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Dalai Lama makes visit to Vermont By Lou Varricchio
MIDDLEBURY — More than 2,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members gathered on the Middlebury College campus Oct. 12-13 to catch a glimpse of the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama is the head monk of the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. The 77-yearold Tibetan holy man made two appearances at the college’s Nelson Arena. The popular Buddhist holy man was on campus to present two talks titled, “Finding Common Ground: Ethics for a Whole World”. It was the Buddhist’s third visit to the campus. Born Lhamo Dondrub in 1935, the 14th Dalai Lama was clad in a maroon monk’s robe for most of his visit. He was in good spirits although his English was clipped and difficult to understand; his patient, multilingual translator— Thupten Jinpa—was at his side to help him with difficult American phrases and spiritual pronunciamentoes. On campus, the aging holy man was greeted by college President Ron Liebowitz and Rev. Laurel E. Jordan, the college chaplain. The Dalai Lama also met with U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) Oct. 13. The Nobel Peace Prize winner ’s on-campus message was summed up through one quote repeated during both days of his visit: ”Compassion is a sign of strength, a sign of confidence, and anger is a sign of weakness. Tolerance and forgiveness—these are the signs of strength.” Students applauded when the Dalai Lama— who believes he is an ancient, reincarnated bodhisattva—sported a Middlebury College-logo sun visor during part of his first talk. See DALAI LAMA, page 7
Castle Hill Resort tops in Ludlow chili cook-off By Glenn Heitsmith
email@example.com LUDLOW — Alphonse Harris proved that “The Fonz Rules” and earned top accolades at the 22nd Annual Rotary Chili Cook Off last weekend. The Castle Hill Resort chef ’s creation blasted competitors with both barrels, taking home People’s Choice “First Prize” and Judge’s Choice “Best in Show” awards. “Chef Fonz Castle Hill Resort Chili,” received 105 votes, nearly twice as many as second place finisher “Loco Bueno,” which got 57 votes. “Loco Bueno,” created by Ian Bruso and John Foreman, also was took home the Judge’s Choice “Team Spirit” award. Harris Family Chili, cooked by Rotarian Tom Harris, garnered 52 votes from the tasting public, for a strong third place showing. Harris is not related to Chef Fonz, who hails from St. John, USVI and has cooked at Castle Hill for as long as anyone can remember. The Judge’s Choice “Spiciest” award went to “Mr. Darcy’s Bar and Grill,” an event newcomer and Ludlow’s newest restaurant. This year ’s chili cook-off judges were Richard Harrison, LFD Chief (Ret.) of Ludlow, Cavendish Elementary School Principal George Thompson and Richard North, Black River Valley Senior Center executive director, of Tyson (Plymouth). See CHILI, page 7
Alphonse Harris proved that “The Fonz Rules” and earned top accolades at the 22nd Annual Rotary Chili Cook Off last weekend. The Castle Hill Resort chef’s creation blasted competitors with both barrels, taking home People’s Choice “First Prize” and Judge’s Choice “Best in Show” awards. Photo by Don Dill
SHS Empty Bowl Dinner raises funds for food shelf By Lou Varricchio
firstname.lastname@example.org SPRINGFIELD — Springfield High School Arts Academy and River Valley Technical Center Culinary Program will present the Fifth Annual Empty Bowl Dinner, Nov. 7, 5-7 p.m. in the Springfield High School Cafeteria. The dinner menu includes soup, salad, bread and beverage. Prices are $7 for the meal alone and $20 for the meal with a handcrafted ceramic bowl. An art exhibit, musical serenade, pottery and craft sale, dessert bar, held at 7 p.m., includes the SHS the Chorus, Madrigal singers, convert band, and wind ensemble in the auditorium. All proceeds will benefit the Springfield Family Center Food Shelf and the Springfield Art and Historical Society.
Kelsi Howard. a junior at SHS, helped craft handmade bowls for the SHS and River Valley Tech Empty Bowl Dinner. Photo provided
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CHIANTI One year old. Spayed Female. Domestic Short Hair Dilute Tortoiseshell. I am quiet little girl who just might steal your heart. I arrived as a stray on Sept. 18. I love getting my head scratched and oh, boy, under my chin as well. My favorite spot here is a comfy box with a soft blanket. This is the life and I can’t say I’ve ever had that before. I am currently living with several other cats and we all get along just fine so I just might get along well with the cats in your house.
WHISKERS Nine year old. Neutered Male. Domestic Short Hair Black & White. I am a sweet fella who arrived at the shelter after my previous owners had a baby and things became quite busy for them. I grew up in a home with children so I would blend in well with a home with folks of any age. I have never lived with any other cats before but I have been living with other cats here and we seem to be doing just fine. If you are looking for a new sidekick I am that kind of guy. I would really enjoy being by your side. Beth Saradarian Rutland County Humane Society 765 Stevens Rd., Pittsford 802-483-6700 www.rchsvt.org
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News from the Poultney High School email@example.com POULTNEY—If you were unable to make it to the Stand Up to Cancer Walk Sunday, October 14, please consider making a donation in memory of 47 year-old John Davenport. For further information, call 802-2875861 or visit www.facebook.com/PHSSU2C or standup2cancer.org Homecoming reminder: the semi-formal homecoming dance will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, from 7-9:30 p.m.—the cost is $10 per person and $15 per couple. Please sign up out-of-school guests in the main office. Guidance: PSAT will be held at PHS on Saturday, Oct. 20, 7:45 a.m., with a fee of $14. Please sign up in the guidance office. Seniors please complete and return the diploma form to guidance by Friday, Oct. 26. Interact Club: The Interact Club, formerly known as the S.M.I.L.E. club, wants you to join this club for community service to help others, help yourselves, and add to your PDCs (Personal Development Collections), a graduation requirement. Meetings are held on Wednesdays in the PHS library from 7:20 a.m. until 7:50 a.m. Why should you join? Delaney Chartier said, “Because it’s cool to serve your community.” See Delaney for more information. NHS Bake Sale: The National Honor Society will be
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From the editor
Freedom for security
he next time you—as a school board member, school administrator, teacher or parent—think that requiring students to wear microchip-embedded I.D. cards is a good idea to control behavior, think about wearing one yourself. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read a recent, somewhat obscure Associated Press story about a school district in Texas that said it wants to require students to wear microchip-embedded I.D. cards. As many as 112 schools in the Northside Independent School District of Texas—affecting as many as 100,000 students—may adopt this outrageous misuse of electronic technology; a technology that’s akin to using a napalm bomb to eradicate a termite mound. What happened to the liberty and freedom so valued by Texans? Remember the Alamo? Good intentioned or not, this is a creepy totalitarian idea that should shock and repel all of us. Last week, students at John Jay High School and Anson Jones Middle School in the liberal City of San Antonio were supposed to show up for class with their photo I.D. cards inserted with radio-frequency identification—or RFID—chips to track their location. A few students objected and their voices were heard; they got the attention of one national news outlet. But why would any educated administrator, conscientious teacher, or semi-engaged parent permit such an Hitlerian method of control? The Texas educators who came up with this idea said it was the only way they could think of that would combat rampant truancy in the district. Of course, the underlying concern isn’t really about why students are skipping school; the real reason for “tagging” these mostly minority students is because ongoing truancy will mean reduced school funding. It always comes down to money. Would you sell your liberty for $2 million? That’s essentially what the Northside Independent School District is doing. It will get $2 million in state funding in exchange for improving its poor student attendance figures with a Gestapo-like ploy. According to the A.P., Andrea Hernandez, a sophomore at John Jay H.S., went a little Howard Beale (the crazy Peter Finch character in the classic movie “Network”); she just wasn’t going to take it anymore.
She said, “educators have ignored my pleas to respect my privacy and told me I can’t participate in school elections if I refuse to comply with the tracking program ... I had a teacher tell me I would not be allowed to vote because I did not have the proper voter I.D.” "I had my old student I.D. card which they originally told us would be good for the entire four years we were in school,” she added. “The teacher said I needed the new I.D. with the chip in order to vote.” San Antonio Deputy School Superintendent Ray Galindo pleaded with his students, as well as their parents, to get with the program. Galindo told parents, “I urge you to accept this solution so that your child’s instructional program will not be affected... There will be consequences for refusal to wear an I.D. card as we begin to move forward with full implementation.” I wonder what Jewish families must have felt like living in Germany in the early years of the 1930s? “Please, wear this Star of David emblem on your blouse so we can track you in our community.” At least Andrea Hernandez’s father wasn’t afraid to get in the faces of school administrators and teachers. Steve Hernandez, a Mexican immigrant, is standing up for American ideals that his fellow citizens should be equally concerned about. “I told (the school board) that ... my daughter and I should not have to give up our constitutional rights to speak out against a program that we feel is wrong,” Andrea’s father told reporters. And while Mr. Hernandez had the courage to speak out as a parent and as a citizen, his action may be too little, too late. The ACLU of Texas has already challenged the school board’s decision to use the tracking system, but the board went ahead with the intrusive program anyway. In the wake of 9/11, we’ve seen many outrageous abuses of personal freedom in the name of “security.” Airport pat downs, witch hunts, computer snooping by employers and government agencies, even social media intrusions, seem to be the emerging paradigm today. To quote Benjamin Franklin, “Any one who will trade freedom for security deserves neither.” Lou Varricchio
U.S. debt remains our darkest cloud
n the next month, as the election nears, we’ll continue to hear a great deal about the U.S. debt now more than $16 trillion and climbing. While the nation faces many issues, nothing is more serious to our long-term stability as a sovereign nation than the massive debt we’ve accumulated over the past decade. You may have heard some of these analogies before, but getting a true understanding of the sheer size and scope of this debt will, I hope, cause us each to recognize why this issue must be addressed and why we absolutely must begin reversing the spending habits of this nation. If you spent $1 million a day since the day Jesus was born, 2,012 years ago, you would not have spent $1 trillion but, instead, only about $750 billion. Based on the current U.S. population, every U.S. citizen now owes just under $50,000 each to pay for the debt we’ve racked up over the past few years. In 2011, the World Bank estimated that the Gross World Product—the value of the products worldwide—would be valued at approximately $80.7 trillion. In the United States the Gross National Product is valued at approximately $15.2 trillion. Our debt now exceeds the total one-year production of the entire country. The U.S. government is the world’s biggest client, spending more money — our money — than any other entity in the world. The U.S. government spends one million dollars every eight seconds and currently borrows approximately 40 percent of the money it spends. In the last year alone, our debt rose by $1.2 trillion. In comparison the world’s tenth largest economy is our neighbor to the north, Canada. Their economy is $1.7 trillion. Our neighbor to the south, Mexico, the fourteenth largest economy, is just slightly smaller then our 2011 debt. In fact our debt has now grown so large that there isn’t enough cash in the world to cover the debt, so the federal government has become the major purchaser of the debt, financing it by printing more than $1.6 trillion. I don’t know about you, but those numbers should be scaring the daylights out of us all. But perhaps we’ve all just become so accustomed to borrowing money that as long as the country can continue to borrow we assume that there
must not be a problem. Sure, we hear about the debt and the reduction in the credit rating, but does it really hit Dan Alexander home, or, as they Thoughts from say, is ignorance Behind the Pressline bliss? As citizens of this country, we are all co-signers and ultimately guarantors of this debt that’s been accumulating by Republicans and Democrats alike — we all own a piece of this. Like any household, the more money you owe the more expensive it becomes to borrow money. At some point, regardless of how much interest you are willing to pay, lenders won’t put more of their money at risk knowing you are so far in the hole they’ll never see their money again. When you are spending 40 percent more money than you bring home, how long do you think it will take before someone comes knocking on the door? The candidates both talk about their plans to reduce spending and tackle the debt. Until the American public is willing to step up and demand that debt reduction is priority number one, our national leaders will value election and re-election more than being the disciplined leaders who tell us the hard, cold facts we would rather not hear nor deal with. Democrats want to increase taxes to the rich. Republicans want to see the economy improved so more people can help carry the tax load. We must be willing to face the truth. It will take every man, woman and child to step up and accept their share of this debt. If we fail to recognize this crisis, the interest on the debt alone, estimated at more than $400 billion annually, will outpace our efforts to reduce the principle debt. So as you watch and listen to the upcoming debates, be mindful. I hope you can put your arms around the magnitude of our debt and how those plans may pale in comparison to the true crisis we face and the tremendous burden we are placing on future generations. Dan Alexander is associate publisher of New Market Press. He may be reached at email@example.com.
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College unveils multi-million-dollar research vessel R.V. David Folger named after geology professor
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firstname.lastname@example.org MIDDLEBURY — Capt. Richard Furbush, is the proud skipper of Middlebury College's new multi-million dollar research vessel, the R.V. David Folger. The 48-feet-long vessel, named after college geology professor Dr. David Folger, has an all-electronic bridge. The slick, high-tech, twin-hull vessel was completed in March, in Washington State, and then shipped to the East Coast, via the Panama Canal, via the bulk freighter M/V Panthea. Built by Bellingham, Wash.-based All American Marine, the R.V. David Folger is a near twin to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s R.V. Auk. The Auk operates in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off Massachusetts and serves as a multi-purpose federal research vessel used to conserve, protect, and enhance biodiversity and ecological integrity in the sea off New England. Furbush piloted the Folger 60 miles from the Bellingham shipyard where she was built to its transcontinental shipping point in Port Sydney, British Columbia. “We were able to monitor the long trip from the West Coast, through the canal, to Florida, via a webcam,” Furbush said. “After a few days delay, I was lucky to wake up one night and actually see the David Folger being lifted aboard the Grand Orion. It was a
Capt. Richard Furbush up top on the auxiliary bridge of the R.V. David Folger. Photo by Lou Varricchio
thrill.” After picking up the vessel in Fort Lauderdale, Furbush began a 1,700-mile cruise home via the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, New York Bay, then up the Hudson River to the Champlain Canal. “We arrived in Charlotte on Sept. 9, just in time for three to four days of classes,” he said. Middlebury’s state-of-the-art scientific vessel—with a lion’s share of the academic research work headed up by the college’s Dr.
Tom Manley—is clearly something other colleges, even a few Ivy League institutions, should seriously covet. The new vessel includes a modified hydrofoil for stability and fuel efficiency, onboard student computers with H.D. displays, a cozy galley for meal preparations, sleeping bunks, a sea crane for lifting gear on and off ship, electronic SONAR—Sound Navigation And Ranging—racks for SCUBA equipment, submarine charting equipment, and room for 18 students studying environ-
Builder: All American Marine, Bellingham, Wash. Major Material: Aluminum Hull: Catamaran, from the Tamil word Kattumaram meaning 'tied wood'. Length: 48 feet Beam: 17 feet Draft: 5 feet Power: Twin Yanmar 6LY turb-diesel engines Auxiliary power unit: 16kw Northern Lights generator Navigation: Furuno NavNet electronics Sounder RADAR AIS transceiver (for auto I.D.) SimRad Auto Pilot U.S. Coast Guard certified passenger vessel Capacity: 18 passengers, two crew members Longest cruise (so far): A passive, piggyback “passenger” aboard the M/V Panthea, from British Columbia to Florida, spring-summer 2012.
mental related sciences. Fresh off the Bellingham skids—via the Panama Canal—the vessel’s official home port is Point Bay Marina in Charlotte, although she will be wintered over at Shelburne Point Marina, according to Furbush. “Middlebury is known worldwide for its environmental and science learning and inthe-field research,” Furbush said. “The college community is very excited to have this vessel because it offers the best lake access
Dr. David Folger, who will attend the Oct. 20 open house, was a geology professor at Middlebury College. The college’s new research vessel is named in his honor—the R.V. David Folger. Photos by Lou Varricchio
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Ludlow gala raises museum funds By Lou Varricchio
“We had postponed our gala by two months to fully leverage the in-kind donations that we received from local businesses and community members,” Washburn said. “The gala made the difference in the museum’s ability to remain income positive for the second year in a row," Combes-Farr said. The next BRAM fundraising event will be the annual 5K Walk for History. The event starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the museum in Ludlow.
LUDLOW — Based on the final report for the Black River Academy Museum's Unique Experiences' Gala held recently at Okemo's Epic Restaurant, the gala proved to be a financial and social success, according to coordinators Joyce Washburn and Sharon Combes-Farr. Washburn and Combes-Farr said 60 guests attended the affair and helped raise more than $7,000 in needed funds.
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Chili from page 1 The Ludlow Rotary Chili Cook-Off was sponsored by Berkshire Bank, Black River Produce, Chrisandra’s Interiors, Cota & Cota, Okemo Mtn. Resort, People’s United Bank, Tim Faulkner CPA, Tom Harris UBS Rutland and Wright Construction Co. Cash, goods and services were also provided by Clark’s IGA, Ludlow Insurance, Ludlow Shipping & Copy Center, Shaw’s Supermarket, TD Bank NA and The Good Bus/Good Commons. Other businesses supported the event: Buster Seward/Resource Horizons, LaValley Building Supply and Timber Inn Motel. Net proceeds are designated for the senior center and for the
WINNING SEASON, SO FAR — Congratulations to the Proctor Elementary School fifth and sixth grade girls soccer team. The dynamic team has been on a victory roll since the start of the season. PES’s latest win was a game against Barstow last week. Pictured are (front row): Lillian Lang, Elizabeth Baccei, Amanda Gates, Emerson Pomeroy, Carly Flanders, (second row) Rileigh McKeighan, Amanda Reynolds, Madelyn Flanders, Catherine Dufresne, Emelia Tooley, Hannah Anderson, Allison Almond, Liana Hall. Rear: Coach John Anderson.
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China during the 1950s. The Dalai Lama said Buddhism is not a religion based on belief like the great Western monotheistic religions; instead, it is a more inwardly focused path with no mention of God. ”We create ourselves,” he said of Buddhist’s belief in
God. And echoing the words of the Christian Ecumenist movement and the Bahá'í Faith, his hope is for all world religions to find common ground—someday. During both Middlebury sessions, the Dalai Lama answered questions submitted by the audience.
After his 48-hour-long visit to Vermont, the holy man headed off for other goodwill visits and then home—to Tibet. Both the Dalai Lama's Tibetan residences, the Potala Palace and Norbulingka, are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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Reasons more U.S. churches should sanction same-sex relationships Guest Viewpoint An evergreen tender spot on the religiouspolitical landscape is homosexuality and gay marriage. When a politician, pundit or gadfly wants to gin up his or her base, an easy tactic is to make a statement about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. It’s one of those issues where everyone has an opinion, one way or another. One of the many roles that Jesus modeled for us was that of social reformer. He championed the equality of outcasts – prostitutes, beggars, widows, orphans, lepers. He ignored their ‘pre-existing conditions’ and just loved ‘em. You don’t have to be a well-educated liberal today to be on the right side of history, you just have to follow Christ’s example. Currently, there are three American Christian denominations that officially accept homosexuality in their clergy: Episcopalians, Lutherans and Presbyterians. In July, the Episcopalian Church became the largest U.S. denomination to officially sanction samesex unions by authorizing a “blessings” ceremony. Here are four reasons why American
churches should accept homosexuality and gay marriage: • In support of family and monogamy: The current estimate of U.S. citizens who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) is 12 million. Due to lingering stigmas, that self-reported number is likely only a fraction of the actual. Even 12 million is a significant portion of the population who have been forced to live on the sidelines and denied the rights and responsibilities that other Americans enjoy, including marriage, and the adoption of needy children. Such denial of freedoms for sexual minorities runs counter to the Christian belief in family values. Indeed, there are many theologians who argue homosexuality is one of God’s diverse gifts in His creation of families. • Avoiding hypocrisy and elitism: Like so many topics in the Bible, its few brief references to same-sex relations beg for intelligent interpretation. The original Bible writings never used the word “homosexual”. Translators introduced that term. In context, biblical “clobber passages” condemn “unnatural relations”, meaning God finds it an abomination when straight persons ignore their nature and have sex with partners of
Religious Services RUTLAND All Saints Anglican Church - An orthodox Anglo-Catholic Christian Community. Sunday Mass 8a.m. & 10a.m. Childcare available. Handicap Accessible. Christian Education. 42 Woodstock Ave., Rutland (Services at Messiah Lutheran Church) 802282-8098. Email: AllCelticStaintsRutland@comcast.net Alliance Community Fellowship - Howe Center, Sunday Worship 10:30a.m. Phone: 773-3613 Calvary Bible Church - 2 Meadow Lane, Rutland, VT 802775-0358. (2 blocks south of the Rutland Country Club) Sunday Worship Service 9:30a.m. Nursery care available. www.cbcvt.org Christ the King - 66 South Mail St. - Saturday Mass 5:15p.m., Sunday Masses 7:30, 9:30 & 11a.m. Church of the Nazarene - 144 Woodstock Ave., Pastor Gary Blowers 483-6153. Sunday School for all ages at 9:30a.m. Morning Worship at 10:30a.m., Evening Worship at 6:00p.m. & Wednesday Prayer at 7:00p.m., Children’s Church available during Worship S ervice. Church of Christ - 67 Dorr Dr., Sunday Worship 10:30a.m. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - North Strewsbury Rd., 773-8346. Sacrament 10a.m. Church of the Redeemer - Cheeney Hill Center, Cedar Ave., Sunday Service 10a.m. First Baptist Church - 81 Center St., 773-8010 - The Rev. Mark E. Heiner, Pastor. Sunday worship 10:30a.m., Sunday school 9:00a.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran - Hillside Rd. - Saturday Worship 5:30p.m., Sunday Worship 9:30a.m. Grace Congregational United Church of Christ - 8 Court St., 775-4301. Sunday Chapel Service 8:30a.m., Worship 1 0a.m. Green Mountain Baptist Church - 50 Barrett Hill Rd. , 747-7712. Sunday Worship 11a.m., Evening service 6p.m. Green Mountain Missionary Baptist Church 98 Killington Ave., 775-1482 Sunday Worship 11a.m. & 6p.m. Immaculate Heart of Mary - Lincoln Ave. Saturday Mass 4:30p.m., Sunday Mass 8 & 10:15a.m. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses Gleason Rd. - Public Meeting 10a.m. Messiah Lutheran Church - 42 Woodstock Ave., 7750231. Sunday Worship 10a.m. New Hope in Christ Fellowship - 15 Spellman Terrace, 773-2725. Sunday Worship 10:15a.m. Pentacostals of Rutland County - Corner of Rt. 4 and Depot Lane, 747-0727. Evangelistic Service 6p.m. Roadside Chapel Assembly of God - Town Line Rd., 775-5805. Sunday Worship 10:25a.m. Rutland Jewish Center - 96 Grove St., 773-3455. Fri. Shabbat Service 7:30p.m., Sat. Shabbat Service 9:30a.m. Salvation Army - 22 Wales St. Sunday Worship 11a.m., Praise Service 1:30 p.m. Seventh-Day Adventist - 158 Stratton Rd., 775-3178. Saturday Worship 11a.m. St. Nicholas Orthodox Church - 8 Cottage St. Sunday Service 10a.m. St. Peter Church - Convent Ave. - Saturday Mass 5:15p.m., Sunday Masses 7:30 and 11:30a.m. Trinity Episcopal Church - 85 West St., Rutland, 7754368. Holy Eucharist, Sunday 9:30a.m., Thursday 10:30a.m., Morning Prayer Monday-Saturday at 8:45a.m. True Vine Church of God - 78 Meadow St., 775-8880 or 438-4443. Sunday Worship 10:30a.m. • Training for Reigning, Wednesdays at 7p.m. Nursery available during Sun. & Wed. services. J.A.M. Sessions for teens bi-weekly Fridays at 7p.m. Women’s Bible Study Tuesdays at 10:30a.m.
their own sex. Logically, people whose natural orientation is toward their own gender would have “unnatural relations” if they’re intimate with opposite sex partners. Another example is when people parrot what they’ve heard about the sin of Sodom being same-sex relations. They don’t realize that the Bible itself repeatedly and clearly defines that city’s wicked sins as inhospitality and unloving acts toward others. That’s a charge some make against churches which discriminate against members of the GLBT community. When will we learn? Christ’s message is inclusive, not exclusive. • Already accepted in three denominations: Episcopalians, Lutherans and Presbyterians – none of them wildly radical sects of Christians – now ordain openly gay as well as openly straight clergy. While it’s nothing new for denominations to disagree, it should be noteworthy that three mainstream Christian churches have accepted and embraced gay people. • Most importantly, Jesus told us to love our neighbors as ourselves. Modern-day Pharisees love to emulate God’s role as judge more than Christ’s model of loving caregiver to the littlest, the lowest, the last and the least.
CLARENDON The Brick Church - 298 Middle Rd. 773-3873. Sunday Worship 10a.m. Nursery Care Available. www.brickchruchvt.com Reformed Bible Church - Clarendon Springs, 483-6975. Sunday Worship 9:30a.m. FAIR HAVEN First Baptist Church - South Park Place, Sunday Worship 11a.m. First Congregational Church - Rt. 22A Sunday Worship 10a.m. Our Lady of Seven Dolors - 10 Washington St. Saturday Mass 4:30p.m., Sunday 9a.m. St. Luke’s - St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Sunday Worship 10:45a.m. United Methodist Church - West St., Sun. Service 8:30a.m. FORESTDALE Forestdale Wesleyan Church - Rt. 73 Sunday Worship 11a.m. St. Thomas & Grace Episcopal Church - Rt. 7, Brandon village: 8 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite 1 (traditional language). 9:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite 2 (contemporary language), with music. “Sunday Morning Program” for children preschool and older (during school year). Telephone: 247-6759, The Rev. Margaret (Margo) Fletcher, Priest-in-Partnership Grace Church - Rt. 73, Forestdale - part of St. Thomas & Grace Episcopal Church: May-July services held at St. Thomas, Brandon village (corner of Rt. 7 and Prospect): a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite 1 (traditional language.) 9:30 a.m., Holy Eucharist, Rite 2 (contemporary language), with music. “Sunday Morning Program” for children preshcool and older (during shcool year.) Telephone: 247-6759, The Rev. Margaret (Margo) Fletcher, Priest-in-Partnership. Living Water Assembly of God - 76 North Street (Route 53), Office Phone: 247-4542. Email: LivingWaterAssembly@gmail.com. Website: www.LivingWaterAOG.org. Sunday Service 10a.m. Wednesday Service 7p.m. Youth Meeting (For Teens) Saturday 7p.m. HUBBARDTON Hubbardton Congregational Church - Sunday Worship 10a.m. • 273-3303. East Hubbardton Baptist Church - The Battle Abbey, 483-6266 Worship Hour 10:30a.m. IRA Ira Baptist Church - Rt. 133, 235-2239. Worship 11a.m. & 6p.m. KILLINGTON Our Lady of the Mountain Church - “The Little White Church” Rt. 4 & River Road, 773-0500. Roman Catholic Services Saturday 4:30p.m. Pastor Fr Justin Baker. LEICESTER Community Church of the Nazarene - 39 Windy Knoll Lane • 9:30a.m. Worship Service, 11:00 a.m. Bible School, 6:00p.m. Evening Service. Wed. Evening 7:00p.m. Dare to care and Prayer. 3rd Sat. of the month (Sept.-May) 8a.m. Men’s breakfast St. Agnes’ Parish - Leicester Whiting Rd, 247-6351, Sunday Mass 8a.m. MENDON Mendon Community Church - Rt. 4 East, Rev. Ronald Sherwin, 459-2070. Worship 9:30a.m., Sunday School 11:00a.m. NORTH SPRINGFIELD North Springfield Baptist Church - 69 Main St., N. Springfield, VT • (802) 886-8107 Worship Services Sunday 10a.m.; Faith Cafe (discussion group) Sundays 11:15a.m.-12p.m.; Sunday School for children K-4; Bible Study Fridays 9:30a.m. Call us about our youth ministry program
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PAWLET Pawlet Community Church - 325-3716. Sunday Worship 9:30a.m. St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Church - West Pawlet. Sunday Mass 9:30a.m. The United Church of West Pawlet - 645-0767. Sunday Worship 10a.m. PITTSFORD Pittsford Congregational Church - Rt. 7, 4836408. Worship 10:15a.m. St. Alphonsus Church - Sunday Mass 9a.m. POULTNEY Christian Science Society - 56 York St., 287-2052. Service 10a.m. St. David’s Anglican Church - Meet at Young at Heart Senior Center on Furnace St., 645-1962. 1st Sun. of every month, Holy Eucharist 9:30a.m. Poultney United Methodist Church - Main St., 287-5710. Worship 10:00a.m. St. Raphael Church - Main St. Saturday Mass 4p.m., Sunday Mass 10a.m. Sovereign Redeemer Assembly email@example.com • Sunday Worship 10a.m. Trinity Episcopal Church - Church St., 287-2252. Sunday Holy Eucharist 10:45a.m. United Baptist Church - On the Green, East Poultney. 287-5811, 287-5577. Sunday Worship 10a.m. Welsh Presbyterian Church - Sunday Worship 10a.m. PROCTOR St. Dominic Catholic Church - 45 South St. Sunday Mass 9:15a.m. St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church - Gibbs St. Sunday Worship 9a.m. Union Church of Proctor - Church St., Sun. Worship 10a.m. SHREWSBURY Shrewsbury Community Church - Sun. Service 10:30a.m. SUDBURY Sudbury Congregational Church - On the Green, Rt. 30, 623-7295 Open May 30-Oct. 10, for Worship (No winter services) & Sun. School 10:30a.m. WALLINGFORD East Wallingford Baptist Church - Rt. 140, 2592831. Worship 11a.m. First Baptist Church - School St., 446-2020. Worship 11a.m. First Congregational Church - 446-2817. Worship 10a.m. St. Patrick’s Church - Sat. Mass 4p.m., Sun. 9:15a.m. Society of Friends (Quaker) - Rotary Bldg., Rt. 7 Sunday meeting for worship 10a.m. South Wallingford Union Congregational Church - Sunday Worship 9a.m. WEST RUTLAND First Church of Christ, Scientist - 71 Marble St., Sunday School & Service 10a.m., Wednesday Evening Service 7:30p.m. St. Bridget Church - Pleasant & Church Streets Saturday Mass 5p.m., Sunday 9a.m. St. Stanislaus Kostka Church - Barnes & Main Streets, Saturday Mass 4:00p.m. United Church of West Rutland - Chapel St., Worship 10a.m 9-5-12 • 20892
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Unitarian Universalist Church - 117 West Street. Sunday Services through August 22 begin at 9:30a.m. No service on Sept. 5. Rev. Erica Baron. For further info call 802-775-0850. United Methodist Church - 71 Williams St., 773-2460. Sunday Service in the Chapel 8 and 10a.m. United Pentecostal Church - Corner of Rt. 4, Depot Lane, 773-4255. Sunday Services 9:30a.m. and 6p.m., Evangelical Service 5p.m. Wellspring of Life Christian Center - 18 Chaplin Ave., 773-5991. Sunday Worship 11a.m. BRANDON Brandon Congregational Church - Rt. 7 Sunday Worship 10a.m. Brandon Baptist Church - Corner of Rt. 7 & Rt. 73W (Champlain St.) Brandon, VT 802-247-6770. Sunday Services: 10a.m. Adult Bible Study, Sunday School ages 5 & up, Nursery provided ages 4 & under. Worship Service 11a.m. *Lords supper observed on the 1st Sunday of each month. *Pot luck luncheon 3rd Sunday of each month. Wednesdays 6:30p.m., Adult prayer & Bible study, Youth groups for ages 5 and up Grace Episcopal Church - Rt. 73, Forestdale February-April: 9am, Holy Eucharist; 9a.m. Sunday Morning Program for children preschool and older. 247-6759, The Rev. Margaret (Margo) Fletcher, Priest-in-Partnership LifeBridge Christian Church - 141 Mulcahy Drive, 247-LIFE (5433). Sunday Worship 8 a.m., temporarily meeting at the Leicester Church of the Nazarene, www.lifebridgevt.com, LifeGroups meet weekly (call for times and locations) Living Water Assembly of God - 76 North Street (Route 53), Office Phone: 247-4542. Email: LivingWaterAssembly@gmail.com. Website: www.LivingWaterAOG.org. Sunday Service 10a.m. Wednesday Service 7p.m. Youth Meeting (For Teens) Saturday 7p.m. St. Mary’s Parish - 38 Carver St., 247-6351, Saturday Mass 4p.m., Sunday Mass 9:30a.m. St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church - Rt. 7, Brandon Village. February-April services will be held at Grace Church, Rt. 73 Forestdale: 9a.m., Holy Eucharist; 9a.m. Sunday Morning Program for children preschool and older. 247-6759, The Rev. Margaret (Margo) Fletcher, Priest-in-Partnership United Methodist Church - Main St., 247-6524. Sunday Worship 10a.m. CASTLETON Castleton Federated Church - Rt. 4A - 468-5725. Sunday Worship 11:00a.m. www.castletonchurch.org Church of Christ - Bible study & services Sunday 10:00a.m. All are cordially welcome. Contact Mike Adaman 273-3379. Faith Community Church - Mechanic St., 468-2521. Sunday Worship 10:45a.m. Fellowship Bible Church - Rt. 30 North, 468-5122. Sunday Worship 10:45a.m. & 6p.m. Hydeville Baptist Church - Hydeville, Rt. 4A Sunday Worship 9:30a.m. 265-4047. St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Saturday Mass 4p.m., Sunday 8:30a.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church - Main St. Sunday Worship 10:45a.m. third Sunday of the month. CHITTENDEN Church of the Wildwood United Methodist Holden Rd., 483-2909. Sunday Service 10:30a.m. Mt. Carmel Community Church - South Chittenden Town Hall, 483-2298. Sun. Worship 5:30p.m. Wesleyan Church - North Chittenden, 483-6696. Sunday Worship 10a.m.
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Ongoing SPRINGFIELD—The Unitarian Universalist Church in Springfield will be offering a five- week series this fall on “Parents as Spiritual Guides”. Sessions will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Oct. 17 and Oct. 24. The church is located at 21 Fairground Rd. For more information and to register, please contact Diane Kemble (885-1156) or Eleanor Rice (376-3252). POULTNEY—Music class for ages 3-5 years. “Hello Weather, Let's Play Together”. Wednesdays 10:15-11 a.m. Join us for circle dances, instrument play, storytelling and more in this weather-related musical adventure. Through Dec. 12. E-mail: email@example.com or call 884-8040 for more information. WEST RUTLAND—St. Bridget Church and St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in West Rutland will host a 24-week Bible Study entitled The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation, at 6:30 p.m. ,in the St. Bridget parish hall, 28 Church St. The free sessions include materials and Bibles, and will be facilitated by Brenna Claire Flanagan. Sessions are about 90 minutes.All are welcome. Thursday, Oct. 18 FAIR HAVEN- RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneu-
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