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The Church at TwilightGood Friday night crossOur Mission Statement

The purpose of this church shall be to worship God, preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to celebrate the sacraments; to realize Christian fellowship and unity within this church and the Church universal; to render loving service towards this community and to the world; and to strive for righteousness, justice and peace.


Recent News

YANKEE STREET FAIR UPDATE

Plans are underway for this year’s Yankee Street Fair on Saturday, August 24th from 9am – 3 pm. Are you looking for a way to help with this major fundraiser for our Church?  Here are some things you can do to help out: Continue donating soda and water!  It can be left in the church more »

A Holy Land Pilgrimage

Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus: A Holy Land Pilgrimage! This pilgrimage will be led by Rev. Dr. Jay Terbush and Pastor Ray Medeiros and facilitated by Educational Opportunities Tours. The tour will take place from February 3 through 14, 2020. Price for the tour is $3658 and is all inclusive except for lunches and more »

From the Pastor’s Pen

Buried amid chapter after chapter in the Book of Exodus of tedious instructions concerning the building materials, dimensions, and craftmanship required to construct the Tabernacle for worshipping God, you will find one of the most amazing stories in the Bible. Moses had appealed to the Israelites to bring offerings of silver, gold, precious gems, fine more »

From the Pastor’s Pen

The theme of the Good Friday Walk to the Cross this year as we neared the close of Lent, was “In the Footsteps of Jesus.” It was an opportunity to use our imaginations to prayerfully walk with Jesus in the path of discipleship. Just before the beginning of Lent in 2020 (February 3-14) an opportunity more »

From the Pastor’s Pen

In the North Sea, above the land we now call Scotland, lie the Orkney Islands. The rule of these islands, was split between two cousins, Earl Hakon, a mighty warrior, and Earl Magnus, also mighty in battle but gifted in peacemaking. Together they ruled peacefully for seven years until evil men gained the ear of more »

From the Pastor’s Pen

The forty days of Lent (not counting Sundays) commence with Ash Wednesday and conclude with the day before Easter. This span of days commemorate the time Jesus spent in the wilderness wrestling with temptation before beginning his ministry. Historically, Christians have used Lent as a season for confronting their own temptations and rededicating themselves to more »

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Events

Thrift Shop Open

We have a variety of used clothing for men, women and children at low, low prices. The Thrift Store is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4 P.M.  

Centering Prayer

There will be a gathering in the church Parlor from 7 pm – 8 pm, for all those Interested in learning about  practicing Centering/Contemplative Prayer. Everyone is welcome.

Thrift Shop Open

Thrift Shop will be closed July & August and will be opened during Yankee Street Fair on August 26. We have a variety of used clothing for men, women and children at low, low prices. The Thrift Store is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4 P.M.  

Caregiver Support Group

The Caregiver Support Group will meet in the Parlor on the 4th Monday of each month from 7-8 PM.

Communion Sunday

Communion is served on the first Sunday of the every month

RSS UCC Daily Devotional

  • Holy Advocacy July 21, 2019
    I love advocacy and activism, but I’m not always motivated to do it, mostly because I’m comfortable. Fortunately, the Holy Spirit has something much better in mind than comfort.
  • Repair July 20, 2019
    When there’s been a breach, apologies matter. Words matter. But when the breach is in the form of stolen wealth, wealth is the only thing that can repair it.
  • Far More than We Can Imagine July 19, 2019
    The Apostle Paul trusted the God of infinite imagination, and we are encouraged to do the same. Whether we’re trying to envision a just world or the healing of our own hearts.
  • Can I Live Here? July 18, 2019
    The invitation to kick back, relax and get comfortable living in God’s beautiful and holy place is not nearly as unattainable as many of us assume. It is evident daily.
  • Payback July 17, 2019
    Payback always means more violence. It punishes, but it doesn’t fix a thing and it doesn’t satisfy. All you’re left with is a corroded heart.
  • Comma Campaigns July 16, 2019
    We are rapidly learning new languages—and it is not always easy. I personally don’t speak Facebook or Instagram. It’s a good thing God is still speaking while we are all finding our way.
  • Distinctions Without Difference July 15, 2019
    A beautiful thing about worship: it levels the distinctions between people. People just want to be one person among the people of God. Also, coffee. Coffee is non-negotiable.
  • The Word is Very Near You July 14, 2019
    God, nudge me out of analysis paralysis when it comes to knowing what you want me to do, and then acting on it. You have said it’s not too hard. I’m taking you at your word. Amen.
  • Tick Tock July 13, 2019
    We work hard at getting and keeping what we’ve got at any cost. Sometimes we’re so focused on doing things right that we forget to do the right thing. 
  • Dancing July 12, 2019
    The rain bucketed down, an unwelcome sight at summer camp on a Thursday afternoon. Campers and counselors alike watched it sadly from beneath streaming roofs.