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Welcome to our Spiritual Community


Welcome to the Unitarian Church of Montpelier. We have been a religious home for open-minded Vermonters since 1864. We are an inclusive congregation welcoming all people-- of all ages, classes, ethnicities, genders, physical abilities and  sexual orientations--into our community.

Services are held weekly beginning the first Sunday after Labor day and ending the second Sunday in June. Worship and church school are held Sundays at 10:00am. Office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Braille and large-print hymnals as well as listening devices are available for Sunday services.

Bring your Thanksgiving guests!


Medieval and Renaissance Music for the Season of Darkness and Light
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 7 PM
Unitarian Church of Montpelier
Suggested Donation $15 at the door, to benefit the Unitarian Church of Montpelier
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Anima is a group of 12 women who bring to life the impassioned music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. This late November, they open the season of Advent with music that anticipates the coming light. The concert will feature works of Hildegard of Bingen, Leonel Power, Guillaume Dufay, Giovanni Luigi di Palestrina, Francesco Soriano, Gregor Aichinger, Oswald von Wolkenstein and several Anonymous English composers. Several of these works highlight the image of the Virgin Mary as "Stella Maris." Stella Maris is also a name for Polaris, the North Star or Guiding Star. So, in this darkening season, we sing to the stars as we look to them for light and guidance.

Every Sunday until the Holiday Fair on December 6th there will be containers located near the stage in the Vestry. Please place your good quality donations in one of them. We need items such as children's books, antiques, artwork, seasonal decorating items, jewelry, toys and cookies. NO clothes, please.

Please contact Janet or John Poeton if you have questions. And remember to put the Holiday Fair on your "Must Do" list.  See you at the Fair!

Our Mission

We welcome all
as we build a loving community
to nurture each person's spiritual journey,
serve human need
and protect the earth, our home.


welcomingUCM has been acknowledged for welcoming the LGBTQ community.  Read more about the UCM status as a Welcoming Congregation or about this status at the UUA website.

What are UUs?


Unitarian Universalists celebrate diversity, have a rich tradition, and covenant and affirm to promote seven principles.

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UCM Sermons


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