Sunday, May 13th @ 4:00PM. Middlebury College Professor James Calvin Davis will talk on “Politics, and Civility: Can These Three Things Really Go Together?” The talk will explore incivility in American Politics and ask whether religion is a cause or a solution to the problem. Included in the talk will be some examples of religious communities trying to chart a different course for our political debates.(thanks to Charles Billings)
Sunday, May 20th @ 4:00PM. Traditional service open to all faiths with Pastor, Rev. Dr. Mary Kay Cavazos. The topic to be announced.
June 1st @ 7:00PM. Frost & Fire presents traditional Celtic & New England music, plus their own tunes. The line-up includes Addison residents Viveka Fox (fiddle & percussion) and Peter Macfarlane (fiddle, low whistle & vocals) of the well-known local band Atlantic Crossing. They are joined by Aaron Marcus from Montpelier (piano, concertina, banjo, vocals & feet) of The Turning Stile and Giant Robot Dance, and Hollis Easter from Potsdam, NY (flute, whistles, bagpipes, guitar & vocals), formerly of the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland. All four musicians are inspired by the joy of sharing the music which they love.
Sunday, June 10th @ 4 pm. Warren King will use slides to present “Birds of Ripton”. Warren is a conservation biologist with a background in ornithology. He worked as an ornithologist for the Smithsonian Institution, which published his book The ICBP Bird Red Data Book: The Endangered Birds of the World in 1980. He serves on the board of Audubon Vermont and the board of the Otter Creek Audubon Society. He also serves on the board of the Vermont chapter of The Nature Conservancy and was chair from 1998 to 2000. His interests include botanizing, bird watching, animal tracking and canoeing. He has received numerous awards and recognition from Audubon, Nature Conservancy and the State of VT.
Sunday, June 17th @ 4:00PM. Traditional service open to all faiths with Pastor, Rev. Dr. Mary Kay Cavazos. The topic to be announced.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
This season in the Ripton community church
Here's what's going on in the Ripton community church over the next few months: