United Church of Dorset and East Rupert – Dorset Vermont

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CHOIR startup Love to sing? Read music? Thinking of joining the choir? Now is the time! First rehearsal will be Thursday, Sept. 10th, 7-8PM and we will be singing on Rally Sunday, Sept. 13th. We rehearse at 9 on Sundays to prepare for 10AM service. If you’d like to sing with us, please contact Jane Wood: singwood@comcast.net

Neighbor to Neighbor Benefit Concert  A delightful mix of music, comedy and a few surprises:  4:00 Sunday September 20th at the Southern Vermont Arts Center.  There will be lots of laughter, hand clapping and foot stomping as you enjoy acts such as the “BBQer’s” Barber Shop Quartet, Rich Grip &  Riley Vogel performing music from Les Miz & Cabaret accompanied by Jane Wood on piano, Dan Lange blues guitar, Elder Glam, comedy, The Burr & Burton Dance Team and so much more.  Tickets are $15.00 at the door or call Neighbor to Neighbor 802-367-7787.

DEACONS MEETING  The next meeting will be today  at 11:30 AM.

 WOMENS FELLOWSHIP FALL MEETING  will be held on Wednesday, September 9th at 1:00 PM.

PFLAG MEETING The next meeting will be held on Sunday, September 13th at 4:00 PM.  Please bring a pot-luck dish to share.

SUMMER SUPPER RESULTS The results of the Summer Supper and Raffle are in!  115   attended the summer supper, despite rains that kept us from eating under the tents.  As usual, the dinner was delicious and people lingered at their table to chat.  Proceeds amounted to $1,334.86.

For the Summer Raffle, Mary Allen of Owl’s Head Lane won the painting by Terry Lindsay, and our own Jane Wood was the winner of the quilt!  Proceeds from sale of raffle tickets was $2,618. Thanks to all who attended the supper, who bought or helped to sell raffle tickets!

COFFEE HOUR SIGN-UP   Please consider signing up to help host a coffee hour.  The   sign-up sheet is located in the vestry on the boiler-room door.  The hospitality committee   members will gladly assist anyone wanting to help.  There are many blank space for the rest of the year.

HOLD THE DATE!  Fall Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

 MASON JARS Derry Dickinson is looking for Mason jars of any size, new or old and no caps is fine.  A friend belongs to a Buddhist group that is raising money for a school in      Tibet.  They have been given the fruit of an apple orchard in the fall and plan to can apples, applesauce and apple butter to sell.  Please contact Derry if you can he

RAVNACH FLU CLINIC   Here at the Dorset Church on Thursday, September 17th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Rally Sunday

Mercy Farm

Southwest meeting