are available for $6 each and larger pies (serving 6-8) are available for $20. Please reserve your pie and help us pre-plan at: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C49ADAA29AAF49-missions . All proceeds will support the VT Foodbank (Hearts for Hunger #6 in May 2018). Pies will be available for pick up on Sunday, Oct. 8 (frozen) unless other arrangements are preferred. Thank you!
Sunday, October 1st - Sunday, November 12th ~ 5:00pm-7:30pm~ Our middle school (5:00-6:00pm) & high school (6:30-7:30pm) youth groups will meet with a shared meal in between.
Wednesday, October 4th & Wednesday, October 18th ~ 12:30pm - 2pm ~ Our knitting/crocheting group will meet in the Parish Hall to work on our projects together and enjoy some fellowship time. Bring your project, new or old, or simply bring yourself. All are welcome - including beginners!
Friday, October 6th ~ 6:00pm - 8:00pm We will share a dinner of pasta, garlic bread & fresh vegetables and then watch Trolls on the big screen in the Parish Hall. Bring a blanket, pillow, bean bag chair, etc. so you can watch the movie in comfort. We’ll provide the popcorn! This is a friend-friendly event so feel free to bring others along! Please RSVP at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C49ADAA29AAF49-sunday6 to help us with meal planning.
Saturday, October 7th ~ 8:00am - 12:00pm ~ The Trustees are hosting a Church-wide Work Day. There are many different jobs at the parsonage, parish hall and sanctuary for all ages and abilities. In order to help us plan for the size of our workforce, please RSVP if you are able to help at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49adaa29aaf49-churchwide1 or contact the church office.
Sunday, October 8th ~ 10:00am ~ Our annual Youth in Action service featuring our very own middle & high school youth.
Sunday, October 8th ~ 4:30pm - 7:30pm ~ Our Middle School & High School Youth Groups will have a joint outing to Get Air indoor trampoline park in Williston. We will meet at the Parish Hall at 4:30pm to carpool. If your child has not been to Get Air before, you must fill out their online waiver at https://vermont.getairmanagement.com/Waiver2.html prior to our departure from the church. The cost per child is $10. Please RSVP at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C49ADAA29AAF49-getair1.
Saturday, October 14th ~ 9:00am - 3:00pm ~ The VT Conference UCC's Fall Vitality event will explore growing a congregation's membership, ministry, financial stewardship, leadership and vision through community engagement and outreach. Keynote speaker, Tuomi Forrest, Executive VP of Parters for Sacred Spaces, offers technical advice and consultation to congregations of all faiths on the care and active community use of their historic religious buildings. Registration is $25/person. Register online at www.vtcucc.org/.
Sunday, October 15th ~ Put on your lederhosen and come to Churchtoberfest! Our worship service will celebrate the changing of the seasons with Vermont's own Inseldudler Bavarian band. The service begins at 10am and is followed by a lunch of brats, German fare and root beer at 11am. All are welcome! If you can provide a dish or beverage, please visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49adaa29aaf49-2ndannual to sign up or contact the church office.
Tuesday, October 17th ~ 7:30am - 5:30pm ~ The Parish Hall will become a shared work space for HinesburgHUB - a group of local work-at-home professionals, independent contractors and frequent travelers looking to share ideas and achieve their business and personal goals. More information and registration can be found at http://vermontcoworking.eventbrite.com.
Saturday, October 21st ~ 6pm - 7:30pm ~ This year's church-wide retreat at the Bishop Booth Conference Center in Burlington is entitled "Trees of the Bible" and will be led by Rev. Daniel Cooperrider of the Weybridge Congregational Church (UCC). Lunch will be provided along with ample time for group conversation, self-reflection, guided spiritual exercises and exploration of the well-kept trails, water front beaches and natural surroundings. The cost is $10 per person. Sign up at www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49adaa29aaf49-fall2.
Sunday, October 22nd ~ 11:15am ~ Practicing God-talk will meet to discuss Vermont's state-wide goal for each public school district (Local Education Agency) to work toward a “community school” concept. Sharonlee Trefry, whose work with school nurses includes working with LEAs on implementation of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model, will lead the session. This model is one way to connect community resources with schools to meet the needs of all students and their families. Learn more by typing “Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child” into your internet search bar. Printable materials are available by typing “Vermont’s WSCC Information” (4 pages) or “Creating a Whole Community” (7 pages) into the search bar. Save as much as you can of 20 minutes for the discussion. Copies of both will be available on the table at the back of the sanctuary as you leave on October 15th & October 22nd.
Saturday, October 28th ~ 5:00pm & 6:30pm ~ Don't miss our annual Chicken Pie Supper featuring chicken & biscuits, potatoes, squash, cole slaw, cranberry relish, homemade pies and beverages. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children aged 5-12 and children under 5 eat free. For reservations, call 482-2965.
PO Box 39
Hinesburg, VT 05461
10570 Route 116
Hinesburg, VT 05461
Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 12:00pm
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Sunday School is offered for children K-7 during the academic school year.
Nursery care is provided for children from birth through pre-K during the Sunday service.
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