Join Rabbi David Fainsilber for a welcoming, rousing, uplifting, meditative musical Shabbat service on Friday, July 30, at 6 p.m., in-person under our tent, as members continue to return, or on Zoom with registration at jcogs.org.

The big news at the Stowe Community Church is that on Sunday, July 18, the members of the congregation voted unanimously to call Rev. Daniel G. Haugh to be their next pastor. Haugh will begin his ministry in Stowe on Sept. 1.

Join us at Most Holy Name of Jesus Church in Morrisville on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 6-7 p.m., for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, praise and worship, reflection and confession followed by fellowship.

Do you ever feel discouraged? Do you regret and are humbled by something you have said or done? Do you seem far away from Jesus, the one your soul loves?

Two weeks ago, the children of Kids Connection and I were so fortunate to participate in a driving float for the town’s 4th of July celebration. Especially on the heels of the past year and a half, the joy, fun and sense of celebration were all truly palpable that day.

We will have our second Sunday coffee hour July 18 after the 10:30 Mass. This month will be hosted by the Altadonnas. We need more hosts. Are you willing to host a coffee hour at the parish hall just once or twice a year? You can choose to host after the 8 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Mass. It’s simple and you can be reimbursed for expenses. To volunteer, text 802-272-4497 or email joanna.bisceglio@gmail.com.

Stowe Community Church, which observed its 100th birthday in 2020, is about to mark another exciting event in its history. On Sunday, July 18, members of the congregation will vote to call the Rev. Daniel G. Haugh as their 13th minister. Haugh currently serves as associate minister at Round Hill Community Church in Greenwich, Conn. Prior to that he was associate pastor at the American Church in Paris, France.

“The Promised Rest,” Hebrews 4:1-11: What is the promised rest referred to in this portion of scripture? It is God’s rest.

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