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Every Friday we send out our weekly announcement’s via email. This email includes community events, volunteer opportunities, small group announcements, etc. If you would like to receive the weekly announcements, please indicate on the form below.

We also have an email forum that allows members of the community to send out needs and information to the whomever else is signed up to receive forum emails. Usually the forum is used to announce a need for help (for example: “looking for people to help me move a couch on Saturday”), an informal get together (“we are going for a hike if anyone wants to join us”), or in a listings sort of way (“couch for sale”, “looking for a room to rent”). If you’d like to be included in forum please indicate in the form below.

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Coffee Sunday, 8/12 (NEW)– This Sunday is our monthly coffee social after service. If you can bring a snack or treat to share this Sunday, please let Tasha (tashalehmanvt@gmail.com) know!

Young Adult Sunset Hangout, 8/14 – Tuesday August 14th 6:30pm to dusk

Join us at the lakefront for a casual time of games and conversation, as well as one of Burlington’s most unbeatable attractions: the sunset over Lake Champlain. Bring a picnic dinner if you wish, and any friends you’d like to invite are welcome to join. Look for us on the lawns about half way between ECHO and the Coast Guard Station. If you have questions, email Katie at kinstedt.1@gmail.com, and if you can’t find us, call/text Katie at  513-328-1726.

Fall Retreat, Sept. 7th-8th -THE WAY OF JESUSwith Guest Speaker, Kevin Fitton

When we follow Jesus, we are promised rest for our souls. “My burden is easy, and my yoke is light,” he said, “and you shall find rest for your souls” (Matthew 11:30, 29). But often, we put ourselves ahead of God and become a little like the Pharisees, who placed heavy burdens on others and themselves. How can we recognize when we are getting caught up in the burdensome patterns of the Pharisees, and how can we deliberately choose another way—the rest-filled way of Jesus? Join us as we gather for a special time of renewal and community as we consider what it means to follow the way of Jesus. For more information and to register, visit www.wellchurchvt.com/retreat.

New Small Group: Boundaries — Tuesday’s at 7pm, Starting 9/18

“Why do I say ‘yes’ at times I want or ought to say ‘no?’”

“How do I tell others that I have limits, preferences and a calling?  Will they still love me?”

“How do I avoid burn-out and live the full life Jesus came to give?”

Most of us have asked these questions at one time or another…maybe now!  In a small group this fall,  will be exploring these issues as they relate to the topic of personal boundaries.  Starting on September 18th and going for 5 weeks, we will be meeting every Tuesday night at 7 PM at 150 Cherry St.  To supplement our discussion, we will be reading the books “Boundaries” by Cloud and Townsend.  Please contact Jon Ayers at Lifelinesguide@gmail.com for more info and to RSVP.  Space limited.

Vermont Conference on Christianity and the Arts, 9/28-9/29 (NEW)

Art Show & Concert: Friday Sept. 28th 6/7pm

Conference: Sept. 29th 8:30am – 7pm

The Vermont Christian Arts Council is excited to present the 2018 Vermont Conference on Christianity and the Arts, designed to bring together artists and churches in Christian community. Presenting artists include nationally known Vermont author Katherine Patterson and Nashville songwriter Christopher Williams. Workshop topics include fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, photography, painting, songwriting, the creative life, and pastoring in the arts. The conference will be held at Hunger Mountain Christian Assembly in Waterbury. Cost: $60/$30 for adults/students before September 15th, and $75/$40 after September 15th. Cost includes Friday night concert, lunch & dinner on Saturday, and all workshops and presentations. Details and registration: www.vermontchristianityarts.org. Questions? Email abby@wellchurchvt.com