‘Soup, Pies and More’ to replace holiday bazaar

MIDDLEBURY — Like so many other organizations, the Congregational Church of Middlebury UCC has had to adapt to the new way a of operating due to COVID-19. After 95 years of festive holiday bazaars held at the church, this year things will be different. The 96th Annual Holiday Bazaar “Soups, Pies and More” will be presented by the many cooks and bakers in its church membership. Instead of the usual Holiday Bazaar, at which dozens of shoppers strolled inside to choose from a wide variety of items, from Oct. 1 … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Clergy committed to undoing injustice everywhere

The Congregational Church is a physical and social anchor to the town of Middlebury.  We can orient ourselves by its spire. It houses weekly Community Suppers for those who need them, convenes and hosts Community Conversations about issues that affect all … (read more)

Annual ‘Messiah’ sing brings community together

MIDDLEBURY — Singers and players gather each December at the Congregational Church in Middlebury  for a joyful reading and rendering of selections from Handel’s Messiah. Join this year’s “Messiah Sing” on Sunday, Dec. 22, at 2 p.m., to sing favorite choru … (read more)

Take part in the Messiah Sing, Dec. 22

MIDDLEBURY — Every year friends and neighbors travel to downtown Middlebury to participate in the Messiah Sing, sponsored by the College Community Chorus and led by its conductor, Jeff Rehbach. The tradition continues this year starting at 2 p.m. on Sunda … (read more)

Sign up now for the Button Up workshop

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury is one of more than 50 towns across the state that have signed up to be “Button Up Vermont” community partners and this year’s Button Up workshop, co-sponsored by the Town of Middlebury Energy Committee and the Congregational Churc … (read more)

Annual ‘Messiah Sing’ returns to Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Congregational Church once again hosts the area’s annual “Messiah Sing” that each year attracts hundreds of singers and players from throughout Addison County and beyond. Jeff Rehbach, conductor of the Middlebury College Commun … (read more)