Help Blessed Sacrament purchase new heating and air conditioning units. Purchase your 50/50 raffle tickets any weekend after Mass.

We welcome everyone through our doors regardless of beliefs, preferences or ethnic origins.

“It’s important to remember that Christian unity doesn’t necessarily mean Christian uniformity. We can (and will) still disagree about a lot of things, including our political views. But because Christian unity goes deeper than any worldly commonality we could ever share, it transcends our disagreements. Christian unity depends not on how we vote but on a mutual commitment to follow Christ in obedience, love, and the pursuit of righteousness and justice. Can you imagine the impact on our nation and the world if the church was truly and fully united? What an undeniable, unstoppable, and…

On Sunday, Oct. 17, at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom, we are very happy to welcome back the Rev. Dr. Mellen Kennedy to lead our service. Kennedy will speak about “Living the Legacy of Howard Thurman.”

Pastor Russ Rathier spoke this week from Hebrews 8: 1-6. He focused on some of the attributes of Christ as he enacted the new covenant. This covenant is superior to the law, which was good, but incomplete. Jesus did not abolish the law, but he came to fulfill it.

On Sunday, Oct. 10, at 4:30 p.m. we warmly welcome back Unitarian Universalist minister Rev. Mara Dowdall to lead our service. We will meet in person for the last time this year at St. John’s in the Mountains Episcopal Church in Stowe. Everyone attending should wear a mask, be vaccinated and maintain a distance of 6 feet from others.

Send any family photos for the new directory to by Oct. 8. Please include names, address, phone numbers and emails for the directory. If you have skills in graphic design and are willing to donate your time and talent to help design the directory, reach out to the office at 802-253-7536 or the email above.

“I have set my bow in the clouds, and it shall serve as a sign of the covenant between me and the earth.”

Grace Bible Church is pleased to officially welcome Pastor Russ Rathier as its full-time pastor. Rathier and his wife, Julie, have served in an interim pastoral role at our church for most of 2021 and have done a wonderful job. We are excited to see how God will use them both in the coming years to bless the Moscow and greater Stowe area.

We hope everyone is savoring the beauty of our celebrated Vermont foliage season. What better way to celebrate than to join us in worship at Stowe Community Church? We welcome all in person at 137 Main St., every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. (COVID precautions in place), and you can livestream our service to enjoy at home, or wherever the season finds you.

Autumn is a season of thanksgiving. It’s a season of praise. It’s a season to gather with family and friends to thank God for the many blessings he has bestowed upon us. It’s a season to share the love of Jesus with others by blessing them with the gifts that He has so generously shared with us.

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