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Springfield Meetinghouse, vt

Unitarian Universalist

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Services Sundays at 10 am

Church year: Sunday after Labor Day through 2nd Sunday in June

All services on Zoom.  Selected services will also be outdoors, weather permitting.

Next Service - Sunday, 10 am, ET 

November 28: "Aware of N'dakina: Our Abenaki Homeland." with Charlie D. Megeso and Rev. Dr. Mellen Kennedy. We're exploring the theme this year of, "What makes You Come Alive?  Go Do It!".  Our guest this morning, Charlie Megeso, is an indigenous activist who has worked with the Nulhegan Coosuk and Alnobaiwi Councils. The Abenaki are the Native people of Vermont - N'dakina. For Charlie, connecting with his Abenaki heritage has made him come alive! He has been working for 35 years for tribal recognition and celebrating Abenaki culture. He is enthusiastic about showing folks who the Abenaki are today and including this in the N'dakina narrative. Charlie helped establish Alnôbaiwi.org, a nonprofit for cultural, traditional Abenaki Till then, Powidahozi  --- think and be very Happy!  Join us for coffee hour break out group discussion after the service.
 
Charlie D.-Megeso. Charlie is a Nulhegan-Coosuk Abenaki Citizen, a Vermont State recognized Tribe. He is a former member of the Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs and in 2010 helped secure passage of a law recognizing Original Peoples Tribes. He is a retired Chittenden County Assistant Judge, a BIPOC City of Burlington Board member, and also a member of the Alnôbaiwi Council Indigenous Research Center, dedicated to preserving Vermont Abenaki cultural heritage and traditions.
 

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Words and music by Lea Morris. Used with permission of the composer. Performed by the Meetinghouse Virtual Choir – July 2021.

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Upcoming Services, Sundays, 10 am

November 28: "Aware of N'dakina: Our Abenaki Homeland." with Charlie D. Megeso and Rev. Dr. Mellen Kennedy