On Sunday, November 22 the First Congregational Church United Church of Christ in Springfield, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of ordination for their Intentional Interim Pastor, the Rev. Christine Boardman. Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by a reception to mark this occasion.
Worship will include special music by the Chancel Choir under the direction of Candace Montesi and guest soloist Janice Edwards of Manchester, NH. Vermont Conference Minister, friend and colleague, Rev. Dr. Lynn Bujnak will deliver the message. Greetings from former places of ministry and an exchange of gifts will take place as well.
Rev. Boardman, better known as Christine or Pastor, began serving the Springfield church on December 1, 2007. She was ordained at the Sherburne United Church of Christ in Killington on November. 28, 1984 and is grateful for the opportunity to celebrate this milestone back in the Vermont Conference where she first began ministry after completing seminary at Union Theological Seminary in New York City.