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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.


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From the Pastor’s Pen

And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.” more »

May 2018

From the Pastor’s Pen On Sunday, May 6, the Central Association will be holding their Annual Meeting in West Boylston. I am pleased to say that my name will be on the list of new officers and committee members to be voted in at that gathering. I will be serving on the Central Association Committee more »

From the Pastor’s Pen

April 2018 Once upon a time, churches were looked upon as safe havens to which even fugitives could go for protection. “Church” and “safety” were all but synonymous. The exposure of clergy abuse scandals changed all that. Gone forever were the days when it could be taken for granted that any church was a safe more »

From the Pastor’s Pen

It feels like an unusual number of calendar dates have been pulling double duty this year. Christmas Eve fell on a Sunday, which meant worship in the morning, early evening and late night. Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day doubled up for the first time in almost 75 years. And now Easter and April Fool’s Day more »

From the Pastor’s Pen Years ago, in…

From the Pastor’s Pen Years ago, in the city of Muenster, Germany, a strange love story unfolded. A female black swan who was given the name Petra, became so attached to a paddleboat shaped like a great white swan, that she refused to leave its side. If you look closely at this picture, you can more »

From the Pastor’s Pen Some holidays…

From the Pastor’s Pen Some holidays have special traditions attached to them. Easter has eggs, Christmas has trees and Thanksgiving has turkeys. Epiphany isn’t usually considered one of those holidays. But there is an old Epiphany tradition that can be celebrated by families. It’s called “Chalking the Door.” In Deuteronomy 6:9 God tells the people more »

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Events

Thrift Shop Open

THRIFT STORE REOPENS ON SEPTEMBER 4 TH ! Following a summer break the Thrift Store will reopen on Tuesday, September 4 th . Plan to come on Tuesdays and Thursdays in September for the Summer Sale featuring deep discounts on lots of summer items. Fill a bag and pay only $5! We have a variety more »

Caregiver Support Group

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

An Invitation to Contemplative Prayer Practices

On the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. God is Still Speaking. Are We Listening? All are welcome on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, to a gathering in the church parlor, from 7 until 8 PM, for anyone interested in learning to listen for God’s voice using the Christian Contemplative Practices more »

Communion Sunday

Communion is served on the first Sunday of the every month

Labyrinth Walk for Those Who Have Walked with Us

“For everything there is a season, a fime for every matter under heaven” Ecclesiastes 3:1 As the leaves change and fall from the branches of the trees there are people who have fallen from our lives. These people have provided richness and color to our lives. On Sunday, November 4 following worship the labyrinth will more »

RSS UCC Daily Devotional

  • Let the Spirit of the Lord Rise October 15, 2018
    Kaji Douša I watched him lead worship. 
  • Naps of the Bible October 14, 2018
    Maren C. Tirabassi Jacob ran, scared to death of his brother Esau who was … huge.
  • What We See When We Look October 13, 2018
    Donna Schaper There is an annual lighting of the Catskill Mountain Fire Towers, usually early in the fall.
  • Word and words October 12, 2018
    Matt Laney Have you ever noticed that the Bible is called "the Word of God" (capital "W," singular) instead of the words of God (lower case "w", plural)?
  • Pray-Full Solitude October 11, 2018
    Valerie Bridgeman Rage-fatigue and compassion-fatigue plague people committed to justice based in the life, ministry, and calling of Jesus.
  • Delicious October 10, 2018
    Mary Luti Adults overthink everything.
  • The Silence of Our Friends October 9, 2018
    Emily C. Heath Have you ever had a friend let you down?
  • I'm More Spiritual than You Are October 8, 2018
    Tony Robinson Reading the New Testament letter of 1 Corinthians is a little like reading someone else's mail.
  • Lonely Hunter October 7, 2018
    Vince Amlin Loneliness kills. Literally.
  • When Touch Is No Blessing October 6, 2018
    Kaji Douša But who will get the candles, we finally remembered to ask.