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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

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 »

From the Pastor’s Pen

On the first Sunday in December, we begin our celebration of Advent. On the four Sundays leading up to Christmas, we will rejoice in the great gift that is ours in Jesus Christ. To help us celebrate, we will be lighting the candles of the Advent wreath. The candles signify that Jesus is the Light more »

From the Pastor’s Pen

From the Pastor’s Pen The Hand Thanksgiving Day was near. The first grade teacher gave her class a fun assignment — to draw a picture of something for which they were thankful. Most of the class might be considered economically disadvantaged, but still many would celebrate the holiday with turkey and other traditional goodies of more »

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Events

Women’s Fellowship Meeting

Women’s Fellowship March Meeting: The Fellowship will be holding a LASAGNA SUPPER on April 21st from 6-8 PM and welcomes your help. If you can help make lasagna during the day, help serve it that evening, or clean up after, please contact Sandi Thibodeau (978-874-0734) or Karen Brighenti (978-874-0632) We will also be looking for more »

Caregiver Support Group

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

Thrift Shop Open

SEEKING THRIFT SHOP COORDINATOR Looking for someone who is willing to coordinate volunteer hours and oversee the operation of the thrift shop. The thrift shop will be closed the week of Thanksgiving and the last two weeks of December. After considerable thought, I will need to give up this job in January. Please contact me more »

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

RSS UCC Daily Devotional

  • "We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace" April 20, 2018
    Richard L. Floyd The "shadow of death" is a colloquial saying in Hebrew meaning "mortal peril."
  • Sorry, That's Not My Gift April 19, 2018
    Tony Robinson I'm having second thoughts on spiritual gifts.
  • 5 Intentional Minutes with God April 18, 2018
    Ron Buford A Facebook intermediary connected me with Beverly, a dear college friend and symbol of so much of who I am – someone I'd not seen for more than 20 years.
  • Heavy Lifting April 17, 2018
    Emily C. Heath I recently started lifting weights again after a several months long break.
  • Is Pride Something to be Proud of? April 16, 2018
    Lillian Daniel Although many people don't know it, the famous expression "Pride goes before a fall" comes from the Bible. 
  • We Did Tell You ... April 15, 2018
    John A. Nelson What's it going to take, for you to accept the good news? 
  • Pedestals April 14, 2018
    Vince Amlin I am standing at a table which holds the oldest telescope in America.
  • Selah April 13, 2018
    Jennifer Brownell "Well, I sinned with my husband just last night!"
  • God Loves Complainers April 12, 2018
    Matt Laney Sometimes I want to give God parenting lessons.
  • Idol April 11, 2018
    Quinn G. Caldwell "Papa?" I hear my seven-year-old calling curiously from upstairs, where we're supposed to be playing Legos.