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February Message from ASC Board President

Two Steps Forward… One Step Back?

Reflections from the President

I couldn’t stop thinking of the above quote when I received the email that a water main had cracked beneath our newly paved driveway which caused temporary closure of the drive and disrupted programming in the … read more.

February Message from Rev. Telos Whitfield

“The first element of true love is loving kindness. The essence of loving kindness is being able to offer happiness. You can be the sunshine for another person. You can’t offer happiness until you have it for yourself. So build a home inside by accepting … read more.

“Vigil to End Homelessness”

Join Groundworks Collaborative in Pliny Park at 5pm on Thursday, January 19th as we honor, grieve, and celebrate those experiencing, or who have experienced homelessness in our community. This event is one of many taking place on Vermont’s Homelessness Awareness Day—a day dedicated to Vermonters … read more.

January Message from Rev. Telos


For Those Who Have Far To Travel

If you could see
the journey whole,
you might never
undertake it,
might never dare
the first step
that propels you
from the place
you have known
toward the place
you know not.

Call it
one … read more.

December Message from Rev. Telos Whitfield


O doubter of the light, confused by fear and wrong,
Lean on the heart of night and let love make thee strong!

from the Heart of Night by Bliss Carman

Dear Ones,
Yes, may we lean on the heart of night and let … read more.

October Message from Rev. Telos Whitfield

Dear Ones,

We will be exploring Courage during this month – “Cur” means heart, facing life wholeheartedly with open hearts and letting our courage flow freely. It isn’t easy and often we are asked to be courageous unexpectedly; suddenly our life changes and we are faced … read more.

September Reflections from ASC Board President

Welcome September!

Reflections from the President

Wow!  The summer is flying by!  Although we have had wonderful services throughout July and August it still seems like September is the beginning of a new year.  We will share and celebrate our summer wanderings during our In-Gathering Water … read more.