New Senior Minister Named at First Church of Christ

The First Congregational Church of Suffield is joyfully welcoming its new senior minister, the Reverend Diann Bailey. Fortunately, Reverend Bailey is not a “newbie” as a church leader in a time of crisis; she has been the associate minister at the church since 2014, and before that at the Congregational Church in Granby.

Happenings at First Church of Christ

Due to COVID-19 all In-Church events and gatherings, including Worship, have been moved online. Our Online Worship services include prayers, scripture, sermon and a variety of music through our YouTube page.

Parishioner Honored

Ronald Corriveau from Sacred Heart Parish has received the 2020 Archdiocese Medal of Appreciation. Ronald was chosen for this honor in appreciation for his dedicated service as a parish usher for 62 years and as parish Plant Manager for ten years.

How Churches are Coping with COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has had ramifications in all areas of Suffield life. We hear quite a bit about how the schools are coping, but it’s important to remember that the churches have to find ways to carry out their missions as well.

Child’s Query Led to Great Coat Drive

Delia and Violet Fuller, left and right, brought what they collected for the Second Baptist Church’s winter coats, hats and mittens drive and were photographed with little Avery Christian, standing in front.

First Church Responds to Pandemic

First Church of Christ Congregational in Suffield has chosen in this unprecedented time to live by the motto, “We Are Still The Church.” First Church is not worshipping within the walls of our beautiful building on High Street but continues to worship remotely online.

Surprise Auction Announced

Residents were surprised Saturday morning, August 15, to discover this big sign freshly mounted at the driveway of St. Joseph Church, announcing the online auction in five days of the contents of the rectory and the convent.