This Sunday.

The Future We Choose

Buddhism would say it is already here. Is that good news? Rev. Barnaby considers the wisdom of a line of poetry that reads “everything is fleeing toward its presence.”  DAYLIGHT SAVING time ends Nov 1. Set clocks back one hour.

Black Lives Matter!

No More Killing!

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) invites us to stay engaged on Black Lives Matter efforts. Several walked with Middlebury College students protesting for justice for Breonna Taylor Friday Sept 25 at Cross St Bridge. Several have posted and had their BLM lawn signs stolen, especially from East Middlebury and Ripton. We are urged to report this to police. Follow more here. 

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Spring Pledge Drive: United as One

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Covid-19 Policy


Anyone using CVUUS grounds or buildings MUST get clearance and schedule ahead of time with Laura DURING THESE HOURS: M-F 8 am-12 pm In an emergency when Laura can’t be reached, contact Rev. Barnaby 989-9303, take pre-screening health survey before attending, adhere to “CVUUS COVID CHECKLIST” and sign in and out. Those singing or playing musical instruments inside should follow this: Singing and Playing Instruments in Sanctuary 9.9.20

GROUP MEETINGS INSIDE- 10 people maximum, are permitted IF there is a compelling reason for them to meet onsite in-person AND they make reasonable efforts to accommodate those who wish to attend virtually. Read More about “COVID 19 POLICY”

Words from Rev. Barnaby

From the Minister

Pan and I have shared many walks down Creek Road to what used to be Three Mile Bridge. We both love the amazing variety of things you encounter in early the Fall, some with your eyes, some with your nose. Thus it was in mid-September one day, just before Pan found something putrefying in the weeds to roll around in, thereby putting flight to the joys of the moment for me at least, we came across something I had never seen.  A mystery at a bend in the Middlebury River just before it joins Otter Creek. Read More about “From the Minister”

Member Stories

As some of you know, I was raised in this community from the age of 9. I vaguely remember the infamous first meeting in the Berninghausen’s, and remember well every stage of our growth leading up to this lovely space. In the early days of … read more.

Hannah Sessions