FCB UU Rainbow Chalice

First Church in Barre, Universalist


Because of your smile you make life more beautiful. ~ Thich Nhat Hahn

Upcoming–Ongoing Events & Activities

Book Group: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

Thursday October 5 begins the first of a 4 week book group reading Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance.

Barre UU Church Sanctuary (upstairs in the church).

This is a facilitated book group. Read Chapters 1-3 and come prepared to respond to questions and discuss. Ground rules: include no drugs or alcohol use at the meeting. A group book order through Next Chapter Bookstore in Barre will be placed on September 23. Please let me know if you wish to order with us no later than Friday September 21st.

Please email Nancy Bouffard at: nancyabouffard@earthlink.net

Barre Playgroup

Tuesdays from 9:30-11:00 AM

Barre UU Church

The Barre UU Playgroup is a free playgroup designed for preschool-aged children and their adults. Join us for games, stories, art projects, snacks and more!

We meet Tuesdays from 9:30-11:00 in the vestry at the Barre UU church (the white church with the clock), opposite City Hall Park. Car parking is available opposite the church. Stroller parking available inside the vestry.

If you have any questions please contact buffyb@fcwcvt.org.

PAWS Pet Loss Support Group

First Thursday of each month – 7:00-9:00 PM

Barre UU Church

JD Green, a local radio DJ, has created a wonderful ministry to support those grieving the death of their pets. He will now be hosting this support group, known as PAWS, in the Parish House. The PAWS meetings will be on the first Thursday of the month from 7:00-9:00 PM. Contact JD Green at 802-476-4168 for more information.

Office Hours (Secretary Only):

Tuesdays and Fridays - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

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Elevator available.

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If you would like to receive the monthly newsletter and weekly email blasts please email Sam Eckert at barreuu.secretary@gmail.com

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Love is the doctrine of this church First Church in Barre, Universalist
19 Church Street
P.O. BOX 764
Barre, Vermont 05641

Phone: 802-479-0114