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.
7th annual Hearts for Hunger 5K & 1K Fun Run/Walk
Champlain Valley Union High School
Saturday, May 18th, 2019
Start times: 9:00am - 1K, 9:15am - 5K Walk, 9:30am - 5K Run
Hearts for Hunger supports the Vermont Foodbank Backpack Program, providing meals for Vermont youth at times when discounted or free school meals are not available. To date, this event alone has raised close to $40,000 for this valuable program, which means children across the state are able to focus on learning, with full bellies! We hope you will join us in what promises to be another fun event!
Register at: https://heartsforhunger5k.redpodium.com/2019
April 2019 Events
Wednesday, April 3rd & Wednesday, April 17th ~ 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!
Thursday, April 4th & Thursday, April 11th ~ 3:00pm-4:00pm ~ Our 5-week Lenten Study Group concludes. We will use Gifts of the Dark Wood by Eric Elnes as our guide as we explore how God is present during difficult times. This book offers a look at the blessings and new perspectives gained during life’s more difficult times. Themes of loss, uncertainty, emptiness, and feeling invisible are approached as places where God is most present.
Sunday, April 7th ~ 10:00am ~ Children's Sunday; Guest speaker - David Radcliff, Director of the New Community Project.
Saturday, April 13th ~ 7:00-9:00pm ~ Music & More fundraiser at NRG (110 Riggs Road, Hinesburg); Please join us for a fun and entertaining evening with talented local youth performing musical numbers, poetry, skits and more! Donations will be accepted at the door. This event will raise money for HYP’s service trip to H.O.M.E. Inc. in Orland, ME in June. HYP will also be donating a portion of the Music & More proceeds to Project HOePpnEr, a local organization increasing awareness around the catastrophe that is teen suicide and offering courage for teens to say "I need help" and for their loved ones to hear.
Saturday, April 13th ~ 7:30pm ~ Social Band spring concert "Mother Root: Songs of Source and Sustenance" in the sanctuary. Admission is $15 in advance, $18 the day of concert. Tickets are available online (no fees) at https://socialband-spring19.eventbrite.com and at the door.
Sunday, April 14th ~ 10am ~ Palm Sunday service; Children's Choir performance; One Room Schoolhouse Sunday School – assembling Easter Baskets for home-bound and elderly members of the congregation. If you are interested in donating fruit of chocolates to fill these baskets, please visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C49ADAA29AAF49-easter3.
Sunday, April 14th ~ 11:15am ~ Information and Update meeting to explore the UMC General Conference decision in greater detail, its possible implications, and what some UMC churches are doing in a response to the decision. There will also be time to share feelings and insights in the group and ask questions about what this decision means for us at UCH. All are welcome to attend.
Thursday, April 18th ~ 7:00pm ~ Service of Tenebrae and communion (simple dinner begins at 6:00pm in the Parish Hall)
Friday, April 19th ~ 3:00pm ~ Ecumenical Good Friday service at UCH
Sunday, April 21st ~ 6:00am ~ Easter Sunrise service in front of the church (inside if inclement weather)
Sunday, April 21st ~ 10:00am ~ Easter Sunday service; No Sunday School
Friday, April 26th ~ 5:30-7:00pm ~ Open Table Diner free community dinner hosted by the Boy Scouts.
Sunday, April 28th ~ No Sunday School; Nursery care will be provided for children ages 0-preK in the Parish Hall from the beginning of the service.
PO Box 39
Hinesburg, VT 05461
10570 Route 116
Hinesburg, VT 05461
Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 12:00pm
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Fall 2018 - Youth groups meet each Sunday October 14th - November 11th. The middle school meetings (grades 5-7) are from 5:00pm - 6:30pm and the high school meetings (grades 8-12) are 6:00pm - 7:30pm. An overlapping dinner from 6:00pm - 6:30pm is designed to gather everyone for fellowship.
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.
We are a "Safe Church".