“Doing God’s Work in the Neighborhood.”

The theme of this year’s stewardship invitation came about through the diligent prayer and discernment of this year’s creative stewardship team.  As we look toward 2017 and beyond, we at Christ Church are feeling even more compelled to continue serving our neighbors in ways that honor Christ’s mandate to love one another as Christ loves…

The Episcopal Church in Vermont 184th Annual Convention – “Love Heals”

Please keep the 46 parishes in our diocese in your prayers as they gather at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul on November 4 & 5 in fellowship, education and to conduct annual business.  The theme this year is “Love Heals.” Becca Stevens of Thistle Farm will be the keynote speaker. Thistle Farm is run…

“How to Manage Disruptive Behavior”

A workshop on how to deescalate disruptive behavior will be held at Christ Church on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00PM in the Parish Hall.  This is designed for church staff and volunteers who work as ushers, in the feeding ministries, or in the office. While we have few disruptive behavior incidents, we…

WorldCrafts Harvest Party

Sponsored by Capital Community Church, Saturday, November 12, 2017 from 6:00-8:00PM in the Taplin Auditorium. Discover authentic, handmade items from all over the globe at this ladies-only event. Enjoy international foods, win door prizes, and visit with friends in a no-pressure, casual atmosphere.

The Food Shelf Needs Donations!

Due to a large increase and need of local guests visiting our Food Shelf, the shelves themselves are nearly bare!  Please consider donating non-perishable foods – particularly proteins –  and bring your donations to church on Sunday.  This Sunday (10/23) is Youth In-Church Sunday and our children will cheerfully bring your offerings to the altar…

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BOB Drive (Bag of Basics) On October 30th

On October 30th immediately following the 10:00 AM Service, we will walk to Rite Aid Pharmacy to help our children select basic (unscented if possible) necessities for this year’s drive. Last year, we helped collect thousands of donated items that were then distributed to local nonprofit agencies.  Our first walk on October 16th was a…

Worship and Liturgy News & Events

Book Discussion: March by John Lewis  Beginning on October 23, 2016 the Sunday morning book study group will begin reading and studying the March trilogy by Rep. John R Lewis.  These books are a history of the American Civil Rights movement. We will discuss civil rights yesterday’s, today and tomorrow using other sources including Bible…

Social Justice Events and Opportunities:

Central Vermont Refugee Action Network is a newly formed group, dedicated to making our local communities welcoming, viable, and safe places for refugees to visit, work and live.  We work in cooperation with the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program. We have begun bringing groups of both newly arrived and established refugees living in the Burlington area…

Youth and Family News

BOB Drive (Bag of Basics) On October 30th immediately following the 10:00 AM Service, we will walk to Rite Aid Pharmacy to help our children select basic (unscented if possible) necessities for this year’s drive. Last year, we helped collect thousands of donated items that were then distributed to local nonprofit agencies.  Our first walk…

Upcoming Events

“Doing God’s Work in the Neighborhood.”  On October 2nd, we kicked off our fall stewardship drive entitled “Doing God’s Work in the Neighborhood.”  The theme of this year’s stewardship invitation came about through the diligent prayer and discernment of this year’s creative stewardship team.  As we look toward 2017 and beyond, we at Christ Church…

August 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm the Third Annual Hymn Sing:  The Worship Committee will sponsor the Christ Church Annual Hymn Sing on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 4:00PM in the Memorial Garden.  Marjorie Strong, Organist from Church of the Good Shepherd and Christ Church’s Nancy Smith will be our instrumentalists.  Summer potluck dinner to follow.  You’re invited to bring something to share for dinner. Come on out in fun and fellowship, singing joyfully in the summer afternoon air!