Pastor Amico’s sermon will be ‘Child Abuse vs. Salvation’


WEST BRATTLEBORO -- Aug. 24 is the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost at the First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, 880 Western Ave. in West Brattleboro. Sunday worship is at 10 a.m. Pastor Joseph Amico will share a sermon entitled "Child Abuse vs. Salvation" with scripture from Exodus 1:8-2:10.

Organist, Robert Popple will share a prelude of "Lead Me Unto Thee" by James Southbridge. an offertory piece "How Can I Say Thanks" by Andrae Crouch, and a postlude of "Aria Tranquillo" by Mozart. Congregational hymns this week include "God, Who Stretched the spangled Heavens," "In Egypt Under Pharaoh" and "Be Not Dismayed.

For those with disabilities, there is a ramp leading to the sanctuary. For a ride to worship in August call Al at 603-363-4686. Worship services are broadcast several times during the week on BCTV, Channel 8.

Everyone is welcome. First Congregational Church is An Open and Affirming Congregation. Church office hours are Monday and Friday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information, call 802-254-9767, e-mail or visit


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