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Birthdays

by Eleanor Guare

Here are some birthdays coming up in the next few months. If you have a birthday you’d like included in the next newsletter, or if we neglected to list your birthday here, let us know by calling (802-533-2223) or emailing (greensborochurch@gmail.com) the church. Many thanks to Penny Bretschneider for collecting birth dates this past year! […]

Just for Fun!

by Eleanor Guare

by Rosann Hickey Here’s a word search! Tip: Use your cursor to highlight the words listed, and reveal the name of a person featured in this newsletter! Remember, you can highlight letters up, down, and across. You’re not finished until you see the banner: Puzzle Completed! https://mywordsearch.com/549280

Note from the Pastor

by Eleanor Guare

by Ed Sunday-Winters As members and friends of Greensboro United Church of Christ, our mission is to love others the way God has loved us. Love like that will inevitably bring us into conflict with the economic systems that daily try to convince us that God has not supplied enough to meet the needs of […]

Animal Companions

by Eleanor Guare

With each issue of the newsletter, we feature a reader’s favorite pet. This one is from Donna Lee, about her dog Sophia. “Sophia is now gone.  I miss her faithful companionship so much.  She was so much more than a pet to me.  She was my last daily connection to my husband Bob, who wanted to […]

In the Language of Flowers

by Eleanor Guare

During the period of virtual worship services, we have been sustained by the presence of Ed, Hal, and Kyle. And there was another faithful servant in the building, speaking to us in the language of flowers. We know her as Cilla, and every Sunday we marvel at her artistry. When she was old enough to […]

Happenings: Summer 2021

by Eleanor Guare

What’s been happening? Summer! And what’s happening now is glorious Autumn. When you read the next issue of Pancakes and Prayers, we’ll be shoveling snow. Here’s a quick rundown of happenings in and around our church community this summer… We Reflected and Worshipped On Sunday June 6th we held a virtual Communion and Conversation session […]

The Heart of a Community Quilt

by Eleanor Guare

About a year ago, folks gathered outside the church to help Judy Dales celebrate her 75th birthday. It was a festive gathering welcomed by all, not just because of our love for Judy, but because the day came on the heels of many months of pandemic isolation! As a gesture intended to acknowledge her love […]

Connecting with Kyle

by Eleanor Guare

As most of you know, our church is blessed with strong leadership, musical talent, technology expertise and the beauty of flowers. Ed, Hal, Kyle, and Cilla have devoted themselves to keeping us connected as a community of faith. Kyle has been behind the camera as we worshipped from our homes this past year. I asked […]

Happenings and Announcements

by Eleanor Guare

The Art Show is Coming: Remember the colorful Love is Art show last year? It’s coming again, and the theme this year is Grace and Gratitude. Pick up your canvas at Fellowship Hall after July 12th. The show is scheduled for August 9-13, with a due date for canvases by August 3rd so there is […]

Animal Companions

by Eleanor Guare

There is one joy we did not lose during the pandemic days of our masked and distanced existence. That joy came from our pets! We saw them on Zoom meetings, dozing in the background or jumping on laps and enjoying their moments of fame. In most cases, our animal companions were spared of COVID and […]