35 Church Street, Barre, VT 05641, US

802.476.3065

An Open and Affirming church for all god's people

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Whoever you are and wherever you are on life's journey, 

you are welcome here!

Welcome!

 We're glad you're here! We hope you'll take a moment to look around and learn more about who we are and what we do. 


Worship is held on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., and all are most welcome to join us. 

We Hope to see you soon!

Watch Our Most Recent Sunday Service Here

Announcements

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Fourth Sunday Forum

Our next Fourth Sunday Forum will be held on November 24th. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us! The forum is an opportunity to gather for conversation and prayer about this transition time, and to discuss ways in which the congregation can begin to prepare for a new pastor and a new era in the life of this church.

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Advent Potluck

Join us for a Thanksgiving-themed potluck after worship on Sunday, December 8th. Come and enjoy food, fellowship, and fun! beginning this week there will be sign-up sheets in the Narthex for those who would like to bring something to share. All are welcome even if you don't have time to make a special dish- there is always more than enough food to go around! 

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This year we will once again be sponsoring the Gobble Wobble Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. The race will kick off at 9:30 a.m. at the Barre Town Municipal Building. 


Participants may register online at  https://runsignup.com/Race/VT/Barre/BCCGobbleWobble. Registration plus a t-shirt costs $30 and registration without the t-shirt costs $20. Online registration ends at midnight on November 20th. Participants can register in person on the day of the race for $30 (t-shirt not included). All ages are invited to attend and strollers and leashed dogs are very welcome. Prizes will be awarded for the overall male and female winners, and for the male and female winners in each age group. We hope to see you there!  

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Chancel Choir & Bell Choir

Our choir season has begun!

Our rehearsal schedule this year is:

Thursdays 6:15 pm Chancel Choir (our vocal choir)
Thursdays 7:30 pm Chancel Bell Ringers (our bell choir)
Sundays 9:00 am warm-up and preparation for worship for the Chancel Choir
Sundays 8:30 am warm-up and preparation for the Chancel Bell Ringers (only on Sundays when ringing in Worship)

All are welcome to come and be part of the music program here at Barre Congregational Church! Please contact Eric Tuper-Giles, BCC Music Director at  (802) 369-9205 or by email for more information.

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Church School

Church school has begun! This year, Pastor Carl Hilton VanOsdall (of the First Presbyterian Church) and our Church School Director, Hollie Friot, will be developing a program for 4th to 6th graders. And if you have a 7th through high school student interested in community service and mission opportunities, please reach out to us for information about a possible joint youth group. 

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