The Unitarian Universalist Church in Springfield has been a voice for liberal religion for over 200 years.
We are a welcoming and supportive community for people of all ages. We value the open mind and encourage each person to question and develop their own faith. We love a warm heart and generous spirit. Together, we seek the creation of a more loving and just world, and aspire to live sustainably on the Earth.
“Bread and Roses, Too” Events
Based on the book by Vermont author Katherine Paterson.
Sponsored by Vermont Humanities Council, Springfield Town Library, Tree Farm Campground, Springfield Food Co-op, Community Asylum Seekers Project & Springfield Unitarian Universalist Congregation.
From the August Campfire Singalong at Tree Farm Campground
Free copies of the book are available on the harvest table in the church foyer.
September 26 at Springfield High School, Katherine Paterson, 6:30 pm. World-renowned children’s author, Vermont resident, and frequent Vermont Humanities Council presenter Katherine Paterson will speak about her work including her book, Bread and Roses, Too, the Vermont Reads book for 2018. The novel of historical fiction tells the story of the 1912 “Bread and Roses” strike in the Lawrence, Massachusetts textile mills through the eyes of an Italian-American girl and a runaway boy. Get a free copy of the book at the Springfield Town Library, and come hear Katherine at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, 9/26, at the Springfield High School. Talk sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council, hosted by the Springfield Town Library. More information: 802-885-3108
October 14 here at the UU Meeting House: Small group discussion on the Impact of the Textile Industry, 12 Noon.
The library will schedule additional “Bread and Roses, Too” programs later in the fall.