BRATTLEBORO -- Worship at First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. will include the reading of Jesus’ parable of the Pharisee, thankful he was not like the tax collector. The scripture can be found in Luke 18:9-14 and will be read by Ron Francis.

The Rev. Cheryl Meachen’s sermon, "One-Upsmanship," will explore the role humility plays in our Christian lives.

For further information, e-mail or phone 802-254-4218 or visit The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome.