Category: News

Director of Music Selected

Rev. Barnaby and the Director of Music Search Team are thrilled to announce that Ronnie Romano, whom many of you came to know as our fill-in accompanist in the five months since Kate Gridley retired, will become our first director of music, starting Aug. 16.

Ronnie will … read more.

Staying Connected! The Future of Worship

As we continue into 2021, with an ongoing pandemic, we are each facing new challenges: changes to our health, our lives, our relationships, our homes, and our work. Many experiences are new and difficult. We know CVUUS has a place in your life, and we … read more.

Meals for Charter House

Charter House is a local organization which has been providing housing and meals to the homeless in the Middlebury area since 2005.  Over the years, its importance has grown, as has the need. Pre-COVID Charter House provided almost 40,000 meals to hundreds of individuals and … read more.

Honoring Indigenous People

CVUUS worship opens with a ringing of the bell and saying: “We recognize that CVUUS gathers on the land of the Western Abenaki people. We respect their spiritual relationship to the land. We hope to learn from them how we can live together in peace … read more.

Showing Up for Racial Justice

Rajnii Eddins, the gifted young spoken-word performer and poet who was scheduled to do a reading at CVUUS last March of 2020, just as the entire world shut down due to COVID, performed his poetry at the Champlain School (800 Pine St., Burlington) as a part of Burlington’s First Annual Juneteenth Celebration. Rajnii’s performance was followed by Middlebury College’s own (and our friend) the super-talented dancer and teacher Christal Brown. Clemmons Family Farm and Rokeby Museum also honored the day.

Migrant Farmworker Support in Addison County

Honk to Halt Deportations: Community Voices for Immigrant Rights based in Burlington, VT organized a protest on Sunday, March 14 at 1pm targeting the ICE Data Support Center in Williston, VT to demand an end to deportations and highlight Vermont’s role in perpetuating the US’s … read more.