North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church sent nine members on a recent mission tTrip to North Carolina. Chase Atkins, Clare Conner, Peter and Laurie Curler, Diane and Amanda Cousino, George and Linda Lucia, Pastor Rev. Kim Hornung-Marcy and Ted Marcy all drove to the site.
The Vergennes Knights of Columbus invites youngsters to come and compete in a “Bike Safety Rodeo” at St. Peters Church Parking lot on Saturday, May 18. Registration runs at 10 a.m. to noon, even if there is light rain.
Weekend of May 4-5
Weekend of May 4-5
A basket raffle will be held Saturday, May 11, at the Castleton American Legion, on Route 4A, in Bomoseen.
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Calendar of events, April 27-28
As Marion Sullivan describes the recent reunions that have been going on in her town, it becomes clear that Vergennes has a long history with The Fresh Air Fund.
Vermont Catholic Diocese
VERGENNES—The St. Peter’s Prayer Group always welcomes new members. The group meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the rectory.
The Annual Shrewsbury Mardi Gras will be held Saturday, April 27, at 7 p.m. The event is for the benefit of the town's Helping Hand Fund and is sponsored by the Shrewsbury Community Church.
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church will host a parish breakfast April 14, 8-10 a.m. The menu includes eggs, hot cakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, and more. Family and friends are welcome.
Vermont Chapter 4 of the Red Knights International Firefighters Motorcycle Club will sponsor a blessing of the bikes, Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m.
At least one Vermont church is growing despite a national trend of declining interest in religion. On Sunday, March 31, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Essex Alliance Church will hold Easter services at Patrick Gymnasium at the University of Vermont for the fourth year in a row.
The Raise the Roof Concert Series in Proctorsville kicks off with its first concert Sunday, March 31, with singer and keyboard player Jamie Ward. Ward will be joined by Sayon Camara of Guinea. The two talented musicians have collaborated before, blending Ward's jazzy bluesy style with Camara's vibrant drumming.
On Aug. 28, 2011, Gethsemane Episcopal Church in Proctorsville was listed off its foundation by the forces of Tropical Storm Irene. The parish hall was completely destroyed by the storm. After a Herculean effort by the church community, lead by Church Warden Mary Springer, the church was restored and a new parish center was constructed—just in time for Easter. The symbolism of the effort is not without notice among parishioners.
All are welcome and invited to attend an amazing musical performance on Sunday March 3 at 7 p.m. Accordionist Brent Buswell will delight people of all ages in a live performance at the Cavendish Baptist Church, located at 2258 Main St.in Cavendish.
Vergennes-area residents Tom Denecker, Mary Ann Castimore, and Dave Brooks unloaded over 600 of food at the Vergennes Area Food Shelf last week.