Unfolding to God's Love
Massed Worship Service
Washington Association of UCC churches
April 29, 2012 at 11am
Barre Opera House
Please join us!
This celebration of our shared faith will feature a 75 voice choir under the direction of Arthur Zorn, a brass ensemble, liturgical floral designing by Ned Davis, and preaching by acclaimed author and native of Barre, Ms. Katherine Paterson.
Kathrine Paterson has twice won both the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award. She received the 1998 Hans Christian Andersen Medal as well as the 2006 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for the body of her work. An active promoter of reading and literacy, she lives with her husband, John, in Barre, Vermont and is a member of the Barre Presbyterian Church. Katherine and John have four children and seven grandchildren.
Children: Activities for children 6 years old and under (including nursery care for infants and toddlers) is available at the Barre Congregational Church. Please take your children to the church first where there is some street parking.
Schedule for the day:
- Massed choir rehearsal – 9am
- Worship – 11am
- Fellowship, coffee, tea, snacks – 12pm
- Lunch for elected delegates – 12:30pm, Barre Congregational Church 6 North Main Street, Barre
Spring Meeting of the Washington Association
– 2pm*Clergy are requested to please robe and process.
Churches of the Washington Association:
- Barre Congregational Church
- Bethany Church, Montpelier
- First Congregational Church of Berlin
- First Congregational Church of Woodbury
- Old Meeting House, East Montpelier
- South Duxbury Congregational Church
- United Church of Cabot
- United Church of Marshfield
- United Church of Northfield
- Waitsfield United Church of Christ
- Warren United Church of Christ
- Waterbury Congregational Church
- Williamstown United Federated Church