SECOND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Bennington Vermont 802-442-2559  

"The glory of God is the human being fully alive!"

Whoever you are and wherever you are on life's journey, YOU are invited to join us on the journey at Second Congregational – a church for young and old and in-between. A progressive church, with opportunities for questioning and seeking, musical and mission-minded, we were Vermont's first “Open and Affirming” congregation and welcome - into the worship, fellowship, membership, and full life of our church - all persons of faith and those seeking faith, regardless of race, social or economic status, physical abilities or sexual orientation.
  • This week at Second Congregational Church


    After worship, sponsor a SCC Crop Hunger Walker or Hopper

    12:30 Crop Walk registration begins, 1pm Crop Walk heads out

    5 p.m. Sunday Supper

    Wed Oct 22 – First day of work of our new Office Administrator, Rebekah Van Buren

    Fri Oct 24 – 11-1 Flu clinic here; 5:30pm Church Ham Supper. Sign-up in Webster Hall by Wed Oct 22


  • Looking Ahead

    Next Sun Oct 26, 11:30am – In the sanctuary, service of celebration of the life of Katherine Marsden. You are invited to wear her colors (blue, pink, or purple).

    5-8pm – Empty Bowls supper, St Peter’s – Help fight local hunger

    Mon Oct 27, 11-1 Flu clinic here

    Tues Oct 28 – David Haley has rescheduled Session One of “Celebrating the Saints” from Sun Oct 26 to Tues Oct 28 . If attending, tell him if you prefer 10:30-11:30am or 7-8pm. (Session Two on Sun Nov 2 after worship)

Our Environmental Mission



Living Lightly on God’s Earth: A Guide to Spiritual Practices Focused on the Environment   It is customary during Lent …

OD People Hiking

Lent and EAARTH

Lent and EAARTH (1) There are a number of ways to live Lent. One is to suffer a bit, to …

OD Orange Newt

Our Congregation’s Responses to questions about the Earth’s Environmen

Our Congregation’s Responses to questions about the Earth’s Environment: Questions were posed and responses invited on posters in Webster Hall. …

Our Stories

Walk For Climate Change 2

The People’s Climate March, Sunday Sept. 21 in NYC

This march was the largest march calling for action on the climate. There were over 2,000 folks from Vermont to …

Crop Walk Resized

Crop Walk, Sunday October 19th at 1pm

End hunger one step at a time. Signup at the web link below or at on Sundays at Second Congregational …

Maggie And Scott At The Free Clinic Table 2

Rally Sunday, September 14, 2014

Following worship, the whole church family was invited to “rally” in exploring a number of different service and mission opportunities …