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All events below are tentative and will be determined as we continue to learn new information regarding the best and safest choices for community gatherings in response to COVID-19. Given the daily-changing status of COVID-19, all events at the church, including worship, have the potential to be cancelled or postponed. Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page, or subscribe to our email newsletter via our website homepage, to stay up to date on information and changes to the schedule. If you need immediate assistance, please contact us via email or leave a voicemail at 860-668-7223. 

The following events are happening in April at First Church of Christ, An Open and Affirming Church of the United Church of Christ.  Worship is held every Sunday at 10 a.m.  All are welcome!

Wednesday, April at 12 noon in the Ebenezer Gay Room will be our Communion Luncheon. All are welcome to join us for a communion worship and light lunch, hosted by Parish Care. Please contact the church to RSVP.

Sunday, April at 10 a.m. is our Palm Sunday Service in the Sanctuary. All are welcome to this joyous celebration of the beginning of Holy Week.

Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary is our Maundy Thursday Service. Join us as we celebrate the last supper and recognize the final moments in the life of Jesus.

Friday, April 10 at 12 p.m. in the Sanctuary will be our Good Friday service, followed by a light luncheon in the Gay Room. 

Sunday, April 12 we celebrate Easter! We have two services that morning. A community service at Sunrise park at 6 a.m., and a 10 a.m. service in our Sanctuary. All are welcome to join us for these special services.

On Sunday, April 19, Music on High presents “Mama’s Marmalade” a folk-inspired music group. A $15 donation is suggested, and tickets are available at the door. Seniors and youth under 18 are free!

Sunday, April 26, our congregation will participate in Cathedral in the Night. We will help to serve and worship with our neighbors in Northampton. To participate or donate, please contact the Church Office.

Back in June 2019, we began the first phase of our Capital Campaign funded renovation. Our Capital Campaign, Lifting UP Our Community, is dedicated to transforming our church into a fully accessible facility by becoming ADA Compliant. Our Church building has transformed and is almost ready for the public! We look forward to celebrating our achievements on June 7, our Celebration Sunday. To learn more about our Capital Campaign, visit our Website or call the Church Office to set up a meeting with one of our Capital Campaign Steering Committee members.

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