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8:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite I
(High Altar; Said)
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II
(Nave Altar; Choral)

Healing Service follows each Sunday Eucharist
A “kids corner” and nursery are available


Evening Prayer 5 – 5:30 PM
Contemplative Prayer 5:30 – 6 PM


10:00 AM Holy Eucharist(Lady Chapel)

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News & Events

Sunday, August 28

Third discussion of the book Rainbow Body and Resurrection: Spiritual Attainment, the Dissolution of the Material Body, and the Case of Khenpo A Chö, by Fr. Francis Tiso, following coffee hour.

Wednesday, August 31

Guided Meditation for Pain Management for women with disabilities, their friends and caregivers, presented by VCIL staff,  from 1-3 pm:  at the UU Fellowship, 108 School Street.  For more information, Lynn Mazza, VCIL, 601 Main St. Bennington, 802-442-1876, lmazza@vcil.org

Sunday, September 4

Knitting Ministry meets in the Guild room following Coffee hour – It’s time to get those needles and crochet hooks going again.  I’m sure some of you have been busy over the summer and some of us haven’t.

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The Reverend Justin Lanier

Father Justin

Fr. Justin began his contemplative formation in St. Benedict’s Trappist Monastery in Colorado studying under the direction of Fr. Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O. He holds a Masters of Divinity, from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific (the Episcopal Seminary of the West), Berkeley, California and did his undergraduate work at the University of Delaware studying Philosophy and minoring in Religious Studies and East Asian Studies with a Language (Japanese). During his formation he also entered monastic training at Tofukuji Rinzai Zen Buddhist Monastery under Keido Fukushima Roshi in Kyoto, Japan for what he sometimes calls “contemplative cross-training”.

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