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.

Churches to Share Online Services

The Second Baptist Church, First Congregational Church and West Suffield Congregational Church all suspend services in August each year and the members are invited to the historic First Baptist Church on Hastings Hill.

Sacred Heart Resumes Weekend Masses

On July 4 and 5, Sacred Heart resumed weekend Masses on Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 8, 9:30, and 11 a.m. Baptisms and funerals can also be scheduled.

An Outdoor Mass for Memorial Day

Father Mark Jette’s voice carried well, unamplified, for the Memorial Day service he offered at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, on Hill Street. About three dozen folks attended, many bringing folding chairs.

Vigil in Suffield

On Monday evening, June 8, the Greater Suffield Interfaith Council (GSIC) gathered on the Suffield Green for an Interfaith Prayer Vigil.

First Church News

Due to Covid-19 all in-church events and gatherings, including worship, have been suspended for the summer. We will be continuing worship online throughout the summer months.

First Church Events

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.

Easter Breakfast

It is with sadness but concern for the well-being of the local community that the West Suffield Congregational Church has decided not to host a breakfast after the Suffield Easter Sunday Sunrise Service this Easter April 12.