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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.


Recent News

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 »

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 »

Recent News Archives

Events

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 »

Communion Sunday

Communion is served on the first Sunday of the every month

Service of Healing and Wholeness

A Service of Healing and Wholeness will take place in the sanctuary at 11:00 AM on Communion Sundays.  

Relay for Life

RELAY FOR LIFE This year’s Relay for Life will be held from Friday, June 8th at 6 pm—June 9 at 6 pm. When we get a team together we will discuss the times we will walk. Anyone interested in joining together in walking for a cure please call Doris Forte at 978-632-3514, leave your name more »

RSS UCC Daily Devotional

  • Now That Looks Like You May 22, 2018
    Kenneth L. Samuel Recently a friend of mine recommended that I follow a certain course of action in dealing with a potential adversary.  The advice seemed reasonable, applicable and definitely understandable to anyone with full knowledge of the situation. 
  • Inside Spirit May 21, 2018
    Mary Luti In this activist denomination the Holy Spirit is often imagined as a divine wrecking ball, smashing oppression and clearing the debris of injustice
  • Your Sons and Your Daughters Shall Prophesy! May 20, 2018
    Richard L. Floyd On that first Pentecost the crowd thought the disciples were drunk, but they weren't drunk, they were "inspired."
  • Does God Exist? May 19, 2018
    Marchaé Grair A rabbi on the show Transparent wants to start a family, so she is devastated when she experiences a miscarriage.
  • And from this Corner . . . May 18, 2018
    Kaji Douŝa In my social settings, the person whose faith leads with commandments is pretty sure to find themselves isolated in a corner. 
  • What a Miracle Feels Like May 17, 2018
    Christina Villa This sentence from Mark is just one example of the peculiar way the Bible often has of describing extraordinary events.
  • Who We Once Were May 16, 2018
    Emily C. Heath Recently someone I respected and cared about did something pretty hurtful.
  • Both-And May 15, 2018
    John A. Nelson In many Bible passages that contrast "world" and "spirit," it can seem that the Bible takes sides: bad world; good spirit.
  • A Continual Remembrance May 14, 2018
    Vince Amlin As I packed my office at my last church, I gathered loose index cards from every conceivable surface.
  • Sacred Voting May 13, 2018
    Jennifer Brownell Here we are in the very first chapter of the very first book about the very first church, and just about the very first action those very first believers undertake is…an election