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First Baptist Church

This week, First Baptist Church of Bellows Falls welcomes Interim Pastor Eric Feustel from Antrim, N.H., for a Palm Sunday service.

Conventional worship service is at 10 a.m., adopted by espresso time. For extra data, like find out how to be part of a weekly bible research, contact the church at 802-463-3220. Choices and donations may be mailed to 9 Church Road, Bellows Falls, VT.

Immanuel Episcopal

Take part for Holy Week companies at Immanuel Episcopal Church starting on Palm Sunday, April 2, at 10 a.m. at 20 Church St. or by way of Zoom (e-mail

Maundy Thursday service, April 6, begins at 6 p.m. within the Chapel. Contributors will transfer in regards to the church correct to recreate the final supper that Jesus would have shared together with his disciples. Transferring to the surface church yard, individuals will briefly really feel as they’d have felt ready within the backyard for Jesus to be arrested. Lastly, the congregation strikes into the Sanctuary whereas the altar is stripped naked, leaving in darkness awaiting what’s to come back subsequent on Good Friday.

Good Friday service, April 7, Stations of the Cross, begins at 6 p.m. within the Sanctuary. The congregation will proceed through the Stations, taking time to pause at every with a quick studying. This highly effective service leaves many speechless, not wanting to complete the final studying, understanding the result that’s to be. Many ask to not be the one to have sure readings, leaving them in tears.

Easter Vigil is held on Saturday, April 8, at 6 p.m. to accommodate those that don’t want to rise early or keep up late. The service begins within the backyard with the brand new flame of life, then strikes into the Chapel because the congregation listens to the tales of our being. Every lesson is learn by these current, passing alongside if they want, below the sunshine of the candlelit Chapel. The congregation may also bless the water of baptism and share Eucharist, once more, shifting in regards to the church correct.

Holy Easter service, April 9, begins at 10 a.m. within the Sanctuary.

Throughout Eastertide, Immanuel shall be internet hosting a Bible research viewing the present, “The Chosen,” by the impartial movie studio, Angel Studios. “The Chosen” is an eight-part sequence based mostly on the lifetime of Jesus. This bible research will start with viewing half 1 with dialogue to observe. The bible research shall be held for eight Tuesdays beginning April 11 at 6 p.m. within the Chapel. Refreshments shall be served, together with popcorn.

St. Charles Catholic

The Mass schedule at St. Charles Catholic Church, 31 Cherry Hill St., is as follows: Wednesday by way of Friday at 9 a.m., Saturdays at 4 p.m., and Sundays at 9 a.m. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is obtainable each Saturday from 3 to three:30 p.m.

For extra data, contact the church or Father Agnel Samy at 802-463-3128 or, or go to the web site at


All Souls Church

This Sunday starting at 10 a.m., All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church at 29 South St. will deal with “I’m New Right here.” On this service the congregation will be taught in regards to the work of the ECDC in Brattleboro discovering new properties and new lives for folk coming from Afghanistan. Eduardo Melendez and Joe Wiah shall be talking. And the gathering will be taught the track “Paz y Libertad,” from Amiliah and Greg and visitor musicians.

This service shall be each in-person and on Zoom. Go to the web site at shortly earlier than 10 a.m. to affix by way of Zoom.

Brattleboro Space Jewish Neighborhood

Congregation Shir Heharim-BAJC at 151 Greenleaf Road will supply Yalla Chaverim Hebrew College throughout Passover, on Sunday, April 2, from 3 to five p.m. It will characteristic a Pre-Passover program with Speaking Arms Theatre. A Neighborhood Seder shall be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6.

For extra data go to the web site at

Centre Congregational

Centre Congregational Church, 193 Principal St., holds worship service at 10 a.m. each Sunday, and in addition on-line by way of the church web site.

This weekend’s Palm Sunday is a celebration of the return of Jesus to the town of Jerusalem. The Rev. Dr. Scott Couper will preach a sermon entitled “Open the Gates of Righteousness.” Jennifer Ambler will greet the congregation and skim the scriptures for the morning that are Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29, and Matthew 2:1-11. Later within the service she’s going to lead the Prayers of the Individuals. Lisa Keller will supply the Kids’s Message. The youngsters will lead the Procession of the Palms in step with the theme of Jesus’ fateful entry into Jerusalem. Communion shall be served.

The music for the morning contains favourite Palm Sunday hymns – “All Glory Laud and Honor,” “Hosanna, Loud Hosanna,” and “Experience On! Experience On In Majesty!” Mary Might, the church organist, may also supply the next celebrative music – “Anthem of Pleasure” by Henry Purcell, “Experience On, King Jesus” a religious, and a “Toccata within the Model of Scarlatti.”

Actions throughout the week:

Monday: Sermon Dialogue Group at 4 p.m., Christian Theology at 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Dharma night at 7 p.m. within the Brattleboro Zen Middle, Centre Church (third ground).

Wednesday: Centered Yoga at 4 p.m. within the Chapel, Contemplative Prayer at 5 p.m. within the Chapel.

Thursday: Quilting Ministry at 1 p.m. on the residence of Carlene McCarty, Ladies’s Spirit Guide Group at 4:30 p.m. within the Heritage Room.

Sunday Spirit Guide Group, April 2 and 9 at 9 a.m. within the Heritage Room.

For extra details about applications and actions, name the church workplace at 802-254-4730 on any weekday, or e-mail, go to the church web site at or on Fb at Https://

First Baptist/First United Methodist

Everyone seems to be invited to worship this Sunday with the Beloved Neighborhood; a Middle for Story, Spirit & Justice. The web site is First Baptist and First United Methodist share worship service each Sunday at 18 City Crier Drive, with the Revs. Suzanne Andrews and Ralph Howe presiding. The service begins at 10:30 a.m., with bulletins, mission moments and a sharing of the peace. Holy Communion is obtainable every Sunday.

This Sunday will characteristic a Palm Sunday celebration as parishioners wave contemporary palm fronds and exclaim, “Halleluiahs!” and keep in mind Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. Native jazz artist Dan DeWalt will play music on the Estey pipe organ and the Grand Piano.

For Thought & Prayer: “Religion isn’t about asking God to cease the storm. Religion is about trusting God that will help you by way of the Storm. Simply imagine.” ( Amen.

Bulletins: Maundy Thursday Service on April 6 at 5 p.m. on the church. The congregation will reenact the Final Supper with readings from the New Testomony. Easter Dawn Service shall be held outside on the church at 6 a.m. And the common Easter service shall be held within the Sanctuary at 10:30 a.m. Bible Research is obtainable each Thursday at 5 p.m. with a home made dinner and dessert, adopted by the research of the Guide of Luke from 6 to 7 p.m.

Free Workshops are supplied each Saturday. Pastor Sue teaches a Newbies’ Sacred Dance Class and a Light Stretching Train Class from 11 a.m. to midday. All ages welcome. A free lunch will observe. Then Pastor(s) Ralph and Ingrid’s Workshop will deal with Mahatma Gandhi’s understanding of Non-Violence at 12:30 p.m. All lessons are an all-levels alternative and shall be held on the church.

Keep in mind to convey non-perishable meals, child objects, and hygiene merchandise for the homeless. In case you want a journey, name the church workplace at 802-254-1234.

First Church of Christ, Scientist

First Church of Christ, Scientist gives worship companies in particular person each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. A Wednesday testimony assembly is held at 7:30 p.m. For extra data, go to

First Congregational Church

Come have a good time the opening of Holy Week with a Palm Sunday service this Sunday at 11 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 880 Western Ave. Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, cheered by crowds laying palm branches earlier than him, however leads in the direction of the arrest and crucifixion that’s remembered on Good Friday. This distinction between pleasure and sorrow would be the focus of the service led by the Rev. Jeremy Kirk. The service will embody a youngsters’s parade in addition to interactive readings and hymns. There shall be a particular musical efficiency by Ruth Chamberlin on flute, accompanied by Lisa Provatas on piano.

The church may also host a particular Maundy Thursday union service on Thursday at 6 p.m., co-led by Reverend Kirk and the Rev. Scott Couper of Centre Congregational Church. A union service for Good Friday shall be held at Guilford Neighborhood Church on Friday at 6 p.m.

Reverend Kirk’s workplace hours are Wednesday, 10 a.m. to midday and by appointment. The church workplace is open Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact the church at or 802-254-9767.

Perception Meditation Middle

The Vermont Perception Meditation Middle gives hybrid meditations on Zoom or in particular person on the Vermont Perception Meditation Corridor at 11 College Manner.

Upcoming schedule: First Saturday Meditation & Dialog, 9 to 10:30 a.m. (Zoom solely); Sunday Meditation and Discuss with Susan Dreyer Leon, 10 a.m. to midday (hybrid); Monday by way of Thursday Morning Meditation, 7 to 7:45 a.m. (on Zoom and in particular person); Tuesday Night Meditation: 6:30 to 7:30 pm (Zoom solely); Friday Morning Group Consciousness Follow, 7 to eight a.m. (Zoom solely); Friday Night Meditations, 5:30 to six:30 p.m. (Zoom solely).

Search for programs and retreats posted on the web site, together with the upcoming retreat on April 8, Fundamental Goodness. Go to or contact Drew Kovach at 802-257-1213.


The West Brattleboro Quaker Worship Group meets for unprogrammed worship, each in particular person and on Zoom, Sundays at 10 a.m. In-person worship is indoors on the Brattleboro Space Jewish Neighborhood, 151 Greenleaf St. To hitch by way of Zoom, e-mail for extra data.

St. Michael’s Episcopal

This Sunday is Palm Sunday, the start of Holy Week. At 10 a.m. there shall be a musical parade by way of the Bradley Avenue neighborhood, and the congregation will enter St. Michael’s Episcopal Church at 10:15 for the Palm Sunday service. The particular Holy Week companies of Tenebrae at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m., Good Friday at 7 p.m., Easter Vigil at 5:15 a.m. on Easter Sunday, and Competition Holy Eucharist at 10:15 a.m. on Easter Sunday shall be livestreamed, and the Evening Watch from 8 p.m. Thursday to five a.m. Friday shall be on Zoom.

There may also be Eucharist at midday within the Mary Magdalene chapel of St. Michael’s on Monday by way of Thursday throughout Holy Week. The congregation will collect at midday within the chapel for studying elements of the Ardour in accordance with Luke, a easy Eucharist, and silence.

Holy Week & Easter Companies:

Palm Sunday, April 2: 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist; 10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist & Procession with Palms.

Wednesday, April 5: 7 p.m. Tenebrae Service.

Maundy Thursday, April 6: 6 p.m. Dinner within the Undercroft, adopted by 7 p.m. gathering within the church for foot washing and Holy Eucharist; 8 p.m. to midnight, Evening Watch.

Good Friday, April 7: Good Friday liturgy at midday; 7 p.m. Good Friday liturgy with music and veneration of the cross.

Holy Saturday, April 8: 9 to 9:20 a.m., a quick, casual service of scripture and prayers within the church.

Easter Sunday, April 9: 5:15 a.m. The Nice Vigil of Easter; 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist; 10:15 a.m. Competition Holy Eucharist.

Weekday companies:

Monday by way of Friday, 8 to eight:30 a.m., Morning Prayer on Zoom every week day, and on Tuesday and Wednesday within the Mary Magdalen Chapel additionally.

Wednesdays, Breakfast with the Psalms, at The Works on Principal Road from 8:30 to 10 a.m.; Centering Prayer service within the Chapel, from 11:30 to 11:55 a.m.; a 30-minute liturgy of scripture, prayer, reflection on the saint of the day, and Eucharist within the Chapel, midday to 12:30 p.m.,

Thursdays, Contemplative Service within the Chapel and on Zoom, 5:30 p.m.

Saturdays, Centering Prayer within the Chapel, 8 a.m.

Hyperlinks to the month-to-month e-newsletter, The Guardian, in addition to bulletins for the companies and to the livestream by way of Vimeo are on the church web site, Contact the church workplace, open 8 a.m. to midday Tuesday by way of Friday, by calling 802-254-6048, ext 104 or by emailing

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church

Saint Michael Roman Catholic Church, 47 Walnut St., gives weekend Mass on Saturdays at 4 p.m. (additionally livestreamed, ch. 1078) and Sundays at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. There’s a espresso social after the ten:30 a.m. Mass on Sundays. Father Henry Furman is the Pastor and Father Gregory Caldwell is the Parochial Vicar.

On Holy Monday and Holy Tuesday there shall be morning prayer at 8 a.m., the rosary at 4:45 p.m., Holy Mass at 5:15 p.m., night prayer and confessions following Mass. On Holy Wednesday morning prayer shall be at 8 a.m., rosary at 8:15 a.m. and Holy Mass at 8:45 a.m. Night prayer shall be at 4:30 p.m.

Schedule for the Sacred Triduum:

Holy Thursday: Morning prayer at 8 a.m., Catechism by way of Zoom at 9 a.m., Rosary at 6:30 p.m., Holy Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7 p.m. Confessions and adoration following.

Friday of the Ardour of the Lord: Morning prayer at 8 a.m., Rosary at 2:30 p.m., Celebration of the Ardour of the Lord at 3 p.m. (Studying of the Ardour from the Gospel, Veneration of the Cross, Common Prayers of the Trustworthy, and Holy Communion), confessions following, Divine Mercy Novena and Chaplet following Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m., confessions following.

Holy Saturday: Morning prayer at 11 a.m., Rosary at 11:15 a.m., confessions from 11 a.m to midday, Divine Mercy Novena and Chaplet at 3 p.m., Night prayer at 5 p.m., Easter Vigil Mass at 8 p.m., reception following Holy Mass.

Easter Sunday: Holy Lots at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. reception following 10:30 Mass), Morning prayer at 9 a.m., Divine Mercy Novena and Chaplet at 3 p.m., Night prayer at 5 p.m., Rosary Prayer Stroll ay 5:15 p.m.

For extra data, name 802-257-5101 or e-mail

Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA) at 161 Western Ave. will maintain Holy Week Worship from Palm Sunday (9:30 a.m.) to Good Friday, with the message, ‘Ache and Anger,’ stay streamed on the Fb web page. Upcoming schedule: Wednesday, 7 p.m. A.A (ladies) and N.A.; Thursday, 9 a.m. tai chi and 10:15 a.m. choir; Saturday, 9 a.m. meditation.


Baptist Church

East Dover Baptist Church, 34 Dover Hill Street, welcomes everybody to worship service this Sunday, starting at 9:30 a.m. The church additionally gives a simulcast of the service. For extra data, go to or name 802-348-6366.

West Dover Congregational Church

All are welcome to Sunday Companies at 9 a.m. at West Dover Congregational Church, 104 Route 100, or be part of livestream at .

Instantly after the service there’s a espresso hour and bible research.

For extra data, go to the web site at or name 802-464-1195.


Congregational Church

Dummerston Congregational Church, UCC will collect for Palm Sunday worship on Sunday at 10 a.m. That is the start of Holy Week with the observance of Palm Sunday. Scouts from Scouts BSA Troop 405 will take part for worship this present day. Kids and youth will collect for worship within the sanctuary after which head downstairs for Sunday College led by Billie Slade. Refreshments shall be served. On Thursday, April 6, the congregation may have a Maundy Thursday potluck dinner beginning at 6 p.m. adopted by a service of tenebrae at 6:45 p.m. On Good Friday, April 7, the congregation will be part of some sister UCC church buildings in a service on the Guilford Neighborhood Church at 6 p.m. On Saturday, April 8, the Second Annual Winnie Vogt Memorial Easter Egg Hunt shall be held in Dummerston Middle beginning at 9 a.m.


Neighborhood Church

Neighborhood Church, 55 Principal St., gives digital worship companies by way of Zoom. Go to or on Fb (The Grafton Church).


Neighborhood Church

Take part with Guilford Neighborhood Church for in-person worship and streaming stay at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

Holy Week schedule: 

April 6, Maundy Thursday Tenebrae at 5:30 p.m. in Zeller Corridor. A easy meal, music and tales in regards to the final evening of Jesus’ life. RSVP requested by April 3 at or 802-257-0994.

April 7, Good Friday, beginning at midday within the sanctuary for personal prayer. At 6 p.m. within the sanctuary there shall be a Union Service with Centre Congregational Church, Dummerston Church, First Congregational Church of West Brattleboro and Westminster West.

April 9, Easter Sunday, 6:30 a.m. out by our fireplace pit (climate allowing). Take part to greet the morning and listen to the story of the ladies on the tomb. Instantly following the dawn service in Zeller Corridor, everyone seems to be invited to affix in for a particular Easter morning pancake breakfast fellowship. At 10 a.m. within the sanctuary, the congregation will worship and rejoice collectively within the risen Christ with our conventional singing of the Hallelujah Refrain


Neighborhood Church

Jamaica Neighborhood Church, positioned within the “Coronary heart of the Village,” welcomes all on Sunday at 11 a.m.

To fulfill with Pastor Pete, name the church (802-874-7109) or his home (802-874-4181) or e-mail him at to schedule an appointment. His workplace hours are Tuesday from 10 a.m. to midday and Wednesday from 1 to three p.m. Donations to the Wardsboro/Jamaica Meals Pantry could also be left contained in the entrance door within the giant basket throughout these hours.


First Congregational

First Congregational Church of Newfane, UCC shall be open for worship on Ardour Sunday, April 2, the Sixth Sunday of Lent. The service shall be recorded and audio hyperlinks shall be out there at

Pastor Matt Deen will lead worship with a mirrored image titled, “The thousand cuts of grief.” The scripture studying is from Matthew 27: 11-14, 24-31, 45-50. Hymns for the service are “All Glory, Laud, and Honor” and “Raise Excessive the Cross.” The Prelude “Meditation on the Cross” shall be performed by Martha LaMoria and Mike Kelly in an organ / piano duet. The Offertory “Rejoice and Sing, ‘Hosanna to the King’ ” by Lloyd Larson shall be sung by the choir. The Postlude “Mighty to Save” by Fielding & Morgan shall be performed by Music Director Mike Kelly.

The mission for April is Afghan Refugee Household Help.

Calendar: On Monday, Al-Anon meets at 7 p.m. in Fellowship Corridor. Tuesday at 4 p.m., Sew What’s shall be stitching in Fellowship Corridor. Bell and choir apply this week shall be held on Wednesday starting at 6:15 p.m. and seven:30 p.m. respectively. On Thursday morning, the Males’s Espresso Group will meet at 10 a.m., and on Thursday night at 7 p.m., the Maundy Thursday service will start.

For extra data or to depart messages, name the church workplace at 802-365-4079. Workplace hours are Monday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to three p.m., and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.



Take part for worship and gathering at Putney Mates Assembly, 17 Bellows Falls Street, each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (hybrid). Thursday 6 p.m. on-line. Childcare offered for Sunday 10:30 a.m. worship. Assembly for Worship for Enterprise month-to-month each third Sunday at midday. Contact for on-line hyperlinks. Handicapped accessible.

For extra data, go to


Neighborhood Church

The Townshend Church meets each Sunday at 10 a.m. Everyone seems to be invited to affix in on Easter morning, April 9, because the congregation celebrates the risen Christ, adopted by a free brunch at 11 a.m. Pastor Don Hashem leads the service and his spouse Carmen leads the music. The church within the nation the place the distinction is well worth the distance.


St. John’s Episcopal

Everyone seems to be welcome to affix in for Sunday companies at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 26 Elm St., or by way of Zoom at 10 a.m. The congregation is at present led by long-term provide priest, Pastor Dan Wilfrid. There shall be espresso and treats within the Parish Corridor at 11 a.m. For more information and zoom hyperlink go to the web site: or name 603-756-4533 (messages answered asap).

Walpole Unitarian

The Walpole Unitarian Church gives Sunday companies for these absolutely vaccinated. Service begins at 10 a.m. led by the Rev. Elaine Bomford, the church’s affiliate minister, and different clergy and lay leaders. The church is positioned on the nook of Principal and Union streets. The congregation embraces religious exploration, social justice and look after one another and the planet.

The church plans to proceed a modified Zoom ingredient to the service as expertise permits. Go to


First Congregational Church

Everyone seems to be invited to Holy Week companies on the First Congregational Church of Westminster, 3470 US Route 5. The brand new pastor, Wealthy O’Donnell, will lead in worship.

On Palm Sunday there shall be a particular worship at 10 a.m. Palms shall be given out and a musical presentation of Through Dolorosa (Latin for “Sorrowful Manner” or “Manner of Struggling”) is a route by way of the Previous Metropolis of Jerusalem that’s believed to be the trail Jesus walked to his crucifixion.

On Maundy Thursday at 5:30 p.m., there shall be a easy meal of soup and bread across the desk adopted by communion. At 6:30 p.m. there shall be a brief service within the sanctuary. 

On Good Friday, take part for music and meditation from midday to 3pm to commemorate the three hours of Christ’s struggling on the cross. There shall be a Good Friday service at 5:30 p.m.

On Easter Sunday, April 9 at 6:19 a.m., there shall be a dawn service at Kurn Hattin Properties in entrance of the Mayo constructing with a view of the Connecticut River Valley at dawn. Gown for the climate. Afterwards there shall be an Easter breakfast within the church fellowship corridor at 7 a.m. RSVP for the breakfast at 802-518-0321. At 10 a.m. there shall be a particular Easter service within the sanctuary full with songs, celebrations and flowers.


Yoked Parish

Worship companies of the Wardsboro Yoked Parish are being held at Baptist Church at 101 Cross Street. Service every Sunday begins at 9 a.m. and can proceed by way of Sunday, Might 28. Communion is served on the primary Sunday of every month.


Baptist Church

There shall be a Good Friday Service on the Wilmington Baptist Church, 8 North Principal St., starting at 6 p.m. on April 7. Becoming a member of in shall be Rick Gramlin, Bob McIntyre, Dallas Berard and Marie Finnegan. They are going to be talking in regards to the remaining sayings of Jesus whereas on the cross at Calvary. Additionally becoming a member of in shall be Jan Durfey, Linda Farrington, Linda Sherman, John and Liz Wheeler. For data name 802-368-2205.

There shall be a Dawn Service on City Hill in Whitingham on Easter morning, April 9, at 7 a.m. Espresso shall be out there. Easter companies shall be held as traditional at Jacksonville Neighborhood Church at 9:15 a.m. and Wilmington Baptist Church at 11 a.m.

St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s within the Mountains Episcopal Church, 113 East Principal St., holds companies at 10 a.m. each Sunday in particular person and on Zoom. Parking is on the market behind the church. There shall be espresso and refreshments after the service. For a Zoom hyperlink to the Sunday Service, go to and click on on the hyperlink, “Be a part of Our Service Just about.” Hyperlinks to hymnals and different supplies used throughout the service are close to the Zoom hyperlink.

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