Category: News

Clemmons Family Farm: Juneteenth in the Air

Clemmons Family Farm hosted Juneteenth in the Air virtual program Sunday June 21, 3 – 4 pm, an online community arts and culture program with Clemmons family members and Middlebury College’s Dr. Bill Hart live-streamed from the farm on Zoom, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Dr. … read more.

Native Moons and Natural Mindfulness

This new small group ministry led by Liam and Mike Grreenwood is forming aimed at celebrating the Abenaki and Iroquois lunar cycle and using Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Hall Kimmerer to guide reflections and sharings and recommend getting a copy. The idea is to have … read more.

No More Killing!

We’re sure you’ve been watching the news of the latest police brutality with grief and rage. Our Black neighbors, friends, and family members have been asking us to dismantle racism in ourselves for a long time. After demonstrations in Minneapolis, the police officer who murdered George Floyd has been arrested and is being charged more seriously. Protests work! We saw a lot of you at recent “No More Killing” vigils sponsored by CVUUS and Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) congregating at Middlebury’s College Park to say NO to police brutality.  Others attended protests in Rutland, Burlington, Montpelier, Vergennes.

Daily CommUUion

Rev. Barnaby shares inspirational thoughts, music and readings in a regular email. Look for an email titled Daily CommUUion from email. Not getting these? Email to be added.

Tweek #3 July 3, 2020

A Bit of Faith, Hope, Gratitude, and Wonder: Every July 4th is … read more.

Pathways to Healthy Connection

COVID 19 POLICY: Our Buildings Are Closed to Public Use  CVUUS will adhere to VT Governor Scott’s executive order when determining whether and how CVUUS facilities will be used.  Our worship service and committee meetings are conducted online. Staff are starting to resume on site hours, … read more.

Homelessness Support Abounds!

Food Project for Homeless in Rutland with Breadloaf Mountain Zen Center: Anyone who wants to participate in working on bag lunch distribution to homeless and otherwise food-short folks with Breadloaf, please drop off your bags in the coolers by the CVUUS shed late Thursday afternoon … read more.

Migrant Farmworker Support in Addison County

Addison Allies Network’s Coronavirus Emergency Fund for Immigrant Workers thanks the 62 community members (many from CVUUS), who donated to the fund for a total of $3662.  They’ve also secured grant funding from United Way of Addison County and The New England Grassroots Environment Fund, each … read more.