“Just Our Voices” Song Circle, Wednesday, November 14, 7 pm
Join us for a friendly, casual song circle. No instruments, just our voices enjoying the pleasures and stories of songs. Join in sharing a song or listen to others sharing a song; sing along or listen. A performance-free, non-judgmental space to join together for the pleasure of singing. (Please remember: voices only, no instruments.)
Coffeehouse: Milkhouse Heaters, Saturday, November 17, 7 pm
The Milkhouse Heaters are a husband and wife duo. Mike Sheehy plays guitar and harmonica and Jan Sheehy plays bass. Both sing. They have a vocal harmony style that has been compared to Emmylou Harris and Gram Parsons. Almost all songs are original. They played their first gig in 2010 and since then have played with Billy Bragg and Fred Eaglesmith. The Milkhouse Heaters have two songs on the Shoulder to the Plough CD which was recorded live at the Rockingham, VT Meeting House. The Shoulder to the Plough concert was put together by Flying Under the Radar and Vermont Festivals, LLC to benefit the farmers who were hard hit by Hurricane Irene. The concert was completely acoustic; no electricity, no PA and no lights. All proceeds from the CD continue to support the farmers. The Milkhouse Heaters have been playing in and around New England and are preparing to record their debut CD.
Free admission; Doors open at 6:45; music starts at 7 pm. You’ll be able to purchase snacks and beverages. All welcome!
Souper Sunday, November 18, After the Service
The Caring Committee is sponsoring Souper Sunday on October 14th. This is a time to gather after the Service and share soup and bread as well as conversation. Soup and bread will be $4
(no charge for visitors). Join us!
Friends on the Path Small Group, Sunday, November 18, 12 Noon
Join us after the Souper Sunday for a discussion on the topic of the service, “The Art of Radical Receiving: A Guide to Gratitude.”
DIY Holiday Cannabis Gifts
Be everyone’ s favorite gift-giver this year ! Come learn how to make a variety of cannabis -infused present s for everybody on your list. Using high-CBD hemp extract, we will learn the basics of cooking with cannabis and how to create relaxing herbal sugar cookies , peppermint hard candies , fizzy bath bombs , and a luxurious lotion. Participant s will help to make all gift s and get to take home their creations along with the recipes !
First Friday Film “RBG”: November 2, 7 pm
Directed and produced by award-winning filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen, “RBG” details the incredible life and legal legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to ever serve on the US Supreme Court.
Free admission and popcorn, doors open at 6:45; movie starts at 7 pm. All welcome!
Fall Cleanup, Saturday, November 3, 9 am-12 noon
The Building and Grounds Committee is planning a fall clean-up day for November 3rd, 9:00 – 12:00. There will be re-potting, raking, window washing and many other tasks. All are invited to come, bring your favorite rake, sponge or basket to put weeds in. Every task we complete helps make our church more welcoming.
Games & Crafts Night, Saturday, November 10, 6:30 pm
Bring your favorite craft – your knitting, crocheting, woodworking, coloring, painting, etc – and/or a game to this evening of fun and conversation.. We’ll also have games on hand to choose from. Hope to see you there!
Women’s Gathering for #MeToo Support, Sunday November 11, 12:30 to 2 pm
Many women are feeling upset and angry about the reality of sexual harassment, abuse and assault that are pervasive in our lives. If You would like to participate in a gathering with other women, to explore this subject, please join us. We’ll look particularly what emotional, mental and spiritual resources we can draw on for healing. The group will be facilitated by Rev. Mellen Kennedy and have clear ground rules to create a respectful environment. All women welcome. Open to the public.