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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

Approximately two-thirds of all North American bird species migrate on a seasonal basis. I think the same can be said for church members. As Spring (was there really a Spring in New England this year?) morphs into Summer the migratory patterns of our congregation are plain to see. Our “snowbird” population gradually returns to their more »

Pentacost

From the Pastor’s Pen Pentecost (which will fall on June 4 this year) reminds us that the grace of God is made known, not only in what God does for us, but also in what God does through us. At the first Christian Pentecost the Holy Spirit was poured out on the disciples, empowering a more »

From the Pastor’s Pen

Jesus had a knack for never being where you would expect to find him. It was an unnerving habit he seemed to have developed even before he was born. I mean, what could be more unexpected than a child who was conceived in the womb of a virgin. Soon after Jesus was born, a paranoid more »

Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.

Isn’t it about time we put that saying to rest? Because words do hurt. And underestimating the destructive power of words has a price. The language we use translates into concrete realities with all the attendant consequences. Bullying in schools creates despair that swallows young lives. Homophobic insults give rise to L.G.B.T. harassment. Racial slurs, more »

Every day is Christmas

I used to know this guy who, whenever you asked him how it was going, would come back with the same response – “Every day is Christmas.” I still don’t know exactly what he meant by that. But, what I do know is that I wish every Christmas could be on a Sunday, like it more »

Have a great summer!!

Don’t forget there’s Worship for all ages every Sunday at 9:30 in the summer. Remember to mark your calendar that Church School will begin on Sunday, September 11 at 9:30. There will be a staff orientation and dinner on Thursday evening, September 8.

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Events

Thrift Shop Open

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Second Saturday of the Month 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Silence in Prayer

On the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, there will be a gathering in the church Parlor from 7 pm until 8 pm, for all those interested in learning about practicing Centering Contemplative Prayer.  Everyone is welcome!

Communion Sunday

Communion is served on the first Sunday of the every month

RSS UCC Daily Devotional

  • It's What's Inside August 20, 2017
    Tony Robinson One August day, when I was a young pastor, a group of people showed up at the church office demanding to know if I had been "born again."
  • The Great Laboratory of Love August 19, 2017
    Richard L. Floyd A pastor friend of mine is known to have told his congregation, "If there isn't somebody here who rubs you the wrong way you need to come around more often."
  • A Funeral for a Frog August 18, 2017
    Martin B. Copenhaver "Shady is dead," my wife Karen said to me, with more concern than grief in her voice.
  • Worth a Second Look August 17, 2017
    John A. Nelson Idolatry is bad: soul-killingly bad.
  • God is still sleeping August 16, 2017
    Kaji Douša The idea of Jesus sleeping seems…bizarre.
  • Follow Me August 15, 2017
    Traci Blackmon Whenever I read the gospel accounts of how Jesus organized The Discipleship Movement I am reminded of how important it is to understand the roles of both leader and ally.
  • No Condemnation August 14, 2017
    Matt Laney A woman's son committed suicide following decades of hard living that caused deep pain to himself and others.
  • Take Care August 13, 2017
    Vince Amlin There are so many ways to get care wrong.
  • Nerds for Jesus August 12, 2017
    Molly BasketteThe YA fiction writer John Green redeemed nerdiness for us all.
  • Godsplained August 11, 2017
    Jennifer Brownell Sounds to me like you were Godsplained, Apollos.