All Are Welcome
Join us in worship every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

We joyfully welcome all people. regardless of age, gender, race, ability or sexual orientation into our spiritual community, and affirm the worth of all people as unique individuals loved by God.

Christ's Church

Christ's Church Saxtons River, Vermont Located at 24 Main Street in the center of Saxtons River across from the Village Market.


    The following officers were elected for the coming year:

      • President – Barbara Bye
      • Vice President - Jane Cook
      • Secretary- Beth Smallheer
      • Treasurer – Donna Anderson
      • Directors – Mary Jane Bosworth
      • Wanda Salter (802-869-2582)
      • Member - Roberta Geist

        More members of Micah Circle are needed to help run the church and volunteers would be welcome. 

      • Women's Fellowship
        Executive Board
        Carol Perley, Member-at-Large  (802-869-2020),
        Roberta Geist, Secretary
        Mary Jane Bosworth, Treasurer 
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Christ’s Church Worship
And Events

Christ’s Church Pastor is Rev. Ivy Merrill.  In addition to leading our 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship and providing pastoral care and guidance, Rev. Merrill is available in her church office on Wednesdays for visits and telephone calls.
Our Church is handicapped accessible and all are welcome.

Please follow us on our special link which will give you weekly updates on Christ’s Church Services
 And events.
There is also special links and for Women’s Fellowship, Organizational Descriptions and 
For Senior Events (Saxtons River Cares)

Sunday Morning Worship at Christ’s Church:

  • Worship Services begin at 10:00 a.m. and are followed by light refreshments and fellowship.
  • Christ’s Church’s Pastor, Rev. Ivy Merrill leads Sunday morning Worship Services on the second and fourth Sundays of the month and when there is a fifth Sunday
  • Special guest ministers and Lay People lead worship on the first and third Sundays of the month.
  • Services are held in the Church Sanctuary April through December and

In the Church Fellowship Room January through March

Special Services:

  • Christmas Eve – 7:00 Service - A special Christmas Eve Service which includes the story in Scripture, Special Music, the Saxtons River Ringers Bell Choir, the Rhythmic Choir, the singing of favorite carols and the lighting of candles
  • Easter Sunrise Service – Held at the Home of Roberta and Franklin Geist at Sunrise (watch for determined time) – followed by an Easter Breakfast and

An Easter Service held in the Sanctuary at the regular 10:00 a.m. time

  • Outdoor Service:  Held at the home of the Geists in late summer.

Special Events:

  • Women’s Fellowship Christmas Bazaar – Held the second Saturday in November.  Celebrating 60 years this fall of 2016.  The Bazaar offers Attic Treasurers, Food Table, Time and Talent buying Opportunities, a Silent Auction, Arts and Crafts, a Raffle for Fuel and other items and a Tea Room serving lunch
  • Blue Door Soup Suppers held in conjunction with the Saxtons River Community Board on Wednesday evenings beginning at 5:30
  • Blue Door Free Lunch Program held during the summer months beginning in June and ending in late August – Provided under the leadership of Jane Cook and Volunteers
  • Other Special Services and Events as they occur listed on our link
  • Soup Season is Here!  Blue Door Community Soup Suppers begin again on Wednesday, October 5th, continuing each Wednesday through the end of April.  Suppers are every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 pm in the basement of Saxtons River Community Building.  Park behind the church building (River Street), and enter through the blue (back) door.  Three soups and bread are provided each week.  Vegetarian and gluten-free soups are
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Organizations and Activities

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    Saxtons River Bell Ringers Choir Concerts

    • November 20, 2016:   9:30 a.m.  and again at 2:30 p.m.

        BFMS Santa's Express Chester Depot   (12 bell group).  

    • November 27, 2016:   9:30 a.m. -  Dummerston Congregational Church Service

    • December 10, 2016:     7:00 p.m. in Chester (Watch for location)
    • December 4, 2016:     4:00 p.m. Concert  -  Christ's Church  Sanctuary

    • December 11,  2016:    4:00 p.m. -  Springfield Congregational Church Concert –                                           Sponsored by Springfield Library

    • December 24, 2016:   6:30 p.m. – Christ’s Church Pre Christmas Eve Concert before the 7:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Service