DUMMERSTON -- Worship at Dummerston Congregational Church on Sunday, Feb. 23, will focus on story of the Raising of Lazarus in John 11. The sermon will be "Overture." The children’s story will be given by Billie Slade, church school director. The children’s chorus will sing "This Little Light of Mine." Children begin in worship and then go to an open classroom. Music leadership will be provided by Franz Robert, organist.

Non-perishable foods, toiletries, household item, blankets, tents and tarps for the Drop-In Center may be left in the church entry. The children are rising funds to "Adopt an orphan elephant," as part of their care for creation. Redeemable bottles may be left at the church or dropped off at the Brattleboro Redemption Center, 693 Putney Road, 802-257-4195 behind the Windham Animal Hospital.

Worship is at 10 a.m. now through March. The church is located in Dummerston Center, 1536 Middle Road, Dummerston. Dummerston Congregational Church UCC is a Green Justice Congregation of The United Church of Christ.

Because the church is on a mountain, worship and programs are canceled when driving is treacherous. If worship is canceled, all events for that day are canceled. Check for cancellations on the office phone or facebook.com/DummerstonChurch; or contact the church to be added to a calling tree.

For more information about this energetic, faithful, friendly and mission-oriented church, contact Pastor Susanna Griefen, 802-257-0544, susanna@griefen.com.