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The Guthrie Center at the Old Trinity Church

The Guthrie Center’s office hours are
Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
The Church is open to the public for tours
Tuesday through Friday, 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM.

COVID-19 Statement

Dear Friends of The Guthrie Center, Community Partners and Volunteers:

To do our best to keep everyone safe, The Guthrie Center remains closed to all visitors.

We regret to announce that Arlo Guthrie’s Historic “Garbage Trail” Walk to Massacree HD scheduled for May 17th, our summer Troubadour Series, and all other programs at the church are cancelled until further notice.

We are looking at options to continue the Troubadour series online and will keep you posted.

Thank you for your continued support, we need it now more than ever.

We wish you all well and hope to see you again soon.

Remember, as always, Take Care of yourself as you Give Care to others.

George Laye

Our Mission

Founded by Arlo Guthrie to honor the legacy of his parents, Woody Guthrie and Marjorie Mazia-Guthrie, The Guthrie Center seeks to cultivate cultural preservation, promote educational achievement and foster community outreach to meet the ongoing needs of the community.

The Guthrie Center was founded by Arlo to offer interfaith services and spiritual exchange. It brings individuals together for cultural, educational, and spiritual exchange. It is dedicated to meeting the ongoing needs of the community by working together with other non-profit agencies to serve those in need. In doing so we hope to create an environment where individuals can come together to cultivate a deeper awareness of culture, humanity and the environment of which we are all a part.

The Guthrie Center depends upon the support of donors and friends to help fulfill our ambitious goals and efforts.

Weddings and Private Events

Did you know the Guthrie Center is also a unique event venue? Absolutely all welcome! We have seen lots of happy couples tie the knot in our Sanctuary! Folks have had big birthday celebrations here! Memorials and reunions have taken place in this old church. We have provided the space and support for a number of different events and are honored to be a part of your special day.

Get in touch if you are planning a gathering and want a very special venue! It’s a setting that can’t be beat.

For prices and availability, call us at 413-528-1955 and ask for Rebecca!

2019 Garbage Trail Walk
2020 Garbage Trail Walk to Massacree Huntington’s Disease

Sunday May 17, 2020

REGISTRATION is from 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM on the morning of the walk at:
The Guthrie Center
2 Van Deusenville Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(in the village of Housatonic)

Once signed up, grab a ride in a groovy microbus to Alice’s Restaurant (Theresa’s Stockbridge Cafe) where you can get breakfast and begin the 6.3 mile walk back to the church passing the “police officers station” to meet the Stockbridge Chief of Police, swing by the old town dump, enjoy an ice cream cone kindness of Ben & Jerry’s, and of course returning to the church where it all began over 50 years ago.

There will be water at every mile, along with a few snacks! Once you get back to TGC, stay for some free lunch & entertainment! What a great day of friends & “fun”raising for Huntington’s Disease!

Breakfast & Lunch donated by Theresa’s Stockbridge Cafe :)

* For planning purposes, most people are done with the walk in the noon hour, lunch will be waiting for you when you get there, with entertainment.

For more information, go to:

Please check our Calendar for upcoming events!

Download the song Woody’s Children by Doug Mishkin. All proceeds go to The Guthrie Center!

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