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Liturgical Colors

Consideration of liturgical colors in the web site home page http://www.ucc.org/worship/liturgies/liturgical-colors.html   The use of colors to differentiate liturgical seasons became a common practice in the Western church in about the fourth century. At first, usages varied considerably but by the 12th century Pope Innocent III systematized the use of five colors: Violet, White, Black, Red and Green. The Lutheran …

Looking Ahead

Sunday at Second Congregational Church: Pre-Advent book sale 11:30 am – 12:30 pm in Webster Hall 5 pm Sunday Supper 7 pm Bible Conversation at the Lee-Clarks’   This week: Monday, Nov. 10th – Articles for this month’s Open Door are due! Tuesday, Nov. 11th – Trustees meeting at 7 pm in Room 6. Tuesday, Nov. 11th – Deacons meeting …

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Crop Walk 2014

CROP WALK 2014 – click on image to view video About 25 walkers and 2 hoppers raised just over $4,000 for the CROP Walk last Sunday while enjoying a dry, cool fall afternoon. Thank you to all who donated!

October Highlighted Items

Highlighted Events and News: We have closed the P.O. Box, please mail all correspondence to the church at 115 Hillside Street, Bennington. 5pm Sunday Supper – every Sunday! This supper is open to the community. Sun, Oct. 26 – Empty Bowls Supper at St. Peter’s. Cost is $10 at the door for a handmade ceramic bowl and tasty soups from local restaurants. …

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Sunday April 20th

Sunday April 20th Holy Sunday: Resurrection of the Lord—Easter Day: Acts 10:34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 , Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43, John 20:1-18 or Matthew 28:1-10 read texts Resurrection of Our Lord—Easter Evening Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm 114 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8 Luke 24:13-49 read texts or all readings

Saturday April 19th

Saturday April 19th Holy Saturday: Holy Saturday (other than the Vigil): Job 14:1-14 or Lamentations 3:1-9, 19-24, Psalm 31:1-4, 15-16, 1 Peter 4:1-8, Matthew 27:57-66 or John 19:38-42 read texts Resurrection of the Lord—Easter Vigil: Genesis 1:1—2:4a, Psalm 136:1-9, 23-26, Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13, Psalm 46, Genesis 22:1-18, Psalm 16, Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21 , Exodus 15:1b-13, 17-18, Isaiah 55:1-11, …

Friday April 18th

Friday April 18th Good Friday: Isaiah 52:13—53:12, Psalm 22, Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9, John 18:1—19:42 read texts / or all readings

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