The science fiction writer, Octavia Butler, once wrote a note to herself with the lines, “So be it! See to it!” She and other science fiction writers draw on the power of imagination to create new worlds and new visions. We, too, draw on our … read more.
“A Shift in the Wind”
250 years ago, the Rev. John Murray preached his first Universalist sermon in North America due to a shift in the wind that prevented him from moving on. He would go on to found Universalism as a denomination in America. … read more.
“Listening with the Whole Self”
Terry Tempest Williams asks, “Can we listen with our whole beings, not just our minds, and offer our attention rather than our opinion?” What does it mean to listen with our whole beings? What parts of ourselves need to be … read more.
“Reflection and Renewal”
As the seasons change and, in the Jewish tradition, a new year begins, we explore the practice of self-reflection and invite a spirit of renewal into our lives. We will also commission the 2020-2021 Lay Pastoral Care Ministry team during the service.
Hints for Children, Family Members and Other Congregants
People of all ages belong in our faith community. When we worship together it can be an enriching experience for all. We want every person to feel welcome, comfortable, loved, and respected within our … read more.
On Sunday, April 3, we, the members and friends of the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, will gather to officially install the Rev. Joan Javier-Duval as our minister.
We called Joan to be our minister last spring and she joyfully accepted! Throughout the past year … read more.
Please plan to help celebrate 150 Years of our Church’s Presence in Montpelier by attending one or more of the following events:
January 24, 2016- “Dedicating Ourselves for Another 150 Years,” Rev. Joan Javier-Duval and the 150th Anniversary Committee, marking the 150th anniversary of the dedication … read more.