Celebrate the gift of water!

Join us for a day-paddle or come to one or more of our shore-based events to celebrate the Connecticut River and become a part of the River of Life Pilgrimage community.

Check back often as we continue to add event details!

~ Shore-based Events ~

June 16-17, 2017
Ottauquechee Mini-Pilgrimage from Killington, VT, to Hartland, VT
(the confluence of the Ottauquechee and Connecticut Rivers)

June 17, 2017
2-4 pm at the Montshire Museum in Norwich, VT
6-8 pm at St Barnabas Church in Norwich, VT

June 18, 2017
8 am & 10 am ~ Eucharist services at St Barnabas in Norwich, VT,
St Thomas in Hanover, NH, and St Paul’s in White River Junction, VT
2-5 pm at Kilowatt Park North in Wilder, VT

June 25, 2017
9 am ~ Adult Education Forum: “Honoring the Living Waters of Our Earth and Our Lives” at St Michael’s in Brattleboro, VT

10:15 am ~ Sunday service of worship: “Sacred Water”
at St Michael’s in Brattleboro, VT

12 pm ~ “Strawberry Spectacular” – a fund-raiser for
Pure Water for the World at St Michael’s in Brattleboro, VT
1-3 pm ~ Paddling on the Connecticut River, meditative walking,
and reflective sharing

June 29, 2017
7 pm ~ “Water” program by Kim Lutz, the Nature Conservancy’s Connecticut River Program Director

July 1, 2017
8:30 am ~ River’s Edge Morning Prayer service at Stanly Berchulski Access Point in Chicopee, MA

July 3, 2017
8:30 am ~ River’s Edge Morning Prayer service at North Riverfront Park in Springfield, MA

July 4, 2017
3:30 pm ~ Holy Eucharist, with recognition and repentance of our participation in a culture of gun violence
After the liturgy ~ A fiesta-style celebration of new life through diversity + tours of historic Church of the Good Shepherd

July 7, 2017
5:30 pm ~ Picnic Supper at St Stephen’s in East Haddam, CT
6:30-8 pm ~ Panel Discussion: “Navigating our Faith in Politically Turbulent Waters” at St Stephen’s in East Haddam, CT

July 8, 2017
4-6:30 pm ~ Concluding Celebration in Essex, CT

~ Day-paddle opportunities ~

June 4, 2017
10-mile paddle from Canaan, VT to Colebrook, NH

June 19, 2017
12-mile paddle from White River Junction, VT to Windsor, VT

June 22, 2017
9-mile paddle from Springfield, VT to Bellows Falls, VT

July 1, 2017
10-mile paddle from Holyoke, MA to Springfield, MA

July 3, 2017
9-mile paddle from Springfield, MA to Enfield, CT

July 4, 2017
16-mile paddle from Enfield, CT to Hartford, CT

July 5, 2017
16.5-mile paddle from Hartford, CT to Middletown, CT

July 8, 2017
9.5-mile paddle from East Haddam, CT to Essex, CT



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